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Frederick County (Maryland)

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  • Company destroys computers, phones carrying sensitive data

    Company destroys computers, phones carrying sensitive data
    In a 20,000-square-foot warehouse, where visitors are required to trade in a driver's license for a visitor's badge, some of the nation's secrets are torn apart, reduced to sand or demagnetized until they are forever silent. "We make things go away,"...
  • Baltimore County toughens approach on animal abuse

    A young mixed pug named Pup was shot once through the heart with a BB rifle in the backyard of his Dundalk home and died on the back porch as his owner's daughter held him in a towel. The incident in November 2012 led to the arrest of Lex L. Shifflett,...
  • Impact of Maryland snow to linger amid cold temperatures

    Impact of Maryland snow to linger amid cold temperatures
    Residents across Maryland haven't felt the last wintry bite of the snow that lashed the state Tuesday: Its impact will linger through the weekend due to frigid temperatures. Much of the snow, which measured 7 inches at BWI Tuesday night and topped 11...
  • Senators grill educators on Common Core

    Senators grill educators on Common Core
    A panel of state lawmakers grilled Maryland's top school officials Thursday over whether education reforms are being executed too quickly and putting undue stress on teachers. Senators on the Education, Health and Environmental Affairs Committee told...
  • Critics say wrong number is latest failure of Md. health exchange

    Critics say wrong number is latest failure of Md. health exchange
    Critics said Saturday that the latest problem to hit Maryland's online health exchange — an incorrect help-line number that directed hundreds of callers to a Seattle-based pottery business — was another symptom of the poorly operating website....
  • Gansler's shoot-from-the-lip style makes him unsuitable for governor [Letter]

    Gansler's shoot-from-the-lip style makes him unsuitable for governor [Letter]
    For Maryland Attorney General Doug Gansler to liken Obamacare's implementation to "a 'Saturday Night Live' skit," as The Washington Post quoted him as saying, shows a disturbing pattern. Maybe he should have considered attending a meeting of the Health...
  • Baltimore County teacher is finalist for national Teacher of the Year

    Baltimore County teacher is finalist for national Teacher of the Year
    Sean McComb was sitting Wednesday morning on one of the worn wooden benches at Baltimore's Penn Station reading a book on how to improve teaching when his phone began to buzz wildly with text messages and email notifications. The word was out: McComb had...
  • Maryland to stick with own health care site

    Maryland to stick with own health care site
    As legislators grilled Lt. Gov. Anthony G. Brown on Tuesday over the dismal debut of Maryland's health insurance exchange, the O'Malley administration stood by the website and said it will not switch to the federal version. Rejecting calls to shut...
  • First sub-zero temperatures since 1996 possible after fresh blanket of snow

    First sub-zero temperatures since 1996 possible after fresh blanket of snow
    Temperatures could dip below zero for the first time since 1996 early Saturday as the fresh blanket of snow and calming winds chill the region overnight, according to the National Weather Service. Forecasters are calling for a low of 1 degree below...
  • Back Story: All-but-forgotten Marylander was first president under Articles of Confederation

    Back Story: All-but-forgotten Marylander was first president under Articles of Confederation
    "Many consider John Hanson, who was John Hanson Briscoe's relative and for whom he was named, as being the first president of the United States, and not George Washington," said Rep. Steny H. Hoyer, who was discussing the recent death of Briscoe, his...
  • Group says Maryland backsliding in bay cleanup

    Group says Maryland backsliding in bay cleanup
    Nitrogen pollution from Maryland sewage plants and industries increased in 2012, a new report says, partially undermining gains the state has made in prior years in cleaning up the Chesapeake Bay. While nitrogen discharges from treatment plants and...