Maryland

Update on the Terps football team

COLLEGE PARK, Maryland–The football season starts in two weeks. The Terps are fine-tuning their game in hopes of a successful season.

Big Ten Football is back

Back in August Big Ten presidents and chancellors postponed the football season. September 16th they announced that they voted to unanimously reverse their decision.The Big Ten expects to play 8 regular season games in addition to a championship week. Maryland will kick off their season October 24th at Northwestern.

Maryland residents are struggling to get approved for unemployment

Maryland residents are struggling to get through the phone lines and receive the help they need to navigate the unemployment benefits process.

Failure to pass relief package is hurting businesses

COLLEGE PARK, Maryland – Restaurants, such as The Board and Brew, are feeling the impact of Congress’ failure to pass another coronavirus relief package.

Legacy of slavery, segregation influences debate over removing Confederate statue in Maryland

When residents here describe their town, they describe a paradise. There’s no crime and everyone—black and white—gets along in neighborhoods just a few miles from the banks of the Eastern Shore’s Tred Avon River in Talbot County.

A decade after Great Recession, home values in some communities remain underwater

The Great Recession that fueled a mortgage and housing crisis more than a decade ago has faded from memory for most Americans. But not for millions of homeowners – mainly in rural and minority communities – who continue to struggle with depressed home values and underwater mortgages.

Maryland sees spike in poison control calls amid COVID-19 pandemic

“What we’ve seen is an increase in calls to the Maryland Poison Center about products like hand sanitizer, bleach products, detergents, etc. over the past six weeks or so,” said Bruce Anderson, executive director of the Maryland Poison Center.

Maryland Gov. Hogan announces ‘Roadmap to Recovery’ plan to reopen the state

As states across the nation ease restrictions related to COVID-19, Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan has introduced a multi-stage strategy to gradually lift state lockdown orders.

Seafood industry visa fix collides with coronavirus, leaves great uncertainty

With the aid of lawmakers, seafood businesses in Maryland, Virginia, Alaska and North Carolina last month won federal approval of an additional 35,000 visas for non-immigrant workers, but the timing couldn’t have been worse.

COVID-19 forces programs to adapt to feed hungry in Maryland

Government programs, food banks and nonprofit organizations aiding people who struggle to put food on the table have had to adapt to the novel coronavirus pandemic, and they say stress levels have moved beyond typical levels.