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Friday Apr 18 | Patch.com

3D Maryland Opens in Columbia

What you imagine can become a reality, at Columbia's newest tech venture. 3D Maryland , an initiative of the Howard County Economic Development Authority , officially opened this week, according to a statement from the county.

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Related Topix: Maryland, Columbia, MD, Printers

Friday Apr 18 | The Washington Post

Whiskey Bottom is brimming with history in Maryland

In the slice of North Laurel known as Whiskey Bottom, reminders of the freewheeling world of bootlegging and revenuers live on in street names - Moonshine Hollow, Sylvan Still Road, Bourbon Street.

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Related Topix: Maryland, Laurel, MD, North Laurel, MD, Home Listing, Home

Thu Apr 17, 2014

ABC2 Maryland

Howard Co. Food Bank receives $6,000 grant

Frost Advisory issued April 17 at 2:13PM EDT expiring April 18 at 8:00AM EDT in effect for: Baltimore, Howard, Montgomery, Baltimore City Frost Advisory issued April 17 at 2:13PM EDT expiring April 18 at 8:00AM EDT in effect for: Baltimore, Carroll, Frederick, Harford Frost Advisory issued April 17 at 1:09PM EDT expiring April 18 at 8:00AM EDT in ... (more)

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Related Topix: Columbia, MD

Wed Apr 16, 2014

The Baltimore Sun

Two charged with stealing ATM from Ellicott City CITGO

Two men have been charged in connection with a burglary and theft of an automatic teller machine from an Ellicott City CITGO last week, Howard County police said Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Ellicott City, MD, Hyattsville, MD, Beltsville, MD

The Baltimore Sun

Howard work-study program prepares students for next step

At 19, Craig Knill has a varied work experience. Over the past four years, he has worked for libraries, at bookstores as a custodian and as a clerical worker in the offices of the Howard County Council.

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Related Topix: Glenelg, MD, Fulton, MD

The Baltimore Sun

Howard police release photo, video of High's armed robbery

Howard County police are searching for a man wanted in connection with the armed robbery of a Cooksville High's store earlier this week.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

Patch.com

Bean Hollow on Main Street Displays Patrons' Art

Art created in the shadows of Ellicott City's Bean Hollow is now on display. The coffee shop on Main Street doesn't have wireless internet as many others do, encouraging guests to unplug from their devices and connect with one another.

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Related Topix: Ellicott City, MD

Mon Apr 14, 2014

The Baltimore Sun

Participants navigate Howard housing at annual fair

The eighth annual Come Home to Howard County fair on Saturday, April 12 attracted 900 people who spent half of a sunny, 70-degree day at Long Reach High School, sitting in information sessions, taking community tours and hoping to win a housing lottery.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, Ellicott City, MD, Elkridge, MD, Bowie, MD, North Laurel, MD

Wed Apr 09, 2014

The Baltimore Sun

At Kake Korner, Ulman touts Route 1 tax credit program as sweet deal

Howard County Executive Ken Ulman announced on Wednesday a new tax credit program aimed at incentivizing revitalization along the aging Route 1 corridor.

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Related Topix: Laurel, MD, North Laurel, MD, Elkridge, MD

Patch.com

HoCo Judge Sentences Man to 50 Years for Kidnapping, Rape

At a recent hearing on a rape charge related to a kidnapping in Marriottsville, there was a dramatic turn of events, according to a report from the Howard County State's Attorney's Office .

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Related Topix: Marriottsville, MD, Hampstead, MD

Tue Apr 08, 2014

Patch.com

Wheels Turn on HoCo Bike Sharing Project

Would you like to have a bike for a day? Howard County is exploring the possibility of launching a bike sharing program, which would enable people to use a credit card to rent a bicycle from a self-service station.

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Related Topix: Elkridge, MD

CBS Local

Howard County Police Arrest 3 Men In Series Of Thefts At Home Depot

ELLICOTT CITY, Md. -Howard County Police have arrested three men wanted in connection to a series of thefts from Home Depot in Ellicott City.

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Related Topix: Ellicott City, MD, Baltimore, MD, Reisterstown, MD

The Baltimore Sun

Man sentenced in Howard Co. to 30 years in sexual assault on ex-girlfriend

A Carroll County man who was convicted of kidnapping and assault in the August 2012 sexual assault on his former girlfriend in her Marriottsville home has been sentenced to 30 years in prison in Howard County Circuit Court, the county State's Attorney's Office announced Monday.

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Related Topix: Carroll County, MD, Marriottsville, MD, Hampstead, MD

The Baltimore Sun

Columbia woman dancing in memory, and for Alzheimer's cure

Jean West Lewis has mastered a crowd-pleasing rumba that hinges on exchanging smoldering looks with her partner and swiveling limber hips.

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Related Topix: Alzheimer's, Health, Columbia, MD, Jessup, MD

Mon Apr 07, 2014

Patch.com

Student Search at Long Reach Uncovers 2 Knives: Police

Long Reach High School was on alert recently due to threats of a fight. Students planned a "physical fight off campus" after school Friday, Long Reach Principal David Burton told the Howard County Times , which reported that social media spiraled the threats into rumors of a potential shooting at the school.

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Related Topix: Columbia, MD

The Baltimore Sun

State requires study of regional bus system before funding new Howard agency

Howard County will move ahead with the launch of its new regional transit agency this summer despite a legislative decision in Annapolis to withhold state funding from the operation until it is studied further.

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Related Topix: Annapolis, MD, College Park, MD, Odenton, MD, Anne Arundel County, MD, Laurel, MD

WBAL-TV Baltimore

Howard County housing lottery to offer deep discounts

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Related Topix: Ellicott City, MD, Elkridge, MD

The Baltimore Sun

As session wraps, most Howard bills on track to pass

As Maryland legislators begin the final day of voting before the 2014 session comes to a close at midnight tonight, most Howard County -specific bills are on track to passing or have already passed.

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Related Topix: Elkridge, MD

Sun Apr 06, 2014

The Baltimore Sun

After 48 years in public service, it's 'Sine Die' for James Robey

State Sen. James N. Robey says there was no grand ambition, no plan to ascend to where he now sits as majority leader of the Maryland Senate, or to have made the unusual leaps from Howard County police chief to county executive to legislator.

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Related Topix: US News

Fri Apr 04, 2014

The Baltimore Sun

Three arrested in string of Ellicott City Home Depot thefts

Three Baltimore-area men were arrested this week in connection with a series of thefts from an Ellicott City Home Depot dating back to Feb. 3, Howard County police announced Friday.

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Related Topix: Baltimore, MD, Ellicott City, MD, Reisterstown, MD

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