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  • Human trafficking: A modern-day form of slavery

    The girl is 13, maybe 14, an unhappy adolescent with problems at home and a need to get away. Her mother spends most days getting high and is thinking about trading her child's body for drugs. The live-in boyfriend hits on her whenever mom nods out....
  • Parents blame politics as Severna Park High goes without fixes

    Parents blame politics as Severna Park High goes without fixes
    They had already been through the public testimony, the email campaigns and, they thought, the political wrangling. Severna Park High School was on track to receive a nearly $107 million to rebuild one of Anne Arundel County's highest-performing schools...
  • Girls track: Performer of the Year

    Girls track: Performer of the Year
    Alexis Franklin Old Mill, jr. The bad news for those who compete against Franklin is this: She'll be back. Franklin turned in a spectacular season in a number of ways this spring. She finished second in the 400 hurdles at the Penn Relays (in Maryland,...
  • Annapolis custom butcher tries to revive 'dying art'

    Annapolis custom butcher tries to revive 'dying art'
    Most people take a day off work to spend a little time with the family, hit the beach or a local park, or try to get a few errands done. Zeb Atkinson of Gambrills decided to stop in at a local business, spend nine hours slicing and sawing, and pay the...
  • John Polyniak, veteran who fought on D-Day, dies

    John Polyniak, veteran who fought on D-Day, dies
    John Polyniak, a World War II veteran who landed on Omaha Beach on D-Day and later was severely wounded during the battle for St. Lo, died June 7 of heart failure at the Encore at Turf Valley assisted-living facility in Ellicott City. Mr. Polyniak's...
  • One Maryland Broadband Network facility opens

    Federal, state and local officials gathered in an Elkridge industrial park Monday morning to mark the opening of a key hub for the Central Maryland portion of a $158 million statewide broadband network designed to link localities via fiber-optic cable....
  • Anne Arundel County digest

    'Moving at the Speed of Life' The Dignity Players presents this one-woman show, written and performed by Kris Valerio, July 7-10 at the Unitarian Universalist Church of Annapolis, 333 Dubois Road. The show addresses issues including technological...
  • Man struck by lightning in Pasadena listed in critical condition

    Anne Arundel County Police Department received a call at 5:52 p.m. Sunday evening that a man had been struck by lightning at Fort Smallwood Park. A man who was struck by lightning while fishing in Anne Arundel County remains hospitalized in critical...
  • State Police perform aerial evacuation from the bay

    A man suffering a severe medical emergency was airlifted from his boat Sunday morning by a Helicopter Emergency Aerial Tactics Team. A man suffering a severe medical emergency was airlifted from his boat Sunday morning by a Helicopter Emergency Aerial...
  • Anne Arundel teacher retires after 44 years

    Anne Arundel teacher retires after 44 years
    Linda Flaherty has been teaching at Mayo Elementary School in Edgewater for so long that she says her first students are now approaching their mid-50s. She was hired out of college in 1967, when Lyndon B. Johnson was president and the first Super Bowl was...
  • Anne Arundel Co. issues swim warning at Glen Isle

    Anne Arundel County health officials warned Monday against swimming, water skiing or any other contact with water at Glen Isle in Riva because the water there could make people sick. Water samples taken last Tuesday and Thursday at the South River beach...