THE FLENSBURGER FILES Did Sandy push the presidential elections back? I hope so.
There is a proverb that I want to start this column on: It is about disaster. When disaster strikes, people chip in to help. When politicians help, disaster strikes again. Therefore, people go first o... Posted on 10/30/12 at 7:23 PM
THE NEW FORTY Picture it...
I am out in Emmitsburg, Maryland this week at FEMA's annual Emergency Management Higher Education Conference. I have come to this conference every year since 2004 - nine years straight now.Every year ... Posted on 6/5/12 at 7:29 PM
BECOMING MIDWESTERN A Grand time in Grand Forks!
Blake is on Spring Break this week from NDSU. Unfortunately for me, there is no Spring Break in the "real world". Deciding I deserved a day off anyway, I took Friday off from work and decided we shoul... Posted on 3/19/11 at 9:13 PM
Three lottery tickets sold in Illinois, Kansas and Maryland hit the world record-breaking $640 million Mega Millions jackpot, lottery officials said Saturday, leaving millions of players across the country with busted multi-millionaire dreams.
VIDEO: Bottom of article The early nor'easter had utility companies struggling to restore electricity to more than 3 million homes and businesses. By early today, the number of customers without power was still above 2 million but falling. But officials in some states warned it could be days or even a week before residents have power again, even though crews have been brought in from as far away as Michigan and Canada.
A suburban Maryland woman found dead inside her home this week had recently expressed concerns about her safety after her estranged husband, an ex-con, had re-entered her life and as their relationship had continued deteriorating, the woman's former boyfriend said Friday.
Two police officers were indicted in the beating of a University of Maryland student during a rowdy celebration that was caught on video after the school's basketball win over Duke last year, prosecutors said.
The man authorities suspect was involved in the death of his travel companion while visiting Aruba courted other women with his blue-green eyes, offers of cruises and vacations, and his $1.3 million stone mansion.
Eric Tucker and Jessica Gresko
, August 13, 2011
Aruba has turned to the FBI for help investigating the disappearance of 35-year-old Robyn Gardner of Maryland, an agency spokesman said Thursday as official doubts grew about the story told by the suspect in the case.
Robyn Gardner's wild and rowdy tattoos belie the kind, quiet nature of a trusting woman who sought solace in a tropical getaway with a man who is now suspected in her disappearance, a close friend said. VIDEO: Watch report at bottom of article.
One month before school was to start for Ben Barnhard, 13, his mother, psychiatrist Margaret Jensvold, shot him in the head, then killed herself. Officers found their bodies Tuesday in the bedrooms of their home in Kensington, Md., an upper-middle class Washington suburb. They also found a note.
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