Health insurers say they’ll waive coronavirus testing fees; Trump, Congress weigh payroll, industry aid

Major health insurance companies will waive copayments for novel coronavirus testing, Vice President Mike Pence said at a briefing with firm executives and President Donald Trump at the White House.

Washington Bullpen podcast: “I had to stand up” – Politics and sports in the nation’s capital

GAITHERSBURG, Maryland — Ray Schoenke remembers driving through the night from Cleveland to Maryland to make it in time for the practice for Washington’s NFL team in the morning. It was 1966, and he had just been cut from the…

Among the flowers, animals or pints of beer, yoga is a draw

WASHINGTON – Walking through the United States Botanic Garden, you might be surprised to see some visitors carrying yoga mats on their backs. Most likely, they just finished or are about to start a yoga session in the outdoor garden.…

Baseball Twitter buzzes about Orioles’ surprising start, Harper being booed

The Nationals and Orioles are heading in opposite directions in the early part of the 2019 season.

#ReadAcrossAmerica campaign celebrates reading and literacy

Celebrate a belated #ReadAcrossAmericaDay at one of Maryland’s 200 libraries, branches and bookmobiles.

UMD President fires football coach after Board of Regents reinstates him

Just one day after being reinstated by the University System of Maryland Board of Regents, football head coach DJ Durkin has been fired. The football team players, community and national backlash all lead to the surprise decision from university president Wallace Loh Wednesday evening.  

Maryland Football investigation comes to an end

The University System of Maryland Board of Regents announced their recommendations regarding the state of the Terrapins football team. Head coach DJ Durkin and athletic director Damon Evans will return to their duties at the university. University President Wallace Loh announced he will step down from his presidency at the end of the academic year.

In balancing books and play, college football players find it’s a matter of division

WASHINGTON – For the third time in four weeks, the Division III football team at Salisbury University was making final preparations for a trip to face an opposing team. Friday mornings before a trip to another school are busy affairs…

Week 1 for local college football teams was highlighted by Maryland and Virginia Tech’s big wins

Maryland and Virginia Tech both scored big wins.

Local teams are vying for trips to the NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament

March Madness is almost here and college basketball fans are sharing their team pride on social media.

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