Regional Recap, June 23, 2011

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Woman Robbed Outside Glen Burnie Home. Police in Anne Arundel County said an 80-year-old woman was robbed while standing outside her home.The woman told police she was in the front yard of her Amberly Road home Tuesday afternoon and was waiting for a ride when she was approached by a man.The man “aggressively grabbed” money from the woman and fled on foot toward Baltimore Annapolis Boulevard, according to police.Authorities said the woman wasn’t hurt. Officers and a K-9 unit canvassed the area but couldn’t find the man, who was described as a black man in his 20s, about 5 feet 5 inches to 5 feet 8 inches tall with a thin build.

Anne Arundel Fly Ash Dump Site Fined $2500. The operator of an Anne Arundel County fly ash dump site paid a $2,500 fine for placing ash outside the dump’s original footprint, according to the Maryland Department of the Environment.MDE officials said Wednesday that BBSS Inc. was fined April 20 for the alleged violation of a consent decree and that remediation began immediately after the violation was noted by an inspector, who said the violation was corrected by the following day.

Ravens Cancel Westminster Training Camp Due To Lockout. The Baltimore Ravens, citing uncertainty about the NFL lockout, will move their 2011 training camp from McDaniel College to their facility in Owings Mills.Last summer, more than 110,000 fans attended the open practice sessions at the Carroll County campus, the Ravens’ training camp home since the franchise moved from Cleveland in 1996.

Dropouts Down, But School Leaders Still Concerned. There are fewer Maryland teenagers dropping out of school, but that hasn’t stopped state lawmakers from discussing what they say is still a very serious problem.According to 11 News education reporter Tim Tooten, school officials said it goes beyond programs and policies. Outgoing state Superintendent Nancy Grasmick made one final round in Annapolis this week to talk education. She discussed dropout prevention with the Joint Committee on Children, Youth and Families.

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