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With just a little more than a week to go before November’s general election, local candidates are making their final appeals to voters. The race to be Frederick County’s sheriff is a contentious one, and it's growing bitter.
There is a one in 13.3 million chance of contracting Ebola in America. That means you are more likely to get struck by lightning, eaten by a shark, go down in a plane crash, or die from a bee sting. That's according to research compiled by NPR. However unlikely it is, there have been nine people treated for Ebola in the U.S. Out of the nine, seven patients contracted the disease while taking care of a patient who had Ebola.
Friday morning, officials with the aviation school whose helicopter was involved in the fatal collision held a news conference expressing their deepest condolences to the friends and families of the victims.
The parade route starts at the beginning of North Potomac Street in Hagerstown, and ends at the intersection of South Potomac Street and Wilson Boulevard. Come by and see all the familiar faces on WHAG newscasts!
"What we're trying to do is draw attention to repeat offenders that are in our community and that critical time period between the time of their first arrest and a couple months later when they actually get before a judge we see that period of time there where they're getting repeat arrests that are taking place," said Chief Holtzman.
"Sandy Hook is just the beginning. Columbine, Virginia Tech, Jonesboro - these are just the beginning. We are going to see attacks on our children, and our job is to make sure that it doesn't happen in my school, not to my kids."
Three people are dead after a mid-air collision between a helicopter and a plane at Frederick's Municipal Airport on Thursday afternoon.
Maryland State Police identified the three people killed as Christopher Parsons, 29, of Westminster, Md., Williams Jenkins, 47, of Colorado and Brendan MacFawn, 35, of Cumberland, Md.