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  • Allegany woman charged in husband's fatal stabbing

    LONACONING, Md. (AP) — An Allegany County woman is facing a second-degree murder charge in the fatal stabbing of her husband. Investigators say 28-year-old Jessyca Kimble stabbed her 29-year-old husband, Edward Kimble, with a steak knife during a fight at their home near Lonaconing on Tuesday...

  • Franchot to address Rural Maryland Council

    ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Comptroller Peter Franchot is scheduled to give the keynote address at the Rural Maryland Council meeting. He will speak Wednesday to local officials and business leaders in Annapolis. Franchot plans to talk about his "Let Summer Be Summer" campaign. He supports delaying...

  • Brown and Hogan attend governor's race forum

    CATONSVILLE, Md. (AP) — Republican Larry Hogan said Tuesday that if he is elected governor he will try to end state income taxes on retirement income sometime during his first term. His opponent, Democratic Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown, said he believed Hogan should provide more details about how he...

  • 80,000 acres off Maryland leased for wind energy

    ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — The U.S. Department of the Interior says it has auctioned some 80,000 acres off Maryland for wind energy development. The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management held an auction on Tuesday. US Wind Inc. submitted the winning bid of $8.7 million. The Maryland Wind Energy Area is...

  • Exelon formally files to acquire Pepco Holdings

    BALTIMORE (AP) — Exelon Corp. has formally applied to acquire Pepco Holdings. Exelon filed the application Tuesday with the Maryland Public Service Commission. The deal will combine Exelon Corp.'s electric and gas utilities BGE, ComEd and PECO with Pepco's Atlantic City Electric, Delmarva Power...

  • Civil suit alleges sex assault by western Md. doc

    HAGERSTOWN, Md. (AP) — A West Virginia woman is suing a disgraced doctor for more than $1.5 million, alleging he sexually assaulted her at a walk-in clinic in western Maryland. The lawsuit filed in Allegany County Circuit Court also names Dr. William Dando's former employer, MedExpress Urgent...

  • Ask.fm reaches agreement with Maryland attorney general to diminish cyberbullying

    Gansler BALTIMORE (Legal Newsline) – Maryland Attorney General Douglas Gansler announced an online safety agreement with the operator of a social networking website that will protect children on the site. Ask.com, an operating company of IAC/InterActiveCorp, recently acquired the social...

  • Baltimore mayor holds education forum

    BALTIMORE (AP) — In advance of his first year as CEO of the Baltimore City School System, Dr. Gregory Thornton will host an education forum to greet parents and community members. Thornton will be joined by Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake Tuesday evening at Fort Worthington Elementary School in...

  • Military offers medical services in western Md.

    CUMBERLAND, Md. (AP) — The Army Reserve is offering free medical and dental services to needy families in the Cumberland area. The military and the Allegany County Health Department are showcasing the training event Tuesday at the Allegany County Fairgrounds. It started Aug. 11 and continues...

  • Would drilling hurt Md. tourism? Report unclear

    FROSTBURG, Md. (AP) — A Towson University study of the potential economic impact of shale gas drilling in far western Maryland fails to answer what some critics said Monday is their biggest question: How would hydraulic fracturing for natural gas affect the tourism that accounts for a large...

  • Study charts health risks of Md. gas drilling

    FROSTBURG, Md. (AP) — University of Maryland researchers say there's a high likelihood that shale gas production in far western Maryland would negatively affect air quality in the region. The report (http://bit.ly/1oKrWGI ) released Monday also found a high likelihood of negative impacts on...

  • Morgan State settles suit over vicious bat attack

    BALTIMORE (AP) — Morgan State University has agreed to a settlement with a Baltimore man who was partially blinded after being attacked on campus by a student who later told authorities he killed and cannibalized another man. Lawyers say the historically black university in Baltimore has agreed...

  • Man fatally shot in Towson alley

    TOWSON, Md. (AP) — Baltimore County police say a 30-year-old man was fatally shot in an alley near his Towson home. The shooting occurred Sunday night. Police say they got a call about shots fired and found 30-year-old Ramel Baker lying in an alley, suffering from gunshot wounds. He was taken...

  • Mayor to cut ribbon on rehabbed apartment complex

    BALTIMORE (AP) — Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake is set to cut the ribbon on a new affordable housing complex in northwest Baltimore. The apartment complex was previously a blighted property known as Garrison Woods. The buildings have been rehabilitated and renamed Pangea Oaks Apartments. The...

  • Ocean City death no longer believed suspicious

    OCEAN CITY, Md. (AP) — Ocean City police say the death of a man who was found unresponsive in a hotel room is no longer considered suspicious after an autopsy. Police said in a news release Sunday that the results of the autopsy are still pending, but investigators have determined that no foul...



From the Weekly Standard

  • An Appalling Propaganda Ploy

    The Islamic State, an al Qaeda offshoot, has released a grisly video of one of its fighters beheading a man who appears to be James Foley, an American journalist who was kidnapped in Syria on...

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  • IS Threatens Another U.S. Journalist

    The Islamic State’s official media arm, Furqan Media, has just released a video showing the beheading of American photojournalist James Wright Foley. The terrorist organization claims that the...

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