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  1. Grassroots organization's forum to feature executive, school board candidatesRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | The Baltimore Sun

    One of the last public political events of the campaign season is also slated to be one of the largest, according to organizers. Leaders from People Acting Together in Howard, or PATH, a grassroots, interfaith, non-partisan organization that advocates for affordable housing in the county, said they expect some 650 people to show up to the event, which will be held from 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at St. John Baptist Church in Columbia and will feature both county executive candidates and all eight candidates running for the school board.

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  2. Howard County golf sweeps individual, team titles at District V ChampionshipsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Baltimore Sun

    Bennett Buch of Marriots Ridge tees off at the ninth hole during the District V golf tournament in Columbia on Oct. 20 at Fairway Hills. Buch finished with a round of 71 to win the the individual boys title by two and his round also helped lead the Mustangs to a team championship as well.

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  3. Deck of Columbia apartment catches fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Baltimore Sun

    The fourth-floor deck of a Columbia apartment building caught fire Sunday afternoon, the Howard County Department of Fire and Rescue Services said. Firefighters and paramedics were called at about 4:20 p.m. to the fire in the 5600 block of Columbia Rd., the department said.

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  4. Columbia's Lang completes marathon goal of 50-by-50Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Baltimore Sun

    Phil Lang, 47, pictured in this portrait taken in 2009, completed his goal of finishing 50 marathons before the age of 50 when he crossed the finish line at this year's Baltimore Marathon on Saturday. Phil Lang, 47, pictured in this portrait taken in 2009, completed his goal of finishing 50 marathons before the age of 50 when he crossed the finish line at this year's Baltimore Marathon on Saturday.

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  5. Columbia crash leaves Gambrills man dead, two injuredRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | The Baltimore Sun

    Howard County police are investigating a single vehicle crash early Sunday morning in Columbia that left one person dead and two others injured. Police said the crash happened at 4:36 a.m. The preliminary investigation indicates a 2002 Nissan Frontier was heading west on Guilford Road in the area of Stirling Bridge Drive in the southeastern part of Columbia when the car left the roadway and struck a tree, police said.

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  6. Columbia Association to join ICBNRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 | The Baltimore Sun

    The Columbia Association will link a half-dozen of its facilities into the Inter-County Broadband Network , a statewide, publicly funded Internet provider built to improve online speed. The project, which began in 2011 and involved installing fiber-optic cables throughout the state, was spearheaded by County Executive Ken Ulman and other Howard County elected officials.

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  7. Mall in Columbia holds grand opening for open-air plazaRead the original story

    Friday Oct 17 | The Baltimore Sun

    Twenty-two months after construction began on the Mall in Columbia's open-air plaza expansion, the new 70,000 square-foot wing was christened Thursday, signaling the official grand opening of the space. Eleven of the 12 tenants have already opened in the plaza, the first wave coming last fall.

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  8. Elkridge volunteer Tami Scovitch gave to community, now community gives backRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 16 | The Baltimore Sun

    Tami Scovitch of Elkridge helps golfers check-in before a golf tournament fundraiser for the Elkridge Volunteer Fire Department at Compass Pointe Golf Course. Tami Scovitch of Elkridge helps golfers check-in before a golf tournament fundraiser for the Elkridge Volunteer Fire Department at Compass Pointe Golf Course.

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  9. Former Howard Co. substitute teacher pleads guilty in child porn casesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 15 | The Baltimore Sun

    A former Howard County substitute teacher and Columbia resident pleaded guilty to 19 counts related to child pornography Wednesday morning in connection with two cases involving 18 minors, including 14 Howard County public school students. Jeremy Sykes, 44, of Hesperus Drive in Columbia, is charged with using yearbook photos and other photos to digitally alter pornographic images so that the faces of the minors were depicted on the bodies of others, who police say were committing sexual acts.

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  10. Columbia's nTech Solutions links into ICBNRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 15 | The Baltimore Sun

    "I have been saying from the beginning of ICBN's construction that this robust bandwidth is a necessity of doing business today. It's more than just a luxury," said Ulman.

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  11. Fractal Cat brings its psychedelia to the One World CoffeehouseRead the original story

    Wednesday Oct 15 | The Baltimore Sun

    Anyone who ever wondered what psychedelic rock, long the province of Western dabblers in Eastern thought and practices, might sound like in the hands of people with bona fides in yoga and music therapy will have the chance to find out Saturday, Oct. 18. Fractal Cat includes Columbia natives Jason Baker on drums and guitarist Miles Gannett, one of the band's two principal songwriters. Gannett teaches yoga.

