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Trump transition tests outsider’s governing ability
FrederickNewsPost.com / Fri, 29 Jul 2016 17:13:00 -0400
WASHINGTON — His status as a presidential nominee barely a week old, Donald Trump is already tasked with assembling a complex transition team capable of hiring thousands of high-level government officials and crafting a detailed policy agenda should he win…
Truck trailer overturns on I-95 near Aberdeen Friday morning
BaltimoreSun.com / Fri, 29 Jul 2016 09:12:00 PDT
A section of I-95 between Aberdeen and Havre de Grace was tied up for nearly two hours Friday morning after a trailer overturned on the highway. First responders were alerted at 6:48 a.m., after the rear trailer, one of two being pulled by a truck heading north, overturned at mile marker 86.8,...
Defense expert defends officer’s actions in 2014 shooting at East Baltimore convenience store
BaltimoreSun.com / Fri, 29 Jul 2016 16:45:00 PDT
An expert witness for the defense testified Friday that Officer Wesley Cagle acted as any reasonable officer would when he shot a burglary suspect already wounded by two other officers at an East Baltimore convenience store in 2014. Emanuel Kapelsohn, an expert in police use of force, discussed...
New Market sisters to compete in World Baton Twirling Championships
FrederickNewsPost.com / Fri, 29 Jul 2016 22:45:00 -0400
For Ally and Lexi Duda, of New Market, twirling a baton has taken them many places, including Italy, Austria, Belgium, Germany, Holland and France.
Brunswick High grad, wife heading to Peru for mission work
FrederickNewsPost.com / Fri, 29 Jul 2016 20:30:00 -0400
In a few weeks, Kyle Shreve and his wife, Hannah, will leave their home in Alpharetta, Georgia, to answer a calling that both have felt for years.
Delauter pulls plug on leasing proposal, says county executive wouldn’t support it
FrederickNewsPost.com / Fri, 29 Jul 2016 23:45:00 -0400
Frederick County Councilman Kirby Delauter said he’s no longer pursuing a school leasing proposal he pitched at a June meeting in Winchester Hall. Also, he’s no longer meeting with businesses that would have played a role in the public-private partnership.
Vacant home collapses in Southwest Baltimore
BaltimoreSun.com / Fri, 29 Jul 2016 16:14:35 PDT
A vacant rowhouse in Carrollton Ridge in Southwest Baltimore collapsed Friday morning, officials said.The house in the 1900 block of Ramsay St. tumbled into the home next door about 6 a.m., with a portion of the vacant building landing in a woman's kitchen, a Baltimore Fire Department spokesman...
New district court judge will bring diverse experiences to bench, colleagues say
FrederickNewsPost.com / Fri, 29 Jul 2016 22:00:00 -0400
Frederick County’s newest district court judge will bring a broad variety of experience to the bench, friends and colleagues say.
Johns Hopkins study links prisons and jails to HIV, hepatitis and TB epidemics
BaltimoreSun.com / Fri, 29 Jul 2016 18:43:23 PDT
The cycling of inmates in and out of prisons and jails around the world contributes significantly to the global epidemics of HIV, viral hepatitis and tuberculosis, according to new research from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.Inmates typically suffer from higher rates of those...
Florida reports first cases of locally transmitted Zika, Maryland cases grow but remain travel-relat
BaltimoreSun.com / Fri, 29 Jul 2016 15:27:32 PDT
Four people infected with the Zika virus by mosquitoes in the Miami area are the nation's first such cases of local transmission unrelated to foreign travel, the Florida Department of Health reported Friday.Health officials in Florida and elsewhere around the country expected such cases would occur...
Vivien L. F. Burnett, social worker, educator, dies
BaltimoreSun.com / Sat, 30 Jul 2016 00:00:00 PDT
Vivien L. F. Burnett, a retired social worker and reading specialist, died July 21 of breast cancer at Northwest Hospital in Randallstown. The Owings Mills resident was 92. The daughter of Louis N. Francis and Belulah Vivian Naylor Francis Plummer, a Baltimore public schools educator, Vivien Louise...
More than 2.5 inches of rainfall washed 14,000 gallons of sewage into the Jones Falls
BaltimoreSun.com / Fri, 29 Jul 2016 12:55:00 PDT
A deluge of rainstorms Thursday night into Friday morning washed 14,000 gallons of sewage into the Jones Falls, city officials said Friday. The stormwater inundated the sewer system and sent wastewater overflowing from a pipe near North Charles and West Lanvale streets. The pipe was designed to...
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