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28 min ago | WFMD-AM Frederick

Small Crowd Protests Blaine Young's Candidacy

A small number of citizens gathered in front of the Bernard Brown Center on North Market Street in Frederick Tuesday afternoon to protest the candidacy of Republican Blaine Young for County Executive.

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Related Topix: US News

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Critics Slam 'Ice Bucket Challenge' as 'Slacktivism' and 'Stunt Philanthropy'

7 hrs ago | WFMD-AM Frederick

Fire Fighter Battle Barn Fire In The Woodsboro Area

Fire fighters from Frederick and Carroll Counties were dispatched to the 13,200 block of Coppermine Road at around 4:15 AM, and found a 40-foot by 60-foot hay barn engulfed in flames, according to Capt.

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Related Topix: Woodsboro, MD

Thu Aug 14, 2014

City of Frederick County

Commission Activities

This mentoring program is a partnership between the FCCFW and the Women's Center at Frederick Community College.

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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: Cecil County, MD, US Governors, Martin O'Malley

Tue Aug 12, 2014

WJLA-TV Arlington

D.C. Metro area ranks high among best U.S. counties to live in

Four counties in the D.C. Metro area rank among Movato.com's list of the best places to live in the U.S. The California-based real estate website Movato.com just released its list of the top 10 counties to live in, and four of them are here in the D.C. Metro area - including number one.

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Related Topix: Montgomery County, MD

Mon Aug 11, 2014

WFMD-AM Frederick

Suspicious Device Closes Emmitsburg Town Hall

Police and fire and rescue personnel were dispatched to the Emmitsburg Town Hall at 300A South Seton Avenue Monday morning at around 10:08 for a suspicious device.

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Related Topix: Emmitsburg, MD, Libraries

Baltimore News

Development coming to home of old Cracked Claw

The site of a former Frederick County landmark with 19th-century roots is being redeveloped into a complex that will be home to a Burger King and other businesses.

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WFMD-AM Frederick

Job Hunt For August 11, 2014

Frederick County Work Force Service's Latrice Lewis said her agency is committed to assisting job seekers find employment and there are several Hot Jobs that are available right now.

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Related Topix: Frederick, MD, Emmitsburg, MD

Sun Aug 10, 2014

Tri-cityherald.com

Laptops connect first responders with data

In an era when almost everyone seems to own a smartphone, these laptops are expected to help streamline first responders' jobs by arming them with real-time incident and location data when they are on the move.

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Related Topix: Fire

Ledger-Enquirer.com

Laptops connect first responders with data

In an era when almost everyone seems to own a smartphone, these laptops are expected to help streamline first responders' jobs by arming them with real-time incident and location data when they are on the move.

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Related Topix: Fire

Fri Aug 08, 2014

DC Military

Fort Detrick Among the Best in Frederick County

Pictured above: Maj. Gen. Joseph Caravalho, Jr., commander of the U.S. Army Medical Research and Materiel Command and Fort Detrick, stands with other winners of the Best Places to Work in 2014 during the awards ceremony Aug. 5 at the Delaplaine Visual Arts Center in Frederick, Maryland.

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Related Topix: US Army, Fort Detrick, Frederick, MD

Thu Aug 07, 2014

City of Frederick County

Commissioners Establish Fire & Rescue Services Director-Volunteer Chief Position

In response to requests from volunteer fire companies to provide for full-time liaison staff for the membership of the volunteer fire and rescue services community, the Frederick Board of County Commissioners today unanimously voted to establish a position of director-volunteer chief, Division of Volunteer Fire and Rescue Services.

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WFMD-AM Frederick

AAA Says Motorists Need To Adjust Driving Habits As School Starts

Motorists have been blessed with lighter traffic during the summer as schools are closed, and families are on vacation.

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Wed Aug 06, 2014

WFMD-AM Frederick

Two-Day Warrant Operation Leads To 8 Arrests

Over the past two days, the Maryland State Police Criminal Enforcement Division in Frederick, and the Frederick City Police conducted a warrant initiative.

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Related Topix: Frederick, MD

WFMD-AM Frederick

Brunswick Woman Sentenced for Credit Card Scheme

A Brunswick woman will spend four months in jail for charging over $4,000 on one of her friend's credit cards while he was hospitalized.

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Related Topix: Brunswick, MD, Frederick, MD

Tue Aug 05, 2014

WFMD-AM Frederick

Crofton Man Sentenced to Life in Frederick Man's Death

Anne Arundel County Circuit Court Judge Pamela North this morning sentenced 51-year-old Michael Stahlnecker to life in prison plus 20 years for the November 2012 killing of John Patrick Ryan, of Frederick, State's Attorney Anne Colt Leitess announced.

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Related Topix: Anne Arundel County, MD, Crofton, MD, Laurel, MD

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, Carroll County, MD, New Windsor, MD, Sykesville, MD, Eldersburg, MD

Mon Aug 04, 2014

WFMD-AM Frederick

Red Cross Assisting Those Displaced By Hickory Hill Fire

The local Red Cross is assisting the 24 people who have been displaced by an apartment building fire Monday morning in Frederick.

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Related Topix: Fire, Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Frederick, MD

FireHouse.com

Maryland Man in Coma After Zip Line Collision

Aug. 03--A Frederick man who was injured Friday during a zip-line collision in Adamstown is in a coma.

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Related Topix: Frederick, MD, Adamstown, MD

WFMD-AM Frederick

Serious Accident Closes Down Rt. 17

Emergency crews on the scene of a very serious accident in Frederick County, Maryland.

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