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Monday | Worcester County Times

Before blast, boater followed procedure, official says

Before blast, boater followed procedure, official says 'Blower' and ventilation hatches were used, official says.

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Related Topix: Explosion, Ocean Pines, MD, Fire

Sun Aug 31, 2014

The Washington Post

Banning Russian-made AK-47s sets off a U.S. buying frenzy

Tracy Earlenbaugh shows a Russian AK-47 at TW Firearms in Leesburg on Aug. 22. After the Obama administration added Russian-made AK-47s to sanctions against Russia for its actions in Ukraine, some gun dealers reported selling out of their stock within days.

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Related Topix: Bishopville, MD, Guns

Sat Aug 30, 2014

WBOC-TV Salisbury

School Bus Safety in Worcester County

OCEAN CITY, Md.- As summer vacation comes to an end, the Ocean City Police Department would like to remind motorists to be cautious while traveling as Worcester County Students return to class September 2. School bus pick-up and drop-off times may vary, however citizens can generally expect to see buses on the road between 7 a.m. and 8 a.m. then ... (more)

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Related Topix: Ocean City, MD

Thu Aug 28, 2014

The Baltimore Sun

For state fair participants, start of school before Labor Day hits home

Hannah Sheats raises goats, makes clothes and bakes items with the 4-H to show at the Maryland State Fair .

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Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Labor Day, Maryland, Maryland Government, Parkton, MD, Education Etc.

The Dispatch

High Court Denies Rape Conviction Appeal

The Maryland Court of Special Appeals this week denied an appeal of an Ocean City man convicted of rape and sexual offenses following an assault in the resort in May 2013, upholding the Worcester County Circuit Court judge's ruling in the case.

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Related Topix: Ocean City, MD, Parsonsburg, MD

Delaware Coast Press

Worcester County court briefs, updated

The following cases were heard in Worcester County District Court in Snow Hill by Judge Gerald V. Purnell from Dec. 12 to 16, 2008.

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Related Topix: Snow Hill, MD, Berlin, MD, Pocomoke City, MD, Westover, MD

Sun Aug 24, 2014

WBOC-TV Salisbury

MSP Investigating Fatal Crash in Worcester County

SHOWELL , Md.- Maryland State Police are investigating a fatal accident in Worcester County.

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

Ocean Pines Independent

Man found not guilty in Somerset murder case

Man found not guilty in Somerset murder case Cory Hamilton found not guilty in Princess Anne Thanksgiving murder.

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Related Topix: Princess Anne, MD, Life, Holidays, Thanksgiving, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Delaware Coast Press

Worcester County court briefs updated

The following cases were heard in Worcester County District Court in Ocean City by Judge Gerard F. Devlin Sept.

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Related Topix: Ocean City, MD, Laurel, MD, Hagerstown, MD

Thu Aug 21, 2014

Worcester County Times

Anna Foultz: Enjoy a variety of events in the Pines

Anna Foultz: Enjoy a variety of events in the Pines . Check out this story on delmarvanow.com: http://www.delmarvanow.com/story/news/local/maryland/2014/08/21/anna-foultz/14413717/ The Worcester County Commissioners on March 5 honored Anna Foultz for her work with the Girl Scouts of America and proclaimed March 12 to be Girl Scouts of the USA Day.

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Related Topix: Ocean Pines, MD, Ocean City, MD, Events, Life, Charity

Daily Record

Seven-year sentence for man whose friend died in O.C. fight

A man has been sentenced to seven years in prison for the death of his longtime friend in a fight outside an Ocean City bar.

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Related Topix: Ocean City, MD, Salisbury, MD, West Ocean City, MD

Delaware Coast Press

Marriage licenses, updated

Curtis Michael Knierim, 35, of Salisbury, and Mary Christina Pruitt, 30, of Salisbury.

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Related Topix: Snow Hill, MD

Wed Aug 20, 2014

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, Wicomico County, MD, Ocean City, MD, West Ocean City, MD

WBOC-TV Salisbury

Tom Davis Named Somerset Assistant Superintendent of Instruction

He will assume the position on August 25, 2014. According to a release from Somerset County Public Schools, Davis began his educational career as a mathematics teacher at Crisfield High School in 1988.

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Related Topix: Somerset County, MD, Penn State University Park, University of Scranton

Ocean Pines Independent

Manslaughter defendant gets 7 years

Manslaughter defendant gets 7 years Victim killed after scuffle outside Ocean City bar Check out this story on delmarvanow.com: http://www.delmarvanow.com/story/news/local/maryland/2014/08/20/manslaughter-ocean-city-maryland/14352129/ "I think anger and alcohol pretty much sums up George Nottingham's life," said Bill McDermott, Assistant State's ... (more)

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Related Topix: Ocean City, MD, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Prison

WMDT

Maryland Man Charged With DUI After Reported .22 BAC

Police say alcohol was to blame for an early morning hit and run crash. Maryland State Police - Berlin Barrack says with help from Worcester County Sheriff's Office Deputies, they responded to Bowline Lane in West Ocean City for a reported hit and run collision.

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Related Topix: Ocean City, MD, West Ocean City, MD, Clarksville, MD

Tue Aug 19, 2014

WBOC-TV Salisbury

Day One of Murder Trial in 2013 Fatal Shooting of Princess Anne Man

PRINCESS ANNE , Md.- It is day one of the trial for one of four men charged in the murder of a 35-year-old man, who was shot to death on Thanksgiving in 2013.

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Related Topix: Princess Anne, MD, Life, Holidays, Thanksgiving, Somerset County, MD

Ocean Pines Independent

Deputies capture wanted Ocean Pines man

Deputies capture wanted Ocean Pines man Police had been searching for man all day Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Ocean Pines, MD

Delaware Coast Press

Worcester County court briefs, filed

The following cases were heard in Worcester County District Court in Ocean City by Judge Daniel R. Mumford from March 9 to March 16, 2009.

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Related Topix: Ocean City, MD, Salisbury, MD, Parkton, MD

Mon Aug 18, 2014

WBOC-TV Salisbury

Elderly Man Missing in Pocomoke City

Police are searching for an 83-year-old man last seen on Cedar Hall Road Sunday morning, the Worcester County Sheriff's Department reports.

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Related Topix: Pocomoke City, MD

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