Maryland officials encourage drop box use, confirm security

Maryland elections officials are encouraging the use of ballot drop boxes as the mailing deadline approaches, and outlined the safety of the receptacles to state lawmakers earlier this month.

Restaurants adjust to winter dining

HYATTSVILLE, Maryland – Governor Hogan has announced $50 million in federal relief for restaurants. This will help keep restaurants open when the weather turns cooler and they have to adjust for outdoor dining.  

Protesters in Washington demand a “People’s Vaccine”

WASHINGTON – A group of protesters marched Wednesday from the U.S Capitol to the Department of Health and Human Services demanding that a COVID-19 vaccine only be released when it is safe, effective, and available to everyone. The crowd came…

Covid-19 has decreased Maryland’s air pollution

In the early months of the coronavirus pandemic, as stay-at-home orders took effect and more commuters worked from home or lost their jobs, air pollution dropped markedly in Maryland, according to a recent report from the University of Maryland and the state’s Department of the Environment.

UMD student in quarantine/isolation housing for up to 19 days

University of Maryland student Sam Chuzin received a positive test result from a rapid test last week and was sent to quarantine housing with other COVID-19-positive students. When his PCR test came back negative, however, he was sent to isolation housing and must stay there for another week because he was exposed during his time in quarantine.

Trump downplaying effects of covid after getting it

The president is still downplaying the coronavirus. His tweets and actions in recent days have angered health experts and people affected by covid.

Students are battling to cancel leases they cannot afford due to COVID-19

COLLEGE PARK, Maryland – Students at The University of Maryland and Towson University are battling to get out of their leases with MEDCO. They have legal support and the support of the Maryland Consumer Rights Coalition but are still waiting…

Dozens rally in Anne Arundel County for the return of high school sports

SEVERNA PARK, Maryland- Dozens of Anne Arundel County parents and players attended a rally in Severna Park to advocate for the return of high school sports this month. Former Governor Robert Ehrlich helped organize the rally, which was held at…

For some, necessary isolation from virus is detrimental to mental, physical health

KENSINGTON, Maryland – Social distancing and staying home have proven essential for flattening the coronavirus curve and minimizing harm from the virus, but research shows that these unprecedented guidelines to match our unprecedented times may negatively impact mental and physical…

COVID-19 takes huge toll on music industry

For many musical artists, their income is driven primarily through touring and live performances. With restrictions on crowd gathering due to the COVID-19 pandemic, many of 2020’s shows have already been canceled or postponed indefinitely.

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