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Officials vote to ban tents, canopies from Rehoboth Beach

Visitors will soon no longer be allowed to bring tents and canopies to Rehoboth Beach. The Rehoboth Beach Board of Commissioners passed an ordinance Friday banning those temporary structures from the beach, starting May 15. It also bans campfires and grills.

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Lawsuit filed after Legionnaire's outbreak in Ocean City condo building

A Florida couple is suing an Ocean City condominium building following a 2015 Legionnaire's disease outbreak.

The Daily Times of Salisbury reports the lawsuit was filed Monday in Baltimore against the Golden Sands Club Condominiums. It's the second lawsuit to allege that the company failed to correct the issue inside its 22-story building.

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Ocean City named one of the top 10 U.S. beaches by TripAdvisor

Beach season may still be months away, but it's never too early to start day-dreaming about summer vacation — and Marylanders' minds don't have to wander far to find one of the best beaches in the U.S., according to TripAdvisor. 

Ocean City was named the 10th-best beach in the country as part of TripAdvisor's 2017 Travelers' Choice Awards.

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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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