After Northeast flooding, insurance woes swamp residents

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After Northeast flooding, insurance woes swamp residents

NEW YORK (AP) — As residents across the Northeast U.S. recover from the catastrophic flooding from recent storms, they are being hit with another unexpected blow: Without flood coverage, their homeowners and renters insurance won't cover their losses. While officials continue to calculate the value of damage from the downpours, residents wonder how they'll come up with the money to repair homes and replace belongings. Most of those caught off […]

Mayim Bialik’s ‘Jeopardy!’ goal: maintaining its integrity

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Mayim Bialik’s ‘Jeopardy!’ goal: maintaining its integrity

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Mayim Bialik knew she'd be busy around this time of year, but not this busy. Besides returning to production on her Fox comedy series "Call Me Kat," Bialik was recalled to duty as a "Jeopardy!" guest host in the aftermath of the messy effort to replace Alex Trebek. Mike Richards exited as newly minted host (and producer) in August after past unsavory podcast comments came to […]

Netflix buys Wonka author Dahl’s catalog

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Netflix buys Wonka author Dahl’s catalog

LONDON (AP) — Netflix says it has bought the works of Roald Dahl, the late British author of celebrated children's books such as "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory." The video streaming giant said Wednesday that it acquired the Roald Dahl Story Co., which manages the rights to author's characters and stories. No financial terms were disclosed. The deal builds on a partnership that the two struck in 2018 to create […]

Maryland State Police Continues Work To Reduce Traffic Fatalities

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Maryland State Police Continues Work To Reduce Traffic Fatalities

(PIKESVILLE, MD) – Maryland State Police are investigating seven separate fatal vehicle crashes that occurred over the past week, while also continuing proactive efforts to reduce vehicle fatalities statewide. The most recent crash occurred Sunday evening when a man died in a multi-vehicle crash in Howard County.  Since last Wednesday, state troopers are also investigating three fatal crashes in Worcester County and one each in Baltimore, Somerset and Prince George’s […]

Audit finds electronic tolls overbilled Maryland drivers

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Audit finds electronic tolls overbilled Maryland drivers

BALTIMORE, Md. (AP) — Maryland legislative auditors found that glitches in the cashless tolling infrastructure at the state’s bridges, tunnels and express lanes overbilled motorists thousands of dollars. The Baltimore Sun reports that the Office of Legislative Audit’s report on the Maryland Transportation Authority comes about a year after the state announced it permanently ceased cash toll collections and moved to fully electronic tolling systems. The report was first reported […]

Police investigate death in Ocean City

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Police investigate death in Ocean City

OCEAN CITY, Md. (AP) — Police are investigating after the death of person found unconscious in  the Maryland resort town. Ocean City police said in a statement that a concerned citizen called police on Monday morning after finding an unconscious male outside in the area of 60th Street. Police say paramedics pronounced the person dead at the scene and detectives with the police department’s major crimes unit are investigating. The […]

State Police Urge Extra Caution In Worcester Co. As Special Event Zone Takes Effec

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State Police Urge Extra Caution In Worcester Co. As Special Event Zone Takes Effec

(PIKESVILLE, MD) – Maryland State Police join law enforcement partners as part of a safety alliance committed to increasing safety and reducing traffic crashes throughout Worcester County’s “Special Event Zone” this week. Motorists are urged to take extra caution while traveling through Worcester County. Starting Tuesday, September 21 through Sunday, September 26, 2021, the Special Event Zone will be in effect throughout Worcester County. The special safety enforcement initiative is […]

‘Outsiders’ house: Tiny Tulsa museum draws big names

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‘Outsiders’ house: Tiny Tulsa museum draws big names

TULSA, Oklahoma (AP) — It was used as a central set in the 1983 movie, "The Outsiders." A low-slung white bungalow in Tulsa, Oklahoma, with a wide front porch. The house has now been turned into the Outsiders House Museum, dedicated to preserving the memory of the movie and the 1967 novel on which it was based. The Outsiders House Museum was founded by a member of the hip-hop group […]

Music festival requires vaccine or negative COVID-19 test

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Music festival requires vaccine or negative COVID-19 test

