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Ravens Super Bowl fever hits Laurel City Hall

Ravens Super Bowl fever hits Laurel City Hall

Because of its central location in the state, sometimes the city of Laurel is considered a border town.

While that isn't necessarily true for everything, the term perfectly describes the city's population of sports fans, especially when it comes to NFL football.

Approximately a half-hour drive from both local team's home fan bases, the city is made up of a mix of supporters of the Super Bowl-bound Baltimore Ravens and the Washington Redskins, who play their home games in Prince George's County.

"Laurel is probably split. It's nothing scientific; it's what you see when you are out at restaurants or out in the community or talking to people," said Mayor Craig...