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Dewey Beach restaurant severely damaged by fiery crash

A popular Dewey Beach restaurant has been severely damaged after a car plowed through it and caused a fire. State Fire Marshal's Office spokesman Harry Miller says an unidentified driver apparently lost control and crashed into Ed's Chicken & Crabs early Tuesday. The business was closed at the time and no injuries were reported.

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Police respond to fight at Dewey Beach restaurant, 1 officer hurt

Authorities say one officer was hurt as police responded to a disturbance at a Dewey Beach restaurant. Media outlets report that Dewey Beach Police officers were called to the Rusty Rudder Restaurant around 1 a.m. Sunday, when a fight broke out. Police say when officers arrived, the crowd grew to about 30 people.

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Ocean City marina sells 'White Lives Matter' shirts for marlin conservation

OCEAN CITY, Md. (AP) — An Ocean City marina is selling T-shirts featuring the phrases “White Lives Matter” and “Blue Lives Matter” to spread awareness about the conservation of marlins.

The White Marlin Marina is selling two types of the shirts — one in honor of white marlins and another in honor of blue marlins.

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Ocean City business grounds Trump airplane banners

OCEAN CITY, Md. (AP) — The owner of Ocean Aerial Ads will pull political banners supporting Donald Trump after a series of complaints.

Media outlets report that the ads, which flew on banner planes for only one day, allegedly read "Stop Mad Cow Disease Stop Hillary" and "America First. Build That Wall."

Owner Bob Bunting received numerous complaints about the banners.

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Ocean City Inlet to be dredged beginning this weekend

The 150-foot Dreddge Currituck is scheduled to arrive Friday in Ocean City to begin dredging the channel through the inlet this weekend, the Army Corps of Engineers said Thursday.

The Currituck, an Army Corps hobber dredge based in Wilmington, N.C., is designed to work in shallow-draft ocean bar channels along the Atlantic coast.

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4 cases of Legionnaires' disease traced to Ocean City condo

OCEAN CITY, Md. (AP) — Health officials say four cases of Legionnaires' disease have been traced to an Ocean City condominium.

Worcester County Health Department spokeswoman Kathy Derr says the Golden Sands Condo was first linked last fall when health officials discovered two cases involving people who contracted the disease after staying there.

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