DOVER, Del. (AP) — Attendees of an annual music festival in Delaware will need to show proof they've been fully vaccinated or a negative COVID-19 test. The Firefly Music Festival will feature headliner Billie Eilish and Lizzo. It is begin Thursday at The Woodlands of Dover International Speedway, and will run through Sunday. The Delaware State News reports that state health officials hope the prevention measures put in place will […]

MD State Police Investigating Fatal Motorcycle Crash In Worcester County

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MD State Police Investigating Fatal Motorcycle Crash In Worcester County

(BERLIN, MD) – Maryland State Police are investigating a fatal motorcycle crash that occurred Saturday afternoon in Worcester County. Shortly after 4:30 pm. on Saturday, troopers from the Maryland State Police Berlin Barrack responded to the intersection of westbound US Route 50 and MD Route 610 in Worcester County for a crash involving two motorcycles. According to a preliminary investigation, a 2011 Harley Davidson, driven by Brian P. Riley, 47, […]

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Maryland State Police Continues Work To Reduce Traffic Fatalities

(PIKESVILLE, MD) – Maryland State Police are investigating seven separate fatal vehicle crashes that occurred over the past week, while also continuing proactive efforts to reduce vehicle fatalities statewide. The most recent crash occurred Sunday evening when a man died in a multi-vehicle crash in Howard County.  Since last Wednesday, state troopers are also investigating three fatal crashes in Worcester County and one each in Baltimore, Somerset and Prince George’s […]

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After Northeast flooding, insurance woes swamp residents

NEW YORK (AP) — As residents across the Northeast U.S. recover from the catastrophic flooding from recent storms, they are being hit with another unexpected blow: Without flood coverage, their homeowners and renters insurance won't cover their losses. While officials continue to calculate the value of damage from the downpours, residents wonder how they'll come up with the money to repair homes and replace belongings. Most of those caught off […]

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Mayim Bialik’s ‘Jeopardy!’ goal: maintaining its integrity

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Mayim Bialik knew she'd be busy around this time of year, but not this busy. Besides returning to production on her Fox comedy series "Call Me Kat," Bialik was recalled to duty as a "Jeopardy!" guest host in the aftermath of the messy effort to replace Alex Trebek. Mike Richards exited as newly minted host (and producer) in August after past unsavory podcast comments came to […]

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Netflix buys Wonka author Dahl’s catalog

LONDON (AP) — Netflix says it has bought the works of Roald Dahl, the late British author of celebrated children's books such as "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory." The video streaming giant said Wednesday that it acquired the Roald Dahl Story Co., which manages the rights to author's characters and stories. No financial terms were disclosed. The deal builds on a partnership that the two struck in 2018 to create […]

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Maryland State Police Continues Work To Reduce Traffic Fatalities

(PIKESVILLE, MD) – Maryland State Police are investigating seven separate fatal vehicle crashes that occurred over the past week, while also continuing proactive efforts to reduce vehicle fatalities statewide. The most recent crash occurred Sunday evening when a man died in a multi-vehicle crash in Howard County.  Since last Wednesday, state troopers are also investigating three fatal crashes in Worcester County and one each in Baltimore, Somerset and Prince George’s […]

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Audit finds electronic tolls overbilled Maryland drivers

BALTIMORE, Md. (AP) — Maryland legislative auditors found that glitches in the cashless tolling infrastructure at the state’s bridges, tunnels and express lanes overbilled motorists thousands of dollars. The Baltimore Sun reports that the Office of Legislative Audit’s report on the Maryland Transportation Authority comes about a year after the state announced it permanently ceased cash toll collections and moved to fully electronic tolling systems. The report was first reported […]

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State Police Urge Extra Caution In Worcester Co. As Special Event Zone Takes Effec

(PIKESVILLE, MD) – Maryland State Police join law enforcement partners as part of a safety alliance committed to increasing safety and reducing traffic crashes throughout Worcester County’s “Special Event Zone” this week. Motorists are urged to take extra caution while traveling through Worcester County. Starting Tuesday, September 21 through Sunday, September 26, 2021, the Special Event Zone will be in effect throughout Worcester County. The special safety enforcement initiative is […]

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