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  1. Lions remain on top in Howard CountyRead the original story

    1 hr ago | The Washington Post

    ... combining to score all but two of its goals in a battle between the only two remaining unbeaten teams in Howard County play. Senior Scott Bruner, a Siena recruit, led the way with six goals and Schroeder finished with four. This latest conquest ...

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  2. Man to spend life in prison for abusing boyRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | WBAL-TV Baltimore

    Dean Lee Benner, 48, was sentenced Friday to life plus 215 years in prison for abusing a boy at multiple Howard County locations between 1997 and 2002. In January, a jury convicted Benner of 21 counts of child abuse and sex-offense charges.

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  3. Traffic Alert: Columbia Half Marathon will Result in Road ClosuresRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Patch.com

    Motorists are advised by Howard County Police Department to expect major road closures on Sunday, April 26 due to the Columbia Half Marathon .

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  4. Elkridge liquor store cited for underage salesRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | The Baltimore Sun

    A recent Howard County Police Department test of liquor stores, which involved an 18-year-old HC DrugFree volunteer attempting to buy alcohol, resulted in one store cited for sales to an underage customer and six others lauded for following sales laws. Harwood Convenience Shop, 6641 Washington Blvd., was cited for selling an alcohol beverage to a minor after clerks checked the volunteer's identification, which showed him to be younger than 21, and then made the sale.

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  5. Frederick man sentenced for life-plus-125 years in child abuse caseRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | The Baltimore Sun

    A Frederick man, convicted in January of sexually abusing a young boy, was sentenced to life-plus-215 years in prison by a Howard County Circuit Court judge Friday. Dean Lee Benner, 48, of the 5700 block of Brook Hill Lane, was sentenced for abusing the boy at multiple Howard County locations between 1997 and 2002.

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  6. Kittleman wants county to sell Flier building, other propertiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Baltimore Sun

    Howard County officials announced Thursday that they plan to buy the former Columbia Flier building. Howard County Executive Allan Kittleman is hoping to sell off several county properties, including the former Columbia Flier building on Little Patuxent Parkway, to raise some extra money for the school system's budget next fiscal year.

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  7. New Howard healthy food and drink bill would set nutritional guidelines, with more exceptionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Baltimore Sun

    ... employee health and wellness at Johns Hopkins HealthCare, right, also spoke. (Photo courtesy of Mark Miller, Howard County government) Four months after County Executive Allan Kittleman repealed a policy that banned sugary drinks and limited ...

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  8. Man Killed in 3-Vehicle Crash on Cedar Lane: PoliceRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Patch.com

    One person was killed in a three-vehicle collision on Cedar Lane Wednesday, according to the Howard County Police Department. Ethan Max Kirshenbaum, 24, of the 1400 block of Battery Avenue in Baltimore, was pronounced dead at the scene on Cedar Lane near Harriet Tubman Lane , police reported.

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  9. Silver Spring Man Stable After Fatal Howard County Crash: PoliceRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Patch.com

    One person was killed in a three-vehicle collision on Cedar Lane Wednesday, according to the Howard County Police Department. Three others-including two Eldersburg residents and a man from Silver Spring-were taken to the University of Maryland Shock Trauma Center, where police said they were listed as stable.

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  10. Man killed in multi-vehicle crash in ColumbiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | ABC2 Maryland

    Freeze Watch issued April 23 at 4:06AM EDT expiring April 24 at 9:00AM EDT in effect for: Baltimore, Carroll, Frederick, Washington Freeze Watch issued April 23 at 3:35AM EDT expiring April 25 at 9:00AM EDT in effect for: Adams, Cumberland, Dauphin, Franklin, Fulton, Huntingdon, Juniata, Lancaster, Lebanon, Mifflin, Montour, Northumberland, Perry, Snyder, Union, York Freeze Watch issued April 23 at 3:35AM EDT expiring April 24 at 9:00AM EDT in effect for: Adams, Cumberland, Dauphin, Franklin, Fulton, Huntingdon, Juniata, Lancaster, Lebanon, Mifflin, Montour, Northumberland, Perry, Snyder, Union, York Howard County police said the accident occurred just after 2 p.m. According to investigators, a 2004 Jeep Liberty was traveling southbound on Cedar Lane just north of Harriett Tubman Lane.

