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Mid-Shore Pro Bono wins Talbot Chamber of Commerce nonprofit award
StarDem.com / Sun, 27 Jul 2014 06:00:00 -0400
Editor’s note: This is the first in a series of stories about the Talbot County Chamber of Commerce 2014 Business Award winners.

Quarterback Joe Flacco in ‘total control’ of new Ravens offense, Gary Kubiak says
BaltimoreSun.com / Sat, 26 Jul 2014 19:07:00 EDT
The first-year coordinator singled out Flacco for his leadership in learning the Ravens' new offense Saturday, and said he's "very impressed" with the team's grasp of his schemes so far.

Ty Dillon races to Nationwide victory
StarDem.com / Sat, 26 Jul 2014 19:18:00 -0400
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — For a first time winner, Ty Dillon had the Brickyard’s winning tradition down as cold as the celebratory beer he chugged outside his car.

Former Naval Academy Superintendent Charles Larson dies after battle with leukemia
CapitalGazette.com / Sun, 27 Jul 2014 00:00:00 -0400
Adm. Charles R. Larson, a former superintendent of the Naval Academy and one-time candidate for lieutenant governor in Maryland, died Saturday morning at his home in Annapolis.

Nibali wins Tour de France
FrederickNewsPost.com / Mon, 28 Jul 2014 02:00:00 -0400
PARIS — Vincenzo Nibali put his lungs and legs to work one last time, marching up to the winner’s podium of the Tour de France and sighing deeply before the Italian anthem echoed over the Champs-Elyse

Bumper corn crop on the horizon
FrederickNewsPost.com / Mon, 28 Jul 2014 02:00:00 -0400
Corn production in Frederick County over the past 10 years supports the adage, “Farmers live and die by the weather.”

U.S.: Russia has fired rockets into Ukraine
StarDem.com / Sun, 27 Jul 2014 16:52:00 -0400
WASHINGTON (AP) — Stepping up pressure on Moscow, the U.S. on Sunday released satellite images it says show that rockets have been fired from Russia into neighboring eastern Ukraine and that heavy art

Crab-pickers entertain museum guests during Chesapeake People event
StarDem.com / Sun, 27 Jul 2014 06:00:00 -0400
ST. MICHAELS — When it comes to assimilating the culture of the Eastern Shore and its maritime history and imparting those stories to others, the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum believes that best achi

Ravens’ Pitta says he’s 100 percent
BaltimoreSun.com / Sun, 27 Jul 2014 22:04:00 EDT
Ravens tight end missed a dozen games last season with fractured, dislocated hip that required surgery

Exactly a year ago Sunday, Ravens tight end Dennis Pitta was writhing in pain while being carted off the field after fracturing and dislocating his right hip.

Stuck in Congo: Annapolis family stalled in adopting orphan girl
CapitalGazette.com / Sun, 27 Jul 2014 00:00:00 -0400
Nine months after arriving in Congo to meet her adopted daughter, an Annapolis woman still can't leave with the orphaned girl. How long will it take to bring Lainey home?

Hillcats sweep Keys
FrederickNewsPost.com / Mon, 28 Jul 2014 02:00:00 -0400
The Frederick Keys have had fits this season dealing with their divisional foe, the Lynchburg Hillcats.

Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell’s trial to test definitions of political corruption
WashingtonTimes.com / Sun, 27 Jul 2014 21:48:43 -0400

The defense of former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell has always hinged on several key arguments. For example, the more than $165,000 in loans and gifts from businessman Jonnie R. Williams Sr. might have been unseemly — even worthy of an apology to the state — but it wasn't illegal.

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Harvick grabs yet another pole with big run
StarDem.com / Sat, 26 Jul 2014 20:26:00 -0400
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The season-long rivalry between Hendrick Motorsports and Team Penske heads into the Brickyard 400 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, where Kevin Harvick will try to crash their party.

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