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Monday Aug 18 | The Cecil Times

Landmark Study Sets Path to Broadband in Cecil County; 'Once in ...

A new landmark study by a broadband advisory panel has charted an innovative course for Cecil County to jumpstart Internet services that have so far bypassed much of the county-including installation of fiber optic cable in conjunction with a proposed extension of a waterline from Cecilton to Earleville.

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Related Topix: Earleville, MD, Cecilton, MD

Thu Aug 14, 2014

The Cecil Times

New State Data Show Cecil County on Track for Record Drug Overdose...

New state figures for the first quarter of 2014 show that Cecil County is on track for a possible record number of drug overdose deaths this year, with 10 deaths in the first three months, and if that pace continues the drug death toll could far exceed past levels.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Martin O'Malley, Frederick County, MD

Tue Aug 12, 2014

WUSA-TV Washington

Md. Police: Trooper stops man from jumping from bridge

A Maryland State Trooper stopped a man from jumping off the Tydings Bridge in Cecil County and caught it all on camera, Maryland State Police said.

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Tue Aug 05, 2014

WBOC-TV Salisbury

Maryland Casino Brings in $76 Million in July

Maryland's casinos brought in nearly $76 million in July. The state's four casinos include Casino at Ocean Downs in Worcester County, Hollywood Casino Perryville in Cecil County, Maryland Live Casino in Anne Arundel County, and Rocky Gap Casino Resort in Allegany County.

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Related Topix: Maryland, Perryville, MD, Anne Arundel County, MD, Allegany County, MD, Berlin, MD

The Baltimore Sun

Second new I-95 travel plaza opens in Maryland

A second newly constructed travel plaza along Interstate 95 in Maryland opened early Tuesday morning, about six weeks ahead of schedule, according to the Maryland Transportation Authority.

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Related Topix: Maryland, Harford County, MD

Mon Aug 04, 2014

The Cecil Times

Cecil County Councilor/Vet Finds 'Mess' at Buddy Animal...

Cecil County Councilor Alan McCarthy , who is a licensed veterinarian, made a surprise visit to the Buddy for Life animal shelter in Elkton late last week and found unremoved feces, odors and many dogs with serious "mange" and other skin conditions.

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Related Topix: Elkton, MD

Worcester County Times

Reality show star arrested in OC

Reality show star arrested in OC Police said Brandon Novak had been disorderly and evicted from his hotel Check out this story on delmarvanow.com: http://www.delmarvanow.com/story/news/local/maryland/2014/08/04/novak-jackass-ocean-city/13582629/ Warrant was for not showing up to traffic court.

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Related Topix: Viva La Bam, Comedy, Reality TV, Entertainment, Television, Jackass

WBAL-AM Baltimore

Police Find Heroin, Ammo In Cecil County Home

The members of the State Police Gang Enforcement unit had been investigating allegations of drug sales coming from the home of one of the two suspects arrested in the bust.

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Sun Aug 03, 2014

Daily Kos

Maryland: ACA Expanded Medicaid by County

Maryland's wobbly ACA insurance outlet, the Maryland Health Benefit Exchange, has finally released county-level statistics on expanded Medicaid -- actually, all Medicaid signups since enrollment began.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Medicaid, Health, US News, Liberal Political News

Sat Aug 02, 2014

CBS Local

Police Seize Ammo, Guns And Drugs From Cecil County Home

Maryland State Police say they seized a total of 17 guns, hundreds of rounds of ammunition and 319 baggies of heroin from a home in Northeast.

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The Baltimore Sun

Children, elderly pay price for gamblers' neglect

By the time police arrived at the Maryland Live casino parking garage, Mary McGinnis had been sitting in the passenger seat of the red Ford pickup truck for about five hours, waiting as her son played blackjack inside.

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Related Topix: Maryland, Games, Blackjack, Anne Arundel County, MD

Thu Jul 31, 2014

The Baltimore Sun

Harford Farm Fair opens Thursday with animals and children's activities

The 27th annual Harford County Farm Fair opened Thursday with all things 4-H, including animal, produce and other exhibitions, children's activities, games, food, carnival rides, even a mechanical bull.

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Related Topix: Harford County, MD, Bel Air, MD, Churchville, MD, Aberdeen, MD

Mon Jul 28, 2014

The Cecil Times

State Vet Board Fines Buddies for No License at Animal Shelter;...

The state Board of Veterinary Medical Examiners has fined A Buddy for Life, which handles animal control for Cecil County under a more than $2.25 million contract, for operating its rented animal shelter in Elkton without a required state license for over a year.

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Related Topix: Elkton, MD, Perryville, MD, Tax

Fri Jul 25, 2014

WBAL-TV Baltimore

Man, boys charged in stepfather's killing

THANK YOU. 11-14 YEARS OLD. THOSE ARE THE AGES OF TWO OF THREE SUSPECTS CHARGED IN THE MURDER OF A CECIL COUNTY MAN.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Port Deposit, MD

UnionvilleTimes.com

What To Do: Annie, fairs, ice cream and more

Brandywiners, Ltd. will be performing the classic American musical "Annie" at Longwood Gardens, July 25, 26, 31 and Aug. 1. There's no need to wait for "Tomorrow."

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Related Topix: Life, Dessert, Food, Ice Cream, Brandywine, MD, Holidays, Lughnasadh, Agriculture, Science, Elkton, MD

Thu Jul 24, 2014

CBS Local

Police: Man Dressed as Woman, Robbed Bank

Maryland State Police say a man who dressed as a woman and robbed a Cecil County bank has been arrested in Delaware.

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ABC2 Maryland

Boys, 11 and 14, charged in stepfather's murder

Maryland State Police said two boys, ages 11 and 14, are among three people charged with first-degree murder in the February killing of their stepfather in Port Deposit.

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Related Topix: Port Deposit, MD

Baltimore News

3 stepsons charged in Md. man's slaying

Maryland State Police say an 11-year-old boy is among three people charged with first-degree murder in the February slaying of their stepfather in Port Deposit.

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Related Topix: Port Deposit, MD

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