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anthrax

Demands For Answers After Anthrax Mistakenly Shipped To Labs

Live anthrax spores mistakenly shipped to labs across the world, including right here in Maryland. The Department of Defense says the mix-up is far more widespread than initially reported.

06/03/2015

This picture taken 26 December 2011 shows the Pentagon building in Washington, DC.  The Pentagon, which is the headquarters of the United States Department of Defense (DOD), is the world's largest office building by floor area, with about 6,500,000 sq ft (600,000 m2), of which 3,700,000 sq ft (340,000 m2) are used as offices.  Approximately 23,000 military and civilian employees and about 3,000 non-defense support personnel work in the Pentagon. AFP PHOTO (Photo credit should read STAFF/AFP/Getty Images)

Pentagon: Military Mistakenly Shipped Live Anthrax Samples

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Wednesday it is investigating what the Pentagon called an inadvertent shipment of live anthrax spores to government and commercial laboratories in as many as nine states, as well as one overseas, that expected to receive dead spores.

05/27/2015

DNA collecting

House Votes To Extend DNA Sampling For Arrestees

The Maryland House of Delegates has voted to maintain a much-debated state law that allows police to take DNA samples from arrestees without a warrant.

03/14/2013

DEER

No Wasting Disease Found In Md. Deer Samples

The Maryland Department of Natural Resources says it found no evidence of chronic wasting disease in deer killed by hunters last fall.

04/05/2012

mars rover curiosity

Mars Rover To Blast Into Space With Key Component Built In Md.

It will forever change what we know about the planet Mars. Saturday, the Mars rover Curiosity will blast into space.

11/25/2011