Regional Recap, November 22, 2010

| November 22, 2010 | 0 Comments

Malfunction Causes Natural Gas Leak In Annapolis. Natural gas leaked Sunday from atop a flange located under a manhole cover on a street in Annapolis, utility crews confirmed.Annapolis Fire Department spokesman Tony J. Spencer released a statement updating the situation Sunday afternoon, stating that a Baltimore Gas and Electric crew confirmed the leak at 1601 West St., which was reported earlier in the morning.

Defensive TDs Seal Deal For Ravens Win. In a surprisingly close game against a downtrodden team playing a journeyman quarterback, the Ravens waited until the end to display their trademark dominant defense.It then took just two plays for Baltimore to end any hopes for a storybook day by little-known Brian St. Pierre.Baltimore’s defense returned consecutive interceptions of St. Pierre for touchdowns in the fourth quarter, Joe Flacco threw for 301 yards and a TD and the Ravens beat the Carolina Panthers 37-13 on Sunday.

Transportation Authority Issues Warning For Bay Bridge Traffic. Transportation officials predict that nearly 460,000 vehicles will cross the Bay Bridge during the Thanksgiving travel season and are warning drivers to anticipate delays where construction is taking place.The Maryland Transportation Authority said it expects a 2 percent increase in traffic over last year’s Thanksgiving holiday period, which it defined as Tuesday through Sunday.

Traveling? 5 Car Care Tips Before You Hit The Road. Nearly 811,000 travelers are expected to hit the roads in Maryland for Thanksgiving this year.But before you head out, are you sure your car can handle the drive?According to AAA Mid-Atlantic, breakdowns and delays on the road tend to increase during the holiday.With that in mind, you might want to check and make sure your vehicle is prepared.AAA has five basic car care tips before hitting the road.

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