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  • Pollution cuts ordered for coastal bays

    Pollution cuts ordered for coastal bays
    Federal regulators approved new pollution limits Monday for Maryland's coastal bays aimed at restoring water quality in the shallow lagoons that serve both as playground for Ocean City vacationers and vital habitat for fish and wildlife. Like the...
  • Hogan vows to eliminate taxes on pensions

    Hogan vows to eliminate taxes on pensions
    Republican gubernatorial candidate Larry Hogan told residents of a retirement community Tuesday night that he wants to eliminate all state income taxes on pensions before the end of his administration. Hogan unveiled the proposal in response to a...
  • Shore crabs: Low-maintenance pet really comes out of its shell

    Shore crabs: Low-maintenance pet really comes out of its shell
    You wouldn't know it by the petite tank in tow, but the Merchlinsky family emerged from George's Beach Shop on the boardwalk in this Shore town on a recent sunny day with three new pets from Haiti. Their new companions? Batman, Spiderman, and Blue --...
  • No foul play in death of N.J. man in Ocean City, police say

    No foul play in death of N.J. man in Ocean City, police say
    Investigators have ruled out foul play in the death of a 38-year-old New Jersey man found dead in an Ocean City hotel early Saturday morning, police said. Jorge Troca, of Lyndhurst, N.J., was found unconscious and unresponsive in a hotel in the 4700...
  • Ocean City police investigate suspicious death of N.J. man

    Ocean City police investigate suspicious death of N.J. man
    Ocean City police are investigating the "suspicious" death of a 38-year-old New Jersey man. Police received a call at 3 a.m. Saturday about an unconscious and unresponsive man inside the Princess Bayside Beach Hotel South on Coastal Highway....
  • Maryland gubernatorial candidates take on Ice Bucket Challenge

    Maryland gubernatorial candidates take on Ice Bucket Challenge
    Republican gubernatorial candidate Larry Hogan on Friday challenged Democratic rival Anthony Brown to dump a bucket of ice water over his head as part of a fund-raising campaign for medical research. Brown, notified of the challenge by a Baltimore Sun...
  • Hogan decries proposed regulations for arcades

    Hogan decries proposed regulations for arcades
    Republican Larry Hogan marveled at the giant stuffed animals inside an oversized claw game, a machine bigger than the back room in the campaign bus he rode into Ocean City Friday morning. “These are a lot bigger than the ones I used as a kid,&...
  • Police shut down henna tattoo stands on the O.C. boardwalk

    Police shut down henna tattoo stands on the O.C. boardwalk
    Ocean City Police have shut down a number of henna tattoo stands on the boardwalk after the operators were found to be working in violation of their visa permits. A joint police investigation with ICE Homeland Security found 10 individuals with F-1...
  • O'Malley sweeps through Ocean City convention

    O'Malley sweeps through Ocean City convention
    Gov. Martin O'Malley worked the room at one of Maryland's biggest political events of the year Thursday, grinning for photos, slapping the backs of fellow politicians and causing bottlenecks wherever he stopped. Most years, the governor sticks around...
  • Maryland student has close encounter with great white shark

    Maryland student has close encounter with great white shark
    Was it Big Kahuna? That's just a guess after seeing a video of a shark circling a boat off the coast of Ocean City that was posted online by University of Maryland student Aaron Caplan. Caplan, 19, said he was shark fishing with friends on July 30 about...
  • Howard M. 'Smitty' Smith, transporter

    Howard M. 'Smitty' Smith, transporter
    Howard M. "Smitty" Smith, who had owned and operated a Baltimore County horse transportation business, died July 31 of heart failure at Winter Haven Hospital in Winter Haven, Fla. He was 83. The son of Howard Smith, a factory worker, and Katherine Smith,...