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Wednesday Jul 23 | Daily Record

O'Malley struggles with the sandman

Anyone who has had to sit through a meeting that lasted all day knows that sometimes it can be hard to stay focused.

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Related Topix: Lusby, MD

Wednesday Jul 23 | Common Dreams

52 Organizations and Calvert County Residents to Governor O'Malley:...

Residents living closest to the proposed Cove Point Liquefied Natural Gas export facility joined with public interest groups for a press conference in Annapolis today, calling on Governor Martin O'Malley to step up for their families and conduct a basic safety study to reveal the risk of danger that an explosion or other catastrophe at the plant ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Governors, Martin O'Malley, Baltimore County, MD, Lusby, MD, US News, Liberal Political News

Wednesday Jul 23 | The Washington Post

Southern Maryland crime report

These were among reports received by the Calvert County Sheriff's Office and the Maryland State Police.

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Related Topix: Maryland, eGames, Crime Solvers, Video Games, Prince Frederick, MD

Tue Jul 15, 2014

PennLive.com

Montepulciano grape in Maryland? It's not only growing there, but excelling

A look at the inside of the tasting room at Perigeaux Vineyards & Winery, in Maryland's Calvert County.

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Related Topix: Patuxent River, MD, Wine, Drink

Mon Jul 14, 2014

Myrtle Beach Online

Dozens arrested protesting planned Md. gas plant

The protesters oppose the plans by Richmond, Virginia-based Dominion Resources to build the plant in Lusby, Maryland.

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Related Topix: Activism, Banking, Financial Services, Dime Community Bancshares, Lusby, MD, Business News

Fri Jul 11, 2014

The Baltimore Sun

Study raises safety concerns about Cove Point gas facility

A proposed liquefied natural gas facility in Calvert County could put nearby residents at "significant risk" if a fire or explosion occurs, according to a British consulting firm hired by opponents of the project to review its hazards.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Martin O'Malley, Baltimore, MD, Sparrows-Point, MD

Thu Jul 10, 2014

WBAL-TV Baltimore

Common Core work group meets for first time

A state Common Core work group picked to review the controversial educational standards met Thursday for the first time to review the standards and how local school districts would implement them.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Montgomery County, MD

Wed Jul 09, 2014

The Washington Post

Southern Maryland crime report

These were among reports received by the Calvert County Sheriff's Office and the Maryland State Police.

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Related Topix: Maryland, Prison, eGames, Crime Solvers, Video Games

Mon Jul 07, 2014

The Enterprise

CSM raises tuition 1.8 percent

The College of Southern Maryland is hiking tuition 1.8 percent beginning with the fall semester, an increase college President Brad Gottfried called modest and allows the college to do what it needs to without affecting students too much.

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Related Topix: Maryland, Leonardtown, MD, Prince Frederick, MD

Sun Jul 06, 2014

The Baltimore Sun

In Howard, school officials and union take contract impasse to summer

Howard County 's public schools are considered among the best in the country and its teacher salaries are near the top in Maryland, but such attributes haven't kept the system and its teachers' union from butting heads in a continuing contract dispute.

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Related Topix: Maryland, Montgomery County, MD, Baltimore County, MD

Wed Jul 02, 2014

The Washington Post

Southern Maryland crime report

These were among reports received by the Calvert County Sheriff's Office and the Maryland State Police.

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Related Topix: Maryland, eGames, Crime Solvers, Video Games, Prince Frederick, MD

The Washington Post

Southern Maryland volunteer opportunities

Tri-County Animal Shelter needs volunteers 14 and older to help clean kennels, wash bowls and toys, do laundry, sweep, take photos of dogs and cats, and spend time with animals at the Hughesville shelter.

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Related Topix: Maryland, Hughesville, MD, Charles County, MD, Home Gardening, Home, Prince Frederick, MD

Mon Jun 30, 2014

NBC Washington

New Laws Go Into Effect Tues. in D.C., Md., Va.

A slew of new laws go into effect across D.C., Virginia and Maryland this Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law

Fri Jun 27, 2014

Daily Record

Residents split on Cove Point energy project

Dominion Resources' proposal to build a liquefied natural gas export facility is dividing residents of the quiet town of Lusby on the Chesapeake Bay.

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Related Topix: Lusby, MD, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy

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