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Officer foils armed robbery of pizza delivery driver
NewarkPostOnline.com / Wed, 29 Jun 2016 17:12:00 -0400
A Newark Police officer on routine patrol foiled an armed robbery attempt behind a downtown pizzeria late Tuesday night.

License plate stolen from car at University Courtyard
NewarkPostOnline.com / Wed, 29 Jun 2016 19:03:00 -0400
Someone removed a license place from a car parked at the University Courtyard Apartments last week.

Ex-director of Pets on Wheels gets 6 months in jail for theft
BaltimoreSun.com / Wed, 29 Jun 2016 12:44:00 PDT
The former director of Pets on Wheels was sentenced this week to six months in the Baltimore County detention center for stealing thousands of dollars from the non-profit organization. Victoria Rummel, 51, pleaded guilty in April to one county of felony theft. On Monday, Baltimore County Circuit...

New log canoe exhibit starts this weekend
StarDem.com / Wed, 29 Jun 2016 12:30:00 -0400
EASTON — Just in time for the beginning of sailing season, the Talbot County Historical Society is opening its newest exhibit, “Log Canoes” this weekend in The Galleries at Neall house.

Cholera vaccine developed by University of Maryland wins FDA approval
BaltimoreSun.com / Wed, 29 Jun 2016 16:44:00 PDT
Federal regulators have approved a cholera vaccine developed by the University of Maryland that will provide U.S. travelers with the first defense against the virulent infection common in many poor countries. The FDA approved Vaxchora this month, and its maker says it could be available as early...

West Virginia flood: Stormy morning turns into a nightmare
StarDem.com / Wed, 29 Jun 2016 16:21:00 -0400
RAINELLE, W.Va. (AP) — Penny McClure eyed the creek swelling up behind the Go Mart as she worked her shift on the morning of June 23. It didn’t seem ominous. Just an unpleasant, rainy day in West Virginia.

#RIP Lor Scoota, Baltimore rapper who tried to stop violence
StarDem.com / Wed, 29 Jun 2016 16:13:00 -0400
BALTIMORE (AP) — The news tore across Twitter: A beloved Baltimore rapper was gunned down in broad daylight, moments after promoting peace on the streets at a charity fundraiser.

Elkridge bakery to be featured on Cooking Channel show ‘Cake Hunters’
BaltimoreSun.com / Wed, 29 Jun 2016 11:11:00 PDT
Nine years ago, Michelle Kupiec was encouraged by a doctor to watch cooking shows with one of her twin daughters, Amanda, who was recovering from severe spinal surgery. Now her daughter is a student at the prestigious Culinary Institute of America in New York, and instead of watching cooking shows,...

Baltimore Mayor Rawlings-Blake reacts to Lor Scoota’s death
BaltimoreSun.com / Wed, 29 Jun 2016 08:56:00 PDT
Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake called the shooting death of Baltimore rapper Lor Scoota “horrible,” and urged residents Wednesday to be as forthcoming with information on other shootings as they have been in his death. The investigation into the death of Scoota — real name Tyriece Watson — is continuing....

Camp Hippodrome troupe prepares for Thursday show at historic Baltimore theater
BaltimoreSun.com / Wed, 29 Jun 2016 15:44:00 PDT
Joseph Hatchett II is spending a week of summer vacation singing, dancing and speaking in a theatrically resonant voice. "I want to be on Broadway," the teenager from Sandtown-Winchester said. He spoke with a seriousness suggesting that his goal was not some fanciful pipe dream. "The first play...

Baltimore Police institute new ‘use of force’ policy for officers as Justice Department report looms
BaltimoreSun.com / Wed, 29 Jun 2016 17:34:37 PDT
The Baltimore Police Department plans to implement a new use-of-force policy Friday that emphasizes the "sanctity of life," stresses de-escalation and requires officers to intervene if they see a fellow cop crossing the line.Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake announced the new policy on Wednesday as...

Underlined Passages: ‘The Fantastic Quest’
FrederickNewsPost.com / Thu, 30 Jun 2016 00:45:00 -0400
It’s just so unassuming. Underlined Passages’ latest nine-song LP, “The Fantastic Quest,” feels so humble at times, you can almost picture a set of sad eyes looking up at you while all these songs are being performed. Something about singer…

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