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  11. Howard schools named Green Ribbon award winnerRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Baltimore Sun

    Mt. Hebron High School sophomores Sara Chernikoff and Nathan Johnson present their research during the Watershed Summit held Wednesday at the Howard County Conservancy in Woodstock. Mt. Hebron High School sophomores Sara Chernikoff and Nathan Johnson present their research during the Watershed Summit held Wednesday at the Howard County Conservancy in Woodstock.

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  12. Peeping Trial Delayed for Rams Head Group, OwnerRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | Patch.com

    The trial has been delayed for the owner of the Rams Head Tavern in Savage and company president, who stands accused of recording women in the restaurant's bathroom. Kyle Muehlhauser, 37, of Severna Park was charged Feb. 19 with six counts of visual surveillance with prurient intent that occurred on May 9, 2014, according to the Howard County Police Department.

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  13. County Executive Kittleman Visits Vantage HouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | Patch.com

    Country Executive Allan Kittleman recently visited Vantage House Retirement Community to give the community a brief status report on Howard County and to discuss what he sees as immediate concerns and possible future challenges for the county. He was invited as a guest of Susan Nelson , who is President of the Vantage House chapter of the Maryland Continuing Care Residents Association, which advocates on behalf of continuing care retirement communities.

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  14. Council members dive deep into Howard's capital budgetRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | The Baltimore Sun

    A new video feature from the Howard County Times shows a breakdown of County Executive Allan Kittleman's proposal for the county's FY16 capital budget. A new video feature from the Howard County Times shows a breakdown of County Executive Allan Kittleman's proposal for the county's FY16 capital budget.

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  15. Alta Wilde Lake to Break Ground at Wilde Lake Village CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 21 | Patch.com

    ... a mixed-use community, will provide much-needed housing in a currently underserved affluent area. Columbia, in Howard County, was the top-performing submarket in suburban Maryland in 2013, with rents increasing four percent during a time when many ...

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  16. Jessup man's go-kart dreams on trackRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 21 | The Baltimore Sun

    ... racing his full time job as a mechanic at the Autobahn Indoor Speedway, a go-karting track just over the Howard County line, leaving a high-paying job as a hotel engineer. "I'm the happiest I've been in my entire life - except the day I got married, ...

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  17. Columbia Association Seeks Reflections of Sister Cities Summer Exchange AlumniRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 20 | Patch.com

    ... Cantos added in 1990; this year marks the 25th anniversary of that relationship. Every summer, students from Howard County spend two weeks in one of those communities before returning home and hosting their European counterparts. Alumni of all ages ...

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  18. Howard County Athlete Sweeps Wheelchair RaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 20 | Patch.com

    ... of a condition called "spina bifida," meaning she had a hole in her spine. Once adopted into a family in Howard County, her family enrolled her in sports to help her build strength, which has translated into a career as an At Monday's marathon, ...

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  19. Columbia Man Faces More Than 25 Charges in Burglary SpreeRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 18 | Patch.com

    A Columbia man is one of six people charged in a series of burglaries across the county that began in February, the Howard County Police Department reported this week. Stolen items that were later pawned created a trail that led detectives to Toray Lamar Ebb of Columbia and Joshuwa Wayne Collins of Elkridge, police said.

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  20. Elkridge Man Charged in Burglary Bust: PoliceRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 18 | Patch.com

    Five others were involved in series of break-ins, where guns and other items were stolen, Howard County police said. An Elkridge man is one of six people charged in a series of burglaries across the county that began in February, the Howard County Police Department reported this week.

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