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Fisher accepts option of persistent Towson
Herald-Mail.com / Tue, 09 Feb 2016 22:00:00 -0500
Clear Spring’s Joey Fisher ended what became a month in limbo when he accepted a scholarship to play football for Towson University.
Felons get right to vote after Md. Senate override
StarDem.com / Tue, 09 Feb 2016 19:45:00 -0500
ANNAPOLIS — Moments after the Maryland Senate voted Tuesday to override Gov. Larry Hogan’s veto of a felon voting rights bill, which enables those on probation and parole to vote, Marcus Toles was hol
Mountaineers down but not out
FrederickNewsPost.com / Wed, 10 Feb 2016 01:00:00 -0500
EMMITSBURG — Even after three full days of healing, Elijah Long’s battle wound still looked pretty fresh.
Former Towson diving coach scheduled for plea hearing in locker room video incident
BaltimoreSun.com / Tue, 9 Feb 2016 14:13:00 PST
The former diving coach at Towson University is scheduled to appear in court Wednesday for a plea hearing on charges related to a cell phone that was found recording team members in a locker room. Maureen Mead, 43, was indicted in November on charges of intercepting communication, a "peeping Tom"...
Applications being accepted for the Ed Bearss Award
FrederickNewsPost.com / Wed, 10 Feb 2016 02:30:00 -0500
Chambersburg (Pennsylvania) Civil War Seminars and Tours is accepting applications for the newly established Ed Bearss Award. This award, given annually, will encourage the study of the American Civil War era and reimburse the awardee with up to $1,000 for…
2 college faculty fired in scandal over freshmen retention
StarDem.com / Tue, 09 Feb 2016 17:05:00 -0500
A plan to identify freshmen most likely to fail has erupted into a scandal, faculty firings and a demotion at Mount St. Mary's University after the Catholic school's president reportedly likened the s
Pasadena man pleads guilty in ‘selfie’ arson case
BaltimoreSun.com / Tue, 9 Feb 2016 12:14:00 PST
Sentencing scheduled for March 21
Baltimore man dies of injuries from fire caused by unattended cooking
BaltimoreSun.com / Tue, 9 Feb 2016 14:43:00 PST
A 25-year-old man has died of injuries he suffered in an apartment fire early Sunday in Southwest Baltimore, the city fire department said. On Tuesday, officials said the man has died. His cause of death has not been released by the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner. Once released, the victim...
Harford sells $40 million in bonds at historically low interest rate
BaltimoreSun.com / Tue, 9 Feb 2016 13:15:00 PST
Harford County succeeded in selling $40 million in general obligation bonds Tuesday morning for what county officials said is a historically low interest rate. The sale was re-scheduled from Jan. 26 because of the blizzard the previous weekend. "We sold $40 million in General Obligation Bonds today...
Kim Davis obeying orders in gay marriage case, judges rules
StarDem.com / Tue, 09 Feb 2016 17:51:00 -0500
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A federal judge ruled that Kentucky clerk Kim Davis has obeyed his orders in the months since she spent five nights in jail for refusing to license same-sex marriages.
Supreme Court halts Obama’s sweeping plan to address climate change
BaltimoreSun.com / Tue, 9 Feb 2016 19:59:00 PST
A divided Supreme Court agreed Tuesday to halt enforcement of President Barack Obama's sweeping plan to address climate change until after legal challenges are resolved. The surprising move is a blow to the administration and a victory for the coalition of 27 mostly Republican-led states and industry...
Officers oppose delay of their trials in Freddie Gray case
StarDem.com / Tue, 09 Feb 2016 17:35:00 -0500
BALTIMORE (AP) — Two Baltimore police officers charged in the Freddie Gray case are opposing the state's motion to delay their trials until appellate courts decide whether another officer can be compe
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