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Md. officials brace for possible power outages

Maryland Emergency Management Agency officials say their biggest concern is the possibility of power outages caused by the winter storm moving into the region. Agency spokesman Ed McDonough says no major incidents were reported as of Wednesday morning. There were ...

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Red Cross consolidates Maryland operation to cut costs

HAGERSTOWN — The American Red Cross says it’s cutting 17 full-time staff positions across western, central and southern Maryland. The nonprofit organization said Thursday it must consolidate operations in the Chesapeake region to reduce costs. Spokesman Doug Lent says the ...

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Betsy Nelson: Carefully consider aid to Japan (access required)

Our thoughts continue to be with those affected by the recent earthquake, aftershocks and tsunami in Japan. The preliminary numbers on those affected by these disasters are staggering. Japanese police estimate that the death toll from the quake and tsunami ...

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Red Cross to serve meals to Baltimore area tornado victims

BALTIMORE — The Red Cross will serve Thanksgiving meals to families affected by the tornado that hit northeast Baltimore and parts of Baltimore County last week. Volunteers will serve meals Thursday afternoon at Reginald F. Lewis High School, which is ...

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