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The Daily Record News Quiz: August 22 – 26

Have you been keeping up with The Daily Record’s news this week? Take our 10-question weekly news quiz in this fun, interactive feature. Leave a comment below and tell us how many questions you got right!

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Earthquake shows difficulty of evacuation from D.C.

WASHINGTON — The nation’s capital has prepared for emergencies with sleek communication systems, intelligence fusion centers and chemical detection centers at train stations. But what showed during the 5.8-magnitude quake that shook much of the East Coast on Tuesday was ...

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Prince George’s schools being assessed after quake

UPPER MARLBORO — Prince George’s County officials say 32 schools will remain closed for ongoing structural assessments following the East Coast earthquake. Officials say that after an initial review, the 32 schools were determined to require further review and will ...

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Structural engineers examine M&T Bank Stadium for quake damage

Structural engineers — including a seismic expert from San Francisco — inspected M&T Bank Stadium Wednesday morning looking for any damage that Tuesday's earthquake may have caused. The Daily Record was with them as they examined the concrete, steel, brick and other parts of the structure, ensuring it was safe for fans at Thursday night's Ravens game vs. the Washington Redskins.

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East Coast quake closes historic Baltimore church

The Archdiocese of Baltimore says a church damaged by the East Coast earthquake is expected to be closed for weeks while damage to a steeple is repaired. Church officials say St. Patrick Catholic Church in Fells Point has been deemed ...

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Amtrak DC-Baltimore trains up to speed after quake

TRENTON, N.J. — Amtrak trains have resumed normal speeds along the busy Northeast Corridor between Baltimore and Washington, D.C. The trains operated at reduced speeds Tuesday due to the earthquake centered in Virginia. Amtrak crews inspected stations, tracks and overhead ...

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Schools in P.G. County, D.C. damaged by earthquake

HYATTSVILLE — Officials in Prince George’s County say 37 schools have sustained some sort of earthquake-related damage. The officials said Tuesday the damage was still being investigated, but that in addition to the schools, four high-rise apartment buildings have been ...

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Quake felt across Maryland, but little damage reported

Maryland officials say the earthquake was felt across the state, but no injuries or major damage are being reported. Maryland Emergency Management Agency spokesman Ed McDonough says Tuesday’s 5.8 magnitude quake, which was centered in Virginia, was felt from Garrett ...

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Stocks jump; Dow notches best gain in 2 weeks

NEW YORK — Stocks posted their biggest jump in nearly two weeks on Tuesday. Investors picked up cheaply priced stocks after fears that the U.S. would slip into a recession pounded the market over the last month. The Dow jumped ...

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