Regional Recap, April 18, 2011

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Authorities: Alcohol A Possible Factor In Arundel Collision.  Alcohol may have been a factor in an early-morning collision in Millersville that critically injured a man, according to Anne Arundel County police.Police said a Chevrolet Traverse in the eastbound lane of Bay Front Road East veered into the westbound lane and crashed into a Honda Civic driven by Marc David Blumfield. The Chevrolet was being driven by Adam David Harmanin, police said.The crash occurred at about 1 a.m. Saturday on Bay Front Road East and Solomon’s Island Road.

Maryland Copes With Storm Damage.  Maryland residents are picking up the pieces after Saturday’s strong storms caused widespread flooding and power outages.Meteorologist Tony Pann said the National Weather Service was investigating the possibility of weak tornadoes touching down Saturday night.As of Sunday morning, 1,700 residents were without power in Carroll County. By Sunday night, about 1,400 BGE customers were still without power. Click here to view outage information from BGE.

MD Counties Begin Program To Promote Meats. Five Maryland counties are launching a program to promote meats that are grown locally and produced humanely.The Southern Maryland Meats Program begins Monday at Homestead Gardens in Davidsonville with talks on the environmental and nutritional benefits of buying local meats.The five participating counties are Anne Arundel, Calvert, Charles, Prince George’s and St. Mary’s.

Rangers Get Late Goal, Defeat Caps, To Stay In Series. Brandon Dubinsky’s goal with 1:39 left snapped a tie, and the Rangers’ struggling offense woke up enough to beat the Washington Capitals 3-2 on Sunday and get New York back in the first-round playoff series.After the Rangers managed only one goal in two losses at Washington, Dubinsky, Vinny Prospal and Erik Christensen figured out young Capitals goalie Michal Neuvirth to help New York cut the series deficit to 2-1.

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