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Washington County (Maryland)

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  • Electronic bingo backed by strong lobbying push

    Electronic gambling machines - devices that resemble slots - have been proliferating in rural Maryland counties recently, in part because of a concerted lobbying effort by their manufacturer. Officials in one municipality, afraid that they could be...
  • Official focuses on bar games

    Official focuses on bar games
    Comptroller Peter Franchot is pushing for Baltimore City and Baltimore County to stop providing licenses for thousands of video gambling machines that critics allege make illegal, "under the table" payouts in area bars and restaurants. Lawmakers in...
  • Soldier's grave is lost no more

    Soldier's grave is lost no more
    In the end, a quaint watercolor painting of a young town full of promise yielded the final key to unlocking a mystery dating back more than 130 years. The artwork, depicting the proposed community of Sanborn as part of a decades-old real estate ad, is an...
  • No safe place

    No safe place
    On her way to get a protective order against her husband, Veronica Williams drove by the home where their marriage had fallen apart - where he had attacked her with scissors and cut off her hair. The District Court was just five blocks from their North...
  • The Seven Wonders of Maryland

    There are wonderful things to see and learn about everywhere you turn in Maryland. From Antietam National Battlefield to the Thomas Point Shoal Lighthouse. From the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad to the Appalachian Trail.Even the Patterson Park Pagoda is...
  • Patronage endures, even in hard times

    State lawmakers, using a system of patronage that persists in Annapolis despite tight budgetary times, are seeking to direct hundreds of thousands of taxpayer dollars to projects at nonprofit organizations they help run. In Baltimore, Del. Hattie N....
  • Maryland hispanic population booms since 2000

    WASHINGTON - The Maryland Hispanic population has increased by at least 65 percent since the 2000 Census, contributing to increasing ethnic diversity nationally, according to a new U.S. Census Bureau report. There are 375,830 Hispanics living in Maryland...
  • Death penalty bill gains

    New limits on the death penalty in Maryland took a major step Wednesday toward becoming law, even as some state senators acknowledged that refinements are needed in legislation that appears headed to the desk of the governor, who has said he will sign it....
  • Grand dream loses sheen in glare of daylight

    Grand dream loses sheen in glare of daylight
    Larry Eisenberg had a vision. "Amazing," he called it. "Spectacular." The Los Angeles Community College District would become a paragon of clean energy. By generating solar, wind and geothermal power, the district would supply all its electricity needs....
  • 5 Dead as Torrential Rains Slam Northeast

    5 Dead as Torrential Rains Slam Northeast
    (CNN) -- A massive storm system made its way up the Eastern Seaboard Friday, leaving flooded neighborhoods and roadways in its wake. The storm is forecast to drop heavy rain in the Northeast as the remnants of Tropical Storm Nicole interact with an...
  • Antietam Cable

    Antietam Cable
    Antietam Cable, a privately owned corporation, was founded in 1966. Antietam Cable provides telecommunications services to residents and businesses in Washington County, MD with offices in Hagerstown, MD.   The mission of Antietam Cable Television is to:...
  • All-County Boys Indoor Track 2011: Winter doubles his pleasure

    All-County Boys Indoor Track 2011: Winter doubles his pleasure
    The sport is often just called “track.” But don’t forget about “field.” Anthony Winter will remember both forever. After winning the Class 2A title in the 55-meter dash last month at the Maryland State Indoor Track & Field...