In The News… @ 9 Nov. 17, 2014

A Maryland Doctor infected with Ebola has died

Dr. Martin Salia of New Carrollton, Maryland who was being treated for Ebola at the University of Nebraska Medical Center has died. Dr. Salia contracted Ebola while treating patients in his home country of Sierra Leone. His wife and children were at his side.

ISIS behead another American

President Obama is calling the latest beheading of an American by ISIS an “act of pure evil”. The American Aid Worker has been identified as Peter Kassig. The Former Army Ranger from Indianapolis was captured last year while delivering medical supplies for humanitarian efforts in Syria.

A student at the U of MD is attacked a knife point

Security officials at the University of Maryland at College Park are reminding students to travel in groups and to remember they offer escorts on campus and near campus. The reminder follows Sunday mornings attack of a female student at knife point near “The Commons” an off campus housing building. The victim who was forced to walk backwards while a knife was pressed against her neck managed to break free and call police.

The 1- 8 Buccaneers embarrassed the burgundy and gold on Sunday

Sunday’s embarrassing loss to the 1 and 8 Buccaneers has fans and players saying something needs to be done. The Buccaneers defeated Washington at home 27 to 7. RGIII was sacked 6 times this game and his future as starting QB is in question.

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