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Colin Powell dies, exemplary general stained by Iraq claims

WASHIINGTON (AP) — Colin Powell, former Joint Chiefs chairman and secretary of state, has died from COVID-19 complications. He was 84. In an announcement on social media Monday, the family said Powell had been fully vaccinated.  Powell was the first African American to serve as chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and secretary of state. But his reputation was forever stained when, in 2003, Powell went before the U.N. […]

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Louisville to retire Heisman winner Jackson’s No. 8 jersey

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Louisville plans to retire the No. 8 jersey of former Cardinals quarterback Lamar Jackson, the school's first Heisman Trophy winner. Jackson's number will be retired during a ceremony at Louisville's Nov. 13 home game against Syracuse. He joins Johnny Unitas as the school's only football players to have their numbers retired. Unitas' No. 16 was retired in 2003. Athletic director Vince Tyra cited Jackson's Heisman and […]

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Gov. Hogan proposes $150M boost in public safety spending

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan is proposing a $150 million boost in public safety spending. The Baltimore Sun reports that the Republican governor dubbed the plan the “Re-Fund The Police Initiative” and decried “an all-out assault on the entire law enforcement community” at a news conference announcing the plan Friday. The plan would put $45 million toward local law enforcement and $50 million toward state police agency […]



Cher sues heirs of Sonny Bono over song and record revenue

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Cher has sued the widow of her former musical partner and ex-husband Sonny Bono over royalties for Sonny and Cher songs including "I Got You Babe." In a federal lawsuit filed Wednesday, Cher alleges that Mary Bono and other defendants have tried to terminate provisions of business agreements Cher and Sonny Bono reached when they divorced in 1975 that entitled each to 50% of songwriting and […]

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Maryland sees increase in precipitation, sea level, flooding

Data collected from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration shows that over the past 20 years, rainfall, flooding and sea level have increased across Maryland, with precipitation growing by 2.63 inches per decade from 2000 to 2020. The administration also found the Northeast Atlantic region saw 100% to 150% more flood days in 2020 than in 2000. The Maryland Sea Grant College at the University of Maryland projected sea level […]

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Wicomico County Shooting Under Investigation

(SALISBUY, MD) — Maryland State Police are investigating a shooting in Wicomico County that injured a woman and claimed the life of a 42-year-old man. The deceased is identified as Emanual Jones, 42, of Salisbury. Jones was pronounced deceased by hospital personnel at TidalHealth Peninsula General in Salisbury. The injured victim is identified as Patrice Trader, 50, of Salisbury. Trader was flown by Maryland State Police helicopter to the University […]

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MD Couple in submarine spy case to remain held; hearing set

WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal judge says the Annapolis, Maryland couple charged in a plot to sell sensitive U.S. submarine secrets to a foreign government will remain behind bars for now. Jonathan and Diana Toebbe each made brief appearances in federal court in Martinsburg, West Virginia. Magistrate Judge Robert Trumble ordered them to remain detained pending a detention hearing on Friday at which more extensive arguments are expected to be […]

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ESPN, Turner Sports ready to drop the puck on NHL coverage

One of Jimmy Pitaro's top objectives when he became ESPN's president was to get the National Hockey League back on the network. On Tuesday night, Pitaro's goal will be realized. Besides the Seattle Kraken's first game, the return of hockey to ESPN and the addition of Turner Sports are among the main storylines when the regular season begins this week. ESPN and Turner replace NBC, which was the league's broadcaster […]

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Jackson leads Ravens back to 31-25 OT win over Colts

BALTIMORE (AP) — Lamar Jackson threw a 5-yard touchdown pass to Marquise Brown on the first possession of overtime to give the Baltimore Ravens a 31-25 victory over the Indianapolis Colts. Jackson threw for a career-high 442 yards and four touchdowns, including a pair of short TD passes to Mark Andrews in the fourth quarter as the Ravens rallied from a 25-9 deficit. Andrews also caught the two 2-point conversions […]

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