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Guard unit bridges cultural, security gaps toward handover in Afghanistan
DelawareOnline.com / Tue, 21 May 2013 23:06:00 -0400
Delaware City's 153rd Military Police Company arrived in Kandahar, Afghanistan, three months ago to help handle what may be the most nerve-wracking mission in the war short of direct combat: training Afghan police.
Retailers must meet opportunities of changing consumer market
Downtown Frederick is a great place to eat and shop, but improvement is possible, a retail expert says.
Whole neighborhoods razed by EF5 tornado that killed at least 24 people
BaltimoreSun.com / Tue, 21 May 2013 17:35:00 EDT
Rescuers went building to building in search of victims and thousands of survivors were homeless on Tuesday, a day after a massive tornado tore through a suburb of Oklahoma City, wiping out whole blocks of homes and killing at least 24 people.
Final arrest made in April firearm burglary
CarrollCountyTimes.com / Tue, 21 May 2013 21:00:00 -0400
After a month-long search, police arrested an 18-year-old Gaithersburg man for allegedly committing a burglary in Carroll County last month.
Attorney’s Office to hold presentation on protecting against sexual predators
CarrollCountyTimes.com / Tue, 21 May 2013 22:00:00 -0400
The Carroll County State’s Attorney’s Office is holding a presentation Thursday to help educate parents on how to protect their children from sexual predators.
Top figures barred from Iran’s June ballot
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran’s election overseers removed potential wild-card candidates from the presidential race Tuesday, blocking a top aide of outgoing President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad and a former pres
Auto factories cutting back on downtime
DETROIT (AP) — Detroit auto factories are forgoing their traditional two-week summer break and speeding up production to meet buyers’ growing demand for new cars and trucks.
Quaker Hill organizations to hold free picnic in June
DelawareOnline.com / Wed, 22 May 2013 05:28:00 -0400
The Quaker Hill Historic Preservation Foundation and Quaker Hill Neighborhood Association will hold their annual picnic at 6 p.m. June 5 on the grounds of the Wilmington Friends Meeting at 401 N. West St. in Wilmington.
Empty Bowls program raises funds for food bank
Tuscarora High School and each of its feeder schools raised $2,200 at the Empty Bowls Benefit Concert on April 25. Funds benefit the Emmanuel Trinity Lutheran Church Food Bank. At the concert, choral
Real estate transactions brigthening Sussex’s budget outlook
DelawareOnline.com / Tue, 21 May 2013 23:32:00 -0400
Sussex County's general fund may climb over $50 million next year, fueled partly by increases in building permits and the realty transfer tax, a draft budget published Tuesday shows.
Search for survivors nearing end after deadly twister in Oklahoma
DelawareOnline.com / Tue, 21 May 2013 23:24:00 -0400
Helmeted rescue workers raced Tuesday to complete the search for survivors and the dead in the Oklahoma City suburb where a mammoth tornado destroyed countless homes, cleared lots down to bare red earth and claimed 24 lives, including those of nine children.
Surplus funding discussed by commissioners, school officials
CarrollCountyTimes.com / Wed, 22 May 2013 00:00:00 -0400
While the Carroll County Board of Education is set to approve its Fiscal Year 2014 budget today, its funding remains uncertain as the county board of commissioners plans to debate how much it will giv
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