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4 hrs ago | WFMD-AM Frederick

Carroll County To Exist WTE Project

Carroll County is no longer a partner with Frederick County in the proposed waste to energy plant.

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Related Topix: Frederick County, MD, Buckeystown, MD

Mon Apr 21, 2014

Baltimore News

Westminster livestock auction slowly resumes sales

The Westminster Livestock Auction is slowly recovering from a fire in January that damaged its offices and indoor seating areas.

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Related Topix: Westminster, MD

Sat Apr 19, 2014

The Washington Post

Charter government popular among Md. counties

Though all 23 Maryland counties started by being run by county commissioners, more and more counties have switched to a charter form of government in search for greater control over local issues.

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Related Topix: Maryland, Sykesville, MD, US Politics, US News

Thu Apr 17, 2014

CBS Local

Md. Farmers Assessing Damage After Recent Cold Snap

A few days ago, it looked like February was back again in Maryland. And after it stopped snowing, it got even colder.

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Related Topix: Weather

The Baltimore Sun

Residents revel in Hampstead's ranking as safest town in Maryland

"I am ecstatic to be back," Kuchta said. "Everywhere else is crazy. The crime and the number of people in Sparks and Hunt Valley - sheds and things were broken into.

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Related Topix: Maryland, Hunt-Valley, MD, Hampstead, MD, Taneytown, MD, Manchester, MD

Baltimore News

Man killed crossing road in Westminster, Md.

Maryland State Police are investigating the death of a man who hit by a car while crossing Route 140 in Westminster.

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Related Topix: Westminster, MD

Sat Apr 12, 2014

Big News Network.com

Man dies in pickup crash

Our eNewspaper network was founded in 2002 to provide stand-alone digital news sites tailored for the most searched-for locations for news.

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Related Topix: Sykesville, MD

Patch.com

Maryland Employers Join Forces to Give Carroll County Students Greater Chance for Workplace Success

Maryland Employers Join Forces to Give Carroll County Students Greater Chance for Workplace Success April 9th Maryland Scholars Speakers Bureau and STEM Specialists in the Classroom Programs Exemplify Unique STEM Innovation School Opportunities for Students Carroll County, MD - Two schools in Carroll County, Manchester Valley High School and ... (more)

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Related Topix: Maryland, Education Etc., Johns Hopkins University

Fri Apr 11, 2014

MyHighPlains.com

"Peep Show" Opens

Peeps, those sugary marshmallow are a thing of art in Carroll County, Maryland, where the seventh annual "Peep Show" has opened.

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The Baltimore Sun

Traffic: Route 32 in Carroll blocked for police activity south of Gamber

As of 10:30, the Maryland Department of Transportation is reporting that an earlier police activity in Carroll County has been cleared, and Route 32 is reopened south of Gamber.

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Baltimore News

Md. woman avoids jail time in daughter's death

A Hampstead woman is serving 18 months of home detention for manslaughter stemming from the drug overdose death of her 4-year-old daughter.

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Thu Apr 10, 2014

CBS Local

Obama Signs Disaster Declaration For Md. Counties

The White House says President Barack Obama has signed a disaster declaration for three counties in Maryland affected by a mid-February snowstorm.

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Related Topix: Westminster, MD

The Baltimore Sun

From training Secret Service agents to teenagers, driving instructor has one goal

He's trained drivers for Presidents Ronald Reagan through Barack Obama how to operate the Presidential limousine, commonly referred to as "the Beast," at high speeds.

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Related Topix: Family, Teenagers, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama

Tue Apr 08, 2014

CBS Local

Manslaughter Charged In Death After Argument

Twenty-five-year-old James Michael Leppo of Finksburg was arrested Monday after a grand jury returned an indictment of manslaughter, second-degree assault and reckless endangerment.

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Related Topix: Finksburg, MD

Baltimore News

Manslaughter charged in death after argument

Twenty-five-year-old James Michael Leppo of Finksburg was arrested Monday after a grand jury returned an indictment of manslaughter, second-degree assault and reckless endangerment.

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Related Topix: Finksburg, MD

The Baltimore Sun

Man sentenced in Howard Co. to 30 years in sexual assault on ex-girlfriend

A Carroll County man who was convicted of kidnapping and assault in the August 2012 sexual assault on his former girlfriend in her Marriottsville home has been sentenced to 30 years in prison in Howard County Circuit Court, the county State's Attorney's Office announced Monday.

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Related Topix: Marriottsville, MD, Hampstead, MD, Howard County, MD

The Baltimore Sun

Carroll commissioners set to vote on practice of prayer before meetings

The Board of Carroll County Commissioners is expected to vote on a resolution Tuesday afternoon concerning the board's practice of prayer before opening its meetings.

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Related Topix: Hampstead, MD

Mon Apr 07, 2014

The Baltimore Sun

A small win for polluters [Editorial]

Our view: Decision to let Carroll and Frederick counties avoid the 'rain tax' by tapping property taxes instead unleashes a flood of challenges Two years ago, the General Assembly passed a law requiring Maryland's 10 largest jurisdictions to begin imposing a stormwater fee to cover the costs of reducing pollution that results when rain sweeps dog ... (more)

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Related Topix: Frederick County, MD, Natural Disasters, Flood, Environment, Science, Frederick, MD, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Opinion

Fri Apr 04, 2014

Baltimore News

Md. man indicted in fatal crash

A man has been indicted on a charge of vehicular manslaughter in a two-vehicle crash in Westminster that killed a woman.

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Related Topix: Westminster, MD

The Baltimore Sun

Districts set dates for last day of school after the long winter

School districts are finding it hard to get snow day waivers from Maryland School Superintendent Lillian Lowery, who has quickly denied some five-day applications.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Anne Arundel County, MD

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