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Md. Writer Escapes From Libyan Prison & Decides To Stay

A Baltimore man who escaped from a Libyan prison on Monday talked with WJZ by phone on Friday.


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Family Hopes For Safe Return Of Md. Journalist Detained In Libyan Prison

Revolution in Libya. Moammar Gadhafi loses his iron grip on his country as rebels fight their way into the capital city. But while the Libyans celebrate their revolution, it’s been an agonizing 36 hours for a Maryland mother.


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Ruppersberger Says Missing Md. Journalist Is In Libyan Custody

The Libyan government has acknowledged that a Baltimore writer who went missing in the early weeks of the conflict there is alive and in custody, Congressman Dutch Ruppersberger said Tuesday.


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Major Companies To Hike Prices To Offset Gas Prices

Get ready for even higher bills. This week, several major companies say they’re hiking prices to make up for the rising cost of gas.


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Several Factors Contributing To Gas Price Rise

From the unrest in the Middle East to the summer season approaching, gas prices keep rising. Drivers are being warned they’re only going to go higher.



President Obama Discusses Gas Price Hikes, Control

The president is prepared to take action over painfully high gas prices caused by the uprising in the Middle East.


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Middle East Unrest Causing Gas Prices To Rise

The crisis in Libya is causing oil prices to soar. And in turn, gas prices are skyrocketing.