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    BALTIMORE (AP) — Protesters who have been holding demonstrations almost daily this week over the death of Freddie Gray are promising their biggest march yet a day after the Baltimore Police Department acknowledged that it…

  • Sweet Briar faculty members file suit challenging closing

    AMHERST, Va. (AP) — Fifty-six Sweet Briar College faculty members have filed a lawsuit challenging plans to close the college and seeking $44 million in damages. The News & Advance reports (http://bit.ly/1KgiQZF ) that the…

  • Liberty University at a glance

    LYNCHBURG, Va. (AP) — The late Rev. Jerry Falwell recognized the importance of accreditation, academics and athletics when he founded what is now Liberty University in 1971, his son Jerry says. Perhaps like any upstart…

  • Each death in Baltimore makes mistrust harder to overcome

    BALTIMORE (AP) — Baltimore’s mayor and police commissioner came in making big promises to the inner-city residents and police who spent decades staring each other down in neighborhoods ravaged by crack and heroin. But with…

  • 1 dead after GW Parkway accident

    WASHINGTON — One person has been declared dead in a one-car accident that sent a car through the stone retaining wall on the George Washington Parkway in Arlington Saturday morning. The northbound Parkway between Route…

  • Burtonsville fire leaves 12 families displaced on Saturday

    WASHINGTON —  One person was hurt and 12  families displaced after an apartment fire in Burtonsville, Md., early Saturday. Montgomery County Fire spokesman Pete Piringer said the fire started around 12:30 a.m. Saturday in a…

  • Ride the C&O Canal, feel like a part of history

    WASHINGTON — Take a journey back in time at Great Falls Park in Potomac, Maryland.   Experience what it was like to cruise the historic Chesapeake and Ohio Canal National Historical Park (C & O) on a…

  • Early Hint: How much heat to expect this summer

    WASHINGTON — We all know how meltingly hot it can get around here, and there’s an early hint of what might be coming this summer. El Nino – a warming of the ocean’s surface in…

  • Bill to limit license plate readers in Va. waits on governor

    WASHINGTON — The sponsor of a bill aimed at limiting police surveillance of law abiding citizens in Virginia says he “has no clue” whether Gov. Terry McAuliffe will sign it. The governor’s office told WTOP…

  • More than 3,000 expected to volunteer in DC area Saturday

    WASHINGTON (AP) — More than 3,000 volunteers are expected to help revitalize neighborhood parks, beautify schools and stock food banks in the Washington area as part of a national volunteer effort led by Comcast. The…

  • Orioles give up 3 HRs and lose 5th straight, 7-5 to Red Sox

    BALTIMORE (AP) — The Baltimore Orioles won the AL East last season without losing as many as five straight games. Three weeks into the 2015 season, the Orioles find themselves in last place after absorbing…

  • 3 crew members injured in pit road fire at Richmond

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — NASCAR says three pit road crew members were taken to a hospital after a fire broke out on pit road Friday night during the Xfinity Series race at Richmond International Raceway.…

  • Atlantic League

    Freedom Division W L Pct. GB Sugar Land 2 0 1.000 — Southern Maryland 0 1 .000 1½ York 0 1 .000 1½ Lancaster 0 2 .000 2 Liberty Division W L Pct. GB Camden…

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    Freedom Division W L Pct. GB Sugar Land 1 0 1.000 — Southern Maryland 0 0 .000 ½ York 0 0 .000 ½ Lancaster 0 1 .000 1 Liberty Division W L Pct. GB Camden…