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Dial-Up Users Across Md. Say ‘Goodbye’ To Internet The Old-Fashioned Way

Goodbye dial-up. Thousands of homes and businesses across the state were still logging onto the Internet the old-fashioned way. But a new inter-county broadband system completed this week will change that.

10/12/2013

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Man Arrested For Distributing & Possessing Child Porn

Maryland State Police arrest a Baltimore man in connection with the distribution and possession of child pornography.

08/07/2013

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Spy Program Gathered Americans’ Internet Records

The Obama administration gathered U.S. citizens’ Internet data until 2011, continuing a spying program started under President George W. Bush that revealed whom Americans exchanged emails with and the Internet Protocol address of their computer, documents disclosed Thursday show.

06/27/2013

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Ex-CIA Worker From Md. Revealed As Source Of Spy Agency Leaks

A 29-year-old contractor, who lived in Maryland and claims to have worked at the National Security Agency and the CIA, was revealed Sunday as the source of disclosures about the U.S. government’s secret surveillance programs, risking prosecution by the U.S. government.

06/09/2013

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Fan With ‘Toronto Stronger’ Sign Draws Internet’s Ire During Game 3

All it takes is one fan to spoil a great moment.

05/07/2013

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Proposed Bill Would Allow State To Collect Taxes On Every Internet Purchase

Millions of dollars in online sales go untaxed every year in Maryland. Now the state wants Internet retailers to collect the taxes from online customers.

05/02/2013

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Md. Comptroller Weighs In On National Internet Sales Tax Debate

Congress gets closer to bringing sales tax to the Internet, and that could bring millions to the state of Maryland. How many millions?

04/25/2013

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Frederick County Schools To Get Wi-Fi

Eighteen Frederick County schools will have wireless Internet access installed for the next school year.

03/29/2013

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Rural Areas Struggle To Find Internet Providers

Lush hills and cornfields along acres of land mark Carroll County as a haven for people who want to get away from the city life and compact suburban developments — but finding reliable and affordable Internet can be a headache in rural areas.

03/10/2013

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Md. Lawmaker Visits American Imprisoned In Cuba

New developments in the ongoing efforts to free a Maryland man from a Cuban prison. Members of Congress returned after meeting with Alan Gross and Cuban President Raul Castro.

02/21/2013

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How To Stay Connected During Hurricane Sandy

When disaster strikes, phone and Internet service often takes a hit, right when it’s needed the most.

10/29/2012

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Open-Records Group Praises Garrett Improvements

A national open-records group is applauding Garrett County for putting more government information online.

10/17/2012

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