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Low-Cost Carrier Spirit Airlines Begins Service To BWI Airport

A new airline lands at BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport. Low-cost carrier Spirit Airlines made its inaugural flight Thursday morning.

09/06/2012

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Isaac Threat To Gulf Well Beyond New Orleans

With its massive size and ponderous movement, Tropical Storm Isaac was gaining strength Monday as it headed toward the Gulf Coast. The next 24 hours would determine whether it brought the usual punishing rains and winds — or something even more destructive harkening back to the devastation wrought seven years ago by Hurricane Katrina.

08/27/2012

Isaac's forecast, as of Sunday.

Isaac Won’t Be A Hurricane Over Florida Keys; Hispaniola Death Toll Climbs To 10

Tropical Storm Isaac started pelting the Florida Keys with rain and strong winds on Sunday, and it could strengthen into a dangerous hurricane by the time it starts hitting the northern Gulf Coast in the coming days.

08/26/2012

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Tropical Storm Isaac Could Shake Up Security For GOP Convention

Tropical Storm Isaac could force a shakeup of the security plans for the GOP convention in Tampa, because about half of the expected officers come from other parts of Florida and some could be forced to stay home for the storm, authorities said Thursday.

08/23/2012

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Isaac Poses Potential Problems For RNC

All Isaac needs to do is come close to Tampa to bring a lot of problems to the Republican National Convention. Even during an average summer thunderstorm in this area, major roads can flood.

08/22/2012

Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan (Photo by Darren Hauck/Getty Images)

Opinion: Ryan VP Pick Changes Electoral Math

Paul Ryan has changed the Electoral College math. With the pick, Romney has chosen a path that writes off almost all of the country and focuses the election on the industrial Midwest.

08/14/2012

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Former Anne Arundel County School Principal Murdered In Florida

A murder in Florida has ties to Anne Arundel County.

07/11/2012

Voting machines in Florida (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Opinion: Disenfranchisement Is The Real Crime

Felony disenfranchisement is nothing more than Republican continuation of Jim Crow voter suppression laws.

07/09/2012

Early voting sign (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Opinion: Republicans Are Creating Poll Taxes 2.0

Republicans by creating onerous barriers to voting, including strict ID requirements and shortening of early vote periods have created what amounts to a new version of Jim Crow era poll taxes.

07/03/2012

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Debby Makes Landfall

Debby, the guest that wouldn’t leave, is ruining things for a lot of other visitors even as it weakens to a tropical depression.

06/26/2012

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Tropical Storm Debby Drenches Florida With Rain

Practically parked off Florida’s Gulf Coast since the weekend, Tropical Storm Debby raked the Tampa Bay area with high wind and heavy rain Monday in a drenching that could top 2 feet over the next few days and trigger widespread flooding.

06/25/2012

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After Gory Incidents, Online ‘Zombie’ Talk Grows

First came Miami: the case of a naked man eating most of another man’s face. Then Maryland, a college student telling police he killed a man, then ate his heart and part of his brain.

06/04/2012

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