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Aggression pays off for Leopards
Herald-Mail.com / Fri, 09 Dec 2016 21:53:00 -0500
Smithsburg’s aggressive play on both ends of the court was enough for the Leopards to beat Grace Academy 65-51 on Friday.

Sheriff’s Office searching for suspect in armed robbery of Whiteford Subway Thursday
BaltimoreSun.com / Thu, 8 Dec 2016 13:09:00 PST

Police are looking for a suspect involved in the armed robbery of a Subway sandwich restaurant in Whiteford Thursday morning, according to the Harford County Sheriff's Office.

Deputies responded to the restaurant, which is in the 1600 block of Dooley Road, at 9:25 a.m., according to a news release...

‘Skins must tighten up defense to recover
StarDem.com / Thu, 08 Dec 2016 19:36:00 -0500
ASHBURN, VA. (WPNS) — During the two-game skid that has knocked the Washington Redskins out of the division race and NFC playoff picture, shaky defense has been the main culprit.

Evergreen removed from individual health insurance market pending approval of its bid to go for-prof
BaltimoreSun.com / Thu, 8 Dec 2016 18:27:42 PST

The Maryland Insurance Administration barred Evergreen Health from selling health insurance policies for individuals until federal and state regulators decide whether to allow the cooperative to convert to a for-profit insurer and receive a much-needed cash infusion.

Roughly 6,000 people who bought...

Georgia State picks South Carolina’s Elliott as head coach
Herald-Mail.com / Fri, 09 Dec 2016 16:37:40 -0500
ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia State has turned to South Carolina assistant Shawn Elliott to energize a program that hasn't had a winning season since moving up to college football's top division.

State university system eliminates bonus for chancellor but adds deferred compensation
BaltimoreSun.com / Fri, 9 Dec 2016 16:43:00 PST

The state university system's Board of Regents revised Chancellor Robert L. Caret's compensation package Friday to reflect a policy change announced in late August.

Caret's new employment contract does not include a performance bonus provision as the agreement did when he took the job leading the...

Michael Phelps partners with mattress company Leesa Sleeps to promote quality sleep
BaltimoreSun.com / Fri, 9 Dec 2016 10:31:00 PST

Aside from monstrous caloric intake, hours of training and playing a little Future before swim time, there's another method behind Michael Phelps' championship performance — sleep. 

Phelps, the most decorated Olympian of all time, and fellow Olympian Aly Raisman have partnered up with Virginia...

Steelers seek to stay hot in traveling to face tepid Bills
Herald-Mail.com / Fri, 09 Dec 2016 00:02:15 -0500
ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — Receiver Antonio Brown is well aware of the Pittsburgh Steelers' track record of successfully mounting late-season playoff pushes.

Louisville’s Jackson wins Walter Camp player of the year
Herald-Mail.com / Thu, 08 Dec 2016 19:48:08 -0500
NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — Louisville quarterback Lamar Jackson won the Walter Camp player of the year award Thursday night, beating fellow Heisman Trophy finalists Deshaun Watson of Clemson and Jabrill Peppers of Michigan.

Judge freezes Rio mayor’s assets over Olympic golf course
Herald-Mail.com / Fri, 09 Dec 2016 14:34:13 -0500
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — A Brazilian judge said he was freezing the assets of Rio de Janeiro Mayor Eduardo Paes on Friday for allegedly failing to charge the appropriate taxes to the developer of the Olympic Games golf course.

Dallas Cowboys can clinch NFC East with win over Giants
Herald-Mail.com / Fri, 09 Dec 2016 00:02:18 -0500
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — The Dallas Cowboys have everything in front of them, and one little nagging thing behind them: the New York Giants.

Social Services recognized for achievements
StarDem.com / Fri, 09 Dec 2016 03:30:00 -0500
CENTREVILLE — Each year, the Department of Human Resources honors all 24 local Departments of Social Services for their achievements in caring for the vulnerable children they serve. This year’s awards were presented as part of the agency’s Learning Collaborative…

Harford approves emergency communications maintenance pact, health department lease
BaltimoreSun.com / Fri, 9 Dec 2016 04:02:00 PST

Harford County will spend more than $1.24 million in the next year to maintain its wireless communication systems used by police, fire and ambulances, as well as public works personnel.

The county Board of Estimates voted 6-0 Tuesday in favor of the annual wireless communications maintenance contract...

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