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Homeowner trying to smoke out snake infestation burns down own house
Maryland home suffers over $1m in damage after cunning coal-based pest control plan backfires

Victoria Bekiempis

04, Dec, 2021 @3:52 PM

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Judge blocks sale of apartment complex built on top of historical Black cemetery
Potential sale in Maryland halted after local activists opposed the deal as judge says: ‘Bodies of African Americans remain there’

Gloria Oladipo

27, Oct, 2021 @9:00 AM

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One of Maryland’s escaped zebras dies in illegal trap
Authorities have belatedly reported that one of the group of African mammals that bolted from a farm died last month

Adam Gabbatt

20, Oct, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Stripe zone: on the trail of suburban Maryland’s elusive zebras
The five black-and-white quadrupeds who escaped from a farm last month should be easy to spot around town … shouldn’t they?

Adam Gabbatt in Upper Marlboro, Maryland

02, Oct, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Escaped zebras bamboozle Maryland officials: ‘They’re just too fast’
Five animals roam neighbourhoods after fleeing private farm as officials struggle to catch them

Richard Luscombe in Miami

10, Sep, 2021 @7:08 PM

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‘This is a spectacular chorus’: walk into the cicada explosion
One of the world’s great natural spectacles is under way in the eastern US, stretching from the deep south to upstate New York

Oliver Milman in Columbia, Maryland

01, Jun, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Harriet Tubman: archaeologists find abolitionist’s lost Maryland home
Known as one of US history’s singular heroes, Tubman is believed to have spent time at the cabin as a child and teenager

Alexandra Villarreal

21, Apr, 2021 @7:30 AM

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US coronavirus cases rise 8% in two weeks as more states ease restrictions
Michigan, which had some of the nation’s strongest health regulations, saw its second highest single-day case total on Friday

Victoria Bekiempis

17, Apr, 2021 @4:29 PM

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Maryland shooting: suspect killed and two victims in critical condition
Shooting at Fort Detrick involved US navy sailors and the shooter was a hospital corpsman, US navy says

Joan E Greve in Washington and agencies

06, Apr, 2021 @5:16 PM

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'The moral centre': how Jamie Raskin dominated the stage at Trump's trial
Those who know the lead impeachment manager salute his eloquence, even in the face of crushing grief

David Smith in Washington

13, Feb, 2021 @1:17 PM

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Trump to hold early morning sendoff ceremony on Biden inauguration day
Outgoing president has issued invites for event taking place in Maryland at 8am on Wednesday

Joanna Walters in New York and Martin Belam in London

18, Jan, 2021 @9:44 PM

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Hundreds flock to Maryland park to view 'exceptional' rare bird
Birders headed to Chesapeake and Ohio Canal National Historical Park to view brightly coloured painted bunting

Oliver Milman

04, Jan, 2021 @4:31 PM

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