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Columbia, Maryland is located in Howard County. Zip codes in Columbia, MD include 21045, 21046, and 21044. The median home price in Columbia is $325,000 which is roughly $197/per square foot. More Columbia information.

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1 hr ago | GO Columbiamo

Public Input Meeting Set for Downtown Optimist Park Improvements

Columbia Parks and Recreation is hosting a drop-in public meeting for improvements to the Downtown Optimist Park, located at 100 E Forest Ave. The meeting will be held from 12 to 1 p.m. on August 16 at the Downtown Optimist Club, 1201 Grand Ave. The proposed plans will be on display.

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5 hrs ago | Breitbart.com

American Quarantined in Liberia for Ebola Dies of Unrelated Illness

The first American death attributed to Ebola may not have been caused by the virus at all.

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8 hrs ago | City Paper

ToDo ToDay: Mad Decent Block Party, Baby Bry Bry, and Sitali

A man of many hats , Mad Decent label head Diplo is bringing his troupe of electronic merrymakers to Merriweather Post Pavilion, and he's aiming for wide appeal.

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14 hrs ago | The Washington Post

Where We Live: Highland, Md., is bucolic but increasingly bustling

"The trees and the green grass just kind of feel good to look at," said Mazziotti, who was born and raised in the rugged mountainous region of Abruzzo, along the Adriatic Sea.

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Thu Jul 31, 2014

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Lane closure - Bourn Ave - August 4 - 8

Beginning Monday, August 4 at 8:00 a.m., J. Louis Crum Corporation will begin installing a sewer lateral connection on Bourn Avenue in the 2200 block of W Rollins Road.

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Opus Development Company Building Plans Approved

With the extraordinary attention the Opus Development student housing has received, the City Council has asked that the City of Columbia notify the public when a construction-related permit is issued.

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Shots Fired On Rice Road

On 7/30/14 at 11:56 P.M., officers were dispatched to a call of multiple shots fired in the 4500 block of Rice Road.

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The Baltimore Sun

Unable to access better care amidst ebola outbreak, Columbia man dies in Liberia

A Howard County man has died in Liberia after he slipped into a coma and was unable to be evacuated for medical care amidst fears of an ebola outbreak abroad, his sister said Thursday.

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WTOP-FM Washington

Md. sisters land TLC show 'Curvy Brides'

When Yukia Walker got engaged six and a half years ago, she didn't waste a minute before dreaming up her perfect wedding dress.

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The Baltimore Sun

Howard Green Jobs program provides cash, experience for disadvantaged teens

To say Lourdemilla Dorsainvin has had an interesting, productive summer job is like saying Germany had an interesting, productive World Cup tournament.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

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Roadway Maintenance - "Slab Jacking" - numerous Columbia Roadways - August 5 through August 8

Beginning on Monday, August 4 at 7:30 a.m., Columbia Public Works - Street Division will continue annual maintenance on several Columbia roads.

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Lane Restrictions - West Worley between Clinkscales and Bernadette - August 4 through September 18

Beginning Monday August 4, at 7:00 a.m., Sam Gaines Construction of New Bloomfield MO., will begin construction of the Worley Street Sidewalk project on the north side of West Worley from Clinkscales to Bernadette.

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The Washington Post

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Virgin Mobile FreeFest's launch in 2009 at the height of the recession -- that great economic Dark Age that seemed to disproportionately hit young adults -- felt like a generous graduation gift from some deep-pocketed Daddy Warbucks.

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Public Health & Human Services to Offer Free Vaccines for Students This Saturday

The Columbia/Boone County Department of Public Health and Human Services will offer the Tdap, meningococcal , and human papillomavirus vaccines to students ages 11 through 26 years this Saturday, August 2, 2014 from 8 a.m. to Noon.

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USA Today

Personal Finance: Should you get a reverse mortgage?

Personal Finance: Should you get a reverse mortgage? Robert Powell answers reader questions about personal finance Check out this story on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/1mYlQvK I am 73 and would like to do a reverse mortgage.

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Hackers Plundered Israeli Defense Firms That Built 'Iron Dome' Missile Defense

An anonymous reader writes: Brian Krebs reports on information from Columbia, Md.-based threat intelligence firm Cyber Engineering Services Inc. that attackers thought to be operating out of China hacked into the corporate networks of three top Israeli defense technology companies .

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

US News & World Report

How a Lack of Sleep Can Hurt Your Finances

The arguments for a good night's sleep are well-documented, with studies showing that people who get more sleep get fewer colds, tend to maintain a healthier weight and have a smaller chance of coming down with heart disease and diabetes.

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Update to Residential Structure Fire on Park Avenue

The Columbia Fire Department was dispatched to a residential structure fire at 909 Park Avenue on Tuesday July 29, 2014 at 12:24pm.

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Business Journal

Ground breaks on downtown Columbia office, apartment project

Developers broke ground Tuesday on a new commercial and residential project in Downtown Columbia, a key component of major redevelopment plan for the Howard County town.

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KDXY-FM Jonesboro

Brad Paisley leaks song against record labela s wishes

Brad Paisley performs in concert during his Country Nation World Tour 2014 at Merriweather Post Pavilion on Thursday, June 12, 2014, in Columbia, Md.

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