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When ticks attack! Tips for avoiding Lyme disease

Have no fear. WTOP spoke with Mike Raupp, an entomologist at the University of Maryland, who has tips for keeping clear of ticks and the Lyme disease they often carry.

Thursday - 04/05/2012, 04:51pm EDT

Tags: ticks, lyme disease, Mike Raupp, University of Maryland

Allergies bloom early with warm winter

Allergy sufferers throughout the region have fallen victim to an uncharacteristically warm winter that has caused tree pollen to skyrocket earlier than in past years, sending scores into allergy-induced misery, according to Howard County Health Officer Peter Beilenson.

Wednesday - 04/04/2012, 10:00am EDT

Tags: Peter Beilenson, allergies, University of Maryland

U. Md. student arrested for online threats of killing rampage

College Park police arrested Alexander Song, 19, after he was released from medical care Tuesday.

Tuesday - 04/03/2012, 11:51pm EDT

Tags: Alexander Song, University of Maryland, campus threat, terps

Stink bugs invade Washington

Stink bugs are starting to invade the nation's capital -- and much of the country -- crawling out of their winter hiding places and getting on the nerves of exasperated homeowners.

Thursday - 03/15/2012, 04:09am EDT

Tags: stink bugs, Mike Raupp, University of Maryland

UMd. student arrested for threatening a mass shooting on campus

A University of Maryland student has been arrested for posting online that he would go on a campus "shooting rampage."

Tuesday - 03/13/2012, 07:09am EDT

Tags: Alexander Song, University of Maryland, University of Maryland police

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UMd. police chief: Alert may have tipped off suspect

The University of Maryland's chief of police is detailing why an alert was not sent to students after a sophomore posted online he was planning a shooting rampage on the College Park campus.

Monday - 03/12/2012, 01:23pm EDT

Tags: David Mitchell, University of Maryland, University of Maryland police, Alexander Song

UMd, Beijing university partner on climate change

The University of Maryland says it is partnering with a Chinese university to track climate change.

Tuesday - 02/28/2012, 03:43pm EST

Tags: University of Maryland, Beijing Normal University, climate change

Suspects sought in student assaults, nearby robbery

Police are still searching for suspects in two assaults of local university students and an armed robbery that took place near a college campus in the District.

Monday - 02/27/2012, 12:44pm EST

Tags: Georgetown University, University of Maryland, The Diamondback, assault, burglary

Are cell phones making people more selfish?

Everybody has a cell phone and talks on it whenever he's alone. While it might seem the cell would make people more willing to help others, a new University of Maryland study finds cell phones are making people less socially minded and more selfish.

Saturday - 02/18/2012, 10:29am EST

Tags: University of Maryland, cell phones, david burd

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