Many Colleges In Region See Enrollments DeclineMany colleges and universities in the mid-Atlantic region are seeing a shrinking pool of potential students and tuition dollars.
Chesapeake Bay Grasses Decline AgainUnderwater grasses in the Chesapeake Bay continued to decline last year, and Hurricane Irene and Tropical Storm Lee the year before are to blame, researchers said Thursday as they released results of an aerial survey of the ecologically important aquatic plants.
U.S. Traffic Deaths Decline in 2011; Fatality Rate Hits All-Time LowIn 2011, fewer people died on U.S. roads than at any time since 1949.
Steadily Declining Gas Prices Could Dip To $3 A Gallon By HalloweenHow low can you go? Gas prices are expected to drop below $3 a gallon by Halloween, according to energy analysts.
Study Finds Chesapeake Dead Zone DeclineA new study finds dead zones in the Chesapeake Bay are getting smaller.
Maryland Announces Decline In Infant MortalityMaryland officials are announcing the infant mortality rate has dropped for the second year in a row.
Chesapeake Bay Grasses Decline, Water Temperatures BlamedUnderwater grasses in the Chesapeake Bay, a key indicator of the health of the waterway, decreased last year with high water temperatures and poor water quality eyed as factors, researchers said Thursday as they released the results of an annual survey.