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Fire at UD lab forces students to evacuate; no injuries reported
NewarkPostOnline.com / Fri, 29 Aug 2014 15:23:00 -0400
An electrical fire erupted inside Spencer Lab at the University of Delaware on Friday afternoon, officials say.

Cougars conquer Cardinals
Herald-Mail.com / Fri, 29 Aug 2014 23:30:00 -0400
Last year when Spring Mills played its first year of varsity football without a senior class, it was ample justification for the Cardinals’ 1-9 record.

Suspicious co-worker tipped Johns Hopkins in Levy case
BaltimoreSun.com / Fri, 29 Aug 2014 21:59:06 EDT
Suspicious of the pen hanging on a lanyard Johns Hopkins gynecologist Dr. Nikita A. Levy wore around his neck, a clinical technician took it one day.

O’Malley tightens rules on federal immigration requests
BaltimoreSun.com / Fri, 29 Aug 2014 22:20:00 EDT
Move a response to AG opinion raising questions of constitutionalityGov. Martin O'Malley has imposed strict new rules to limit when the state may hold immigrants in Baltimore's jail at the request of federal authorities, dealing a new blow to a national program intended to catch people who are in the country illegally.

Park Road now open in Lewes
Cape Gazette / Fri, 29 Aug 2014 15:00:00 EDT
Park Road in Lewes is now open for through traffic. The road underwent a major realignment and resurfacing, and a new shared-use pedestrian/bicycle path was added. Some minor clean-up work remains, but that work can be completed with closures or temporary closures of a lane, Delaware Division of Parks and Recreation officials said. Park Road connects New Road and Pilottown Road and is commonly used as an alternati...

Consumer spending dips 0.1 percent
FrederickNewsPost.com / Sat, 30 Aug 2014 02:00:00 -0400
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. consumer spending fell in July, with a drop in auto purchases accounting for most of the weakness. Income growth also slowed.

EU ministers call for new sanctions against Russia
FrederickNewsPost.com / Sat, 30 Aug 2014 02:00:00 -0400
MILAN (AP) — Several European Union foreign ministers on Friday accused Russia of invading eastern Ukraine and said Moscow should be punished with more sanctions.

Alleged high-roller theft case shrinks dramatically
BaltimoreSun.com / Fri, 29 Aug 2014 21:38:50 EDT
Maryland Live had suspected employee of taking 1,000 player names; only 19 were contactedAs three lawyers for Maryland Live casino entered a federal courtroom Friday morning, it seemed that a list containing information on hundreds of high rollers was on the line, a trove they suspected had been taken by a former employee who had left for a competitor.

Saints sweep Goretti in volleyball
Herald-Mail.com / Fri, 29 Aug 2014 23:39:00 -0400
Area roundup — Friday, August 29, 2014

Suns overpower BlueClaws
Herald-Mail.com / Fri, 29 Aug 2014 23:43:00 -0400
One night after securing their third straight berth in the South Atlantic League playoffs while in Asheville, N.C., the Hagerstown Suns experienced no letdown when they returned to Municipal Stadium o

Davis comes through in grand fashion for Orioles in 9-1 win over Twins
BaltimoreSun.com / Fri, 29 Aug 2014 23:58:00 EDT
First baseman hits grand slam as Orioles record 19th victory in past 25 games at Camden YardsFirst baseman hits grand slam as Orioles record 19th victory in past 25 games at Camden Yards

Faith-based schools weave spiritual into broad curriculum
FrederickNewsPost.com / Sat, 30 Aug 2014 02:00:00 -0400
Ten faith-based schools in Frederick County will educate nearly 2,000 students this year in small independent schools that promote both academic rigor and spiritual and moral growth.

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