WEATHER BLOG: Summer Temps Continue

The unusual warmth for early October that we’ve been experiencing lately is expected to continue over the next few days.


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WEATHER BLOG: Enjoy Your ‘Indian Summer’

The record for Oct. 2 is 89 degrees, set back in 1986. We will be creeping very close to that as we head into the afternoon with highs forecast in the mid-80s.


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Put Down Those Cell Phones: New Traffic Laws Take Effect Tuesday

Drivers, listen up. New traffic laws take effect on Tuesday with the goal of making Maryland roads safer.


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Poe House Temporarily Reopens For Free In October

The currently shuttered home of Edgar Allan Poe in Baltimore will re-open to visitors for free in October before closing again ahead of its permanent re-opening in the spring.


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The Unclean Truth: How Five Cities Stack Up On Recycling

From the East Coast to the West Coast, recycling is a big issue for local governments.


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October Auto Sales: Battered By Sandy, But Still Strong

The fury of Superstorm Sandy left many Americans shaken, and holding onto loved ones.


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No Shortage Of Pumpkins On Frederick County Farms

October begins the peak time for pumpkins, and local growers are poised to take advantage of the market the U.S. Department of Agriculture describes as limited and seasonal.



Md. Pumpkin Patches Are Plentiful This Year

With Halloween just around the corner, it’s time for the great pumpkin. Last October they were hard to find in Baltimore.


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Best Places To Celebrate Oktoberfest 2012 In Baltimore

Oktoberfest is a 16-day festival originating in Germany that runs from late September to the first weekend is October … typically. Charm City prefers to take its time when it comes to celebrations involving a top-notch brew, and chooses to feature its largest Oktoberfest celebration Oct. 13. Other fine Baltimore establishments feature festive German beers throughout the month and participate in Baltimore Beer Week, in which patrons may sample authentic brews from all over the globe, win prizes and fill up on some schnitzel.


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Scattered Outages Remain After October Snowstorm

Utilities in Maryland are still reporting scattered outages in the wake of an unusual October snowstorm.


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1,000 Remain Without Power In Md. After Storm

Electric utilities in Maryland say about 1,000 customers remain without power after a freak October snowstorm.


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About 3,500 Remain Without Power In Md.

Electric utilities are reporting about 3,500 Maryland customers still without power after a rare October snowstorm.