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Mavericks eliminate Leopards from playoffs
Herald-Mail.com / Thu, 23 Oct 2014 23:18:00 -0400
Isiah Dorsey scored two goals and Ricardo Briones had a goal and an assist to lead the fifth-seeded Manchester Valley Mavericks to a 4-2 victory over the fourth-seeded Smithsburg Leopards in a Marylan

Dorchester sheriff candidates answer questions at forum
StarDem.com / Fri, 24 Oct 2014 03:30:00 -0400
CAMBRIDGE — Three candidates for Dorchester County sheriff — Democratic incumbent James Phillips Jr., Republican challenger Gregory Robbins and John Foster, the sole official write-in candidate in the

Wildcats boys, warriors girls sent out of playoffs by Bears
Herald-Mail.com / Thu, 23 Oct 2014 22:42:00 -0400
Two Washington County soccer teams had their seasons ended by Oakdale in Thursday's Maryland Class 2A West Section I quarterfinals, as Williamsport's boys and Boonsboro's girls both were shut out by t

Congressional Cemetery caretakers breathe life into historic D.C. graveyard
WashingtonTimes.com / Thu, 23 Oct 2014 22:48:21 -0400

Over the past two years, Paul Williams has learned a thing or two about throwing a party in a cemetery.

For one, serving alcohol is fine, but no one should get falling-down drunk. There are too many tombstones to trip over.

Since the historic preservationist was hired as president of ...

Washington man charged in 7-Eleven robbery
StarDem.com / Thu, 23 Oct 2014 20:15:00 -0400
CENTREVILLE — A Washington, D.C. man has been arrested and charged in connection with the armed robbery Monday morning, Oct. 20, of the 7-Eleven store in Centreville.

Ex-Mountie hailed as hero
FrederickNewsPost.com / Fri, 24 Oct 2014 02:00:00 -0400
OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — The standing ovation began even before House of Commons Sergeant-at-Arms Kevin Vickers entered the Parliament chamber in his black robe, carrying the golden ceremonial mace on h

Warriors boys rally to advance in playoffs
Herald-Mail.com / Thu, 23 Oct 2014 23:15:00 -0400
Area roundup — Thursday, October 23, 2014

Dad: fence jumper has ‘mental health’ issues
StarDem.com / Thu, 23 Oct 2014 17:57:00 -0400
WASHINGTON (AP) — The latest person to climb over the White House fence had the paranoid belief he was being watched by cameras and had previously been arrested at the executive mansion, his father sa

Robust first day of early voting reported
StarDem.com / Thu, 23 Oct 2014 23:30:00 -0400
EASTON — Talbot County election officials reported a robust first day of early voting with 652 of the county’s more than 27,000 registered voters casting their ballots at the Easton firehouse by 7 p.m

Harman makes history for Rebels
Herald-Mail.com / Thu, 23 Oct 2014 23:15:00 -0400
South Hagerstown junior Darren Harman made history on his home course Thursday at the Washington County Public Schools Cross Country Championships.

DEBORAH SIMMONS: Elect candidates who support kids, learning
WashingtonTimes.com / Thu, 23 Oct 2014 21:23:08 -0400


There is a candidate running for a high office in the nation's capital who wants a "moratorium on school closings and new charter schools." I won't name the candidate because the focus should not be on the candidate, but on the fact that such a stance is anti-children.

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