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Frederick County (Maryland)

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  • 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...
  • Md. lures software firm Salsa Labs with $1 million investment

    Md. lures software firm Salsa Labs with $1 million investment
    A $1 million investment from a state economic development fund, which officials called the largest in the fund's history, is luring software company Salsa Labs and its 50 employees to Maryland. Salsa, which helps nonprofits carry out online fundraising...
  • 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...
  • Strong winds, severe storm threat raise power outage concerns

    Strong winds, severe storm threat raise power outage concerns
    Meteorologists and utility officials cautioned of possible power outages Wednesday night as wind gusts up to 50 mph blow through the region, along with possible thunderstorms and then a burst of cold air. The combination of high winds and saturated soil...
  • Dems in governor's race see opportunity in undecided voters

    Dems in governor's race see opportunity in undecided voters
    Democrats vying to be governor found reasons for optimism Sunday after a Baltimore Sun poll showed that 40 percent of primary voters had not settled on a candidate. With four months until the June 24 primary election, Lt. Gov. Anthony G. Brown...
  • Golden years grow dimmer as workers labor longer

    Golden years grow dimmer as workers labor longer
    Before the recession, Madie Green's home daycare was normally full. As parents lost their jobs and pulled kids out, the 55-year-old District Heights woman spent through her savings to keep up on her mortgage and auto payments. Her business still hasn'...
  • 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...
  • Four file to challenge Kamenetz in Baltimore County

    Four file to challenge Kamenetz in Baltimore County
    With one day left for candidates to file for the 2014 election, four men had signed up as of Monday to challenge Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz. The former chairman of the county Republican Party and the father of a dog-bite victim are...
  • Brown pitches pre-K expansion

    Brown pitches pre-K expansion
    Lt. Gov. Anthony G. Brown asked state lawmakers Wednesday to endorse a key plank in his platform for governor: increasing access to pre-kindergarten classes. State legislators are weighing a small expansion of Maryland's program, which already...
  • Baltimore VA office worst in nation for processing disability claims

    The Baltimore office of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs is the slowest in the country in processing disability claims for servicemen and servicewomen — averaging about a year — and makes more mistakes than any other office. The...