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Naval Academy to hold commissioning in person this year

Apr. 09, 2021 19:32 PM EDT

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — The U.S. Naval Academy will hold its graduation and commissioning ceremony in person at the Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium this year, the academy said Friday. The commissioning ceremony is scheduled for May 28 in Annapolis, Maryland. ...

All Maryland residents 16 and up to be vaccine eligible

Apr. 05, 2021 17:00 PM EDT

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — All Maryland residents 16 and up will be eligible to get vaccinated at mass vaccination sites on Tuesday, Gov. Larry Hogan announced. That same group will be eligible to schedule appointments through all providers starting next Monday, the governor...

Feds: $1 million worth of cocaine pulled off cargo ship

Apr. 04, 2021 14:52 PM EDT

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Federal authorities say that more than $1 million worth of cocaine has been hauled of a cargo ship that was anchored in the Chesapeake Bay near Annapolis, Maryland. U.S. Customs and Border Protection said in a statement that the seizure was made...

US consults with Japan, South Korea on North Korea approach

Apr. 02, 2021 18:48 PM EDT

National security adviser Jake Sullivan consulted with his counterparts from Japan and South Korea on Friday as the Biden administration settles on its approach for dealing with North Korea, including its nuclear program. The Biden administration has yet to disclose how...

US Naval Academy begins to ease restrictions for midshipmen

Mar. 24, 2021 08:42 AM EDT

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — The U.S. Naval Academy has begun to ease restrictions that were put in place after an outbreak of COVID-19 cases. The Capital Gazette reported Tuesday that the academy in Annapolis is allowing food to be delivered again and midshipmen to perform...

Hogan: Vaccine 'cavalry is finally coming to our rescue'

Mar. 23, 2021 17:17 PM EDT

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Maryland will double its mass vaccination sites to a dozen next month, Gov. Larry Hogan announced as the state began Phase 2A of eligibility for the COVID-19 vaccine on Tuesday for residents 60 and older. Hogan discussed a call earlier in the day...

Maryland pair launch youth track program

Mar. 21, 2021 09:44 AM EDT

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — From athletes like Old Mill’s Alexis Franklin, who earned Big Ten Freshman of the Year honors during her first year at Ohio State University in 2013, or Broadneck’s Matt Centrowitz, who went from excelling for the Bruins to winning a gold medal in the 1,500 meters...

Maryland announces more community-based priority vaccines

Mar. 15, 2021 18:45 PM EDT

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Maryland is setting aside more priority COVID-19 vaccine appointments for residents in communities around mass vaccination sites, Gov. Larry Hogan announced Monday, as lawmakers continued to press for improved equity in distribution. Local...

Virus prompts Naval Academy to move more midshipmen to hotel

Mar. 04, 2021 12:13 PM EST

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — A second wave of nearly 100 midshipmen from the U.S. Naval Academy is going to move to a hotel because of a COVID-19 outbreak at the school. The Capital Gazette reported Tuesday that nearly 200 students are now being housed at the Graduate Hotel...

Nearly 100 midshipmen recovering from coronavirus at hotel

Mar. 04, 2021 11:25 AM EST

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Nearly 100 midshipmen from the U.S. Naval Academy who are recovering from the coronavirus will temporarily move to a hotel in downtown Annapolis, Maryland. The Capital Gazette reported Monday that the move will open quarantine and isolation space...