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Why is a French nobleman who tried to blow up Napoleon buried in Georgetown?
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In 1800, he introduced the improvised explosive device to the world. In 1805, he fled to the United States.

Efficient Wilmoth helps move Funkstown into Legion state final
Thu, 27 Jul 2017 22:19:00 -0400
Starter Logan Wilmoth fired a two-hit shutout on just 70 pitches to help Funkstown to a win in seven innings.

Motorcycle accident at Choptank River Bridge
Thu, 27 Jul 2017 22:06:00 -0400
TRAPPE – Traffic was shut down or down to one lane at Route 50 and the Choptank River Bridge as police reconstructed an accident that may have involved a fatality, according to Eastern Shore Fire/EMS/Police Breaking News. Witnesses said the…

State officials re-inspect, approve Ocean City ride after deadly Ohio fair accident
Thu, 27 Jul 2017 18:15:00 PDT

A day after a ride at the Ohio State Fair fell apart, killing one man and injuring seven people, regulators in Maryland re-inspected a similar ride in Ocean City made by the same company before letting it open on Thursday.

Inspectors from the Maryland Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation...


Health officials warn of increase in snakebites
Thu, 27 Jul 2017 17:48:00 PDT

Snakebite season is here.

The Maryland Poison Center says it has seen an increase in snakebite reports, handling 52 so far this year. It says the majority of those have occurred since June 1, and 28 have been copperhead bites.

The center says there are many myths about the appropriate treatment...


Baltimore police add crisis response team
Thu, 27 Jul 2017 17:20:00 PDT

For the past six weeks, a Baltimore police officer has been taking a social worker on calls that involve people in the throes of a mental health crisis in an effort to calm situations that can easily move from tense to violent.

The pair make up a crisis response team that has answered 85 calls...


Mo & Tre: Two Shreveport DB’s who are trying to make their way in the NFL
Thu, 27 Jul 2017 19:40:00 -0400
Attending rival high schools, but more importantly friends off the field. Fair Park's Morris Claiborne and Green Oaks' Tre'Davious White forged a strong bond growing up in Shreveport.

Tigers to takeover SEC Network on Saturday
Thu, 27 Jul 2017 19:21:00 -0400
Missouri's annual 24-hour takeover of the SEC Network includes the debut of documentaries about the 1997 and 2007 football seasons.

Ocean City amusement park closes ride after Ohio accident
Thu, 27 Jul 2017 18:57:00 -0400
(TNS) — An Ocean City amusement park has suspended service on a ride similar to the one in Ohio where a deadly accident occurred Wednesday night, Maryland officials say.

2017 ‘Mr. North Harford,’ 18, killed in car accident
Thu, 27 Jul 2017 15:39:00 PDT

A 2017 North Harford High School graduate, who never let the heart defect he was born with hold him back, was killed Monday morning in a car accident in Baltimore County.

Winfield Berrell Jr., better known as "Win," "really was a good kid, a great kid," North Harford Principal Colin Carr said Thursday....


Rep. John Delaney said to be mulling a run for president
Thu, 27 Jul 2017 15:35:00 PDT

Rep. John Delaney, the Potomac businessman who challenged his party's establishment to unexpectedly capture a seat in Congress five years ago, is considering a run for the Democratic nomination for president, according to multiple Democratic sources.

In what could only be described as a long-shot...


Hub Arkush: Good news of Trevathan’s return offset by McPhee landing on PUP list for Bears
Thu, 27 Jul 2017 18:26:00 -0400
BOURBONNAIS, Ill. — A tale of two players and the Chicago Bears defense.It was the best of times, Danny Trevathan.It was the worst of times, Pernell McPhee.For all of the talk about the Bears new quarterbacks, the promise of Jordan…

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