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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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13 hrs ago | Gazette.net

Bowie preserves railroad history with caboose upgrade

Greg Dohler/The Gazette Bowie resident and retired railroad engineer and photographer Wayne Sherwin looks through train photos he has taken, including this one of a B&O Railroad caboose similar to the one that is scheduled to come to the Bowie Railroad Museum.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

Gazette.net

You can FLY

Jaden Burnett, 15, of Bowie performs as Tink with other children as they rehearse for their 2014 Summer Youth Production of Disney's Peter Pan Jr. at the Laurel Mill Playhouse in Laurel.

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WTOP-FM Washington

Swim coach pleads guilty to child abuse

The man who founded the Maryland Suburban Swim Club in Laurel, Maryland in the 1980s pleaded guilty to one count of child abuse that occurred in the 1980s.

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WUSA-TV Washington

Md. robbery suspect wanted after leaving during trial

Police say a manhunt is underway for a suspect wanted in connection with a liquor store robbery after he disappeared from Md.

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The Baltimore Sun

Traffic: All lanes closed on MD 198 West

All westbound traffic is shut down on MD 198 in Laurel on Wednesday due to emergency roadwork at Old Portland Road at 8:40 a.m., according to the state Department of Transportation.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

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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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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