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1 hr ago | The Baltimore Sun

County promotes liquid assets with opening of new Shady Side water access

Anne Arundel County officially opened a new water access point Wednesday in Shady Side, an offshoot of a citizen-led effort to increase public access to bodies of water.

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Related Topix: Shady Side, MD, Harwood, MD, West River, MD

4 hrs ago | CBS Local

Let The Crustacean Carnival Begin! Annapolis Rotary Hosts Annual Crab Feast

If you like steamed crabs then you'll want to head to Annapolis on Friday. It's all you can eat at Navy Marine Corps Memorial Stadium.

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Related Topix: Annapolis, MD, Life, Food, Bar-B-Q

8 hrs ago | Baltimore Jewish Times

Jewish Education Center to Open in Capital

Changes are afoot at Congregation Kneseth Israel, a 107-year-old synagogue in Annapolis.

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Related Topix: Annapolis, MD

10 hrs ago | CBS News

Detective not guilty in fatal road rage shooting

New Jersey prosecutor's investigator Joseph Walker, who was acquitted of murder in the fatal shooting of a man in a road rage confrontation in Maryland Jurors in Anne Arundel County Circuit Court also found Joseph Walker not guilty of all other charges, including second-degree murder, voluntary manslaughter and firearms offenses.

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Related Topix: Annapolis, MD, Odenton, MD

15 hrs ago | Archaeology

Large Slave Quarters Discovered at Maryland Plantation

While looking for Comte de Rochambeau's 1781 campsite at Belvoir, the plantation home of Francis Scott Key's grandmother, archaeologists found the brick floor of a large building that may have served as a dormitory-style slave quarters.

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Related Topix: Archaeology, Science, Anthropology

20 hrs ago | Daily Kos

Not Just Whistling 'Dixie': Peroutka Stands Up for Southern Secession

Michael Peroutka, the Republican candidate for Anne Arundel County Council, stood up for secession and the white nationalist League of the South, at a hastily called, standing-room-only press conference on July 30 in Glen Burnie, Maryland.

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Related Topix: Glen Burnie, MD

Wed Jul 30, 2014

The Washington Post

Prince George's County crime report

The Greenbelt Police Department offers a reward of up to $1,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of persons responsible for any of the following unsolved crimes.

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Related Topix: Greenbelt, MD, Bowie, MD

WBAL-TV Baltimore

Jury finds NJ officer not guilty in road rage trial

TV 11 NEWS. ALL RIGHT, THANK YOU. IT IS A NOT GUILTY VERDICT FOR THE NEW JERSEY POLICE DETECTIVES TRIED FOR MURDER IN AN ANNE ARUNDEL COUNTY ROAD RAGE CASE.

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Related Topix: The Road

CBS Local

No Criminal Charges For Driver Accused Of Fatally Striking Annapolis Cyclist

A Calvert County driver accused of fatally running down an Annapolis cyclist is found guilty for traffic violations, including negligent driving.

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Related Topix: Calvert County, MD, Annapolis, MD, Davidsonville, MD, Criminal Defense Law, Law

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Some Mastermind: Wanted Idiot Taunts Police On Their Facebook, Gets Arrested Less Than 24-Hours Later

Meet Roger Ireland. Of course you're probably going to have to meet him virtually through the picture above, unless you're in Anne Arundel County Jail.

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Related Topix: Social Software, Startups, Facebook

CBS Local

2 Arrested In Pepper Spray Shoplifting Incident

Anne Arundel County Police have arrested two women after a reported shoplifting incident resulted in store employees being pepper sprayed.

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Related Topix: Annapolis, MD

Daily Record

OBA merger with FNB on track

OBA Financial Services Inc., of Germantown, parent company of OBA Bank, which has six branches in Montgomery, Anne Arundel and Howard counties, announced it has received regulatory approval for its merger into F.N.B. Corp., parent of First National Bank of Pennsylvania.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

ABC2 Maryland

Jury deliberations continue in 'road rage' death

"My take on the whole case is that he acted in self-defense," Joseph Solee, an alternate juror, released from the murder case of Det.

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Related Topix: Life, Self Defense

The Baltimore Sun

Glen Burnie man pleads guilty in theft of thousands of aluminum postal carts

A 57-year-old Glen Burnie man pleaded guilty Tuesday to theft of thousands of aluminum carts from the U.S. Postal Service that will cost more than $2.8 million to replace, according to the U.S. State's Attorney's Office.

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Related Topix: Glen Burnie, MD, Capitol Heights, MD

WBAL-AM Baltimore

Council Candidate To Address Secessionist Complaints

For the first time since winning the primary election by just 38 voters, Republican Anne Arundel County Council candidate Michael Peroutka is expected to address questions about his relationship with a group that advocates that the the states in the South secede from the union.

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ABC2 Maryland

AACO police trained to help animal control

For the 10 officers in the Anne Arundel County Animal Control division, covering the entire county 24 hours a day, seven days a week, can be challenging.

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WUSA-TV Washington

2 Md. women shoplift and pepper spray store employees

Anne Arundel County Police said they arrested two Md. women Tuesday, in connection with shoplifting and pepper spraying employees while fleeing the store in Annapolis, Md.

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ABC2 Maryland

Teens arrested for possession, tampering

Four underage teens were arrested this morning for allegedly tampering with seven vehicles near Woods Ave and Eugenia Ave in Glen Burnie, according to a release from Anne Arundel County Police.

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Related Topix: Glen Burnie, MD

The Washington Post

Weather Gang: Baltimore-that is BWI Airport-logs 4th record low this July

It's incredible, on the streets of Washington-Baltimore region, we see people in jackets and holding their arms together - on July 29! Lows this morning dipped into the 50s in many parts of the region and are struggling into the mid-70s this afternoon.

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The Baltimore Sun

Thwarted by mayor, Snowden finds new gig with housing board

The Annapolis housing authority created a new position for Carl O. Snowden, whom the city's mayor decided not to reappoint to the authority's board.

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Related Topix: Annapolis, MD

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