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How Ocean City Deals With Memorial Day Population Spike

Ocean City's population can swell from the year-round population of 7,000 into the hundreds of thousands during the summer, but the city's services have learned how to cope.

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Howard County Man Arrested After Making Threats Inside Police Station

Police say 34-year-old Benjamin Parsons of Clarksville walked a police station in Laurel and made threats, referring to possible bombs in and around the building.
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Sailor Killed By Gunman On Navy Destroyer Honored Today

Petty Officer 2nd Class Mark Mayo of Hagerstown will be honored at a ceremony in Timonium today. Mayo was killed on March 24 when he dove between another sailor and a civilian truck driver who had seized her gun aboard a Navy destroyer.
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Peter Franchot: Montgomery County Should Stay Out Of Alcohol Business

State Comptroller Peter Franchot says Montgomery County's liquor policy is "outdated, inconvenient, and inefficient."
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Want A Great View? Head To The National Harbor's Capital Ferris Wheel

There aren't many place in the region where you can get a sweeping view of the nation's capital, but a new ferris wheel at the National Harbor now offers just that.
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Renting Out A Home You Don't Own Has A Name: Burglary

A Maryland woman has pleaded guilty for renting out a Prince George's County home she did not own.
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Maryland GOP Candidate Gets Endorsement, Formal Complaint

Maryland gubernatorial candidate Larry Hogan was the subject of a formal complaint by his Republican competitors on the same day he received an endorsement from The Washington Post.

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Deadline To Register For Maryland Primaries Nears

Voters in Maryland face a June 3 deadline to register before the primaries, but the state's many independent voters will have to switch parties if they want to take part.

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Task Force Recommends Pushing Maryland Schools Start Date To After Labor Day

Comptroller Peter Franchot is praising a vote by a state task force to recommend a longer summer break for Maryland students.
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Ocean City Passes Emergency Ban On Sale Of Laser Pointers And Switchblades

Town leaders in Ocean City are banning the sale and possession of switchblades and laser pointers in the resort before the summer tourism season kicks off.