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Garden Plot

Don't like the smell of castor oil? Neither do moles and voles. Use it to help keep these critters away.

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Related Topix: Home Gardening, Home, Medicine, Senna, Stimulant Laxatives (generic)

Wed Jul 30, 2014

CBS Local

Flesh-Eating Bacteria a Danger in the Chesapeake

A type of bacterial infection that can lead to amputation or even death if not treated properly has been reported at least five times so far this summer in Chesapeake Bay and its tributaries, according to the Calvert County Health Department.

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Related Topix: Flesh Eating Bacteria, Health

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: Annapolis, MD, Davidsonville, MD, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Anne Arundel County, MD

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

Center for Children, an outpatient mental health clinic for children and adults, needs mentors 21 and older for youths ages 4 to 18 with a parent in prison, on probation or on parole.

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Related Topix: Maryland, Prince Frederick, MD, Piney Point, MD, Port Tobacco, MD, La Plata, MD

Wed Jul 23, 2014

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

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

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

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