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Baltimore city, county added to Maryland disaster list

Federal aid is being made available to support recovery efforts in Baltimore and Baltimore County following Hurricane Irene. The Maryland Emergency Management Agency and the Federal Emergency Management Agency announced Tuesday that the city and county would be added to ...

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Rains cause flooding, rescues in Baltimore area

Maryland emergency management officials are urging state residents to be careful when traveling because of heavy rains that have prompted rescues and evacuations in the Baltimore area. The Maryland Emergency Management Agency says motorists should check news, weather and traffic ...

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O’Malley declares state of emergency due to Irene

ANNAPOLIS — Gov. Martin O’Malley has declared a state of emergency in preparation for Hurricane Irene. The governor made the declaration on Thursday, shortly before he scheduled a news conference to provide an update on the storm. In his disaster ...

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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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O’Malley holds conference call to discuss security following bin Laden’s death

ANNAPOLIS — Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley is talking with state and local officials who have been reminded to be extra vigilant in case of reprisals following Osama bin Laden’s death. O’Malley spokesman Rick Abbruzzese says a conference call was held ...

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Md. Emergency Management Agency signs deal with Target

When Maryland declares a state of emergency, Target Corp. and 19 other businesses say they will lend a hand. Target will donate inventory, and its staff members will volunteer as part of a statewide plan to incorporate private businesses and ...

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