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Obama declares disaster for Md., offers funding

WASHINGTON — The Federal Emergency Management Agency has announced federal disaster aid is being made available to Maryland to support state and local recovery efforts in areas affected by Superstorm Sandy. The disaster declaration by President Barack Obama announced Tuesday ...

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Ravens’ Ayanbadejo approves of gay marriage vote

Baltimore Ravens linebacker Brendon Ayanbadejo was delighted to learn that the majority of Maryland voters shared his opinion on same sex marriage. “I’m so stoked. It’s like I woke up and it’s Christmas,” Ayanbadejo said Wednesday, one day after gay ...

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Maryland experiences full variety of Sandy’s wrath

CRISFIELD — On Maryland’s jagged coastline, hurricane-riled waves destroyed an iconic pier and floodwaters forced caskets from graves in a town famed for crabbing. In the mountainous western edges, 2 feet of snow snapped power lines, downed trees and left ...

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Floodwaters reach mid-Atlantic ahead of Sandy

OCEAN CITY — Floodwaters inundated seaboard communities in Maryland and Delaware as Hurricane Sandy raced nearer to the mid-Atlantic coast, and residents feared the worst was yet to come as the huge, violent storm was expected to park itself over ...

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