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Frederick County (Maryland)

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  • Brinkley, Getty named GOP leaders in Maryland Senate

    Brinkley, Getty named GOP leaders in Maryland Senate
    Sen. David R. Brinkley of Frederick County and Sen. Joseph M. Getty of Carroll County will lead the Republican caucus in the Maryland Senate as lawmakers move into the fourth and final year of their terms next year, GOP senators said Monday. Brinkley,...
  • Enterprise zone tax breaks flow to Baltimore waterfront, other prosperous neighborhoods

    Enterprise zone tax breaks flow to Baltimore waterfront, other prosperous neighborhoods
    In 1982, Mayor William Donald Schaefer persuaded state lawmakers to try a different approach to urban revitalization. To lure companies to poorer parts of Baltimore and elsewhere in Maryland, the government would dangle a 10-year property tax discount and...
  • Court ruling forbids arrests based on illegal immigration suspicions

    Court ruling forbids arrests based on illegal immigration suspicions
    A federal appeals court ruled Wednesday in a case involving a Salvadoran woman arrested in Frederick that state and local authorities cannot arrest or detain someone on the suspicion that they are in the country illegally. The case involves the 2008...
  • Frederick County officials still see role in enforcing immigration laws

    Frederick County officials still see role in enforcing immigration laws
    Even as immigrant advocates applauded a federal court ruling that limits local efforts to target people in the country illegally, some Frederick County officials insisted that they should continue to play a role in deporting them. The 4th U.S. Circuit...
  • Frederick's mistaken obsession with immigration enforcement

    Frederick's mistaken obsession with immigration enforcement
    A federal appellate court last week found fault with two Frederick County sheriff's deputies who arrested a Salvadoran woman on the basis of a civil immigration warrant, but county officials appear unbowed in their determination to act as adjunct border...
  • Hundreds lend a hand to sew Star-Spangled Banner replica

    Hundreds lend a hand to sew Star-Spangled Banner replica
    On most days, Tony Wheeler of Arnold is a guide for a company that offers historic tours in Maryland. But on Sunday, Wheeler became part of history himself. Wheeler, wearing a top hat and early 19th-century attire, joined hundreds of volunteers at the...
  • New food offerings at the Maryland State Fair

    New food offerings at the Maryland State Fair
    The Maryland State Fair begins on Friday, and the Midway will again be the place for perennial favorites such as funnel cake and Italian sausage. But there are a few new twists for 2012, according to Jim Ingram of Deggeller Attractions, the Stuart, Fla.-...
  • Miller says state must act now to fund transportation

    Miller says state must act now to fund transportation
    Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller testified Wednesday that Maryland's shortage of funds for transportation projects is a crisis that needs to be addressed now. Appearing before the Senate Budget & Taxation Committee, Miller said his proposed...
  • Harford executive calls on General Assembly to repeal 'Rain Tax'

    Harford County Executive David Craig called on the Maryland General Assembly this week to repeal the so-called rain tax in the next legislative session. Craig, a candidate for Maryland governor, raised red flags about the measure last fall, asking at...
  • Inevitability and the race for governor

    Inevitability and the race for governor
    The 2014 Maryland governor's race has been shaping up so far as a fight about inevitability. Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler long fostered the sense of his own lock on the job through a massive campaign war chest. Lt. Gov. Anthony G. Brown countered...
  • Friday Traffic: No significant incidents in Baltimore area

    Friday Traffic: No significant incidents in Baltimore area
    Maryland Department of Transportation officials say that as of 9:10 a.m, a disabled vehicle was on northbound I-295 north at I-195 in Anne Arundel County, but no lanes were reported being closed. The Maryland Transit Administration reported that light...