Flu warnings after 25 people die in Maryland

COLLEGE PARK, MARYLAND — Over 4200 people have been impacted by the flu in Maryland. Find out how you can remain healthy and prevent yourself from getting sick. CNS-TV’s Rachel Hirschheimer reports.

Visit these hidden historical gems this Presidents Day weekend

Although Presidents Day is held in February because of its proximity to the birthdays of George Washington and Abraham Lincoln, the federal holiday is regarded by many as a day to honor all of our presidents and the contributions that…

Prices for construction projects spike, likely due to labor shortages

ANNAPOLIS, Maryland — Some construction projects in Maryland are costing tens of millions of dollars more than original estimates, in large measure because of a lack of skilled trades in the region.  The increase in price for just two large…

Maryland bill would ban balloon releases

Letting a balloon float away in Maryland would draw in a fine of $250, under a bill sponsored by Sen. Clarence Lam, D-Howard and Baltimore counties, legislation that is similar to a Queen Anne’s County law.

Take a walk through Centreville’s opioid haunted house

CENTREVILLE, Md. — Some people’s biggest monster isn’t a goblin or ghost; it’s the struggle of an opioid addiction. A group of people in Queen Anne’s county wanted to educate the community and invite open discussion about the opioid epidemic, so they created the Haunted Trap House, a haunted house with each room representing a different scene in the life of a drug abuser.

A natural hair bill is being welcomed in Montgomery County

Imagine walking into work and being judged just because you’ve changed your hair to reveal it’s natural texture. That is what’s happening to many people — and to one woman, who says it happens way too often. CNS-TV’s Lauren Moses talked with a lawmaker and career advisers who say — it’s time to ban discrimination against natural hair.

Maryland women’s soccer makes Big Ten Tournament for first time in history

For the first time since Maryland entered the Big Ten in 2014, the women’s soccer team has qualified for the Big Ten tournament.

BARCS holds a pet-friendly festival to promote pet adoption

The Baltimore Animal Rescue & Care Shelter saves thousands of abused and abandoned animals each year. Max Marcilla reports on how the group hopes to raise awareness and promote adoptions at its 15th annual BARCStoberfest.

Board approves $9 million for five wrongly convicted men

The Maryland Board of Public Works on Wednesday approved $9 million to award to five men who were wrongly convicted.

In Baltimore, presidents, family and friends bid Cummings a final farewell

BALTIMORE – Three days of commemorations for the late Rep. Elijah Cummings concluded Friday with a funeral service marked by eloquence, tears, laughter and pointed political commentary at New Psalmist Baptist Church.  Two former presidents, members of his staff, friends…

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