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Frederick County (Maryland)

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  • Flood warnings in effect as rain departs

    Flood warnings in effect as rain departs
    Flood warnings are in effect across the region through Friday afternoon, though rain tapered off by midday. A coastal flood advisory is in effect along the western shore of the Chesapeake Bay, with high tides expected to be 2 feet above normal Friday...
  • Marylanders will be able to text 911 within months, officials say

    Marylanders will be able to text 911 within months, officials say
    When you call 911, you want to speak with a dispatcher as soon as possible. But what if, at that moment or in general, you aren't able to speak at all? This past week marked a deadline for phone carriers to be able provide text-to-911 service in areas...
  • Librarians question Baltimore County plan to shift IT positions

    Librarians question Baltimore County plan to shift IT positions
    Public library advocates are questioning a Baltimore County plan to transfer library information-technology services to the county government's IT office, saying it could set a precedent that threatens the library's autonomy. County Executive Kevin...
  • Horse killed in hit-and-run in Frederick Co.

    Horse killed in hit-and-run in Frederick Co.
    A horse was killed by a hit-and-run driver in Frederick County early Tuesday morning, Maryland State Police said. The animal was struck around the intersection of U.S. 15 and Auburn Road, police said. The driver of the vehicle fled the scene. No other...
  • Senate approves cut in estate taxes

    Senate approves cut in estate taxes
    Wealthy Marylanders would get a posthumous tax break under legislation passed Thursday by the General Assembly in the hope of keeping millionaires from fleeing to other states. The state Senate gave final approval to a measure long sought by...
  • Suburban counties gain population, Baltimore loses

    Suburban counties gain population, Baltimore loses
    Population is growing in the Central Maryland's suburban counties, though Baltimore City is losing residents, according a state review of U.S. Census data. The Maryland Department of Planning said Thursday that between July 2012 and July 2013,...
  • Audit finds guitars, plane tickets among $255,000 of improper purchases on state credit cards

    Audit finds guitars, plane tickets among $255,000 of improper purchases on state credit cards
    Four Maryland employees made about $255,000 in improper purchases — including guitars, plane tickets and toy soldiers — with state credit cards intended for business spending, a state audit of the program found. The audit concluded that...
  • Cove Point: We pay, Dominion profits [Letter]

    Cove Point: We pay, Dominion profits  [Letter]
    I disagree with Rep. John Delaney that Cove Point should be approved as a liquid natural gas export facility ("Natural gas is the right choice for the U.S.," April 2). The harm that will come from such approval is immeasurable and the brunt will be...
  • Hearings on Md. health exchange woes put off

    The head of the state Senate committee that is leading an inquiry into what went wrong with Maryland's health exchange is planning to turn the probe over to state auditors — who would not release a report until summer at the earliest. Sen. Thomas...
  • Supreme Court won't hear Frederick County sheriff's immigration enforcement appeal

    Supreme Court won't hear Frederick County sheriff's immigration enforcement appeal
    The U.S. Supreme Court declined Monday to review a Frederick County case in which a woman challenged local authorities' power to arrest her on an immigration violation, cementing her victory in a case that has been closely watched by both sides of the...
  • Undefeated City boys make 3A final with win over Urbana

    Undefeated City boys make 3A final with win over Urbana
    COLLEGE PARK — All season, the undefeated City boys basketball team had been careful not to look past the next game, safely keeping the ultimate goal of winning the Class 3A state championship at arm's length. In Thursday's state semifinal against...