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Obama: ‘Revving’ economy calls for higher wages
FrederickNewsPost.com / Tue, 02 Sep 2014 02:00:00 -0400
MILWAUKEE (AP) — President Barack Obama renewed his push for Congress to raise the minimum wage Monday in a buoyant accounting of the economy’s “revving” performance, delivered on behalf of Democrats

Atlantic City’s Revel Casino Hotel closing after 2 years
FrederickNewsPost.com / Tue, 02 Sep 2014 02:00:00 -0400
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — The most spectacular and costly failure in Atlantic City’s 36-year history of casino gambling began to play out Monday when the $2.4 billion Revel Casino Hotel emptied its h

Town applies for middle school playground grant
StarDem.com / Tue, 02 Sep 2014 04:45:00 -0400
CHESTERTOWN — The Chestertown council, at its meeting Monday, Aug. 18, approved a resolution to apply for a $230,000 Community Parks and Playgrounds grant to upgrade recreational facilities at Kent Co

Tilghman Island PTO holds 2nd 5k Island Run
StarDem.com / Tue, 02 Sep 2014 06:00:00 -0400
TILGHMAN ISLAND — The Tilghman Island Elementary Parent Teacher Organization held its second annual 5k Island Run at 8 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 30.

Lawmakers: Islamic State militants want to hit U.S.
FrederickNewsPost.com / Tue, 02 Sep 2014 02:00:00 -0400
WASHINGTON (AP) — Cities in the United States and Western Europe are being eyed as Islamic State militants’ future targets and President Barack Obama needs to take action, U.S. lawmakers say.

Md. looks to rebound from low primary turnout
StarDem.com / Tue, 02 Sep 2014 05:00:00 -0400
ANNAPOLIS (AP) — Maryland Democrats and Republicans were equally unenthusiastic about voting in June’s primary, a fact that has the gubernatorial campaigns of Democratic Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown and Rep

School Notes: Taking the plunge
FrederickNewsPost.com / Tue, 02 Sep 2014 02:00:00 -0400
It was funny at first.

20-50-100 Years Ago—Sept. 2
FrederickNewsPost.com / Tue, 02 Sep 2014 02:00:00 -0400
100 Years Ago

Sandy-hit towns struggle with eminent-domain choice
FrederickNewsPost.com / Tue, 02 Sep 2014 02:00:00 -0400
ASHAROKEN, N.Y. (AP) — On a tiny spit of land off Long Island, the wealthy village of Asharoken faces a dilemma borne of Superstorm Sandy.

No gray areas
FrederickNewsPost.com / Tue, 02 Sep 2014 02:00:00 -0400
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Lamont Jones and Keith Stephens stood 60 feet from each other, separated by four lanes of pavement and a thousand miles of perception.

Study indicates value of airports like Easton’s
StarDem.com / Tue, 02 Sep 2014 05:00:00 -0400
EASTON — According to a study done by the Federal Aviation Administration, general aviation in Maryland has an economic impact of $550.7 million, and an impact over $22 million in Talbot County alone.

Cause of anovulation should be determined
FrederickNewsPost.com / Tue, 02 Sep 2014 02:00:00 -0400
DEAR DOCTOR K: I’ve always had infrequent periods, but I never thought much of it. My doctor recently used the word “anovulatory” to explain why I’ve had trouble getting pregnant. What does this mean?

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