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Maryland School for the Deaf — ‘a sanctuary for language’ — celebrates 150 years of prog
FrederickNewsPost.com / Sat, 16 Jun 2018 20:00:00 -0400
Maryland School for the Deaf has been an innovator in education since its inception 150 years ago.

Oscar, Marcus and Casper have started a one-name company trend
FrederickNewsPost.com / Sat, 16 Jun 2018 20:11:00 -0400
“A person’s name is to him or her the sweetest and most important sound in any language.” Though Dale Carnegie was talking about nurturing relationships, a lot of startups these days are incorporating his observation into branding strategy.

Apple signs a streaming deal with Oprah Winfrey, raising its Hollywood profile
FrederickNewsPost.com / Sat, 16 Jun 2018 20:13:00 -0400
Since it announced its high-end video ambitions one year ago this week, Apple has been seeking major names to provide it an identity.

Jury awards $260,000 to towing company denied business because of owner’s ethnicity
FrederickNewsPost.com / Sat, 16 Jun 2018 21:15:00 -0400
Greg’s Towing had been snatching up cars for the Riverdale Park police department in Maryland for nearly 30 years, and when Mamoun “Mike” Ashkar bought the company in 2014, he planned to maintain that tradition.

Immigrants fleeing gangs prefer taking chance for U.S. asylum
FrederickNewsPost.com / Sat, 16 Jun 2018 21:32:00 -0400
TIJUANA, Mexico — The MS-13 gang made Jose Osmin Aparicio’s life so miserable in his native El Salvador that he had no choice but to flee in the dead of night with his wife and four children, leaving behind all…

Son of World War II veteran takes to the sky with grandson
FrederickNewsPost.com / Sat, 16 Jun 2018 22:00:00 -0400
World War II was going strong in September 1944 when my father, John W. Frank, was drafted into the service. He was 29 years old, and he and my mother had my sister and me as dependents. We were 1…

Golfers teeing off to honor murdered Frederick father of four
FrederickNewsPost.com / Sat, 16 Jun 2018 22:00:00 -0400
When Zach Winters was murdered in 2017, he left behind four children and a legacy of generosity. His family and friends are honoring his memory through a benefit golf tournament.

Investigators say DNA database can be goldmine for old cases
FrederickNewsPost.com / Sat, 16 Jun 2018 22:04:00 -0400
SALT LAKE CITY — A microscopic thread of DNA evidence in a public genealogy database led California authorities to declare this spring they had caught the Golden State Killer, the rapist and murderer who had eluded authorities for decades.

Warner Bros. crackdown puts Dark Mark over Potter festivals
FrederickNewsPost.com / Sat, 16 Jun 2018 22:25:00 -0400
PHILADELPHIA — Warner Bros. is cracking down on local Harry Potter fan festivals around the country, saying it’s necessary to halt unauthorized commercial activity. Fans, however, liken the move to Dementors sucking the joy out of homegrown fun, while festival…

Sheriff’s office searches for vandalism suspects
FrederickNewsPost.com / Sat, 16 Jun 2018 23:00:00 -0400
The Frederick County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help in identifying three teenagers they believe vandalized about 30 vehicles in Frederick early Friday morning.

Catoctin High team places sixth at state Envirothon competition
FrederickNewsPost.com / Fri, 15 Jun 2018 19:45:00 -0400
Five Catoctin graduates had high hopes of ending their secondary education with a first-place finish at the Maryland Envirothon, but despite their efforts, they were bested by Carroll County.

Frederick teen indicted on murder charge in after-prom shooting
FrederickNewsPost.com / Fri, 15 Jun 2018 19:45:00 -0400
A grand jury indicted a Frederick teenager charged with murder after a shooting during an after-prom party.

NASCAR tries to keep pace in today’s ride-sharing world
FrederickNewsPost.com / Fri, 15 Jun 2018 20:00:00 -0400
SOUTH BOSTON, Va. — There’s not a bad seat at South Boston Speedway, a four-tenths-mile oval in southwest Virginia, where a $10 ticket guarantees a view so close, whether from the front-stretch grandstands or lawn chair brought from home, that…

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