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  • Kids learn healthy habits from McDaniel's Fitness Buddies

    Kids learn healthy habits from McDaniel's Fitness Buddies
    A group of McDaniel College students and elementary school kids have only needed one thing to bond: a couple of hours in the gym together. With a few balls, a plastic bat and some jump ropes, the newly established Fitness Buddies group meets weekly...
  • Widespread flooding closes roads, causes landslide in Charles Village

    Widespread flooding closes roads, causes landslide in Charles Village
    A month's worth of rain caused widespread flooding Wednesday, prompting multiple rescues and causing a massive landslide that poured half a dozen cars onto train tracks in Charles Village. More storms were meanwhile possible, with tornado and severe...
  • Anne Arundel County health brief

    Heart health February is American Heart month. The Anne Arundel Department of Health offers kits and fact sheets about heart disease, its risk factors and prevention on the website learntolivehealthy.org. Tobacco-free kids week February 9 to 15, kids...
  • Baltimore Sun Media Group buys The Capital, Carroll County Times from Landmark

    Baltimore Sun Media Group buys The Capital, Carroll County Times from Landmark
    The Baltimore Sun Media Group announced today that it purchased The Capital in Annapolis, the Carroll County Times and the Maryland publications and websites affiliated with those news organizations from Landmark Media Enterprises. Financial terms of...
  • First-time entrants in Boston Marathon motivated to run after last year's bombings

    First-time entrants in Boston Marathon motivated to run after last year's bombings
    Qualifying for the Boston Marathon was not on Michelle Hollingsworth's radar when she broke into a jog at the start of the Marine Corps Marathon in 2012, but it sure was 3 hours and 36 minutes later. The 47-year-old hadn't expected to cross the finish...
  • Man found dead in car in Crofton Monday morning

    Man found dead in car in Crofton Monday morning
    Anne Arundel County police said there are no signs of foul play after a man was found dead from a self-inflicted gunshot wound inside a vehicle in Crofton Monday morning. Police were called at 6:27 a.m. to the area near Conway Road and Professional...
  • As filing deadline passes, county executive contest highlights Arundel races

    As filing deadline passes, county executive contest highlights Arundel races
    With the filing deadline for the 2014 elections passing Tuesday night at 9 p.m., the fields are set for Republican and Democratic primary elections for local offices, including the competitive race to become Anne Arundel County executive. At the top...
  • Crofton man found guilty in drug-related murder of Frederick man

    Crofton man found guilty in drug-related murder of Frederick man
    A Crofton resident was convicted Wednesday of killing a man whose body was found in the trunk of a car in 2012. Prosecutors said they will seek a life sentence without parole when Michael Stahlnecker, 51, is sentenced in May. Stahlnecker was convicted...
  • Bill for elected school board in Anne Arundel fails

    Bill for elected school board in Anne Arundel fails
    Efforts to create an elected school board for Anne Arundel County are likely dead for 2014. Anne Arundel's state senators have voted 3-2 to kill Senate Bill 0148, which would have created a school board with five elected members and four appointed...
  • Cummings joins call for minimum wage hike

    Cummings joins call for minimum wage hike
    Rep. Elijah E. Cummings urged state lawmakers Monday to raise Maryland's minimum wage to $10.10, arguing that lower wages will continue to strain government programs that help the poor. The Baltimore Democrat added his voice to a chorus of Democratic...
  • Development sprouts around first Johns Hopkins home

    Development sprouts around first Johns Hopkins home
    The Crofton birthplace of Johns Hopkins, which once anchored hundreds of acres of farmland in Anne Arundel County, soon may see its territory shrink once more. A developer has proposed building an assisted-living center on the 10.5-acre lot next door to...