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Volunteer Transforms Frederick Park

Through the doors of a steel gate on Second Street in a small, enclosed park, Gayle Jackson sees endless possibilities for life and color.

06/08/2014

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40 Bicycles For Baltimore Program Stolen

Parks officials have suspended Baltimore’s Ride Around the Reservoir program after more than 40 bicycles used for the program were stolen from a park.

05/29/2014

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Fans Scream Foul Over Orioles Billboard 7 Miles From Nats Park

The Baltimore Orioles have strategically placed a billboard, featuring Adam Jones, Chris Davis and Manny Machado, alongside I-295 in Maryland, just before the Washington, D.C. border.

04/15/2014

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USDA Sharpshooters Kill 156 Deer In Md. Park

The National Park Service says government sharpshooters killed 156 white-tailed deer in the fifth year of a herd-reduction program at Catoctin Mountain Park near Thurmont.

04/04/2014

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Rangers Learning Rescue Techniques At Catoctin Mountain Park

National Park Service rangers are rigging up at Catoctin Mountain Park near Thurmont to learn how to rescue people in the mountains.

03/31/2014

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Foot Search Of D.C. Park For Girl To Resume Monday

A foot search of a District of Columbia park for a missing 8-year-old girl is expected to resume Monday.

03/30/2014

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National Parks In D.C. Area Called $929 Million Boon

The National Park Service says visitors to parks in and around the nation’s capital spent nearly $929 million in surrounding communities in 2012.

03/04/2014

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Rock Climber Charged In Friend’s Death At Md. Park

Authorities say an argument between two rock climbers ended with one of them dead. Police say the two had known each other for years and now the man in custody says he acted in self-defense.

01/15/2014

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Frederick Breaking Ground To Extend Carroll Creek Park

Frederick officials are starting work on the final phase of a downtown park that began as a flood control project.

12/04/2013

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Visit The Shore And You’ll Find Splendid Isolation

Serenity. Solitude. Tranquility. While they’re not words typically used to describe the barrier island that attracts 2 million people each summer, that’s what greets visitors to Assateague Island National Seashore in autumn.

11/18/2013

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7-Year-Old’s Plea Prompts Park Bathroom Openings

Officials in Hagerstown will open some park restrooms on nice days in November after a request from a 7-year-old girl.

11/15/2013

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Nearly A Dozen Burning Vehicles Found At Prince George’s County Park

Police are searching for an arsonist after nearly a dozen burning vehicles are found in a parking lot of Watkins Regional Park in Prince George’s County.

11/13/2013

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