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Maryland’s Flying Dog Cancels Plan For Virginia Farm Brewery

Frederick’s Flying Dog Brewery has cancelled plans to launch a separate farm brewery in northern Virginia.


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Best LGBT Pride Events In Baltimore

What is LGBT? LGBT stands for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender. The term LGBT was first used in the 1990s and has replaced the more broad term “gay” to describe the LGBT community. LGBT is now the preferred term for describing the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender communities. Though LGBT Pride Month is generally celebrated in June, Baltimore and surrounding events will take place from late May through late July. Baltimore members of the LGBT communities can participate in local events including Hagerstown Hopes Pride 2015 on May 16, Frederick Pride Out on the Creek on June 27, and the Baltimore Pride 2015 events from July 25 through July 26.



Local Md. Cats Made Famous In Syndicated Cartoon

The nationally syndicated “Kit ‘n’ Carlyle” cartoon recently featured the antics of two Frederick County cats.


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Md. Civil War Sites Mark Memorial Day With Flags, Parade

Maryland’s two biggest Civil War battlefields are marking Memorial Day in distinctly different ways.


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Sentencing Set For Former Minor Leaguer In Child Sex Case

A former high school baseball coach faces sentencing in Frederick for sexually abusing the teenage son of a host family during his minor league baseball career.


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Prosecutors Say Md. School Shooting Was Part Of Feud

Prosecutors in Frederick say a school shooting that wounded two teenage boys in February involved rival groups with names derived from two of the city’s public housing complexes.



Md. Group Home Serving At-risk Boys Set To Close In June

A longtime group home in Frederick will be closing next month.


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Man Who Hit Virginia Police Officer With Car Gets 11 Years

A Frederick man who struck a Virginia police officer with his car before being shot has been sentenced.



Blogger, 24, Hoping To Use Site As Springboard Into Politics

Politics often came up around the dinner table when Brooke Winn was growing up.



20 Years For Mother In ‘Anayah’s Law’ Fatal Child Abuse Case

Sentenced to 20 years behind bars. A judge says a Frederick County mother failed to prevent her husband from killing their 21-month-old toddler. The gruesome cases prompted reform in Maryland’s child welfare laws.



Smartphone App Will Help Md. Map Invasive Plants

The Maryland Department of Natural Resources is promoting a smartphone application that helps scientists track the spread of invasive plants.


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City Of Frederick Recreates End-of-Civil War Celebration

The city of Frederick is lighting up its downtown with torches and candles to recreate an event marking the end of the Civil War 150 years ago.