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5 hrs ago | The Baltimore Sun

Maryland eyed for data center with power plant

Maryland is in the running for a data storage center with its own sizable power plant, a project planned for the University of Delaware until officials there spiked it amid an uproar over its scale and potential effect on the community.

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Related Topix: Indie, Delaware, University of Delaware, Big Box Retailers

11 hrs ago | Patch.com

Traffic Alert: I-95 Ramp to Chesapeake House Closed

A ramp was closed on Interstate 95 north in Cecil County after a collision on the exit to the Chesapeake House.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

Daily Record

Goodwill receives seniors grant

Goodwill Industries of the Chesapeake Inc., of Elkton, has received a grant of $291,177 from Senior Service America Inc. This grant will enable a minimum of 48 low-income older adults in Cecil and Harford counties to work in temporary, part-time jobs through June 30, 2015.

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Related Topix: Elkton, MD, Harford County, MD

Dundalk Eagle

Democrats propose annual pass system for Key Bridge tolls

State Senate candidate Del. John Olszewski, Jr. and Del. Mike Weir have been campaigning together, but House candidates Jake Mohorovic and Nick D'Adamo had appeared to be taking an arm's-length approach to their fellow Democratic nominees.

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Related Topix: Harford County, MD, Montgomery County, MD, Bethesda, MD

Tue Aug 26, 2014

ABC2 Maryland

Link between casinos and school projects unclear

It was one of the major points of debate when Maryland lawmakers were considering whether to legalize gambling in 2008.

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Related Topix: Maryland, Lottery

Patch.com

When to Travel on Labor Day Weekend in Maryland

Approximately 1.8 million drivers will pass through Maryland's toll facilities this Labor Day weekend-an increase of 2 percent over last year-according to the Maryland Transportation Authority , which oversees the tolls.

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Related Topix: Maryland, Harford County, MD, Street, MD

Mon Aug 25, 2014

ABC2 Maryland

FBI offers reward for missing Elkton teens

The FBI is offering a reward for information that will help locate two teenagers who recently disappeared from Cecil County.

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Related Topix: Elkton, MD, Family, Teenagers

Fri Aug 22, 2014

ABC2 Maryland

Police: Cecil County teens reported missing

Elkton police said they are investigating the disappearance of two teens that disappeared a day apart this week in Cecil County.

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The Baltimore Sun

HCC officials concerned over lack of reimbursement for tuition waivers

Harford Community College lost nearly half a million dollars in revenue during the prior fiscal year because of tuition waivers community colleges across the state are required to grant.

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Related Topix: Harford County, MD, Towson University, Towson, MD, Joppa, MD, Education

Mon Aug 18, 2014

The Cecil Times

Landmark Study Sets Path to Broadband in Cecil County; 'Once in ...

A new landmark study by a broadband advisory panel has charted an innovative course for Cecil County to jumpstart Internet services that have so far bypassed much of the county-including installation of fiber optic cable in conjunction with a proposed extension of a waterline from Cecilton to Earleville.

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Related Topix: Earleville, MD, Cecilton, MD

Thu Aug 14, 2014

The Cecil Times

New State Data Show Cecil County on Track for Record Drug Overdose...

New state figures for the first quarter of 2014 show that Cecil County is on track for a possible record number of drug overdose deaths this year, with 10 deaths in the first three months, and if that pace continues the drug death toll could far exceed past levels.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Martin O'Malley, Frederick County, MD

Tue Aug 12, 2014

WUSA-TV Washington

Md. Police: Trooper stops man from jumping from bridge

A Maryland State Trooper stopped a man from jumping off the Tydings Bridge in Cecil County and caught it all on camera, Maryland State Police said.

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Tue Aug 05, 2014

WBOC-TV Salisbury

Maryland Casino Brings in $76 Million in July

Maryland's casinos brought in nearly $76 million in July. The state's four casinos include Casino at Ocean Downs in Worcester County, Hollywood Casino Perryville in Cecil County, Maryland Live Casino in Anne Arundel County, and Rocky Gap Casino Resort in Allegany County.

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Related Topix: Maryland, Perryville, MD, Anne Arundel County, MD, Allegany County, MD, Berlin, MD

The Baltimore Sun

Second new I-95 travel plaza opens in Maryland

A second newly constructed travel plaza along Interstate 95 in Maryland opened early Tuesday morning, about six weeks ahead of schedule, according to the Maryland Transportation Authority.

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Related Topix: Maryland, Harford County, MD

Mon Aug 04, 2014

The Cecil Times

Cecil County Councilor/Vet Finds 'Mess' at Buddy Animal...

Cecil County Councilor Alan McCarthy , who is a licensed veterinarian, made a surprise visit to the Buddy for Life animal shelter in Elkton late last week and found unremoved feces, odors and many dogs with serious "mange" and other skin conditions.

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Related Topix: Elkton, MD

Worcester County Times

Reality show star arrested in OC

Reality show star arrested in OC Police said Brandon Novak had been disorderly and evicted from his hotel Check out this story on delmarvanow.com: http://www.delmarvanow.com/story/news/local/maryland/2014/08/04/novak-jackass-ocean-city/13582629/ Warrant was for not showing up to traffic court.

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Related Topix: Viva La Bam, Comedy, Reality TV, Entertainment, Television, Jackass

WBAL-AM Baltimore

Police Find Heroin, Ammo In Cecil County Home

The members of the State Police Gang Enforcement unit had been investigating allegations of drug sales coming from the home of one of the two suspects arrested in the bust.

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