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Injured man rescued from water off Ocean City

OCEAN CITY, Md. (AP) — The Coast Guard has rescued a man who was injured in a personal watercraft accident near Ocean City.

The Coast Guard said in a news release that a crew from Coast Guard Station Ocean City was on patrol Saturday when friends of the injured man flagged the crew for assistance. The man had a leg injury and was showing signs of hypothermia.

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Ocean City officials revise boardwalk regulations

OCEAN CITY, Md. — The Ocean City Council has approved revisions to regulations that limited people from performing on the city's boardwalk.

The Daily Times of Salisbury reports that the changes were approved Monday night after the town created a task force to look at the regulations and revise them if they saw fit.

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Air Force's newest jet fighter to star in Ocean City airshow

The Air Force will demonstrate the F-35 Lightning II, its stealthy new jet fighter, at the Ocean City airshow this summer, organizers said.

Billed as a replacement for several Air Force, Marine and Navy aircraft, the F-35 is among the fifth generation of fighter aircraft, sophisticated planes loaded with computers that represent the future of military aviation.

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Bel Air man pleads guilty in $2.5 million fraud scheme

A former owner of a group of Internet sports memorabilia businesses pleaded guilty to a $2.5 million fraud scheme, the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Middle District of Pennsylvania announced Monday.

Joshua Aaron Shores, 41, of Bel Air and Ocean City, who is also the general manager of O.C. Brewing Company in Bel Air and Ocean City, pleaded guilty to wire fraud in court before U.S.

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Delaware's Punkin Chunkin contest may be coming to Maryland

After a two-year absence, the World Championship Punkin Chunkin competition is making a comeback, and it may be coming to Maryland.

The Delaware-based world-renowned pumpkin challenge, in which competitors launch the orange squashes into the air with medieval-like homemade contraptions, is looking for a new location — and it has its eyes on Maryland's Eastern Shore.

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J/R's Ribs in Ocean City has closed

After 35 years in business, the original J/R's Ribs in Ocean City has closed its doors.

The restaurant, which opened in 1980 at 6104 Coastal Highway, closed after owner Jack Hubberman retired, the Maryland Coast Dispatch reported.

J/R's Ribs had a second location at 109 131st St. that closed last year. The original J/R's closed Nov.

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