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Firefighter, 70, dies after collapsing at scene of fatal Frederick County crash
Michael Powers was responding with the Libertytown Volunteer Fire Department.

D.C.-area forecast: Heat wave gradually intensifying through Saturday, becoming more humid as well
Friday and Saturday should be the hottest days of the bunch, with a bit better chance of a few showers and storms this weekend.

Study: Free college-admission testing in Va. would identify more potential students for major univer
The boost would be especially notable, researchers found, for students from poor families.

In seeking reparations for slavery, it’s time to speak up. It’s okay to be angry.
Black women often spearhead the fight for reparations, but it’s time they put their needs front and center.

Fireworks firms plan bigger pyrotechnics for Trump’s Fourth speech
The approximately 35-minute show will more than double the length of the traditional fireworks event, according to administration officials, and will include an elaborate display illuminating a mile-long stretch of sky.

After FBI raid, D.C. lawmaker Jack Evans wants to share his side of the story
The D.C. Council is preparing to launch an internal investigation into Evans and remove him as chairman of the influential Committee on Finance and Revenue. It has agreed to hold a hearing next week.

Hammer-wielding man robs Newark gas station
Tue, 25 Jun 2019 17:11:00 -0400
Police are searching for a man who robbed a Newark gas station while armed with a hammer.

Delaware Senate approves $4.45 billion operating budget
Tue, 25 Jun 2019 22:05:00 -0400
Democratic Gov. John Carney has signed a $4.45 billion operating budget for the fiscal year that starts next Monday, a 4.2% increase in spending over the current year's budget.

Newark Partnership planning six-course outdoor dinner to benefit first responders
Wed, 26 Jun 2019 00:15:00 -0400
When Academy Street shuts down for an evening at the end of July, it won’t be for what one might expect amidst the ongoing Main Street construction. Instead, it will be part of the first event to come out of…

Newark centenarian tries to ‘just live a good life’
Wed, 26 Jun 2019 01:00:00 -0400
While celebrating her 100th birthday Tuesday, Mary Redick said there’s no big secret for how to reach the century mark.

Frederick County volunteer firefighter dead after responding to fatal crash on Liberty Road
Tue, 25 Jun 2019 18:45:00 -0400
A veteran volunteer firefighter from Frederick County suffered an injury and died after responding to a crash that killed a 22-year-old New Windsor resident in Unionville earlier Tuesday.

Smoke from U.S. wildfires boosting health risk for millions
Tue, 25 Jun 2019 19:00:00 -0400
BILLINGS, Mont. — Climate change in the western U.S. means more intense and frequent wildfires churning out waves of smoke that scientists say will sweep across the continent to affect tens of millions of people and cause a spike in…

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