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Md., U.S. Officials Debate Gun Control After Newtown Tragedy

There’s a nationwide call for fast action to reduce gun violence. On the heels of the tragedy in Newtown, Conn., new plans are introduced at a state and national level to tackle the urgent issue.

12/19/2012

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Indiana State Fair Reopens After Stage Collapse

The Indiana State Fair reopened Monday with a memorial service after five people died and about four dozen were injured when a stage collapsed over the weekend.

08/15/2011

It was January 2008 in Orlando when 26-year-old Maryland native Heather Hurd was killed. She was on the way to meet with her wedding planner. A tractor trailer driver was texting when he rammed Heather's car; she died instantly.

Driving Distracted: Md. Couple Hope Tragedy Saves Lives

More than 5,000 people die every year as the result of texting while driving but a Maryland couple is trying to change that in their daughter’s memory.

11/10/2010