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3 hrs ago | Dundalk Eagle

Incumbents name Washington and Crizer to ticket

Joseph "Sonny" Minnick and Sen. Norman Stone, there have been rumors circulating that Del.

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Related Topix: Dundalk, MD

Wed Apr 16, 2014

WBAL-AM Baltimore

Morning Rush Hour Report for Wednesday, 16 April 2014

MTA Light Rail: NO RAIL SERVICE between BWI Business Park and BWI Airport until May 19th because of repairs to the overhead wires.

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Related Topix: Cecil County, MD, Perryville, MD, Baltimore, MD, Allegany County, MD, Cumberland, MD

CBS Local

Man Gets 2 Life Terms For Killing Man At Bus Stop

A man who killed another man in a drive-by shooting has been sentenced to two consecutive life terms plus 20 years for the crime.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime

Examiner.com

Animal shelter cost rises in Baltimore County

The proposed cost of a new animal shelter in Baltimore County , Md., is now $6 million, up $1 million or 20 percent from an earlier estimate, a county official said April 16. County administration officials presented the new figure to the county council April 15 as part of deliberations on the county budget for the coming fiscal year, said ... (more)

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Patch.com

Baltimore County Public Library Takes National Library Week Celebration on the Road

Sometimes people don't have to lift a finger to go to the library-for 60,000 children and seniors, the Baltimore County Public Library comes to them.

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Maryland Department of Natural Resources

The Maryland Environmental Trust Awards $27,000 in Grants

As part of its annual awards, the Maryland Environmental Trust granted a total of $27,000 to land preservation groups statewide.

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Related Topix: Maryland Government, Maryland, Adamstown, MD, Long-Green, MD, Garrett County, MD

Dundalk Eagle

Baltimore County police now accepting applications

The department is accepting online applications for prospective police officers and cadets through May 2. While any and all qualified candidates are invited to apply, the department is especially interested in recruiting more women to become officers and cadets.

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The Baltimore Sun

Sunshine, temperatures in 40s Wednesday | VIDEO

Early morning lows were expected to reach the 20s in the suburbs and lower 30s downtown.

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Related Topix: Harford County, MD

WBAL-AM Baltimore

County Budget Holds The Line On Property And Income Tax Rates

Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz presented his budget proposal for the next year to members of the County Council Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Tax

Patch.com

Traffic Alert: Crash on Goucher Boulevard

First responders were at the scene of a crash on Goucher Boulevard where someone was trapped Tuesday afternoon, according to the Baltimore County Police Department .

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WFMD-AM Frederick

Vivint Solar to Hire in Frederick County

Vivint Solar will expand into Frederick and Baltimore counties and hire for 85 new positions.

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Related Topix: Frederick County, MD

Tue Apr 15, 2014

WBAL-AM Baltimore

Police: Two Shot In Dundalk Were Not The Targets

Police in Baltimore County think the man and woman who were shot and wounded in a car Saturday night in Dundalk were not the shooter's intended victims.

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WBAL-TV Baltimore

Fire chief denies rescue squad for Hereford Zone

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Related Topix: Fire

WBAL-TV Baltimore

HS students must learn CPR to graduate

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Related Topix: US Governors, Martin O'Malley

The Baltimore Sun

Setting priorities in Balto. Co. [Editorial]

Our view: Kamenetz's plan may not solve all of county schools' problems, but it represents a welcome new effort to address them The prevailing governing philosophy of Baltimore County might well be summed up, with apologies to Henry David Thoreau, as "That government is best which governs least interestingly."

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Related Topix: Catonsville, MD, Opinion

Daily Record

In The Hereford Zone, a petition right on time

Like many kids who grew up in Baltimore County, I was always intrigued/jealous of "The Hereford Zone."

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, Weather, Owings Mills, MD

Patch.com

Maryland Governor to Be Honored for Fight Against Death Penalty

Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley is scheduled to accept the Mario Cuomo Acts of Courage Award from Death Penalty Focus at its awards dinner Tuesday night in Beverly Hills, CA, for sponsoring a bill repealing capital punishment .

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Related Topix: Death Penalty, US Governors, Martin O'Malley, Baltimore, MD

The Baltimore Sun

Kamenetz budget includes no tax rate hikes, focuses on school construction

Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz on Tuesday released a budget proposal he says is part of a long-term plan to eliminate school overcrowding, resulting in a surplus of classroom seats by 2021.

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Related Topix: Owings Mills, MD, White Marsh, MD, Middle River, MD

CBS Local

Police Increase Security Around Jewish Centers After Shooting

BALTIMORE - As Passover begins and Jews celebrate freedom from oppression, a man is under arrest - suspected of shooting and killing three people outside Jewish-affiliated facilities near Kansas City.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Life, Holidays, Passover

WBAL-AM Baltimore

Goucher College Student Struck and Killed by Car

A Goucher College student was struck by a car and killed in Baltimore County. Police say the driver was charged with driving under the influence.

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Related Topix: Goucher College

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