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Friday Aug 22 | The Baltimore Sun

Violations of school bus stop law in Carroll decrease slightly

While drivers continue to ignore the stop arms on school buses at an alarming rate in the state, those in Carroll County are getting slightly better, according to a Maryland State Department of Education-sponsored survey.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Baltimore County, MD, Anne Arundel County, MD, Education

Wed Aug 20, 2014

WBAL-TV Baltimore

County to hold town hall over heroin use concerns

Concern over the growing rate of heroin overdoses in Carroll County has led officials to host a town hall meeting, and if you think your child is too young to be addicted, health officials said to think again.

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Related Topix: Sykesville, MD

Tue Aug 19, 2014

WFMD-AM Frederick

Cemen Mixer Overturns, Closing Part Of Rt. 97

An overturned cement mixer in Carroll County closed a part of Old Washington Road at Obrecht Road north of Sykesville Tuesday afternoon.

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Related Topix: Sykesville, MD, Westminster, MD

Daily Record

Sun leases Finksburg space

The Baltimore Sun has leased a 14,400-square-foot space in Finksburg, commercial real estate firm Cassidy Turley announced Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Finksburg, MD

The Baltimore Sun

New security measures balance keeping schools welcoming and safe

A series of new security features in all public schools, including requiring visitors to present a photo ID, preferably a driver's license, go into effect at the beginning of the 2014-2015 school year in Carroll County .

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Related Topix: Manchester, MD, Education

Mon Aug 18, 2014

WUSA-TV Washington

Autopsy: Man found dead in drainage pipe drowned

Autopsy: Man found dead in drainage pipe drowned Maryland State Police say a man who was found dead in a drainage pipe in Westminster drowned.

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Related Topix: Westminster, MD

Sun Aug 17, 2014

The Baltimore Sun

Emerald ash borers invade Baltimore

A voracious Asian beetle that's killed millions of ash trees across North America has finally been spotted in Baltimore, posing a costly and difficult challenge for a city that stands to lose more than 200,000 of its most common trees to the exotic pest's onslaught.

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Related Topix: Entomology, Science, Agriculture, Anne Arundel County, MD

Wed Aug 13, 2014

The Baltimore Sun

Plan for long-term special education substitutes in city draws concerns

Dozens of Baltimore classrooms may be staffed by long-term substitutes when school begins in less than two weeks, a plan drawing concern particularly because special education students - who struggle the most academically - could be the largest population affected.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Baltimore County, MD, Harford County, MD

ABC2 Maryland

Police looking for masked robber in Carroll Co.

A masked robber held up a Carroll County convenience store early Wednesday morning, and police are looking for the person responsible.

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Tue Aug 12, 2014

Baltimore News

Man pleads guilty to negligent driving in crash

Twenty-two-year-old Christopher Trinity Hill entered the plea Monday in Carroll County Circuit Court.

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Related Topix: Westminster, MD

Wed Aug 06, 2014

CBS Local

Man Pleads Guilty to Robbing 3 Gas Stations

A Mount airy man has pleaded guilty to robbing four gas stations in Carroll County during a 10-day crime spree.

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The Baltimore Sun

Immigration disconnect [Editorial]

Our view: O'Malley is soliciting Marylanders' help for migrant kids, but the effort would be much more effective with better federal coordination Gov. Martin O'Malley , who has faced charges of hypocrisy over his effort to discourage the Obama administration from housing some of the thousands of unaccompanied minors who have recently crossed the ... (more)

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, US Governors, Martin O'Malley, Westminster, MD, Opinion

Tue Aug 05, 2014

CBS Local

National Night Out In Your Neighborhood

What began in 1984 as people leaving their porch lights on as way to join together to stand against crime has now evolved into events ranging from rallies and neighborhood cookouts to youth events and law enforcement demonstrations.

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Related Topix: Baltimore County, MD, New Windsor, MD, Sykesville, MD, Eldersburg, MD, Frederick County, MD

Sat Aug 02, 2014

The Baltimore Sun

Cow destined for Carroll County fair escapes, still on the loose

A cow originally destined for the Carroll County 4-H & FFA Fair this week remained at large in the greater Westminster area as of Saturday morning, according to the Carroll County Sheriff's Office.

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Related Topix: Westminster, MD

Fri Aug 01, 2014

Free Republic

Francis Scott Key

American lawyer, author, and amateur poet, from Georgetown, who wrote the lyrics to the United States' national anthem, "The Star-Spangled Banner" Francis Scott Key was born to Ann Phoebe Penn Dagworthy and Captain John Ross Key at the family plantation Terra Rubra in what was Frederick County and is now Carroll County, Maryland.

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Related Topix: Essex County, England, World News, United Kingdom, Greater London County, England, Upper Marlboro, MD

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