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Anne Arundel County

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  • Anne Arundel considers bottling, selling its water

    Anne Arundel considers bottling, selling its water
    Anne Arundel County's water has won awards in tasting competitions for years, and now it's being viewed for its potential to boost county revenues. County Councilman John Grasso, a Glen Burnie Republican, has proposed bottling and selling the water....
  • Baltimore power outages dip below 53,000 for first time since storms

    Baltimore power outages dip below 53,000 for first time since storms
    As of 9:16 a.m. Thursday, according to BGE, power was out for 52,501 customers, and power was restored for 654,218 customers since the storm began. The breakdown is: 6,573 customers out of power in Anne Arundel County and 129,165 customers with power...
  • Brooklyn Park boy dies after swimming pool accident

    A young boy died Wednesday night after he was found unresponsive in a residential swimming pool in Brooklyn Park, according to the Anne Arundel police department. According to Anne Arundel County Police Lt. John McAndrew and fire department Lt. Cliff...
  • Substance abuse funding change challenges some Md. providers

    Substance abuse funding change challenges some Md. providers
    A dramatic change in how Maryland pays for substance abuse treatment programs is leaving some providers short on cash and displacing more than 200 drug and alcohol addicts, even as the state's four-year transition to a new funding system has significantly...
  • Act now to expand gaming in Maryland

    Act now to expand gaming in Maryland
    Maryland's casinos need table games to compete with neighboring states. And we need them as soon as possible. Some believe our state has the luxury of waiting until the state's current casino program is fully up and running. A recent editorial in The Sun...
  • Maryland slots: How the House wins

    Maryland slots: How the House wins
    The Taxpayers Protection Alliance, a Virginia-based nonprofit that advocates nationally for lower taxes and smaller government, has been running radio ads in the Baltimore area with a simple message: Don't give gaming companies a big tax break. That...
  • Robert M. Wright

    Robert M. Wright
    Robert M. Wright, a retired attorney who earned the respect of his peers during his many years in the practice of construction law, died of complications of pulmonary and neurosurgery June 23 at his St. Margaret's home. He was 73. Born in Natick, Mass.,...
  • Military families reunited for Fourth of July

    Military families reunited for Fourth of July
    Army Sgt. Justin Haggerty was 7,000 miles away from his wife and daughter last Fourth of July — with his canine partner, HHelotes, in Afghanistan, searching for explosives and helping to protect a U.S. Special Forces group from the enemy. This...
  • Maryland Live Casino hits jackpot during first month

    Maryland Live Casino hits jackpot during first month
    As Maryland politicians wrangle over holding a special session to expand gambling, the state's newest casino surged out of the gate, reporting revenue of more than $1 million a day in its first month. Gambling operations at Maryland Live Casino brought...
  • Leopold documents don't answer questions, ACLU says

    Leopold documents don't answer questions, ACLU says
    Anne Arundel County police released hundreds of documents this week regarding media inquiries on topics as broad as gang investigations, cold cases and school shootings, but none of those are any use to the group looking into allegations against County...
  • Woman dead in Gambrills fire identified

    The Millersville woman who died in a two-alarm fire at a duplex in the Gambrills area Sunday night has been identified by the Anne Arundel County Fire Department as Lolita Mitchell. Mitchell, 78, was found unconscious and unresponsive by firefighters...