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Daily News Brief | January 16, 2018

Daily News Brief | January 16, 2018

| January 16, 2018

Give us about ten minutes a day and we will give you all the local news, local sports, local weather, and local events you can handle. Today’s episode is sponsored by Sean O’Neill at RBC Wealth Management Today…A California couple is charged with torturing, starving, and imprisoning their 13 children. The worker who sent out the […]

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Schuh announces $48 million upgrade to public radio safety system

Schuh announces $48 million upgrade to public radio safety system

| January 15, 2018

Anne Arundel County Executive Steve Schuh has announced a $48.4 million capital construction contract to replace and improve the public safety radio system in the County. “Three years ago, Anne Arundel County began undertaking the largest public safety infrastructure upgrade in its history,” said Schuh. “This public safety radio system upgrade is crucial to those […]

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Boat Shows announce 2018 schedule

Boat Shows announce 2018 schedule

| January 15, 2018

The Annapolis Boat Shows, an events management company that produces four in-water boat shows and coordinates many boating educational programs, announces its 2018 sail and power boat show schedule. “For the past few years, we have strived to make our boat shows more interactive and fun. We have added boating classes, experiential programming, and lessons […]

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Daily News Brief | January 15, 2018

Daily News Brief | January 15, 2018

| January 15, 2018

Give us about ten minutes a day and we will give you all the local news, local sports, local weather, and local events you can handle. Today’s episode is sponsored by Sean O’Neill at RBC Wealth Management Today…The MLK Jr. Parade is today at noon, Hillard Donner passes at 94, Coach Niumatalolo is staying put, Sen […]

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MIDN Tran awarded Rotary Foundation Global Grant Scholarship

MIDN Tran awarded Rotary Foundation Global Grant Scholarship

| January 14, 2018

Midshipman 1st Class (senior) Michelle Tran, 21, of Centreville, Va., was awarded the Rotary Foundation Global Grant Scholarship. Global Grant Scholars plan to pursue a career in the Rotary Foundation’s six areas of focus, which include peace and conflict prevention and resolution, disease prevention and treatment, water and sanitation, maternal and child health, basic education […]

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Hogan announces initiative for accountability in education

Hogan announces initiative for accountability in education

| January 14, 2018

Governor Larry Hogan has announced a series of legislative and administrative initiatives to improve accountability in Maryland’s K-12 public schools, as well as funding to address emergency heating issues in Baltimore City schools that have created dangerous conditions for students and teachers in recent days. The governor was joined by Department of General Services Secretary […]

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Heritage Baptist announces 12th Annual SOUPer Bowl celebration on February 4th

Heritage Baptist announces 12th Annual SOUPer Bowl celebration on February 4th

| January 14, 2018

Twelve years ago, members of Heritage Baptist Church opened the doors to the community for a donation only soup & salad lunch, dubbed “SOUPer Bowl,” to raise funds for the Light House Shelter, thinking a tie-in between soup and that day’s NFL playoff game would garner attention and help this struggling community cause. In the […]

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Ralph Crosby to teach class at AACC on writing and publishing a book

Ralph Crosby to teach class at AACC on writing and publishing a book

| January 13, 2018

Local author Ralph Crosby will conduct a college course to inspire writers on how to “Write a Book and Get it Published: The Reality.” It begins on Wed., January 31, 2018, and will be offered over six weeks at Anne Arundel Community College (AACC), 101 College Parkway, Arnold, Md., through its School of Continuing Education […]

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Navy’s Gladchuk honored with two awards

Navy’s Gladchuk honored with two awards

| January 13, 2018

Naval Academy Director of Athletics Chet Gladchuk was recently honored with two distinguished awards. Gladchuk was named the Business Leader of the Year by the Anne Arundel County Chamber of Commerce and the Commodore Barry Award by the Navy League Philadelphia Council. Gladchuk was awarded the Business Leader of the Year Award by the Anne […]

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Schuh signs cat legislation

Schuh signs cat legislation

| January 12, 2018

  County Executive Steve Schuh has signed legislation authorizing community cat care programs in Anne Arundel County. “The passing of the Community Cat bill is a monumental step in the development of an impactful program to reduce the large, unowned cat population,” said Schuh. “This bill recognizes community cat programs as a tool that will […]

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Hogan to introduce legislation to empower crime victims, terminate parental rights of rapists, more

Hogan to introduce legislation to empower crime victims, terminate parental rights of rapists, more

| January 12, 2018

Governor Larry Hogan has announced a series of legislative proposals and an executive action to further protect, support, and empower victims of crime in Maryland. The governor’s initiatives include proposals to combat human trafficking and repeat sexual predators, as well as to aid in the restitution process and protect domestic violence victims’ personal information. The […]

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MVA reminds Marylanders about new requirements for renewing licenses and IDs

