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9 hrs ago | 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

How to do Hyperlapse Photography

Police Fatally Shoot Another Black Male Near Ferguson

This Little Kid Is DEVASTATED When His Dad "Steals" His Ear and Nose

Watch A Tortoise Chase Down A Remote-Controlled Truck With ALL ITS MIGHT

10 hrs ago | 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

Yesterday | 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

CBS Local

Sheriff's Office Gets Most Overtime In Worcester

Newly released figures show the Worcester County Sheriff's Office accounts for most of the county's spending on overtime pay.

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Related Topix: Salisbury, MD

Sun Aug 17, 2014

Ocean Pines Independent

Sheriff's deputies dominate Worcester's overtimea

Sheriff's deputies dominate Worcester's overtime pay Officials say OT, salaries design to compensate current employees and recruit new ones.

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Related Topix: Ocean City, MD, Snow Hill, MD

Fri Aug 15, 2014

WBAL-TV Baltimore

Hogan to talk economy in O.C. ahead of forum

The race for Maryland's next governor is heating up, with the GOP contender hitting the boardwalk at the beach to drum up votes.

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Related Topix: Ocean City, MD

Thu Aug 14, 2014

The Dispatch

Third Suspect Indicted By Grand Jury In OC Bus Attack

Ocean City Police have closed the investigation phase of the June 14 attack on a municipal bus driver with the third suspect indicted by a Worcester County grand jury now in custody and awaiting extradition in Pennsylvania.

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WBOC-TV Salisbury

Pocomoke City Officer Claims Harassment

POCOMOKE CITY , Md.- A Pocomoke City police officer is claiming that during his time as part of the Worcester County Criminal Enforcement Team he was discriminated, mocked, and ridiculed for being African American.

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The Dispatch

Cops And Courts

The Ocean City Police Department this week received a generous donation from Macky's Bayside Bar and Grill totaling $5,000, which will be earmarked for the OCPD K-9 and Mounted units.

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

The Dispatch

Route 50 Bridge Review Finds Improved Notifications Needed

A multi-department review of last month's Route 50 Bridge malfunction took place at the Public Safety Building last Friday, and city officials and staff were in consensus the town's variable message signs need to be more accessible in emergency situations and a better public-private partnership is required to speed up communication.

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

The Baltimore Sun

Franchot launches petition drive to start school after Labor Day

Comptroller Peter Franchot, left, and Sen. Jim Mathias help 7-year-old Olive Callon sign a petition in Ocean City Thursday.

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Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Labor Day, Ocean City, MD, Baltimore, MD

Wed Aug 13, 2014

York Dispatch

Police: York trio beat bus driver with his own microphone

Three York-area teens accused of attacking and robbing a municipal bus driver in Ocean City, Md., two months ago have now been arrested, police said.

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WBOC-TV Salisbury

Maryland Comptroller Pushes to Delay Start of School

Maryland Comptroller Peter Franchot will launch a petition drive in the resort town to persuade lawmakers to delay the opening of public schools until after Labor Day.

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Related Topix: Ocean City, MD

Tue Aug 12, 2014

The Dispatch

Wednesday Lane Closure Related To Route 50 Bridge - Temporary Fix'

The latest chapter in the ongoing saga of the Route 50 Bridge, which was stuck in the open position for about five hours last month, will take place tomorrow when State Highway Administration contractors will close one lane of the eastbound side of the span all day to make repairs to the temporary fix implemented following the failure last month.

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Related Topix: Ocean City, MD

Worcester County Times

Santa House is still searching for space

Santa House is still searching for space Sept. 1 deadline looms for Santa House to continue holiday gift program this year Check out this story on delmarvanow.com: http://www.delmarvanow.com/story/news/local/maryland/2014/08/12/santa-house-fate/13972363/ Tom Craige stands in front of the temporary location for the Santa House in Snow Hill.

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Related Topix: Snow Hill, MD, Life, Holidays, Christmas

WMDT

Three Teens Arrested In June OC Assault

Three teenagers are now behind bars, all for the value of a stack of Ocean City bus tickets.

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Related Topix: Family, Teenagers, Ocean City, MD

Mon Aug 11, 2014

WBOC-TV Salisbury

EPA Approves Pollution Budget for Maryland

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has approved the pollution budget developed by Maryland to reduce nitrogen and phosphorus in Maryland's coastal bays and tributaries to levels that meet water quality standards.

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Related Topix: Maryland Government, Maryland, Environment, Science, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Environmental Law, Law

Worcester County Times

Ocean Pines to host meeting for Republicana

Ocean Pines to host meeting for Republican hopefuls Three Republican House of Delegate candidates will be at the community center on Aug. 21. Check out this story on delmarvanow.com: http://www.delmarvanow.com/story/news/local/maryland/2014/08/11/gop-op-hopefuls/13904173/ A group of Republicans set to run in the 2014 general election for seats in ... (more)

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ABC2 Maryland

Franchot wants schools to start after Labor Day

But now is the time when Rick Meehan starts to see a mass exodus of seasonal employees from Ocean City.

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Related Topix: Ocean City, MD, Education Etc., Garrett County, MD, Baltimore County, MD

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