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Walmsley, Bard triumphant in JFK 50 Mile debuts
Herald-Mail.com / Sat, 22 Nov 2014 21:53:00 -0500
At a legendary, long-distance footrace, statuses can change in a day. Jim Walmsley and Sarah Bard went from being rookies in Boonsboro in the morning to celebrating as champions in Williamsport in the

Lions get best of Blazers in hoops alumni game
Herald-Mail.com / Sat, 22 Nov 2014 22:50:00 -0500
As a prelude to each basketball season, alumni from Clear Spring and Broadfording have flocked to Broadfording’s court for the past 15 years to renew an old rivalry and raise funds for two worthy caus

Wye Oak seedlings; deer hunting
FrederickNewsPost.com / Sun, 23 Nov 2014 02:00:00 -0500
Descendant seedlings of trees from Maryland's famed Wye Oak can now be ordered from the Maryland Department of Natural Resources. Orders will be delivered this spring, with a history of the tree and a

The seed bank of a forest
FrederickNewsPost.com / Sun, 23 Nov 2014 02:00:00 -0500
Much of our wooded land has been forest for up to 100 years or so. Over that time trees, shrubs, and other plants have gone through their yearly cycle of growth including dispersal of seed.

Legions, VFW provide for veterans
StarDem.com / Sat, 22 Nov 2014 14:00:00 -0500
CHESTERTOWN — There exists two organizations that are a support system for veterans, the American Legion and the Veterans of Foreign Wars.

Somalia’s al-Shabab kills 28 non-Muslims in Kenya
StarDem.com / Sat, 22 Nov 2014 13:13:00 -0500
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — One gunman shot from the right, one from the left, each killing the non-Muslims lying in a line on the ground, growing closer and closer to Douglas Ochwodho, who was in the middl

In the spirit of giving
StarDem.com / Sun, 23 Nov 2014 05:00:00 -0500
EASTON — For years, Easton’s Neighborhood Service Center has been giving away meals so low-income families can enjoy their holidays. The tradition continued this year on Friday, Nov. 21 — nearly a wee

Louis Farrakhan predicts violence in Ferguson
BaltimoreSun.com / Sat, 22 Nov 2014 22:20:00 EST
In a speech Saturday at Morgan State University, Louis Farrakhan predicted violence in Ferguson this week and castigated black leaders — from fellow preachers to President Barack Obama — for trying to pacify protesters who have a right to express outrage over police brutality.

Cleanup on, flood threat looms after huge NY snow
StarDem.com / Sat, 22 Nov 2014 13:43:00 -0500
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Beth Bragg’s home was spared the worst of a lake-effect storm that buried parts of the Buffalo area under more than 7 feet of snow. So why was she out first-thing Saturday with he

Reward increased in 2013 shooting of Del. trooper
StarDem.com / Sat, 22 Nov 2014 17:51:00 -0500
WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — The Delaware State Troopers Association is increasing its reward for information leading to the arrest of those responsible for the 2013 shooting of a trooper.

Crossing pattern: Ravens’ Steve Smith, Torrey Smith headed in opposite directions
BaltimoreSun.com / Sat, 22 Nov 2014 21:04:00 EST
It was a sun-soaked October afternoon at Raymond James Stadium, and temperatures in Tampa, Fla., were as scorching as the Ravens offense.

Officials: 200 grams of heroin found in Md. toilet
StarDem.com / Sat, 22 Nov 2014 17:37:00 -0500
FREDERICK, Md. (AP) — Authorities in Frederick County say they pulled nearly 200 grams of heroin out of a toilet drain during a search of a home this week.

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