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2 hrs ago | Patch.com

Should Background Checks Be Required for Baltimore County Parks and Rec Volunteers?

One Baltimore County lawmaker is taking action to provide safeguards for children participating in local recreational activities.

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5 hrs ago | Patch.com

Baltimore County Man Who Played Elmo Cleared of Molestation Allegations

Kevin Clash, the Dundalk High School graduate known as the voice of Elmo on Sesame Street , has been cleared of three charges of child sexual abuse, according to WJZ .

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Related Topix: Kevin Clash

6 hrs ago | ABC2 Maryland

Firefighters battle house fire in Dundalk

Fire Weather Warning issued April 23 at 8:09PM EDT expiring April 24 at 6:00PM EDT in effect for: Anne Arundel, Baltimore, Carroll, Harford, Howard, Baltimore City Fire Weather Warning issued April 24 at 6:51AM EDT expiring April 24 at 8:00PM EDT in effect for: Columbia, Dauphin, Lancaster, Lebanon, Montour, Northumberland, Schuylkill, Sullivan, ... (more)

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Related Topix: Dundalk, MD

6 hrs ago | WBAL-AM Baltimore

County Recommends Safety Changes After Fatal Blaze

This week, Baltimore County officials released the results of an investigation into how firefighters responded to the blaze.

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9 hrs ago | The Baltimore Sun

Ellicott City community remembers slain daycare director as 'real-life hero'

The summer Bunny Egerton's daughter was 10, she was the only girl to attend basketball camp.

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Related Topix: Ellicott City, MD, Family, Kids

13 hrs ago | Patch.com

During Tigerfest, Police to Increase Neighborhood Patrols

To minimize disruptions from the upcoming Tigerfest -Towson University's spring concert-officers will be conducting special patrols in nearby residential areas, according to a statement from police.

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Related Topix: Towson, MD

17 hrs ago | The Baltimore Sun

CCBC applicant sues, saying he was turned down because of religious beliefs

A prospective student at the Community College of Baltimore County sued school officials in federal court this week, claiming he was denied admission to an academic program based on an expression of his religious beliefs.

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Wed Apr 23, 2014

Patch.com

Five Ways Baltimore County's Budget Reflects Your Family Budget

Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz 1. You plan for today and 20 years from today.

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Patch.com

Miller's Minuteman Press Building Headquarters in Owings Mills

Miller's Minuteman Press plans to construct a new headquarters on Dolfield Boulevard in Owings Mills, according to a statement from Baltimore County .

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Related Topix: Owings Mills, MD, Graphic Design, Arts, Towson, MD, Hunt-Valley, MD, Pikesville, MD

The Baltimore Sun

The PARCC test is a welcome change [Commentary]

Demonstration Fourth grade students at Marley Elementary School Christian Frazier, from left, and Cody Watson demonstrate how to take a sample of the PARCC assessments test.

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Related Topix: Standardized Testing, Education, Opinion

The Baltimore Sun

Baltimore County Council to consider measure to improve physical fitness in county

Encouraged by a constituent who is also a chiropractor for the Ravens, 1st District Councilman Tom Quirk has proposed legislation to establish a Baltimore County Advisory Council on Physical Fitness.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Chiropractic, Arbutus, MD, Catonsville, MD, Family, Kids, US Governors, Martin O'Malley

WBAL-TV Baltimore

Police: Family kills dog after it attacked 2-year-old

An Essex toddler suffered serious injuries Tuesday when his family's pit bull attacked him, according to police.

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Patch.com

Last Day of School for Baltimore County Is...

The last day of school for students in Baltimore County Public Schools will be June 16, according to a statement from the school system.

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WBAL-AM Baltimore

2-Year-Old Mauled by Pit Bull

Investigators said a two-year-old boy has serious injuries after being mauled by a pit bull.

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Related Topix: Essex, MD

The Baltimore Sun

Traffic: Early morning crash closes MD 97

An early morning crash with injury on MD 97 in Glenwood continued to shut down traffic in both directions at the start of Wednesday morning's rush hour, according the state Department of Transportation.

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Related Topix: Glenwood, MD, Parkville, MD, Marriottsville, MD

ABC2 Maryland

Unsolved case motivates push for change

The parents of Skylar Marion continue the search for the man or woman who killed their son and drove away.

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Related Topix: Annapolis, MD, Anne Arundel County, MD

Tue Apr 22, 2014

The Baltimore Sun

Thornton appoints new Cabinet members

Incoming Baltimore schools superintendent Gregory Thornton is already shaking up the ranks at city school headquarters, naming three key Cabinet heads who will start with him on July 1. The city school board approved in a special meeting Tuesday the appointment of new chiefs of staff, academics and human capital.

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WBAL-AM Baltimore

Judge Rules on Baltimore County Police Healthcare Case

The judge issued a 'show cause order' for Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz and two others over the county's refusal to pay retirees who claim they were overcharged for healthcare.

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Fort Mill Times

Man who fled Md. to SC indicted for killing

Among the charges the man faces in Monday's indictment in Baltimore County is first-degree murder in the woman's death.

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Business Journal

Cyber firm a Integrata Security is raising money, planning move to Federal Hill or Baltimore County

Integrata Security is in the midst of raising anywhere from $1.1 million to $1.6 million, which will be used for product development.

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