An explosion at a Southern Maryland power facility caused power outages that spread from the power facility to the White House and the College Park campus of the University of Maryland.
April is National Card and Letter Writing month. The United States Postal Service celebrated by issuing a new Forever stamp inspiring kids at the Friendship Public Charter School in D.C. to personalize their heart-felt messages.
The Nationals are commemorating their 10-year anniversary with renovations to Nationals Park that will appeal to both fans and players.
A five-member all girl team of a Howard County middle school wins “Best in Nation” in Verizon’s “Innovative App Challenge.”
Maryland State Comptroller Peter Franchot and Maryland Alcohol Wholesalers and Distributors have reached an agreement on the voluntary ban of the product Palcohol. Pacohol, powdered alcohol, was approved by the FDA but state leaders say there are too many risks associated with the product.
Maryland’s Constitution contains two articles that atheists groups find offensive because they discriminate against atheists. Although the articles were struck down by the Supreme Court in the 1960’s, Greg Lipper of Americans United for Separation of Church & State said it’s the principle of the thing.