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Laurel, Maryland is located in Prince Georges County. Zip codes in Laurel, MD include 20723, 20708, and 20709. The median home price in Laurel is $320,000 which is roughly $176/per square foot. More Laurel information.

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11 hrs ago | Daily Record

Bloods member in Howard receives 16-year sentence

A member of the Bloods street gang who operated in Howard County was sentenced on Monday to 16 years in prison for racketeering and using a gun during a crime.

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20 hrs ago | Gazette.net

Second investigation launches to analyze nepotism allegation

Now that Laurel's hiring policies have been deemed “fundamentally sound,” a mediation company tapped by the city to look into a hiring complaint will now analyze whether those policies have been appropriately followed.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

Star Tribune

State Department glitch creates major visa, passport delays

After a long, bureaucratic year and a half, Mike Norton had little reason to doubt that by this weekend he'd finally welcome Joseph and Marianna, his new Chinese son and daughter, to their Laurel, Md., home where a big plastic play set and a large yard with a rope swing, zip line and hammock wait.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

WBAL-AM Baltimore

MD Family Among Those Stuck in China Because of Visa Glitch

For Michael and his wife, their three adopted children and their two newly adopted children from China, getting home has been difficult.

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Patch.com

Armed Robbery, Kidnapping Suspects Arrested

Four suspects in a June 26 armed robbery and kidnapping in Silver Spring have been apprehended, according to Montgomery County Police.

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The Baltimore Sun

Columbia man guilty of assault, not guilty of attempted murder in beating

The Columbia man accused of brutally beating another man resulting in long-term injuries to the victim was convicted of assault charges, but found not guilty of an attempted murder charge, by a Howard County jury Thursday.

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Alabama Live

Where is man who shot George Wallace?

It has been 42 years since 21-year-old busboy Arthur Herman Bremer leveled his .38 revolver at Alabama Gov. George Wallace as the presidential hopeful campaigned at a shopping mall in Laurel, Maryland.

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WTOP-FM Washington

Advice for parents when predators troll on social media

A sickening attack is also a teaching moment for parents about social media use, according to Laurie Nathan of the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

The Baltimore Sun

Maryland agencies need to improve oversight of group homes, officials say

State officials said at a legislative briefing Thursday that their agencies must do more to flag financial mismanagement at group homes - problems similar to those that went unheeded at an Anne Arundel County facility where a 10-year-old disabled foster child died this month.

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The Dispatch

Stolen Vehicle Recovered

Two Maryland residents were arrested on motor vehicle theft charges this week after it was learned the vehicle they were traveling in on Route 90 near Route 113 had been stolen in New York.

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Canada.com

Michael Pitt talks new movie I Origins

In I Origins, a Mike Cahill picture, Pitt portrays Ian Gray, a molecular biologist who discovers scientific evidence that might confirm spiritual beliefs in reincarnation.

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Packer

The Coastal Cos. to build new facility

Savage, Md.-based Coastal hopes to move into its new home in the first quarter of 2016, according to a company news release.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

Altoona Mirror

Patrick V. Costlow

Surviving are his parents; two children: Vincent Patrick and Jessica Lynn Costlow and their mother, Dorothy Daniels, all of Laurel, Md.; two sisters: Kathleen Costlow and Mary Elizabeth Urbany , both of Crofton, Md.; two brothers: Kevin of St. Augustine, Fla., and Michael of Huntingdon Beach, Calif.; aunts: Virginia Martini and Eileen Edwards; and ... (more)

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Patch.com

Sex Offender, Teen Pose as Father and Son to Repeatedly Rape Girl: Police

A convicted sex offender and his accused teenage accomplice posed as a father and son online to meet a 14-year-old Laurel girl and then repeatedly rape her, authorities say.

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Business Journal

Coastal Sunbelt's new Howard County HQ will double capacity

Coastal Sunbelt Produce is releasing new details about the company's new facility in Laurel, which is scheduled to break ground later this summer.

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The Washington Post

Pr. George's Council to vote on term-limit referendum, tree canopy, MGM deal

The Prince George's County Council is expected to vote Wednesday on a number of pressing issues, including a ballot measure modifying term limits, a casino agreement and a policy to plant more trees.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

WBOC-TV Salisbury

Md. Police Arrest Two in Car Theft

BERLIN , Md.- Maryland State Police say two people were arrested Monday evening near Berlin after they were found driving a stolen car from New York.

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BroadwayWorld.com

Lil' Mo Signs First Book Deal With Next Level Publishing

LAUREL, Md., July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ Laurel, MD July 22, 2014: Cynthia Loving aka Lil' Mo has signed her first book deal with Next Level Publishing.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

Laurel Mill Playhouse to Hold 'for Colored Girls'...

Laurel Mill Playhouse will host auditions for its production of "For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide When the Rainbow is Enuf" by Ntozake Shange , directed by Michael Hartsfield.

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Gazette.net

Prince Georgea s council approves MGM casino site plan

Despite lingering concerns about traffic and lighting, the Prince George's County Council, sitting as the District Council, voted 8-1 in favor of MGM's detailed site plan for a casino complex at National Harbor.

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