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Yesterday | WFMD-AM Frederick

Three Vehicle Crashes Tie Up Traffic On I-70

State Police in Washington county say a tractor trailer operated by Kent Nixon, 59, of Linthicum, was traveling eastbound when it came upon some heavy traffic.

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Related Topix: Linthicum, MD, Laurel, MD

Wednesday | The Baltimore Sun

Storms could bring heavy rain, strong winds Wednesday afternoon, evening

Severe thunderstorms were moving through Western Maryland on Wednesday afternoon and could bring periods of heavy rain and damaging wind gusts to the Baltimore area later.

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Related Topix: Weather, Boonsboro, MD, Frederick County, MD, Tornado, Natural Disasters

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Forbes.com

SungardASVoice: Don't Google Me: How Your Online Reputation Can Kill Your Career

In 2012 the European Commission created the Right To Be Forgotten Privacy Ruling.

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Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian

Tue Aug 12, 2014

Baltimore News

Md. man still not competent for trial in slayings

A judge says a western Maryland man is still not competent to stand trial in the slaying of his grandparents earlier this year.

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Related Topix: Hagerstown, MD, Keedysville, MD

WBAL-AM Baltimore

Answering The Challenge

For the Wrightam family there will be no need to worry about the bill for their brunch in Ellicott City.

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Related Topix: Ellicott City, MD, Howard County, MD, Williamsport, MD

Mon Aug 11, 2014

Insurance Journal West

Maryland Gov. O'Malley Announces Disaster Relief for June Flooding

Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley has announced a disaster relief package to help residents of Allegany and Washington counties who were affected by flooding in June.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Martin O'Malley

Fri Aug 08, 2014

The Baltimore Sun

Years after Fort Ritchie opened for redevelopment, base remains shuttered

The redevelopment of a former Army post in the Blue Ridge Mountains might not appear to have much in common with the renovation of the historic Hippodrome Theatre on Baltimore's west side.

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Related Topix: Fort Ritchie, MD, Theater, Arts, Highfield-Cascade, MD, Cascade, MD

Baltimore News

O'Malley announces disaster relief for flooding

Gov. Martin O'Malley has announced a disaster relief package to help residents of Allegany and Washington counties who were affected by flooding in June.

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

Thu Aug 07, 2014

Daily Record

Md. school district to monitor social media

A western Maryland school district says it will monitor social media for words such as "kill" and "bomb" in messages sent from middle- and high-school campuses this school year.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Hagerstown, MD

Tue Aug 05, 2014

Washington Examiner

Md. dentist fined $35,000 in federal drug case

A federal judge is fining a dentist $35,000 for illegally distributing the prescription painkiller oxycodone from his Hagerstown office.

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Related Topix: Hagerstown, MD

Switched

Deputies Pepper Spray 'Larger Than Normal' 6-Year-Old

Deputies in Washington County, Maryland used pepper spray to subdue an "out of control" 6-year-old boy who was allegedly attacking his grandmother with knives.

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Mon Aug 04, 2014

The Baltimore Sun

Getting caught didn't deter alleged jewel thieves from more heists, police say

The couple walked into the Kent Island Jewelry store first. She in dark sunglasses, scrubs and a stethoscope draped around her neck.

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Related Topix: Wedding, Baltimore, MD, Baltimore County, MD

Sun Aug 03, 2014

Washington Examiner

Clear Spring loan center to open for flood victims

The U.S. Small Business Administration will begin making low-interest disaster loans available to flood victims in two western Maryland counties for damage from a June storm.

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Related Topix: Clear Spring, MD, US Governors, Martin O'Malley, Weather

Chambersburg Public Opinion

Traumatic accident reported in Washington County

WASHINGTON COUNTY, MD. >> Around 10:30 a.m. on Sunday, units were sent to the 14000 block of Crown Lane in Washington County, Maryland for reports of a traumatic injury, according to Washington County Emergency Communications.

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Related Topix: Opinion

Thu Jul 31, 2014

Chambersburg Public Opinion

Pedestrian killed in Hagerstown crash

Around 12:30 a.m. Thursday, troopers along with Washington County Sheriff's Office, Maugansville and Hagerstown Fire Department, Community Rescue Service and MSP Trooper 3 responded to westbound Route 40 for a collision involving a pedestrian.

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Related Topix: Hagerstown, MD, Maugansville, MD, Opinion

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Baltimore News

400-pound Buddha statue stolen from Md. yard

The Washington County Sheriff's Office is looking for a 400-pound statue of Buddha that was stolen from a resident's back yard.

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Related Topix: Hagerstown, MD

Baltimore News

Md. approves $1M grant for Hagerstown manufacturer

Gov. Martin O'Malley and the Maryland Department of Business and Economic Development announced the conditional grant for National Golden Tissue.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Martin O'Malley, Hagerstown, MD

Thu Jul 24, 2014

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

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