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Frederick County (Virginia)

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  • Here's one way to call the slots tossup

    The last poll I saw on slots showed about 54 percent of Marylanders still supporting a state constitutional amendment allowing the gambling machines. That support was not as large as it appeared to be eight or nine months ago, which fits a theory I have:...
  • More winter weather "advisories" ahead

     
    Marylanders can expect more 'winter weather advisories' in their future. It's not because winters will get worse. Rather, the National Weather Service's Sterling forecast office, which serves Central and Western Maryland and Northern Virginia, is changing...
  • Flooding increases amid heavy rains

     
    Heavy, peristent rain across the region is bringing small stream and creeks to their brims, while waters are rising to flood stage along the Potomac River, the Monocacy in Frederick County and other rivers.BWI-Marshall has tallied more than 3 inches of......
  • Try not to breathe today

     
    Plenty of heat and sunshine today, coupled with millions of internal combustion engines, will generate some pretty nasty pollution in the air we're breathing. Code Orange air quality alerts have been issued for the entire region - from Northern Virginia...
  • Third of Maryland now in drought

     
    The new Drought Monitor map, released Thursday morning, shows that nearly a third of Maryland is now in "moderate" to "extreme" drought, with the most serious drought in Western Maryland. Southern Maryland and the Lower Eastern Shore are also struggling...
  • Updates on new snowstorm in region

    Updates on new snowstorm in region
    Southwest, Airtran cancel many Thursday flights Updated 6:13 p.m.: Southwest Airlines will cancel the majority of its flights at Baltimore Washington Thurgood Marshall International Airport for a second day, according to a BWI spokesperson. The...
  • Jurors to see 'deadly Caprice'

    With its tinted windows, dark-blue paint and white interior, the 1990 Chevrolet Caprice attracted little attention as it glided through the region in that awful fall of 2002. But the car -- in which police arrested John Allen Muhammad and Lee Boyd...
  • Bracing for the sniper trial

    Lori Ann Lewis-Rivera was the shy little girl with fine blond hair, the teenager who didn't use profanity, the young woman absorbed in mystery novels and, finally, a 25-year-old nanny thousands of miles from home. She was Marion and Jo Lewis' daughter,...
  • Frederick County's Sugarloaf rises above the ordinary

    Despite what the European explorers who named Sugarloaf Mountain thought, it doesn't really look much like a cone of crystallized sugar. And with an elevation of only 1,282 feet, it's not much of a mountain either. But standing alone in the farmland of...
  • Dr. Andrew Naymick-Bethaney Perna

    Dr. Andrew Naymick-Bethaney Perna
    John and Elizabeth Perna, of Littlestown, Pennsylvania, formerly of Carroll County, announce the engagement of their daughter, Bethaney Perna, of Littlestown, to Dr. Andrew Naymick, of Hanover, Pennsylvania, son of Dr. Andy Naymick and Stephanie Naymick,...
  • Milk producers cooperative gives scholarships

    Rachel McCuller, Collins Lethbridge and Cathleen Doody, all from Union Bridge, recently received scholarships toward their 2014-2015 educational expenses courtesy of Maryland & Virginia Milk Producers Cooperative. McCuller, who received a $500...
  • Carroll's Yesteryears: A Hessian soldier who came to Carroll

    The gravestone of Conrad Zile that once stood in a Carroll cemetery reveals almost nothing of a long, adventurous life spent in Europe and America. Zile, originally known as Konrad Zeul, was one of the Hessian soldiers sent to North America to fight...