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  • 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...
  • Arlington Heights, Buffalo Grove, Palatine police blotter: Feb. 4

    Arlington Heights, Buffalo Grove, Palatine police blotter: Feb. 4
    The following items were taken from police reports. ARLINGTON HEIGHTS A man wearing a ski mask entered the Jewel Food Store, 440 E. Rand Road, at 3:10 p.m. Jan. 24, approached the TCF bank counter and demanded money from the teller. The offender...
  • 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...
  • Democrat Mizeur runs on policy, not breaking barriers

    Democrat Mizeur runs on policy, not breaking barriers
    If her dark-horse campaign is successful, Democrat Heather R. Mizeur would become the first woman and first openly gay governor of Maryland. But Mizeur, a two-term state delegate from Montgomery County, isn't running on those credentials. The...
  • Study says Odenton could support more grocery stores, restaurants

    Study says Odenton could support more grocery stores, restaurants
    While some parts of western Anne Arundel County, including Hanover and Crofton, have boomed with retail development, Odenton has largely been passed by. But a new report commissioned by county economic development officials suggests Odenton has desirable...
  • New positions, costs for contract school included in Anne Arundel budget request

    New positions, costs for contract school included in Anne Arundel budget request
    Anne Arundel County Interim School Superintendent Mamie Perkins this week unveiled a $1.04 billion operating budget proposal for the next fiscal year, calling for 75 new positions throughout the school system and $5.8 million to open a new contract...
  • Greek ambassador to attend Annapolis mayoral, council inauguration

    Greek ambassador to attend Annapolis mayoral, council inauguration
    Greece's ambassador to the United States will top the list of dignitaries who will attend the inauguration of Annapolis mayor-elect Mike Pantelides and the new City Council on Monday afternoon. Pantelides released a preview of the inaugural program...
  • With session's start, Annapolis again at center of state government, politics

    With session's start, Annapolis again at center of state government, politics
    The 2014 General Assembly session got underway Wednesday, turning Annapolis into the state's center of debate, protest, legislation and proclamation for the next 90 days. Legislators from Anne Arundel County are promoting bills that range from rolling...
  • In Annapolis, Mount Airy's Zamostny strides to program record for McDaniel track

    In Annapolis, Mount Airy's Zamostny strides to program record for McDaniel track
    Mount Airy resident Jake Zamostny broke his own McDaniel College program record in the 1,000-meter to lead McDaniel at the Naval Academy in Annapolis on Saturday in men's indoor track and field action. The Green Terror finished fourth at the five-team...