February 21, 2015 | Sonya Burke

“Motorists Should Not Be Out Unless It Is An Absolute Emergency”

The administrator of the State Highway Administration (SHA) is urging travelers to stay off the roads this afternoon and evening as moderate to heavy snow is falling in all areas west of the bay, with sleet and freezing rain expected later tonight. SHA crews are plowing and salting across the state and will continue operations […]

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January 29, 2015 | Aline Barros

Drivers Reminded to Use Caution When Traveling Today

Officials at the Maryland State Highway Administration (SHA) expect temperatures to be near freezing tonight. SHA reminds travelers to exercise caution and plan for extra travel time. Depending on your location, afternoon commutes can include sleet, snow, and freezing rain. “We want everyone to arrive at their destinations safely. We have yet another storm where the primary […]

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November 26, 2014 | Aline Barros

County Officials Advise Those Planning to Travel to West Africa This Holiday Season (VIDEO)

Members of the African Affairs Advisory Group and the Coalition Against Ebola hosted the Ebola: Get Informed, Get Involved town hall meeting on Nov. 25 in Silver Spring to educate attendees about the current Ebola outbreak situation. Aline Barros reports. “If you’re going to return to either Liberia or Sierra Leone, Guinea or now even Mali that […]

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November 20, 2014 | Aline Barros

Residents Gather for Interfaith Prayer Service for Ebola Relief

State health officials are currently monitoring 113 travelers who left West Africa in the past few months as part of an Ebola prevention effort, but none are from Montgomery County. According to a Montgomery County health official, the state has been monitoring all travelers from Sierra Leone, Liberia, Guinea, and Mali. “These travelers are being called […]

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October 27, 2014 | Krista Brick

map of 2014 Ebola virus outbreak in West Africa from PHIL ID#: 17755

Maryland to Monitor Travelers from West Africa for Ebola

Maryland travelers from certain West African countries should expect to hear from the state’s health department for 21 days to make sure they didn’t contract the Ebola Virus. That’s according to new regulations announced by Governor Martin O’Malley on Monday. Starting today the state will directly monitor the health of all returning travelers from the […]

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November 27, 2013 | Staff Writer

SHA Urges Travelers to Use Caution

Officials at the Maryland State Highway Administration (SHA) are reminding travelers to drive safely this weekend as thousands of residents and visitors take to the roads. Heavy rainfall is expected this afternoon in central and southern Maryland, and the Eastern Shore, along with snowfall and possible ice west of Frederick into the mountainous areas in […]

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June 25, 2013 | Staff Writer

Chris Stroud at AT&T National Press Conference (Photos & Video)

Golfer Chris Stroud met with the press on June 25 at Congressional Country Club. He reflected on last weekend’s experience, sinking a chip shot on the 72nd hole to force a playoff at the Travelers Championship, and his loss to Ken Duke. Stroud looked ahead to this week at Congressional, and discussed his mental and […]

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