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  • US Naval Academy works on accrediting cyber major

    WASHINGTON (AP) — A U.S. Naval Academy dean said Monday that he hopes cybersecurity, a field of increasing importance to national security and civilian computer networks, can be accredited as a major by the time the academy's first cybersecurity students graduate in 2016. The academy wants to be...

  • Park service proposes C&O Canal upgrades

    HANCOCK, Md. (AP) — The National Park Service says it wants to rewater another 2.5 miles of the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal in the western Maryland town of Hancock. The rewatering is part of a proposal the agency released Monday for upgrading the C&O Canal National Historical Park in the Potomac...

  • Md. planning third Cumberland-area prison

    CUMBERLAND, Md. (AP) — The Maryland Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services is proposing a third state prison near Cumberland. The Cumberland Times-News (http://bit.ly/1pIqDmg ) reported Monday that Secretary Gregg Hershberger outlined the $15 million project in an email to local...

  • Naval Academy releases student body by state

    WASHINGTON (AP) — More than a third of the U.S. Naval Academy's students are from five states: California, Texas, Maryland, Virginia and Florida. The academy released a distribution of midshipmen by state at a Board of Visitors meeting Monday. California had the highest number of students with...

  • Frederick names new acting police chief

    FREDERICK, Md. (AP) — The city of Frederick is getting a new acting police chief. Mayor Randy McClement said in a statement Monday that 17-year veteran Capt. Patrick Grossman will become acting police chief. Before joining the city's police department, Grossman served for 10 years in the Marine...

  • Registration opening for Zoo Zoom in Maryland

    BALTIMORE (AP) — Registration is opening for an 8k race that goes through the Maryland Zoo in Baltimore as well as Druid Hill Park. Registration for the Zoo Zoom will open Monday at noon. The race will be limited to the first 1,750 people. Registration for the 8k costs $45 and runners get a...

  • 2 shot, 1 fatally, at east Baltimore block party

    BALTIMORE (AP) — Police say two people were shot, one fatally, while attending a block party in northeast Baltimore. Police say shots were fired late Saturday night, shortly before midnight, at the intersection of Cecil Avenue and 22nd Street. Twenty-nine-year-old Kevin Bass Jr. was taken to a...

  • Boy, 11, struck by hit-and-run driver in Laurel

    LAUREL, Md. (AP) — Police are looking for a hit-and-run driver who injured an 11-year-old boy who was out riding bikes with his dad in Laurel. The boy was struck around 6:30 p.m. Saturday on Whiskey Bottom Road. He suffered serious but not life-threatening injuries. Anne Arundel County police...

  • DC man killed in Anne Arundel County crash

    FRIENDSHIP, Md. (AP) — Police say a Washington man was killed when he lost control of his car and ran off the road in southern Anne Arundel County. Anne Arundel police say excessive speed and alcohol were both factors in the crash that killed 33-year-old Brian Gore. The crash occurred around...

  • Man charged in 1981 west Baltimore murder

    BALTIMORE (AP) — Authorities in Baltimore say a man has been charged with the 1981 rape and murder of a 75-year-old woman and that DNA led to the arrest. Phillip Lee was indicted Friday on murder and other charges and will have a preliminary hearing Wednesday. He is accused of killing...

  • Md. casinos broke revenue records in August

    BALTIMORE (AP) — Maryland casinos in August brought in their highest one-month total since gambling was legalized in the state. The Maryland Lottery and Gaming Control Agency says the state's five casinos, including Baltimore's week-old Horseshoe Casino, earned a total of $80.6 million in...

  • Former Md. governor to visit New Hampshire

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Former Maryland governor Robert Ehrlich Jr. is scheduled to be at events in New Hampshire this month. An online invitation shows Ehrlich is booked as the keynote speaker at an event Sept. 12 in Nashua, New Hampshire. The event is being hosted by the Nashua Area Republican City...

  • AAA: Md. drivers paying $3.38 per gallon

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Motorists in Maryland are paying the same price at the pump when compared with a week ago. AAA Mid-Atlantic said Friday in a weekly report that the average price of a gallon of regular unleaded gas in Maryland remained at $3.38. The price of gas in the state is 6 cents less...

  • Martin O'Malley will run in 2016 even if Hillary Clinton does

    Though nearly seven in 10 Democrats say they have never heard of the governor -- who has been in office since 2006 -- Democratic fundraisers say O'Malley has told them he will still run so she will "face at least some competition" from an "established elected official," according to the Wall...

  • O'Malley to return to New Hampshire

    Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley will make his third trip to New Hampshire in September, a sign that he is likely to challenge Hillary Clinton for the presidential nomination.



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