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St. Mary's County

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  • Howard fire trainee class has bit of everything

    Howard fire trainee class has bit of everything
    Chung Shen Peter Huang knows a thing or two about taking a chance. As a teenager, the Taiwan native took a chance on America, moving here to attend college at the University of Maryland Baltimore County where he graduated with a degree in political...
  • University of Maryland opens drone test site

    University of Maryland opens drone test site
    University of Maryland officials on Tuesday announced the launch of a new test site to study how drones may coexist with jets, helicopters and other air traffic in U.S. airspace. The long-planned site is to be based near Naval Air Station Patuxent River...
  • California man pleads guilty to aiding 2009 murder in Maryland

    California man pleads guilty to aiding 2009 murder in Maryland
    A California man pleaded guilty in federal court Monday to his role in the 2009 killing of a friend's spouse on the Eastern Shore. Dellando Recardo Campbell, 31, of Lemoore, Calif., admitted helping Ryan Holness, 33, luring Holness' 26-year-old wife,...
  • Body of missing 11-year-old girl found in southern Md. waters

    Body of missing 11-year-old girl found in southern Md. waters
    The body of an 11-year-old girl who went missing while playing on a sandbar Friday was found in waters off Cobb Island in southern Maryland on Sunday, according to the St. Mary's County Sheriff's Office. The girl was identified as Faith Janee Lee, of...
  • Lollar woos Republicans by appealing to Democrats

    Lollar woos Republicans by appealing to Democrats
    Fourth in a series of profiles of candidates for governor. Charles Lollar was at it again last week, the only Republican on stage with the three Democrats running for governor, wooing a crowd largely unable to cast a vote in the fast-approaching GOP...
  • Wedded: Casey Schachter and Brian Bowen

    Wedded: Casey Schachter and Brian Bowen
    Date: April 20 Her story: Casey Schachter, 33, grew up in Leonardtown in St. Mary's County. She works for a government contractor and also teaches yoga at Evolve Yoga + Wellness in California, Md. Her mother, Carol Schachter, and her mother's fiance,...
  • Is popular vote best way to pick a sheriff?

    Is popular vote best way to pick a sheriff?
    I realize it's impolite to stand up in the 21st century and declare something that was established in Colonial Maryland — say, the election of sheriffs in every county and Baltimore City — to be archaic, inefficient and unnecessary. But with...
  • Brown, Hogan lead primary contests

    Brown, Hogan lead primary contests
    Lt. Gov. Anthony G. Brown has strengthened his lead in the fiercely contested Democratic primary for governor and enters the campaign's final two weeks with a 2-1 advantage over his closest competitor, according to a new poll for The Baltimore Sun. In...
  • The old oyster R-month rule

    The old oyster R-month rule
    One of the more well-known, but less understood, rules about oysters says that they should be eaten only during months that have an "R," so from May to August, they should be off the menu. This guideline goes back hundreds of years and is rooted in lack...
  • Bay oysters find a new market

    Bay oysters find a new market
    When Nick Schauman was a toddler, his grandfather, Larry Hunton, taught him how to eat raw oysters. Hunton let his grandson tag along on trips to Lexington Market, where the duo would sit at the raw bar (Schauman sat on top of it) and slurp down oysters...
  • Gov. O'Malley vetoes wind project delay

    Gov. O'Malley vetoes wind project delay
    Gov. Martin O'Malley vetoed a bill Friday that would have halted a huge wind energy project on the Eastern Shore, prioritizing renewable energy over the concerns of a major military installation in Southern Maryland. In his veto message, O'Malley said...
  • Flooding, storms possible Tuesday, Wednesday

    Flooding, storms possible Tuesday, Wednesday
    Widespread flooding is possible Tuesday and Wednesday as a drenching storm system crosses the region after bringing severe weather and tornado threats to the Southeast. The National Weather Service issued a flash flood watch for nearly all of Maryland...