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Report: Outsourcing waste hauling would save city $700K yearly
NewarkPostOnline.com / Fri, 28 Aug 2015 01:00:00 -0400
Newark administrators will ask city council next month to approve a controversial plan that would outsource the city’s trash and recycling pickup to a national waste hauling company.

Big Ten men’s basketball schedule released; Terps face a ‘difficult’ slate, Turgeon says
BaltimoreSun.com / Thu, 27 Aug 2015 17:24:00 PDT
A year ago, Maryland men's basketball coach Mark Turgeon and his team were unsure of what their inaugural season in the Big Ten Conference would bring. In a preseason poll, the Terps were picked to finish 10th in the 14-team league.

One killed in double shooting in Southwest Baltimore
BaltimoreSun.com / Thu, 27 Aug 2015 20:27:00 PDT
Two people were shot, one fatally, in Southwest Baltimore Thursday night, police said.

US stocks end sharply higher after Chinese market surges
FrederickNewsPost.com / Fri, 28 Aug 2015 01:30:00 -0400
Investors were in a buying mood again on Thursday, driving U.S. stocks higher for the second straight day as they took advantage of this month’s heavy sell-off.

Oil jumps 10 percent for biggest one-day gain since 2009
FrederickNewsPost.com / Fri, 28 Aug 2015 01:30:00 -0400
NEW YORK — Oil soared more than 10 percent Thursday, its biggest one-day gain since March 2009, lifted by resurgent global stock markets and a report showing the U.S. economy grew faster than previous

Baltimore police announce plans to create information center in case of future unrest
BaltimoreSun.com / Thu, 27 Aug 2015 17:38:23 PDT
Baltimore police will establish a command center to coordinate and release emergency communications should the city face future unrest, interim police Commissioner Kevin Davis said Thursday.

US pending home sales rose modestly in July
FrederickNewsPost.com / Fri, 28 Aug 2015 01:30:00 -0400
WASHINGTON — Slightly more Americans signed contracts to buy homes in July, as pending sales edged up after dipping in June.

Adam Jones leaves game, Orioles’ slump continues with 5-3 loss to Royals
BaltimoreSun.com / Thu, 27 Aug 2015 18:00:00 PDT
The sight of Orioles center fielder Adam Jones crashing into an unpadded portion of the Kauffman Stadium wall while chasing a fly to left-center field Thursday afternoon was enough to make his teammates cringe.

Uber driver: Harassment continues in Dewey
Cape Gazette / Fri, 28 Aug 2015 06:00:00 EDT
It’s been nearly a month since Uber driver Harris Marx first complained about aggressive enforcement measures in Dewey Beach, but things aren't getting any better, he said. “Nothing has changed, despite the meeting with the town manager and the police chief, and despite the apologies of the police chief,” wrote Marx in an email Aug. 24. Marx first complained after an Aug. 7 incident, in which he accused a Dewey ...

Report: Outsourcing waste hauling would save city $700K yearly
NewarkPostOnline.com / Fri, 28 Aug 2015 01:00:00 -0400
Newark administrators will ask city council next month to approve a controversial plan that would outsource the city’s trash and recycling pickup to a national waste hauling company.

County signs new MOU for shelter
StarDem.com / Fri, 28 Aug 2015 04:00:00 -0400
CENTREVILLE — The Queen Anne’s County Commissioners voted 4-0 Tuesday, Aug. 25, to approve a memorandum of understanding with Haven Ministries, that would allow the organization to re-enter its name f

Teacher wellness center at city school has goal to promote fitness, ease stress
BaltimoreSun.com / Thu, 27 Aug 2015 16:15:00 PDT
An exhausted Morgen Piper used to roll past her workout studio just down the street from Francis Scott Key Elementary/Middle School at the end of the day, thinking "I just can't do it."

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