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Residents Asked To Take Precautions Amid Deadly Heat & Power Outages

Eight people have died due to the heat, according to the Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene.


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Cooling Centers Open To Help Residents

Baltimore City has opened additional cooling centers after Friday night’s storms left thousands of residents without electricity in nearly 100-degree heat.



D.C. Commute Expected To Be Challenging After Storm

Washington-area residents and local leaders are preparing for a difficult Monday morning commute in parts of the region because of storm damage.


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Md. Declares Liberal Leave For State Workers

Gov. Martin O’Malley has declared liberal leave for state workers on Monday, urging residents not to drive if they don’t have to because of the many traffic signal disabled by Friday’s storms.


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Baltimore City, Baltimore & Anne Arundel Counties Open Cooling Centers For Residents Without Power

Baltimore City and Baltimore and Anne Arundel Counties have opened additional cooling centers after Friday night’s storms left thousands of residents without electricity in nearly 100-degree heat.


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Kent Island Residents Evacuated As 7-Alarm Fire Rages On

Forced out by flames. Maryland families are evacuated as a brush fire moves in. That massive brush fire is still burning at this hour in Queen Anne’s County.


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Quiet Thurmont Is Abuzz With Protesters & Reporters Covering The G-8 Summit

Some of the most powerful men and women in the world are arriving in Western Maryland. The G-8 Summit is getting underway outside Thurmont and the small mountain town is buzzing with activity.


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Man Charged After Md. Apartment Complex Fire

A man has been charged with intentionally setting a fire at a Chevy Chase apartment complex that damaged nearly three dozen units and injured two firefighters.


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Firefighters Investigate 3-Alarm Warehouse Fire In Canton

A three-alarm fire at a Canton warehouse forces people from their homes and cuts off power to thousands.


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House Gives Initial OK To Budget Package

The Maryland House of Delegates gave initial approval to a budget package and a doubling of the state’s “flush tax” on Thursday night.


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Md. House Panel’s Revenue Plan Would Tax Fewer

Fewer taxpayers would be affected by an income tax increase approved Monday under a House panel’s plan then one approved by the state Senate last week.



Md. Senate Panel Votes To Raise Income Tax

Maryland income taxes would rise and a split of teacher pension costs with local governments would be phased in over four years instead of one, under changes to Gov. Martin O’Malley’s budget plan that were approved by the Senate Budget and Taxation Committee on Thursday.





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