MVA reminds Marylanders about new requirements for renewing licenses and IDs

| January 12, 2018

With the start of a new year, the Maryland Department of Transportation Motor Vehicle Administration (MDOT MVA) is notifying Marylanders with driver’s licenses and identification (ID) cards that expire beginning in January 2018 that they may now have to provide new documentation to renew their federally compliant driver’s license. This new change went into effect […]

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Daily News Brief | January 12, 2018

Daily News Brief | January 12, 2018

| January 12, 2018

Give us about ten minutes a day and we will give you all the local news, local sports, local weather, and local events you can handle. Today…A Baltimore hospital wrestles with a viral video showing them putting a patient out on the street in only a hospital gown. A pair of veto overrides for Governor […]

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Maryland Hall to host “Blues @ Home” traveling exposition plus live performance

Maryland Hall to host “Blues @ Home” traveling exposition plus live performance

| January 11, 2018

Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts (MHCA) will host a performance by Blues legends Bobby Rush, Eden Brent, and Vasti Jackson on Thursday, January 18 at 8 pm in the Main Theatre.  The performance — titled Bobby Rush and Company — is held in conjunction with the traveling exhibition Blues @ Home: Mississippi’s Living Blues […]

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Vacation Express announces new flights from BWI to Cozumel

Vacation Express announces new flights from BWI to Cozumel

| January 11, 2018

Vacation Express, a tour operator known for their exclusive, non-stop flights and affordable all-inclusive vacation packages, is bringing non-stop service to Cozumel from Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI). The Swift Air, LLC. flights are four-night rotations departing various days of the week from June 2, 2018 to August 21, 2018. Vacation Express has been […]

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Works of Capital photogs, McKerrow, Gillespie, and Cole to be exhibited at Pip Moyer Recreation Center

Works of Capital photogs, McKerrow, Gillespie, and Cole to be exhibited at Pip Moyer Recreation Center

| January 11, 2018

Art in Public Places will be kicking off art exhibitions at the Pip Moyer Recreation Center, January 25 from 6 to 8PM with an exhibition of the work of  Capital News Photographers Joshua McKerrow, Paul Gillespie, and Matthew Cole. This is the first show at this location and will be hosted by Mayor Gavin Buckley. […]

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BGE to return Federal tax benefit to customers

BGE to return Federal tax benefit to customers

| January 11, 2018

BGE will file with the Maryland Public Service Commission (PSC) to pass approximately $82 million in annual tax savings to customers, resulting from federal tax cost reductions.   The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, which decreased the corporate tax rate from 35 percent to 21 percent, was signed into law on Dec. 22, 2017 and became […]

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Daily News Brief | January 11, 2018

Daily News Brief | January 11, 2018

| January 11, 2018

Give us about ten minutes a day and we will give you all the local news, local sports, local weather, and local events you can handle. Today…Anne Arundel County Deputy State’s Attorney resigns amid questions over subpoena, a new Blackwall Hitch is coming, Harford County is suing drug manufacturers, Rushern Baker is leading the pack, […]

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Maryland seeing significant interest in public-private partnership to add lanes to 495 & 270

Maryland seeing significant interest in public-private partnership to add lanes to 495 & 270

| January 10, 2018

The Hogan Administration has announced that the Maryland Department of Transportation (MDOT) Traffic Relief Plan is receiving significant interest from the public-private partnership (P3) industry to add new lanes on I-495 and I-270. This interest follows the administration’s recently announced plans to add four new lanes to I-270, the Capital Beltway (I-495), and the Baltimore-Washington Parkway (MD […]

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“Her Stories: A Women’s Art Show” opens at Gallery 90

“Her Stories: A Women’s Art Show” opens at Gallery 90

| January 10, 2018

Local women artists of all experience levels, from first time exhibitors to veteran professionals, will share their stories in images in Gallery 90’s new exhibit, “Her Stories: A Women’s Art Show,” curated by the Chesapeake Arts Center.  The exhibit will run from Jan. 9 to Feb. 16 in the art gallery that is located throughout […]

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Deputy States Attorney resigns amid HACA subpoena questions

Deputy States Attorney resigns amid HACA subpoena questions

| January 10, 2018

Jonathon Church, Anne Arundel County’s Deputy States Attorney abruptly resigned yesterday. Church was embroiled in a dispute between the Housing Authority of the City of Annapolis (HACA) and the Annapolis Police Department. The police department had requested a roster of public housing residents and HACA refused. The police department then obtained a grand jury subpoena. […]

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County launches program for low to no cost emergency dental services

County launches program for low to no cost emergency dental services

| January 10, 2018

REACH PLUS, an innovative program funded through a $200,000 grant from the Maryland Community Health Resources Commission, is helping low-income Anne Arundel County adults who need emergency dental services. The Anne Arundel County Department of Health, Anne Arundel Medical Center, University of Maryland Baltimore Washington Medical Center and community dental providers have partnered in the […]

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