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The US Supreme Court should reverse Wynne - narrowly

Maryland State Comptroller of the Treasury v. Brian Wynne requires the US Supreme Court to decide whether the US Constitution compels a state to grant an income tax credit to its residents for the out-of-state income taxes such residents pay on out-of-state income.

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Related Topix: Maryland Government, Maryland, US Supreme Court, US News, Tax

Mon Sep 01, 2014

Patch.com

2 People Mowed Down at Ellicott City Dunkin' Donuts: Officials

At 5:36 p.m., first responders were called to the 8400 block of Baltimore National Pike/US 40, where a vehicle had crashed into the store, according to a report from the Howard County Department of Fire and Rescue Services .

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Related Topix: Ellicott City, MD

TBD.com

Fallen tree kills 75-year-old man, injures 3 children in Howard County, Maryland

A 75-year-old man was killed Saturday after a tree fell on him in Howard County.

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Related Topix: Woodbine, MD

Examiner.com

Howard County announces the winners of their 'Shred It' Video Contest

Todd C. Holmes facility coordinator at the North Laurel Community Center and Park noticed all the filming that was going on at the North Laurel Skatepark .

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Related Topix: North Laurel, MD, Marketing

Sun Aug 31, 2014

Patch.com

ICYMI: What's Open, Closed in Howard County on Labor Day

Labor Day is Monday, Sept. 1, and while it may be a federal holiday, parking meters aren't taking the day off in Howard County; all parking regulations and fees will be in effect, according to a statement from Howard County government .

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Related Topix: North Laurel, MD

Sat Aug 30, 2014

The Baltimore Sun

Falling tree kills Howard County man

A Howard County man died when a tree fell on him while he was grilling on Daisy Road in Woodbine, authorities said.

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Related Topix: Woodbine, MD

Patch.com

Man Killed by Falling Tree in Woodbine: Officials

A tree that fell in Woodbine Saturday afternoon killed one man, injured three children and caused extensive property damage, Howard County officials reported.

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Related Topix: Woodbine, MD

Fri Aug 29, 2014

Daily Record

Veterans' entrepreneur class returns

Project Opportunity, a free entrepreneurship class for veterans, returns to Howard County this fall.

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Related Topix: Small Business, Personal Finance

Patch.com

HoCo Inmate Charged in Plot to Kill Girlfriend's Ex: Police

A 37-year-old inmate at the Howard County Detention Center has been charged with solicitation to commit first-degree murder in a scheme authorities think was domestic-related, police said Friday.

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Related Topix: Jessup, MD, Langley Park, MD

The Baltimore Sun

Howard Co. inmate charged in murder-for-hire scheme

An inmate at the Howard County Detention Center in Jessup has been charged in a murder-for-hire scheme after police say he solicited an undercover officer, who was posing as a hit man, to kill two people outside the jail.

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Related Topix: Jessup, MD, Langley Park, MD

Patch.com

Inmate Charged in Plot to Kill Langley Park Entrepreneurs: Police

A 37-year-old inmate at the Howard County Detention Center has been charged in a scheme to try and off two people who own a store in Langley Park, police said Friday.

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Related Topix: Langley Park, MD, Jessup, MD

The Baltimore Sun

Howard health dept. first in Maryland to launch breast feeding awareness campaign

The Howard County Health Department became the first department in Maryland this week to launch an awareness campaign about the role of fathers in the breastfeeding of newborns.

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Related Topix: Pediatrics, Columbia, MD

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Patch.com

Columbia Police Blotter: Home Break-Ins, Bathroom Robbery

The Howard County Police Department provided the following information about recent crime reports in Columbia.

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Related Topix: Columbia, MD, Hanover, MD

The Baltimore Sun

Howard hires county's first bike and pedestrian manager

It's not that Howard County 's first pedestrian and bike planning manager wants biking to become banal.

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Related Topix: Elkridge, MD, Columbia, MD

West north

LocationAffordability's denominator problem

HUD's LocationAffordability.info , which maps CNT's H+T Index , shows a sharp affordability divide slicing across Maryland's suburban heartland, from the northwest to the southeast.

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Related Topix: Maryland, Crofton, MD, Anne Arundel County, MD, Bowie, MD

Patch.com

What's Open, Closed in Howard County on Labor Day?

Labor Day is Monday, Sept. 1, and while it may be a federal holiday, parking meters aren't taking the day off in Howard County; all parking regulations and fees will be in effect, according to a statement from Howard County government .

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Related Topix: North Laurel, MD

The Baltimore Sun

County banks on rain gardens to raise public awareness of stormwater management

Although he was a German major in college, these days Peter Bulka is shoveling dirt to build rain gardens.

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Related Topix: Elkridge, MD, Columbia, MD, Home Gardening, Home

Patch.com

Mount Airy Man Died in Howard County Crash: Police

A Mount Airy man died in a crash that closed US Route 40 in Ellicott City for approximately three hours Wednesday night near Turf Valley Road, the Howard County Police Department reported.

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Related Topix: Mount Airy, MD, Ellicott City, MD

Wed Aug 27, 2014

The Baltimore Sun

Kittleman outraises Watson in end-of-summer report

Republican county executive candidate Allan Kittleman posted strong fundraising numbers Tuesday, outraising Democratic opponent Courtney Watson by more than a three to one margin.

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Related Topix: US News, West Friendship, MD, Ellicott City, MD

The Baltimore Sun

Howard's two fatal police shootings put mental health in focus

Two Ellicott City residents who Howard County police believe were suffering from mental health issues were killed last week in separate police-involved shootings incidents that the county's top elected official says reinforces the need for more mental health initiatives.

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Related Topix: Ellicott City, MD, Columbia, MD, Mount Airy, MD

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