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Mercury Rising! It’s Another Steamy One In Maryland

Some potentially powerful thunderstorms are rolling through the region. Not only could we see more storms, it ‘s another steamy summer day.

07/03/2014

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Rabid Bat Found In Glen Burnie Apartment Complex

Health officials say a rabid bat has been found in an apartment complex in Glen Burnie.

06/24/2014

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Activists Rally For Reform At Baltimore County Animal Shelter

Outrage, anger and allegations. A group of activists claims animals are living in deplorable conditions at Baltimore County’s animal shelter. Right now they are rallying, demanding change.

04/07/2014

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Audit: Inappropriate Charges Made To State-Issued Credit Cards

An audit has found that four Maryland workers used state-issued credit cards to buy $255,000 of inappropriate items in recent years.

04/02/2014

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Md. Family Dog Tests Positive For Rabies After Fight With Racoon

Worcester County health officials say a family dog in Snow Hill has tested positive for rabies.

10/28/2013

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Raccoon Found In Anne Arundel County Park Tests Positive For Rabies

A rabies case has surfaced in an Anne Arundel County Park. An infected raccoon was found.

10/10/2013

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Md. Advocacy Group Joins N.H. Health Dept. To Share Lessons From Hepatitis C Outbreak

After spending a year investigating the hepatitis C outbreak at Exeter Hospital, New Hampshire’s public health department is working with two advocacy groups to share its recommendations. One of those groups is based in Maryland.

09/23/2013

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Rabid Raccoon Found In Annapolis Park

Anne Arundel County health officials say a rabid raccoon has been found in an Annapolis park.

09/18/2013

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West Nile Virus Confirmed In 3 Md. Adults

Confirmed cases of a deadly disease. Health officials are reporting new cases of West Nile virus have been discovered around Baltimore.

08/23/2013

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Tuberculosis Case Confirmed At Parkville High School; Dozens May Be Exposed

Serious concerns in Baltimore County after the health department confirms a case of tuberculosis at Parkville High School.

08/02/2013

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Maryland Sees Increase In Heroin Deaths

Fatal overdoses from drugs and alcohol rose 15 percent in Maryland from 2011 to 2012, driven by a 54 percent increase in heroin-related deaths, according to a report released by the state health department on Wednesday.

07/10/2013

David Kwiatkowski

Hepatitis C Testing From N.H. Outbreak Slows 1 Year After Med Tech’s Arrest On Drug Charges

Former medical technician David Kwiatkowski has been jailed for close to a year — longer than most of the temporary stints he worked at hospitals around the country before landing in New Hampshire in 2011.

07/08/2013

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