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3 hrs ago | WMDT

Hebron Man Accused In Serious Assault

A Hebron man has been arrested after he allegedly punched someone in the face. The Wicomico County Sheriff's Office says they started investigating on August 19th, when a Deputy met with a victim of the reported assault at the hospital.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

Ocean Pines Independent

Casino finds way to fund policitians

Casino finds way to fund policitians "If we're not supposed to receive it, it would certainly be sent back."

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Related Topix: Maryland, Best of 2007

The Raw Story

Sheriffs across US drawing on right-wing fringe ideas to decide which laws to enforce

Although the U.S. Constitution does not mention sheriffs, the position is listed in state constitutions - and most of the nation's 3,080 sheriffs are elected, and not appointed like state and city police officials.

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Related Topix: Guns

Wed Aug 20, 2014

WMDT

Hashtag "X" Campaign Promotes Anti Texting/Driving

A twist on an anti-texting while driving campaign is urging teenagers to combine two things they arguably know best: texting and tweeting - neither done while driving, of course.

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Related Topix: Family, Teenagers, Cell Phones, Electronics, Ocean City, MD, West Ocean City, MD

WMDT

Hastag "X" Campaign Promotes Anti Texting/Driving

A new twist on an "anti-texting while driving" campaign is urging teenagers to combine two things they arguably know better anyone: texting and tweeting - neither done while driving, of course.

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Related Topix: Family, Teenagers, Ocean City, MD, West Ocean City, MD, Worcester County, MD

WMDT

Salisbury Drug Dealer Sentenced To 20 Years Behind Bars

A Salisbury heroin dealer will spend the next two decades behind bars. On Wednesday, 48-year-old Arnold Miles, Sr., was convicted of one count of possession with the intent to distribute heroin.

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WBOC-TV Salisbury

Wicomico County Board of Education Finalizes School Leadership

The Wicomico County Board of Education has finalized school leadership teams for the upcoming school year with the appointment of a new elementary assistant principal.

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Related Topix: Delmar, MD, US Military, Hastings, US Army, Salisbury University, Baltimore County, MD, Frostburg State University

Delaware Coast Press

Wicomico County court briefs, filed

The following cases were heard in Wicomico County District Court by Judge Daniel R. Mumford on April 21 and April 28, 2009.

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Related Topix: Salisbury, MD, Eden, MD

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Ocean Pines Independent

Watermelon more than tasty

Watermelon more than tasty Mar-Del Watermelon Queen promotes watermelon as healthy treat Check out this story on delmarvanow.com: http://www.delmarvanow.com/story/news/local/maryland/2014/08/19/watermelon-season/14309877/ Shelby Hurley, 21, a recent graduate of UMES and Miss Del-Mar Watermelon Queen, shows off some of the fruit at her family's farm ... (more)

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Related Topix: Life, Fruits, Food, Mardela Springs, MD, Agriculture, Science, University of Maryland Eastern Shore, Vegetables

WMDT

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SALISBURY, Md- Local law enforcement is armed with military gear. The current situation in Ferguson, Missouri has brought it to national attention, but it's really nothing new.

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Related Topix: Salisbury, MD

Sat Aug 16, 2014

WMDT

Rotary Clubs Of Salisbury Donates 600 Backpacks

Happy children from Wicomico County were able to take home brand new backpacks on Saturday free charge thanks to the Rotary Clubs of Salisbury.

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Stars and Stripes

Md. police receive millions in military gear

Local police departments in Maryland have received more than $12 million in excess equipment from the U.S. military - from a $400,000 "mine resistant vehicle" to a set of a dozen spoons valued at $3.06 apiece - through a federal program that has come under bipartisan scrutiny.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Carl Levin, Democrat, Montgomery County, MD

Fri Aug 15, 2014

Worcester County Times

Military vehicle ready for Delmarva emergencies

Military vehicle ready for Delmarva emergencies The Wicomico County Sheriff's Office acquired the Mine-Resistant Ambush Protected vehicle.

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WBOC-TV Salisbury

Salisbury Rotary Clubs to Donate Backpacks to Children

The backpacks will be given out Saturday to underprivileged children at the Christian Shelter in Salisbury.

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Related Topix: Salisbury, MD

WBOC-TV Salisbury

Man Arrested for Assault in Wicomico County

PARSONSBURG , Md.- Detectives with the Wicomico County Bureau of Investigation have arrested a Parsonsburg man on assault and related charges following accusations that he fired shots inside his home during an argument over a game of pool.

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Related Topix: Parsonsburg, MD

Thu Aug 14, 2014

WBOC-TV Salisbury

School Opening Dates For Maryland Public Schools

Summer is quickly coming to a close for students attending public schools on Maryland's Eastern Shore.

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Related Topix: Maryland, Life, Labor Day, Holidays, Talbot County, MD

Ocean Pines Independent

Trapped baby raccoon's mother bites back

Trapped baby raccoon's mother bites back Health officials are reminding residents to avoid wild animals after the incident.

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WMDT

Salisbury Rotary Clubs Host Back To School Backpack Giveaway

The Rotary Club of Salisbury, the Salisbury Sunrise Rotary Club and the Rotary Club of Wicomico County have collected school supplies over the last few weeks.

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Wed Aug 13, 2014

Daily Record

Maryland counties seek heroin solutions

In early 2012, Wicomico County started to address the challenges of opioid addiction and overdoses when the rural Eastern Shore county experienced an increase in home invasions, burglaries and pharmacy robberies after the state removed the registration of a local pain management physician who was treating about 4,000 patients.

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Related Topix: Drugs, US Governors, Martin O'Malley, Anne Arundel County, MD

Tue Aug 12, 2014

WMDT

College Binge Drinking On The Rise

It's no secret that college students drink a lot. However, a new study of Maryland Colleges reveals a sobering finding.

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