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  1. Howard school staff return to classes, prepare for new education modelRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | The Baltimore Sun

    Monday marked the return of public schools staff in Howard County before next week's opening of school for students, and teachers were greeted with pulsating Motown music and call-and-response chanting.

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  2. Downtown Columbia burgeoning as employment hubRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | The Baltimore Sun

    In the four years since the approval of the Downtown Columbia Plan a master guiding document aimed at revitalizing the heart of Howard County 's core city Columbia Town Center's progress toward becoming a true urban destination has been marked by the addition of high-profile restaurants and retailers, the renovation and expansion of city landmarks ... (more)

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  3. A month and a half into pilot, Howard officials share Roving Radish observationsRead the original story

    Yesterday | The Baltimore Sun

    ... 12 miles away, at the Bain Center in Columbia, the Roving Radish's manager says. Varied community response to Howard County 's health-conscious meal delivery pilot program has been just one of the lessons that county officials are learning ...

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  4. Two entrepreneurs open Jailbreak Brewing Co. in North LaurelRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Baltimore Sun

    Friends Kasey Turner and Justin Bonner had high-powered, top-paying jobs running companies in Howard County for many years, but something was missing.

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  5. Thomas Viaduct Middle almost ready for students from eight feeder schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Baltimore Sun

    ... to making this school one of the best in the county," she said. Thomas Viaduct, the first new middle school in Howard County since Folly Quarter Middle School opened in 2003, will draw students in grades six through eight from five elementary ...

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  6. Man who stabbed himself is shot at by policeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Baltimore News

    Howard County police say a man has died after officers who found him in his bedroom with self-inflicted stab wounds shot at him after he confronted them with a knife.

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  7. Man armed with knife shot by officers, diesRead the original story

    Wednesday | The Baltimore Sun

    A 45-year-old man armed with a knife and suffering from self-inflicted stab wounds died Wednesday after he charged at Howard County police officers, who shot him in his Ellicott City home, police said.

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  8. Howard names champion mountain biker as first pedestrian and bike planning managerRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Baltimore Sun

    Howard County has hired a champion mountain biker and founder of the North American BikeShare Association as its first pedestrian and bicycle planning manager.

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  9. Howard police to focus on school traffic safety as academic year beginsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Baltimore Sun

    With the start of school around the corner, Howard County police are once again gearing up to ensure drivers slow down around school zones.

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  10. Whole Foods Columbia opensRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Baltimore Sun

    Howard County's first Whole Foods Market opened in downtown Columbia Wednesday to a large number of eager shoppers -- an event that local officials called a watershed moment in the revitalization of Columbia's Town Center.

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  11. Victoria F. Gelfman, Howard prosecutor, diesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 18 | The Baltimore Sun

    Victoria F. "Vickie" Gelfman, a prosecutor in the Howard County state's attorney's office whose blog posts about her struggle with acute myeloid leukemia served as an inspiration to others, died Friday of the disease at Johns Hopkins Hospital .

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  12. Howard County Arts Council Receives Additional Funding from Maryland State Arts CouncilRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 19 | BroadwayWorld.com

    The Howard County Arts Council was awarded a $106,964 Community Arts Development grant for fiscal year 2014-15 from the Maryland State Arts Council , an agency of the Maryland Department of Business and Economic Development, Division of Tourism, Film and the Arts.

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  13. Greater Maryland Title Announces Manager & Processor AppointmentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 19 | PRWeb

    Greater Maryland Title, a title insurance agency joint venture of Title Alliance Ltd. formed to support the real estate work by Keller Williams Greater Howard County Market Center, announced the appointment of Jennifer Zatkowski as Manager for the company.

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  14. Laurel's High Road Academy pilots data-driven national programRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 18 | The Baltimore Sun

    ... said Janet Zimmerman, instructional facilitator for nonpublic services and special education compliance in Howard County schools. "They're immersed in reading instruction at High Road Academy, and once their reading levels are brought up they can be ...

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  15. Coastal Sunbelt breaks ground on North Laurel siteRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 18 | The Baltimore Sun

    Six months after the Howard County Council passed a bill intended to help food distributor Coastal Sunbelt Produce remain in the county as it expands its operations, the company broke ground on the new site that will make that expansion possible.

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  16. Scammers posing as police target AlexandriaRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 14 | WTOP-FM Washington

    A similar scam has also been reported in Howard County, Maryland, and Fairfax County, Virginia, says Crystal Nosal, with the Alexandria police.

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  17. State awards solar parking lot grantsRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 13 | Daily Record

    ... & Rose development; Melwood Horticultural Training Center of Upper Marlboro; Lifetime Fitness of Columbia; Howard County Office of Sustainability in Ellicott City, Public Information Office; Maryland Environmental Service of Millersville, an ...

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  18. Special appeals court strikes down Howard zoning referendumRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 13 | The Baltimore Sun

    Maryland's second highest appeals court has struck down a citizen-led effort to bring more than a dozen zoning changes in Howard County to the ballot in November.

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  19. Trial postponed for girl accused in dad's slayingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 12 | Baltimore News

    ... Aug. 18. She is accused of plotting with her boyfriend to kill 58-year-old Dennis Lane. WJZ-TV reports that a Howard County judge has granted a defense motion to postpone the trial until Feb. 17. Twenty-one-year-old Jason Bulmer was sentenced last ...

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  20. Answering The ChallengeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 12 | WBAL-AM Baltimore

    ... City. They're proving there really is such a thing as a free lunch (or brunch) these days. Picked-up by the Howard County Executive no less. What a treat on their drive home from a Main vacation! A promise to pay for lunch for the first folks from ...

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