Maryland

Drivers brace for higher gas prices as Russia invades Ukraine

Gas prices are approaching levels not seen since 2008. Inflation has contributed largely to this. And now, a threat of a Russian invasion of Ukraine may push prices higher.

Diversity among Big Ten head coaches

Head Coaches Mike Locksley and Marisa Moseley reflect on their experiences as Black head coaches in the Big Ten, and Commissioner Kevin Warren shares his insight on how he feels the conference is faring in its diversity numbers.

Montgomery county business managers conflicted as the mask mandate lift is extended

Rockville, MD – Montgomery county extended the lift of its indoor mask mandate but the decision might be temporary. The uncertainty has caused some confusion and concern, especially among people who have businesses to run. The mandate might be reinstated…

Spacecraft Lucy launches to space on a mission to discover

Greenbelt, MD – Lucy is a first-of-its-kind mission for NASA that will explore Jupiter’s Trojan asteroids to learn more about how our solar system came to exist. Lead by Greenbelt’s own NASA Goddard, Lucy is expected to travel 4 billion…

RSV cases spike, as parents worry about their children’s safety

Doctors have seen a recent spike in RSV cases across the nation, at a time when it is usually not expected. RSV usually peaks in the winter months of January and February, and now coupled with COVID, parents are concerned with how to keep their children safe.

Montgomery county voters demand council to strengthen mental health resources

Rockville, MD – In an unusual move, voters are calling on elected officials and candidates seeking office to prioritize mental health and set policies to deal with the growing number of health concerns in the county. 

University of Maryland’s therapy dog ready for finals week stress

College Park, MD – It’s heading towards finals week and student stress levels are increasing. University of Maryland Police Department’s Therapy Dog, Teddy, joined the team for times like this.

Maryland turkey farmers have high sales and high costs

Maryland’s small turkey farmers faced higher costs this year, but Thanksgiving has allowed many to sell their entire inventory well before the holiday.

High fuel costs have led to high feed prices, according to a local farmer, leading some to raise turkey prices while others absorb the hit.

Data shows Maryland General Assembly is becoming more representative of state

The Maryland General Assembly is starting to become a leader in state to Legislature representation. However, there is still work to be done.

Silver Spring salon stays open with little relief, lots of resolve

Alchemy Hair Salon is nestled right next to Trader Joes in a Silver Spring shopping center. Today most of the chairs are full and the sound of blow dryers is everywhere. But when the COVID-19 pandemic hit, the Maryland salon…