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APHL finishes test of drone delivery of medical lab supplies

A drone lands in St. Thomas in a successful test of using a drone to deliver laboratory supplies in an American territory. The Association of Public Health Laboratories collaborated with others, including Skyfire Consulting of Georgia and Doosan Mobility Innovation Inc. of South Korea in the test flight over 43 miles of open ocean, aimed at improving delivery of health services between communities in the U.S. Virgin Islands and its public health laboratory. (Skyfire Consulting submitted photo)

An association headquartered in Silver Spring that represents state and local governmental health laboratories in the United States is part of a team that completed a successful test of using a drone to improve delivery of health services in an American territory.

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Attorneys: Fatal apartment explosion suit settled confidentially

Emergency personnel clear out a basement room of an apartment building following a fire in Silver Spring, Md., Thursday, Aug. 11, 2016. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

ROCKVILLE — Families affected by a fatal apartment explosion in Silver Spring settled their lawsuit with the management company and Washington Gas and Light Company on Friday. Seven people were killed and dozens more were injured on Aug. 10, 2016, ...

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Senators: Feds must wrap up probe into deadly Maryland blast

In this March 1, 2015, file photo, Sen. Ben Cardin, D-Md., speaks during at the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) Policy Conference in Washington. Cardin says it’s in his DNA to be the Democrats’ top Senate negotiator on Iran, a role he’ll play next week when the Foreign Relations Committee opens difficult hearings on the issue. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen, File)

Maryland's two U.S. senators say federal investigators need to wrap up an inquiry into an explosion that destroyed two Washington, D.C.-area apartment buildings and killed seven people in 2016.

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