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Frederick County (Virginia)

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  • Children learn to fly-fish, catch fun and life lessons

    Children learn to fly-fish, catch fun and life lessons
    — Christopher Gearhart does not know where he would be without fly fishing. Growing up in this Frederick County town, Gearhart's father left the family when he was a small child. Donald Lewis, the town's mayor, took Gearhart and a few other kids to...
  • John Waters' hitchhiking companion Brett Bidle tells more

    John Waters' hitchhiking companion Brett Bidle tells more
    Brett Bidle, Frederick County town councilman, tea party supporter and devout Methodist, is John Waters' new BFF. That old saying about politics making strange bedfellows? Apparently, politics has nothing on hitchhiking. Back in mid-May, Bidle, a 20-...
  • Snow possible tonight after heavy rain, potential flooding

    Snow possible tonight after heavy rain, potential flooding
    Heavy rains throughout the day and into the night Wednesday will create the potential for flooding in the Baltimore area, and forecasters say a small amount of snow is possible overnight. As cold air from the north and west filters in to the Baltimore...
  • Heat advisory, storm potential arrive for holiday

    Heat advisory, storm potential arrive for holiday
    Weather watchers have upgraded Central Maryland's chances of thunderstorm activity Wednesday night during prime firework show hours. The Storm Prediction Center in Norman, Okla., gives an area from the Great Lakes to the Chesapeake Bay a "slight"...
  • Baltimore area's federal agencies a 'growth industry'

    Baltimore area's federal agencies a 'growth industry'
    Despite budget cuts and anti-government rhetoric in Congress, Maryland officials say the two huge federal agencies based in Woodlawn — which have long helped buoy the region's economy — may be better positioned than others to ride out the...
  • Candidates run for Congress despite home address

    All politics is local. All candidates for Congress are not. At least eight candidates for the U.S. House of Representatives from Maryland — including four prominent contenders — are running this year in congressional districts that do not...
  • Democrats eyeing Western Maryland

    Ed Coile and his husband are true-blue Democrats. But they were thinking about saving money, not their congressional representation, when they decided to move from Washington to conservative Frederick County last year. "Politics just didn't play a role,"...
  • The Rev. Mary-Patricia N. Ashby

    The Rev. Mary-Patricia N. Ashby
    The Rev. Mary-Patricia N. Ashby, a retired Episcopal priest who had been rector of a Frederick County church, died Wednesday of a cardiac arrest at Frederick Memorial Hospital. The Mount Airy resident was 71. The daughter of a career naval officer and a...
  • Dismayed by Washington, Pooran runs for Congress

    Dismayed by Washington, Pooran runs for Congress
    Milad Pooran was honeymooning in the South Pacific last summer as politicians in Washington were turning a deadline to raise the U.S. debt limit into another opportunity for partisan brinkmanship. A critical care physician from Frederick County, Pooran...
  • Building teamwork with ropes, jumps and climbs

    Building teamwork with ropes, jumps and climbs
    Some 25 feet in the air, standing on the top of a wooden pole looking down at a few of his Archbishop Spalding rugby teammates, Zach McCloskey is ready to take what Clive Felgate calls "The Leap of Faith." It has nothing to do with matrimony, or some...
  • Md. voters to have say in GOP primary

    Md. voters to have say in GOP primary
    Candidates in the 6th Congressional District ran from polling place to polling place this morning, confronting particularly low turnouts despite the sunny, warm weather. Still, the candidates were confident in their get-out-the-vote operation and...