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Wizards hold off Magic, 105-98
Herald-Mail.com / Thu, 30 Oct 2014 23:13:00 -0400
John Wall had 30 points and 12 assists, and the Washington Wizards held off a late surge to beat the Orlando Magic 105-98 on Thursday night.

Campaign brings Clinton, O’Malley, to same event
WashingtonTimes.com / Thu, 30 Oct 2014 17:06:27 -0400

Hillary Rodham Clinton and Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley, two potential 2016 Democratic candidates, complimented each other at a get-out-the-vote rally on Thursday, but they also were careful to keep their distance.

The rally was for Lt. Gov. Anthony G. Brown, who is running to take the term-limited governor's place. Mr. ...

Holder: Ferguson police need ‘wholesale change’
FrederickNewsPost.com / Thu, 30 Oct 2014 02:00:00 -0400
WASHINGTON (AP) — Attorney General Eric Holder said Wednesday that there was an obvious need for “wholesale change” in the Ferguson, Missouri, police department.

P.G. officers indicted for assaulting teens
WashingtonTimes.com / Thu, 30 Oct 2014 17:08:32 -0400

Two Prince George's County police officers were indicted Thursday for separate incidents in which the officers are accused of assaulting teenagers.

Officer Charles Pickard was indicted on charges of second-degree assault, reckless endangerment and misconduct in office for a November incident during which officials said he assaulted a 17-year-old Suitland ...

Jim Moran pressured VA on behalf of reverse-auction contractor FedBid
WashingtonTimes.com / Wed, 29 Oct 2014 21:05:12 -0400

Rep. James P. Moran pressured the Department of Veterans Affairs to overrule one of its own senior procurement executives in 2012 and reinstate a policy that benefited a well-connected contractor, according to government records that show a VA official thought the congressman was stepping out of bounds.

Jan Frye, deputy ...

Bucs’ boys, girls sweep; Easton’s Gearhart dusts field
StarDem.com / Thu, 30 Oct 2014 20:28:00 -0400
FAIR HILL — On the rolling green hills at the Fair Hill Natural Resources Management Area, two Mid-Shore athletes rolled to easy victories Thursday afternoon.

Small Iraqi peshmerga force enters Syrian town
StarDem.com / Thu, 30 Oct 2014 15:57:00 -0400
SURUC, Turkey (AP) — A vanguard force of Iraqi peshmerga troops entered the embattled Syrian border town of Kobani from Turkey on Thursday, part of a larger group of 150 fighters that the Kurds hope w

Avery Hall welcomes new account manager
StarDem.com / Thu, 30 Oct 2014 06:00:00 -0400
EASTON — Avery Hall Benefit Solutions recently announced the addition of Terri Charest to the Easton group service team as account manager.

Hancock’s Kerns tops county contingent at state tournament
Herald-Mail.com / Wed, 29 Oct 2014 20:10:00 -0400
The Hancock senior carded an 8-over-par 79, good for a 36-hole total of 161, easily the best among county golfers.

Bumgarner the hero as Giants win World Series
Herald-Mail.com / Wed, 29 Oct 2014 23:23:00 -0400
Madison Bumgarner pitched five innings of near-perfect relief and the San Francisco Giants held off the Kansas City Royals 3-2 on Wednesday night in Game 7 of the World Series for their third champion

Keenan Robinson, healthy at last, bringing the ‘thump’ for Redskins
WashingtonTimes.com / Wed, 29 Oct 2014 19:48:55 -0400

A few days after Washington's preseason opener, defensive coordinator Jim Haslett was asked about new mike linebacker Keenan Robinson, the 25-year-old tapped to replace veteran London Fletcher at the heart of the defense.

"I was happy for him — because he didn't get hurt," Haslett said.

The response was partially ...

North Korea cracks down on distant threat: Ebola
FrederickNewsPost.com / Fri, 31 Oct 2014 02:00:00 -0400
PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — North Korea announced Thursday it will quarantine foreigners for 21 days over fears of the spread of the Ebola virus, even though no cases of the disease have been report

Officer seen on assault video charged with assault, perjury
BaltimoreSun.com / Wed, 29 Oct 2014 21:23:10 EDT
A Baltimore police officer who was caught on video beating a suspect — but remained on the job for three months until the video was publicly revealed — was criminally charged with assault and perjury, city prosecutors announced Wednesday.

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