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2 hrs ago | The Baltimore Sun

Governor hosts Buy Local Cookout tonight

Chef Bryan Davis of The Classic Catering People created this corn cake, which is made with corn, chives and eggs from Grand View Farm in Harford County; goat cheese from Caprikorn Farms in Washington County and Batavian-style lettuce from Chesapeake Greenhouse in Queen Anne's County There'll be some good eating in Annapolis tonight.

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Related Topix: Harford County, MD, US Governors, Martin O'Malley, Baltimore, MD, Life, Food, Recipes, Entertainment

Wed Jul 23, 2014

The Baltimore Sun

Strong to severe storms forecast Wednesday evening

Strong to severe storms were moving through western Maryland early Wednesday evening, expected to bring strong winds and frequent lightning to the Baltimore area later, according to the National Weather Service.

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Related Topix: Weather

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Martinsburg Journal

3 juveniles hospitalized after serious automobile accident

According to the Washington County Sheriff's Office, police responded at 3:54 p.m. to a single-vehicle accident in the 4100 block of Chestnut Grove Road in Keedysville.

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Related Topix: Keedysville, MD

Mon Jul 14, 2014

WFMD-AM Frederick

New Market Fire Co. Receiving A Federal Grant

The New Market Volunteer Fire Company is one of three fire departments and one ambulance company in western Maryland that's receiving federal funds to purchase new equipment.

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Related Topix: Allegany County, MD, Frostburg, MD

Tue Jul 08, 2014

WTOP-FM Washington

Police search for teen reported missing in Western Md.

Maryland State Police are searching for a teen boy who was reported missing from a state-run group home in Garrett County and is now believed to have committed several crimes while on the run.

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Related Topix: Maryland, Garrett County, MD, Hagerstown, MD

Baltimore News

Fire marshal honoring western Md. investigators

The Office of the State Fire Marshal is honoring law enforcement officers whose work led to the convictions of eight people for setting 42 fires in western Maryland last year.

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Related Topix: Hagerstown, MD, Frederick County, MD

Sun Jul 06, 2014

Martinsburg Journal

Rosie the Riveter was proud to help

The then-Jane Snyder grew up on a dairy farm in Leitersburg, Maryland, and knew nothing about factory work before she got a job at the Fairchild Aircraft plant in Hagerstown in 1942.

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Related Topix: Leitersburg, MD, Hagerstown, MD

Tue Jul 01, 2014

Martinsburg Journal

First responders from three counties called to house fire

Fire companies from Berkeley County, Jefferson County and Washington County, Maryland, responded to a house fire on Duncan Road on Tuesday morning.

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Related Topix: Fire

Wed Jun 25, 2014

Chambersburg Public Opinion

Ex-Chambersburg man gets 20 years for robbery conspiracy with juvenile

HAGERSTOWN, MD. >> A former Chambersburg man, Charles Benjamin McNeal, was sentenced to 20 years during a hearing at Washington County Courthouse Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Hagerstown, MD, Opinion

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