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Salisbury (Wicomico, Maryland)

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  • Laurel college student awarded fellowship; students earn dean's list recognition

    Brent Ault, of Laurel, was awarded a James Madison Fellowship by the James Madison Memorial Fellowship Foundation of Alexandria, Va., to support further study of American history. The fellowship will fund up to $24,000 of Ault's course of study toward a...
  • Man swims five hours to aid family after boat capsizes

    Man swims five hours to aid family after boat capsizes
    A Kent County man swam for more than five hours through the dangerous waters of Tangier Sound this week to seek help for four family members after the boat they were fishing in capsized during a sudden thunderstorm. John Franklin Riggs III, 46, of...
  • More college bookstores offer book rentals

    More college bookstores offer book rentals
    Students heading to college can expect to spend about $662 a year on textbooks and other course materials, according to The National Association of College Stores. But more and more college bookstores are offering alternatives through textbook rental...
  • Gansler tries to move past race comments

    Gansler tries to move past race comments
    Maryland Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler on Wednesday tried to move past the fallout from his secretly recorded comments about his political opponent's ethnicity. Gansler hosted an environmental policy discussion on the Eastern Shore, but the...
  • State lawyer says Md. public colleges may be barred from using Common Application

    State lawyer says Md. public colleges may be barred from using Common Application
    More than 500 schools across the country, including some in Maryland, use the Common Application, which enables students to apply to multiple colleges by filling out one online form. But it turns out that the organization's licensing agreement might...
  • Southern Maryland father and son catch two bull sharks near Point Lookout State Park

    Southern Maryland father and son catch two bull sharks near Point Lookout State Park
    Greg Dean was away in college at Salisbury University when his father, Willy Dean, caught a bull shark in 2010. Greg shared the experience, but only vicariously. The younger Dean, who returned to the family's Southern Maryland home in Scotland after...
  • Campus police get mental illness training

    Campus police get mental illness training
    The voices are constant. They fight each other for space in your brain, and while you try to process what they're saying — "You're worthless, we hate you" — you can't believe what you're seeing: the TV weatherman talking directly to you....
  • State expands program to connect youth with mental health services

     The state is expanding a program that better connects youth to mental health services. The program, which aims to get youth mental health treatment through their primary care doctor's office, started in Western Maryland and the Eastern Shore in January...
  • State fire marshal warns against using fireworks

    State fire marshal warns against using fireworks
    "Fire in the hole," Matt Stevens yelled Thursday morning, wearing protective gloves as he lit a firecracker attached to a rubber hand in a Cockeysville field. Smoke wafted lazily in a slight breeze and two butterflies fluttered in the bright sun until...
  • Salisbury's Nestor named IWLCA Division III Coach of the Year

    Salisbury's Nestor named IWLCA Division III Coach of the Year
    Salisbury coach Jim Nestor has been named the National Division III Coach of the Year by the Intercollegiate Women's Lacrosse Coaches Association. Nestor led the Sea Gulls to a 23-0 record in 2013 and earned the program's second national title with a...
  • Report criticizes colleges' teacher preparation programs

    Report criticizes colleges' teacher preparation programs
    Teacher preparation programs in the nation and Maryland are part of "an industry of mediocrity" that is failing to give young teachers the skills to succeed in the classroom, according to a long-awaited report by a national research advocacy group. The...
  • Sequester could close towers at five state airports, LaHood says

    Five regional and local airports could see their control towers close on April 1 if across-the-board spending cuts take effect next week Friday, Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood said Friday. Hagerstown Regional Airport and Salisbury-Ocean City...