Regional Recap, February 2, 2012

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Man Gets 30 Years For Pizza Store Stabbing. A man who pleaded guilty to fatally stabbing a pizza delivery driver has been sentenced to 30 years in prison.Tavon Rudolph Brown, 20, of no fixed address, was sentenced Monday. The Capital of Annapolis reported that he had pleaded guilty in October to second-degree murder in the killing of Ghulam Farooq, 46, of Woodlawn.

No Charges Filed In Broadneck Beating. Anne Arundel County officials said no charges will be filed in a fight that severely injured an 18-year-old on Friday.The teen, who hasn’t been identified, was flown to Shock Trauma after police said he got into fight with a 15-year-old friend Friday afternoon near Broadneck High School just after the school dismissed students.

Maryland Launches One-Stop Child Care Site. Critical information that parents need to choose the right child care center is easier to find than ever before, thanks to the Maryland State Department of Education and the Internet.The state has fine-tuned its child care website for thousands of parents looking for a safe and secure facility for their children. Finding one has been a difficult chore for parents. Now, with just a click, parents can find information all on one website, including possible problems, said 11 News Education reporter Tim Tooten.

State Of The State: Focuses On Jobs, Dignity. Gov. Martin O’Malley used his sixth annual State of the State speech to urge lawmakers to make investments in the future to spur job growth.”The most important job we create is the next one. This is why everyone is needed. This is why I am asking everyone to do more,” O’Malley said. The Democratic governor said Wednesday that lawmakers must be willing to make tough decisions this year to make the state stronger.O’Malley told lawmakers that, “There are costs, and there are values.”

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