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PARCC results show a continuing achievement gap in Frederick County
FrederickNewsPost.com / Mon, 17 Sep 2018 23:00:00 -0400
The performance of African-American and Hispanic students in Frederick County Public Schools continues to fall behind white and Asian student performance on the PARCC test, the results of which were released in August.

Kids and canines compete for best at the fair show
FrederickNewsPost.com / Mon, 17 Sep 2018 23:00:00 -0400
One local resident and her dog are reigning 4-H showmanship champions.

Man charged with fleeing sheriff’s deputies after reported strong-arm robbery
FrederickNewsPost.com / Mon, 17 Sep 2018 23:00:00 -0400
A West Virginia man ran from Frederick County sheriff’s deputies when they tried to arrest him on a robbery charge late last week, according to court documents.

Artists create 58 portraits of Las Vegas shooting victims
FrederickNewsPost.com / Mon, 17 Sep 2018 23:01:00 -0400
LAS VEGAS — Portraits of the 58 people killed in last year’s mass shooting in Las Vegas went on display Monday after artists from around the world donated their time to memorialize the victims.

Girls win big at Great Frederick Fair livestock competitions Monday
FrederickNewsPost.com / Mon, 17 Sep 2018 23:30:00 -0400
Under bursts of heavy rain, vendors packed up early and the carnival rides went dark, but in the 4-H barns there was livestock to be shown at The Great Frederick Fair.

Bread and butter
FrederickNewsPost.com / Tue, 18 Sep 2018 00:05:00 -0400
When Linganore took penalty corners, Oakdale’s Sabrina Wooster sprung into action.

Urbana hangs tough with Good Counsel but falls short
FrederickNewsPost.com / Tue, 18 Sep 2018 00:15:00 -0400
URBANA — Division I recruits dotted the field for Good Counsel on Monday, from one of the nation’s best goalies in Heather Hinz to a prolific scorer in forward Jameese Joseph. It’s a challenge Urbana’s girls soccer team welcomed with…


I drove through the hurricane. Don’t be like me.
FrederickNewsPost.com / Tue, 18 Sep 2018 02:00:00 -0400
ROCKINGHAM, N.C. — Driving into Rockingham, N.C., with rain flying sideways, traffic stopped dead and my phone beeping flash-flood warnings, I knew I’d made a terrible mistake.

FDA should drive a wedge between teens & vaping
FrederickNewsPost.com / Tue, 18 Sep 2018 02:00:00 -0400
For those in favor of tighter regulations on everything from student loans to carbon emissions, there’s not a lot of joy coming out of the federal government. But credit the Food and Drug Administration for ordering Juul Labs and other…

Thousands raised for 4-H and memorial scholarship at annual cake auction
FrederickNewsPost.com / Sun, 16 Sep 2018 23:00:00 -0400
As one announcer at the annual 4-H cake auction put it, Alexis Thompson hit ‘double jeopardy’ on Sunday.

‘All the way to the top’: 4-H clubs compete for Master Showman title
FrederickNewsPost.com / Sun, 16 Sep 2018 23:00:00 -0400
Most 4-H livestock competitions are decided by genetics before anyone steps into the show ring, but Sunday was a day for the club members to shine.

Health department starts new class to prevent diabetes
FrederickNewsPost.com / Sun, 16 Sep 2018 23:00:00 -0400
Losing weight. Exercise. Structure. Kids. Those were among the reasons that members of a health department program dedicated to preventing type 2 diabetes shared for joining the group.

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