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Following Rocket Explosion, Eastern Shore Residents Urged Not To Handle Debris

An Antares rocket exploded shortly after takeoff on Tuesday night, and as scientists and engineers struggle to figure out the cause of the accident, they caution nearby residents not to handle the wreckage.

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Digital Dispatch System Proposed For Montgomery County Cabs

The Montgomery County Council is considering new regulations that would put traditional cabs on a "digital dispatch" system, despite claims from companies themselves that it is unregulated ridesharing that is the issue.

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Hillary Clinton To Stump For Brown In Md. Gubernatorial Race

Hillary Rodham Clinton is scheduled to come to Maryland to help Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown's campaign for governor.
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Amber Alert Issued For Two Md. Toddlers

Police are looking Tiamarie Valenzuela and her two children, Gabriano Lloyd and Gia Lloyd.
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Montgomery County Council 'Bans The Box' On Job Applications

The Montgomery County Council today passed a bill limiting when employers can ask job-seekers about their criminal records.
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Maryland Will Track Travelers From West Africa As Part Of Ebola Precautions

Maryland will use a database provided by the Centers for Disease Control to identify and categorize travelers arriving in Maryland from certain West African nations.
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Minority Report In Maryland? Hagerstown Implements Predictive Policing

Can police predict crime using algorithms and computer models? Police in Hagerstown, Maryland, are already using the technology, despite criticism from groups like the ACLU.

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Citizens Groups Wield Outsized Influence On Ocean City Election

A group called Citizens for Ocean City has loomed large in the race for city council, questioning the residency of some candidates and driving others out of the running.

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Three Dead, Two Injured In Frederick Aircraft Collision

The deadly crash took place during a helicopter training exercise Thursday afternoon.
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Bishop Founds New Maryland Church After Same-Sex Controversy In Michigan

After marrying a woman, Bishop Allyson Nelson Abrams left Michigan and founded a church in Maryland.