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Ocean City Fire Chief Gives 'Public Servant' A New Meaning

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Ocean City Fire Chief Chris Larmore was appointed in 2008 by the mayor and city council to oversee a newly merged department of career and volunteer firefighters.
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Ocean City Fire Chief Chris Larmore was appointed in 2008 by the mayor and city council to oversee a newly merged department of career and volunteer firefighters.

Americans are still closely watching every dollar they make and monitoring every dollar they spend. Yet, one Ocean City public servant is a walking example of how to make the most of $1.

Chris Larmore is the chief of both the volunteer and career fire departments in Ocean City, and although he could get as much as six figures for the 70-plus hours a week he puts in, he chooses to do the job for the paltry sum of just $1 a year.

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MTV's Rewinding The '90s With A New Channel

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Cookie Dough Blues: How E. Coli Is Sneaking Into Our Forbidden Snack

Most people know not to eat raw cookie dough. But now it's serious: 46 people have now been sickened with E. coli-tainted flour. Here's how contamination might be occurring.
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Writing Data Onto Single Atoms, Scientists Store The Longest Text Yet

With atomic memory technology, little patterns of atoms can be arranged to represent English characters, fitting the content of more than a billion books onto the surface of a stamp.

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