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BLACK BEAR

Western Marylanders Urged To Be Aware Of Bears

The Maryland Department of Natural Resources is advising western Maryland residents to take measures to avoid unwelcome visits from hungry black bears.

04/04/2014

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Police Find Nothing Suspicious In Trash After Reports Of A Dumped Baby

Police have combed through mounds of trash and their investigation is continuing after a 911 caller said a mother dumped her newborn in West Baltimore.

12/04/2013

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Workers At 2 Montgomery Trash Haulers Go On Strike

Workers with two of the three contract trash haulers in Montgomery County are going on strike.

10/16/2013

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Recycling Up, Landfill Trash Down

A Hagerstown official says the city has seen a 130 percent increase in recycling tonnage since the single-stream program went into effect.

09/16/2013

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Striking Trash Collector Hit By Garbage Truck

A trash collector on strike in Montgomery County was struck by a garbage truck being driven by a temporary worker.

09/11/2013

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Project Clean Stream Kicks Off Around Maryland

Over the next few weeks, thousands of volunteers will come together across the state as Project Clean Stream kicks off in Maryland.

04/06/2013

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10 Tips to Get The Junk Out Of The Family Car

Clear out all the accumulated debris and junk from the family car. You’ll feel better.

01/09/2013

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Prince George’s May Make Recycling Mandatory

Prince George’s County officials may institute mandatory recycling if the county doesn’t hit self-imposed goals to improve recycling rates.

11/19/2012

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Frederick County May Downsize Proposed Incinerator

Frederick County officials say they’re considering downsizing a proposed trash incinerator due to uncertainty about Carroll County’s participation in the project.

09/19/2012

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Montgomery County Collecting Tons Of Storm Debris

A trash dropoff site in Montgomery County says more than 4,800 tons of tree debris has been dropped off at the facility following last week’s storms.

07/06/2012

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2 Boys Charged In 13-Year-Old’s Death; Officer Suspended In Shooting’s Aftermath

Two juveniles have been arrested after what police call the accidental shooting of a 13-year-old girl. Now a Baltimore City police officer has been suspended as a result of the investigation into that death.

03/06/2012

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Police: Teen Girl Accidentally Shot By Friends Playing With Gun

A 13-year-old was found dead, hidden under piles of trash. Now police say it was a tragic accident and two boys are behind bars.

03/05/2012

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