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  1. Firefighters from three counties alerted to kitchen blazeRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | The Baltimore Sun

    Firefighters from three neighboring counties were summoned to an early morning kitchen fire at a North Laurel residence on Saturday, but the blaze was extinguished before the units arrived, Howard County fire and rescue officials said. At approximately 1 a.m., personnel from Howard, Anne Arundel and Prince George's fire departments were alerted of smoke at an apartment in the 9000 block of Bourbon Street, officials said.

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  2. Rutherford known for 'making the trains run on time'Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Baltimore Sun

    ... to the entrance of Robinson Nature Center, excited to give a tour of one of his favorite accomplishments as Howard County executive. Democrat Ken Ulman, dressed in Lucky jeans and a polo shirt, strode to the entrance of Robinson Nature Center, ...

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  3. Ulman tours Dasher Green Head Start, emphasizes importance of expanded preKRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Baltimore Sun

    Howard County Executive Ken Ulman joined local officials Friday to tour the Dasher Green Head Start Center in Columbia touting the importance of prekindergarten classes and the need to make them full-day programs. "There's no better way to improve the achievement gap and make sure that every child has an opportunity at a world-class education than getting them started in prekindergarten," Ulman said.

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  4. Joshua Ortiz to return to Maryland court todayRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Orlando Sentinel

    ... home Sunday then fled in her 2005 Mustang convertible. Ortiz is scheduled to appear in state district court in Howard County, MD., about 1:30 p.m. today for a bond hearing. Assistant State Attorney Kim Oldham says attorneys at that time are expected ...

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  5. Despite slow start, early voting in Howard picks up by afternoonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Baltimore Sun

    ... percent, and in the 2012 general election 81 percent of registered Howard voters cast a vote. In October, more Howard County voters dropped from the rolls -- which happens when a registered voter moves or dies -- than signed up. "I've never seen ...

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  6. Joshua Ortiz: Slaying suspect's extradition pendingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Orlando Sentinel

    ... Seminole County Sheriff's Office announced late Wednesday night. Authorities took Ortiz into custody in Howard County, Md. on Tuesday after Maryland State Police stopped him in his mother's stolen 2005 Ford Mustang convertible Ortiz appeared in ...

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  7. Kittleman for county executiveRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 22 | The Baltimore Sun

    There may be no race in the state that pits two so well qualified candidates against each other as the contest for Howard County Executive. Republican Allan Kittleman and Democrat Courtney Watson are both exemplary elected officials who have brought nothing but intelligence, dedication and integrity to their long records of service to the people of Howard County.

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  8. Howard executive candidates have similar backgrounds, different philosophiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Baltimore Sun

    In April, Councilwoman Courtney Watson and state Sen. Allan Kittleman both attended a candidates forum sponsored by the African American Coalition of Howard County. In April, Councilwoman Courtney Watson and state Sen. Allan Kittleman both attended a candidates forum sponsored by the African American Coalition of Howard County.

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  9. Campaigns urge turnout as early voting starts ThursdayRead the original story

    Wednesday | The Baltimore Sun

    ... are known for pushing early voting, Republicans are determined to catch up. Loretta Shields, chair of the Howard County GOP, said volunteers would be out Thursday morning waving signs to remind people to vote early for gubernatorial nominee Larry ...

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  10. Columbia Man's Daughter May Plead Not Criminally Responsible: JudgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Patch.com

    A judge ruled Wednesday that the Ellicott City teen accused of conspiring to kill her father -Howard County commercial real estate agent and blogger Dennis Lane -may plead not criminally responsible in his murder. Lane penned the blog " Tales of Two Cities ," chronicling Ellicott City and Columbia .

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  11. Reservoir volleyball beats Glenelg for second time this fallRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 21 | The Baltimore Sun

    ... "played hard, and teams have played us hard, so it's nice being in a county so strong." The match featured two Howard County Player of the Year candidates, in Reservoir's Maddy Belt (20 kills, 15 digs, 3 aces) and Glenelg's Sarah Girard (26 kills, ...

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  12. Endangered son of homicide victim found in Maryland, Seminole County cops sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 21 | Click Orlando

    ... evening. Deputies said Ortiz was stopped by MSP at 5 p.m. Tuesday traveling northbound on Interstate 95 in Howard County, Maryland. Deputies said they received a call Sunday afternoon about an unresponsive woman inside of a home on Woodley Park ...

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  13. Early Voting in Columbia for 2014 ElectionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 21 | Patch.com

    In addition to the Bain Center in Columbia, Howard County will offer early voting at the Miller branch of the Howard County Public Library in Ellicott City and Ridgely's Run Community Center in Jessup as well as Columbia.

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  14. Early Voting in Ellicott City for 2014 ElectionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 21 | Patch.com

    Those looking to cast their ballots early in Ellicott City can do so at the Miller branch of the Howard County Public Library . To vote early, all that's necessary is that you are a registered voter; see if you are registered through the Maryland State Board of Elections.

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  15. Howard County Arts Council Announces FY2015 Grant AwardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 21 | Patch.com

    Forty-five arts and cultural organizations will receive $527,619 in matching grants from the Howard County Arts Council for Fiscal Year 2015. The awards were announced at the Arts Council's annual meeting and reception at the Howard County Center for the Arts on September 12, 2014.

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  16. Charles Melko Joins MakingChange BoardRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 21 | Patch.com

    Columbia resident Charles Melko, who serves as Audit Senior Manager, Power and Utilities Industry, for PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP, has joined the Board of Directors of MakingChange, a Howard County nonprofit which develops and delivers financial education programs. Melko has an MBA, MSA and BS in Accountancy from Wheeling Jesuit University.

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  17. Advantage Engineers Hires Business Development DirectorRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 21 | PRWeb

    ... Director for the nationally recognized One Maryland Inter-County Broadband Network (ICBN) initiative in Howard County, Maryland. Ms. Sherwood co-developed, co-wrote, and co-directed the 18 month effort to obtain the $115 million dollar federal ...

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  18. Weather Service: Tornado Touched Down in MarylandRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 20 | WBOC-TV Salisbury

    The National Weather Service says a low-end tornado touched down in Howard County and uprooted a tree that fell on an apartment building. The Weather Service says the tornado uprooted a large tree, which hit an apartment building in Laurel.

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  19. Tornado confirmed to have hit Howard County on WednesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 20 | The Baltimore Sun

    ... lasted about a minute, touching down at 1:13 p.m. about 200 yards south of Knights Bridge Road in eastern Howard County. It uprooted a large tree that fell onto an apartment complex, and it also snapped branches and a street sign, according to the ...

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  20. Howard County golf sweeps individual, team titles at District V ChampionshipsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 20 | The Baltimore Sun

    ... conditions elevated scores at Monday's District V Championship event at Fairway Hills, but that didn't stop Howard County from pulling off a rare clean sweep. Between the team titles - Marriotts Ridge (318) won in 1A/2A and Atholton (321) won in ...

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