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Police Arrest 13-Year-Old For Allegedly Shooting Frederick Teen

Police in Frederick have arrested a 13-year-old boy for a Fourth of July shooting that left a 15-year-old girl injured.

Authorities said the suspect was located late Saturday and taken to a juvenile detention center. He is facing several charges, including assault, reckless endangerment, and possession of a firearm by a minor.

Police say the 15-year-old girl was struck in the leg by a bullet while walking with friends on Sanger Avenue late Friday night. She was treated at a hospital and released.

Police don't believe she was the intended target of the gunfire.

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Readers' Review: "The Good Lord Bird" By James McBride

For our next Readers' Review: National Book Award winner "The Good Lord Bird" by James McBride. The 2013 novel follows an enslaved boy who gets caught up in John Brown's abolitionist mission...and must disguise himself as a girl to survive.

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Busboys And Poets In Anacostia: Development Or Gentrification?

Local restaurant chain Busboys and Poets will soon open in Anacostia, which suffers from a dearth of dining and shopping options-- but some within the community are decrying the opening as gentrification.

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A Primary Challenge For A Top Arlington County Democrat

Could bipartisanship be the ouster of Arlington County's board chair?

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In Omaha, A Library With No Books Brings Technology To All

The privately funded, $7 million Do Space provides free access to computers, high-end software, 3-D printers, and laser cutters. It's a learning and play space, as well as an office for entrepreneurs.

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