Regional Recap, December 19, 2011

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Police Resume Search For Missing Boater. A 40-year old man who was pulled from the Chesapeake Bay after a boating accident Saturday has died, said officials. The Coast Guard and state and local crews continue to search for a 25-year-old missing man who was also on board.The search resumed Monday morning.A female victim who was rescued from the water remains at Anne Arundel County Medical Center, where she is being treated for hypothermia.

Maryland Redistricting Maps Released.  For the first time in state history, a single-member Hispanic legislative district is proposed as part of Maryland’s redistricting plan, as seen in redistricting maps released Friday.Planning officials released on Friday statewide maps of redrawn state legislative districts in Maryland.Among the changes includes a first-ever single-member Hispanic district to be located in Prince George’s County. The Governor’s Redistricting Advisory Committee, tasked with redrawing the state’s legislative districts based on the 2010 Census data, identified District 47B as containing more than 63 percent Hispanic residents.

Troops Get Big Welcome Home At BWI. Lines of loved-ones and volunteers filled airport corridors Friday night as troops returned home from the Middle East.WBAL-TV 11 News photographer Bridget McGeady captured these photos of Brownies troops, Boy Scouts and families gathered at Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport.

Could FBI’s New Headquarters Be In PG County? The FBI needs a new headquarters, and officials in Maryland are hoping it will be located in the state.The agency has been based for the past 37 years at the J. Edgar Hoover Building in downtown Washington, and the building has presented myriad challenges in recent years.

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