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FBI seeks suspect in Montgomery County, D.C. bank robberies (Photos)

Thu Apr 17, 2014

The FBI is seeking a man who they say is responsible for three bank robberies in the area and they are offering thousands of dollars for information that leads to his arrest. Full Story

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2 more officers sentenced in inmate assault

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Federal prosecutors say two former correctional officers have been sentenced for their roles in the beating of an inmate at the Roxbury Correctional Institution near Hagerstown. Full Story

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4th Md. prison training veteran service dogs

Thu Apr 17, 2014

The medium-security Maryland Correctional Training Center near Hagerstown is becoming the fourth state prison where inmates who served in the military help train service dogs for disabled veterans. Full Story

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Man gets life terms for killing man at bus stop

Wed Apr 16, 2014

- A man who killed another man in a drive-by shooting has been sentenced to two consecutive life terms plus 20 years for the crime. Full Story

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Street Smart safety campaign launches in D.C. region

Thu Apr 17, 2014

- Officials from the District of Columbia, Maryland and Virginia are launching an effort to help improve safety for pedestrians and bicyclists in the region. Full Story

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Half of Oakland, Md., evacuated after fuel mishap

Wed Apr 16, 2014

- Officials in Oakland, Md., have ordered evacuation of about half of the western Maryland town while crews try to right an overturned propane tanker truck in the town center. Full Story

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UMd. proposes conference center next to campus

Wed Apr 16, 2014

The University of Maryland is proposing a $115 million luxury hotel and conference center next to campus. Full Story

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Despite long winter, tick season starts early

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Despite the mid-April cold snap, tick season is beginning around the D.C. metro area and that means it brings a risk for Lyme disease, according to a local doctor. Full Story

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Potomac bass fishermen hope for a better 2014

Tue Apr 15, 2014

As the weather heats up, so does fishing on the Potomac River. But a longtime bass fisherman hopes this year is not a repeat of the last. Full Story

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Mizeur promoting state-run retirement savings plan

Wed Apr 16, 2014

- Del. Heather Mizeur, who is running for Maryland governor, has proposed a state-run retirement savings program to help workers who don't have retirement plans from their employers. Full Story

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Region awakes to unusually cold temperatures

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Despite daytime highs in the upper 40s Wednesday, there is also a freeze watch for Wednesday night into Thursday for much of the listening area. Full Story

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13-year-old girl missing for two weeks

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Police in Prince George's County are searching for a girl who hasn't been seen since April 1. Full Story

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Va. slips out of top 10 in economic growth prospects

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Virginia has slipped from the top 10 and Maryland is ranked 34th out of the 50 states for economic growth prospects this year, according to economists who rank states based on standards including low taxes and less regulation. Full Story

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Largo company at helm of search for missing Malaysian plane

Wed Apr 16, 2014

A local company and its submarine are scouring the floor of the Indian Ocean for signs of the missing Malaysian plane. Full Story

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Colleges seek to improve remedial programs

Tue Apr 15, 2014

- The odds have long been stacked against students like those in Edward Ennels' remedial math classes at Baltimore City Community College. Full Story

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Kayaker shot while paddling in Anne Arundel County

Tue Apr 15, 2014

For 56-year-old Daniel Seafolk-Kopp of Reston, Va., Saturday was going to be a relaxing day on a kayak in Bodkin Creek. Instead, he ended up with a gunshot wound to the abdomen. Full Story

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Metro resumes weekend work after 4-week break

Wed Apr 16, 2014

- After a four-week break for cherry blossom season, Metro is back to doing weekend work again. Full Story