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  12. Howard Co. purchase signals next chapter for Long ReachRead the original story

    Tuesday Oct 14 | The Baltimore Sun

    Mark Thompson, director of downtown development for Howard County, leads a tour of the Long Reach Village Center Monday at a celebration event. The event was held to mark the county's purchase of the property.

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  13. Corks, lineup cards, oddball items -- Orioles fans want it allRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 13 | The Baltimore Sun

    Customer Dana Rose of Columbia displays the T-shirt she bought for her 9-year old son Christopher Rose, at the Majestic Orioles Team store at Camden Yards. As the Orioles head into the post-season, sales of Orioles merchandise are up.

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  14. Ellicott City's ArtWalk brings artists and art lovers togetherRead the original story

    Monday Oct 13 | The Baltimore Sun

    Paul, left, and Joanne Lichtenstein, of Woodstock, chat with Columbia artist Deanna Williford at Still Life Gallery in Ellicott City during the second annual Ellicott City ArtWalk Saturday, Oct. 11. Paul, left, and Joanne Lichtenstein, of Woodstock, chat with Columbia artist Deanna Williford at Still Life Gallery in Ellicott City during the second annual Ellicott City ArtWalk Saturday, Oct. 11. Signs outside participating galleries and stores beckon passers-by during the second annual Ellicott City ArtWalk, which took place Saturday, Oct. 11. Signs outside participating galleries and stores beckon passers-by during the second annual Ellicott City ArtWalk, which took place Saturday, Oct. 11. Dan Hill, center, and Reality Winner, right, both of Columbia, admire the art at the Cotton Duck during the Ellicott City Arts Coalition's second annual Ellicott City ArtWalk Saturday, Oct. 11. Dan ... (more)

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  15. Baltimore Sun Media Group hosting debate Tuesday between Kittleman, WatsonRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 13 | The Baltimore Sun

    In April, Councilwoman Courtney Watson and state Sen. Allan Kittleman both attended a candidates forum sponsored by the African American Coalition of Howard County. In April, Councilwoman Courtney Watson and state Sen. Allan Kittleman both attended a candidates forum sponsored by the African American Coalition of Howard County.

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  16. Ananda in Maple Lawn, blue skies and mint chutneyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 12, 2014 | The Baltimore Sun

    The Hindvana appetizer at Ananda has locally grown watermelon, organic baby watercress, fresh feta and sweet onions. It is adorned with roasted pistachios and lime-chili dressing.

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  17. At only 16, Columbia's Matthew Bitner-Parish is a shooting starRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 11 | The Baltimore Sun

    At the sound of two whistles, Matthew Bitner-Parish sets up at the shooting line. After another whistle, he draws his bow and stands still, eyes focused on the target 70 meters away.

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  18. Hammond students raising scholarship money for girls in MaliRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 10 | The Baltimore Sun

    Hammond High School's My Global Equality Now Club will hold a walk/rally fundraiser Saturday at Lake Elkhorn in Columbia to raise money for student scholarships and bring awareness to the club's activities. The student-led club, advised by current Howard County Teacher of the Year Jody Zepp, raised enough money last year for two scholarships for girls living in Mali.

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  19. Glen Burnie resident shares story of pain and hope in fighting domestic violenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 9 | The Baltimore Sun

    Dawn Root's life took a serendipitous turn two years ago, one that eventually brought her to talk about her mother's death as a way to fight domestic violence. The Glen Burnie resident spoke as an advocate and survivor Tuesday at the fifth annual candlelight vigil held by HopeWorks, a Howard County agency that serves victims of sexual, dating and domestic violence.

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  20. Columbia 5K offers chance to 'discover downtown'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 9 | The Baltimore Sun

    It can be hard to keep track of all the changes in downtown Columbia that have resulted from the approval of the Downtown Columbia Plan four years ago. One way to get reacquainted with Columbia's Town Center is through the first annual Discover Downtown 5K and Festival, which will be held on Oct. 19. The event, which includes the 5K, a one-mile Kid's Fun Run and lakefront festival, which will include entertainment, food and children's activities, is sponsored by the Downtown Columbia Partnership, a nonprofit set up by the Downtown Columbia Plan to promote Town Center.

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