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Gov. Larry Hogan criticized the Democrat-controlled General Assembly for lack of transparency even as he allowed a bill to become law to make a small step toward expanding transparency in the legislature. “It it not acceptable in this modern era that Maryland is one of only seven states which does not livestream video and audio […
05.26 / 22:27
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More than 750 flags are flying in a field of honor at Bohrer Park in the city of Gaithersburg this Memorial Day weekend. It is the fourth year for the “Flags for our Heroes” exhibit. This red, white and blue display of 8-foot flags is hosted by the Rotary Club of Montgomery Village and the…
05.26 / 22:27
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Northwest High School Baseball clinched the 4A state regional championship with their 4-1 win against Eleanor Roosevelt Raiders Wednesday afternoon at the Shirley Povich Field in Bethesda. The Northwest team keeps on winning and it might have to do with their hair style. The #BlondeBombers flashed smiles and lots of pitching wizardry to advance to…
05.26 / 22:27
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Tina Patterson, the new member of the Montgomery County Planning Board, said people should expect her to sit in the back of the room just listening to the opposing sides on an issue. “I want to make sure I know the antecedents,” she said Friday. “I solely can’t do anything, but I can share others’ […]…
05.26 / 22:27
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Teen Court, a program aimed at giving teens second chances in the judicial system, is celebrating 20 years of service in the community. The program was created in March of 1997  for first or second time juvenile offenders who have pleaded guilty to committing misdemeanor offenses. As a result of the guilty plea, respondents appear …
05.26 / 22:27
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The Air Force says it will investigate an incident in which an employee at the Dover Air Force Base mortuary allegedly offered to show John Glenn's remains to Defense Department inspectors. As part of a new policy, an inspection team completed a weeklong review of the mortuary at Dover in March. During the inspection, according to a Air Force spokesperson, "someone reportedly offered to show the remains of Sen. John Glenn to DoD inspectors." "According to DoD, the inspectors declined the…
05.26 / 22:24
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Everything President Trump has done in office, apart from international affairs and foreign policy, has been a "complete disaster," says former House Speaker John Boehner. Boehner was speaking at an energy conference Wednesday, and praised the president's willingness to dedicate more resources to combat ISIS. "Everything else he's done [in office] has been a complete disaster," Boehner said. "He's still learning how to be president." The comments were made at a Q&A lunch event, and were…
05.26 / 22:24
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In a South Carolina courtroom Friday, Todd Kohlhepp stood before a judge and pleaded guilty to murdering seven people. The plea was part of a deal he worked out with prosecutors, whereby Kohlhepp would avoid the death penalty and receive seven consecutive life sentences for killings committed across a span of approximately 13 years. He was also sentenced to 60 years in prison for an assortment of other crimes, including kidnapping and sexual assault. The real estate agent confessed to the…
05.26 / 22:24
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It's a beach in Florida this time — I know you care because we're all here for the plot, right? — and head lifeguard Mitch Buchannon is now The Rock not The Hoff. "Our team is the elite of the elite," Dwayne Johnson's Mitch tells his Baywatch recruits, "the heart and soul of this very beach." Also the pecs, glutes, and washboard abs of this very beach, of course. A beach that is apparently in peril, though you'd hardly guess from the less-than-rigorous lifeguard-tryouts Mitch is holding. Or…
05.26 / 22:24
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With a gleaming new roller coaster towering above the boardwalk, one Jersey Shore amusement park is hoping this Memorial Day weekend will herald a new beginning. Nearly five years after Superstorm Sandy ravaged Casino Pier and dumped its old coaster into the ocean, the park in Seaside Heights, N.J., has big hopes for its Hydrus ride, which opened earlier this month. "It's going to bring so many people and families back and that's what Seaside needs," Casino Pier spokeswoman Maria Mastoris…
05.26 / 22:24
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The case over who gets $2.8 million as the winner of Ocean City's famous fishing contest is in…
05.26 / 22:20
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Rustam Pachev, 30, was fined by the Maryland Comptroller’s Office for intentionally selling out-of-state cigarettes from Delaware in his Maryland store, police s…
05.26 / 22:20
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Police said a federal agent shot a man Friday afternoon who tried to hold him up with a revolver while he and two other agents were sitting inside a pickup truck on an undercover mission in West Baltimore. Baltimore Police Commissioner Kevin Davis said two men tried to rob the Bureau of…
05.26 / 22:08
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Harford County Sheriff's Office Cpl. Kevin Phillips has handled hundreds of overdose calls during his eight years in law enforcement and in prior years as a volunteer EMS worker, but he became the patient last week when he was exposed to opioids on an overdose call. Phillips and two EMS…
05.26 / 22:07
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With four loans, Carroll County is hoping the expansion of a few companies will generate more than 500 jobs. Earlier this week, the Board of County Commissioners approved Maryland Economic Development Assistance Authority and Fund loans for Knorr Brake Company, EVAPCO, Penguin Random House…
Five students celebrated their hard work and received Carroll County Public Schools post-secondary program certificates at the Carroll Community College's theater in the Scott Center on Friday morning. The students were Christopher Bates, Garrison Boyle, Dorian Bruce, Delaney Overton and…
A selection of Carroll County artists will open their studio doors to the public this December as part of the 11th annual Studio Arts Tour. To help commemorate the event, now entering its second decade, the Times will feature profiles of participating artists biweekly in Life and Times. …
Rubbing a balloon with a blanket, fifth-grader Dean Grogh showed his peers how to charge an object with static electricity. Dean's project was one of 18 featured during Hampstead Elementary School's fifth annual STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) night. "I like that you're…
A day steeped in tradition: more than 1,000 men and women graduated from the United States Naval Academy on…
05.26 / 22:04
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The Better Business Bureau issued a nationwide warning about a low-rate car rental agency that's been charging customers more than they're…
05.26 / 22:04
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