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Book festival, Relay for Life, highlight weekend schedule
StarDem.com / Thu, 18 Sep 2014 16:45:00 -0400
CHESTERTOWN — With a book festival, a waterfront festival, Relay for Life and and 1930s-themed gala all happening this weekend, locals and visitors will have to carefully organize their time if they w

Rebels hold off Leopards
Herald-Mail.com / Thu, 18 Sep 2014 23:17:00 -0400
Both the Smithsburg Leopards and the South Hagerstown Rebels started Thursday still searching for their first victory. By the end of the night, the Rebels were no longer winless as they edged the Leop

Island Alliance offers marriage workshop
StarDem.com / Fri, 19 Sep 2014 05:00:00 -0400
STEVENSVILLE — Family Life presents “I Still Do,” a marriage-changing event for couples, simulcast at Island Alliance Church, 510 Thompson Creek Road, Stevensville, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., on Oct. 4. Cost:

Service to remember Matt Haley set for Sept. 28
Cape Gazette / Thu, 18 Sep 2014 21:21:00 EDT
An outdoor service to honor Rehoboth Beach-based restaurateur/chef Matt Haley is scheduled for Sunday, Sept. 28 at the Freeman Stage at Bayside in Selbyville. The service will start at 2 p.m.; doors open at 1:15 p.m. Up to 2,000 people are expected to attend the event. “Matt touched so many lives,” said Scott Kammerer, president and CEO of the Matt Haley Companies. “He was an employer, philanthropist, board ...

Senate ready to support Obama on rebel aid
StarDem.com / Thu, 18 Sep 2014 16:25:00 -0400
WASHINGTON (AP) — Eager to adjourn for midterm elections, the Senate steamed toward final congressional approval Thursday of President Barack Obama’s request to train Syrian rebels for a war against I

SIMMONS: Corralling students by ZIP code is resegregation
WashingtonTimes.com / Thu, 18 Sep 2014 19:18:07 -0400


Few in number are the original ideas that germinate and gain traction in Washington, and the issue of public schooling is no different.

Yet, as you read this, school authorities are working on something that is neither original nor unbiased. In fact, they are working on a plan that ...

Orioles seek rest, more victories down the stretch
Herald-Mail.com / Thu, 18 Sep 2014 21:16:00 -0400
There was a time when the Baltimore Orioles had very little to play for in September.

County adopts new floodplain management
StarDem.com / Fri, 19 Sep 2014 03:30:00 -0400
CENTREVILLE — On Sept. 9, the Queen Anne's County Commissioners voted unanimously to approve County Ordinance 14-12, an act that repealed and readopted Chapter 14:3 of the Code of Public Local Laws, a

Sierra Leone faces Ebola shutdown
StarDem.com / Thu, 18 Sep 2014 18:10:00 -0400
FREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) — In a desperate bid to slow West Africa’s accelerating Ebola outbreak, Sierra Leone ordered its 6 million people confined to their homes for three days starting Friday whi

Gonzalez, Harper lead Nats past Marlins
Herald-Mail.com / Thu, 18 Sep 2014 23:22:00 -0400
Gio Gonzalez allowed two runs in seven innings, Bryce Harper had three hits, and the Nationals kept up their push for home-field advantage in the NL playoffs by beating the Miami Marlins 6-2 on Thursd

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