Latest Maryland Regional News | WAMU 88.5 - American University Radio

: News

Filed Under:

Latest Maryland Regional News

Play associated audio

OCEAN CITY, Md. (AP) The owner of a boardwalk hotel where a carbon monoxide leak sickened several people over the summer has pleaded guilty to failure to provide carbon monoxide detectors. Salvatore Rinaldi, owner of the Americana Hotel, pleaded guilty to the 10 counts today in District Court.

WESTOVER, Md. (AP) A Somerset County task force is expected to recommend that the county create diversity policies and an equal employment opportunity oversight committee. Kirkland Hall, the president of the county's branch of the NAACP, says the committee's report will be released November 12th during a town hall meeting hosted by the Somerset NAACP and the ACLU of Maryland.

(Copyright 2009 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

NPR

Small South Carolina Newspaper Takes Home Top Pulitzer Prize

The winners of this year's Pulitzer Prizes in journalism, fiction, poetry, drama, music, biography, history and nonfiction were announced Monday at Columbia University in New York.
NPR

When Danish Cows See Fresh Spring Pasture, They Jump For Joy

Thousands of spectators gather every April to see ecstatic cows return to fields on organic farms around Denmark. The organic industry says the event has helped fuel demand for organic foods.
WAMU 88.5

Hello, Goodbye: Pair Of Virginia Delegates Depart After Short Careers In Richmond

Some members of the Virginia's General Assembly are throwing in the towel, deciding against seeking reelection. — and some of them haven't been around for very long.
NPR

Norway Becoming First Country To Eliminate FM Radio

The switch from analog to digital radio offers more channels at a fraction of the cost, the government says.

Leave a Comment

Help keep the conversation civil. Please refer to our Terms of Use and Code of Conduct before posting your comments.