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Frederick County (Virginia)

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Top Frederick County (Virginia) Articles

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  • As economic crisis goes on, financial fears can push some over the edge

    As economic crisis goes on, financial fears can push some over the edge
    The headlines have had a similar ring: A Frederick County man underwater on his mortgage kills himself and his family. A man accused of financial improprieties does the same while staying at a Towson hotel. A top official with Freddie Mac, a company...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Pentagon, EPA at odds

     
    By Josh Mitchell and wire reports The Pentagon and the Environmental Protection Agency are mired in a dispute over the pace of environmental cleanups at Maryland's Fort Meade and Fort Detrick, where contamination from fuels and munitions for years seeped....