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Police Prepare For G8 Summit, Protesters

With foreign leaders coming to Maryland to meet with President Barack Obama next week, security will be heavy. Even though the annual G8 summit will be tucked away at Camp David, it’s visiting protesters police are preparing for.

05/09/2012

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Md. To Close Park Near Camp David For G-8

The Department of Natural Resources says it will close Cunningham Falls State Park near Thurmont to all public access during the G-8 Summit.

04/02/2012

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G8 Summit Puts ‘Sleepy’ Town In International Limelight

A small Maryland community moves into the international spotlight. In less than three months, the G8 Economic Summit will get underway at Camp David in Frederick County.

03/08/2012

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Sharpshooters Kill 226 Deer In Catoctin National Park

The National Park Service says sharpshooters killed 226 white-tailed deer at Catoctin Mountain Park near Thurmont in the third year of a herd-reduction program.

03/07/2012

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Camp David G-8 Summit Puts Md. Town On Alert

The upcoming G-8 economic summit at Camp David has put the neighboring town of Thurmont on alert for international dignitaries, big-name journalists and protesters.

03/07/2012

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Second Lane Of Md. Mountain Road Could Reopen In June

The Maryland State Highway Administration says the second lane of a mountain road in northern Frederick County could reopen by June.

12/21/2011

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Charges Dropped In Thurmont Farm Equipment Theft Case

Frederick County prosecutors say they won’t pursue theft charges against a Thurmont farmer accused of possessing stolen farm and construction equipment.

12/07/2011

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Md. Man Gets 7 Years For Extorting Former Boss

A Frederick man is going to prison for extortion and burglary of a well-known hotel-and-restaurant complex in Thurmont.

11/21/2011

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Vets Assess Health Of Surviving Cats From Thurmont Animal Hoarding Case

Armed with search warrants earlier this month, Animal Control officers removed some 150 cats from a house in Thurmont, Frederick County. Sixty-eight of them were dead.

10/27/2011

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Hazmat Crew Helps Remove 82 Cats From House

Frederick County authorities say they’ve removed 82 cats from a Thurmont home with help from a hazardous-materials team.

10/19/2011

A Waterbuck calf gets some attention from her waterbuck mother at the Berlin zoo. (Photo credit JOHN MACDOUGALL/AFP/Getty Images)

Sharpshooters Kill 192 Deer At Md. National Park

The National Park Service says sharpshooters killed 192 white-tailed deer at Catoctin Mountain Park near Thurmont in the second year of a herd-reduction program.

04/29/2011

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