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WJZ Community Commitment: How You Can Help Oklahoma Tornado Victims

The monstrous tornado that swept through Oklahoma Monday afternoon left dozens dead and countless without homes. The cleanup and recovery from this disaster will take some time.

05/21/2013

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Student Shot At Perry Hall HS To Attend Blood Drive At Shooting Site

A Baltimore County high school student shot on the first day of school will attend a blood drive in the cafeteria where the shooting took place.

11/13/2012

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Sandy Likely Biggest U.S. Relief Effort Since 2005

Widespread destruction from Superstorm Sandy will likely make for the largest U.S. relief effort by the American Red Cross and others since Hurricane Katrina.

11/09/2012

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Storm Damage Closes Western Md. Rescue Mission

The manager of a Cumberland rescue mission says it will be closed for at least three months after strong winds ripped the roof off the building.

07/03/2012

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Red Cross Seeks Blood Donors During Slow Summer Season

The Red Cross is in desperate need of several critical blood types. The news comes just as the slow season for donations kicks in.

05/25/2012

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Clara Barton’s D.C. Office To Be Civil War Museum

American Red Cross founder Clara Barton’s Civil War-era office in Washington has survived since her death 100 years ago.

04/12/2012

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Save 3 Lives With 1 Donation At American Red Cross Blood Drive

On Saturday, we all have a chance to save three lives. That’s what just one blood donation can do. WJZ is sponsoring a blood drive with the American Red Cross.

01/26/2012

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Laurel Apartment Fire Forces 60 Out Of Their Homes

About 60 people have been forced out of their homes in Laurel after a two-alarm fire erupted in an apartment complex.

10/01/2011

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Lt. Gov. Brown Encourages Blood Donation

To counteract summertime lows in blood supplies, Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown is encouraging Marylanders to donate blood.

08/09/2011

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Triathlete Gives Back To Red Cross After Organization Saved His Life

A Maryland man who died eight times on the operating table wants you to do what others did to save his life.

07/20/2011

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Red Cross Helps Displaced Owings Mills Residents After 3-Alarm Blaze

Picking up the pieces after a devastating fire in Owings Mills that left 13 families homeless. One organization is leading the way in providing help to those affected.

07/13/2011

STORM DAMAGE

Cleanup Begins After Strong Storms Rock Neighborhoods

Homes condemned. People are forced out after strong storms roll through the Baltimore area.

07/08/2011

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