Maryland group uses old smartphones to help coronavirus patients

[ad_1] Secure the Call in Takoma Park, Maryland, takes old smartphones and sends them to hospitals across the country so patients in coronavirus units can keep in contact with family and friends. One Takoma Park, Maryland, nonprofit is using old smartphones to help COVID-19 patients. The organization, Secure the Call, is hoping anyone eyeing a new smartphone for Christmas will […]

Police accuse Maryland man of spraying women in stores

[ad_1] Baltimore County police have accused a man of spraying several women in three stores with a substance believed to have induced dizziness. BALTIMORE (AP) — Baltimore County police have accused a man of spraying several women in three stores with a substance believed to have induced dizziness. News outlets report police say 38-year-old Terrence Leroy Devillasee of Randallstown approached […]

New unemployment filings fall in DC and Maryland, but spike in Virginia

[ad_1] New filings for unemployment benefits fell in both the District and Maryland last week, but initial claims jumped in Virginia, even as the number of initial unemployment claims nationwide fell to the lowest level since March. New filings for unemployment benefits fell in both the District and Maryland last week, but initial claims jumped in Virginia, even as the […]

Maryland comptroller pushes for immediate help for small businesses

[ad_1] Maryland Comptroller Peter Franchot said he’s been hearing from small business owners across the state. And the message has been consistent: They need help now. Maryland Comptroller Peter Franchot said he’s been hearing from small business owners across the state. And the message has been consistent: They need help now. Franchot said after talking with Maryland business owners, “They […]

Maryland football preview, Part 3: Boosting the offensive line

[ad_1] WTOP sports reporter Dave Preston previews the Maryland football team’s offensive line. Sometimes, perception is reality. Big Ten football may no longer be “3 yards and a cloud of dust” like it was in the 20th century, but the foundation to the 21st century’s air attack explosion remains a stable offensive line. Since joining the conference in 2014, Maryland […]

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