Anne Arundel News

Wednesday’s Pet is MAY

Wednesday’s Pet is MAY

Wednesdays Pet for 08-08-18 MAY Featured Pet: May Rescue Group: Second Hope Rescue Breed: Chihuahua Mix Sex: Female Size: Small Vetted: Spayed and Up-to-date with routine shots Adoption Fee: $250.00 May is a young Chihuahua Mix. She is super sweet and loving. May is playful, fun but also loves to relax. She does great...
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First Confirmed Longhorned Tick Found in Maryland

First Confirmed Longhorned Tick Found in Maryland

A National Veterinary Services Laboratory test has confirmed the presence of the Haemaphysalis longicornis tick, also known as the East Asian tick, the longhorned tick, and the bush tick, in Maryland. This is the first confirmed sighting of this tick species in the state. The longhorned tick was found on a white-tailed deer in...
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Maryland Casinos Generate $146.5 Million in Revenue During July

Maryland Casinos Generate $146.5 Million in Revenue During July

Maryland Lottery and Gaming today announced that July 2018 gaming revenues for the state’s six casinos totaled $146,498,031, an increase of 5.6% compared to the July 2017 total of $138,756,987. Contributions to the State of Maryland from July 2018 casino gaming revenue totaled $60,564,399, including $45,415,176 for the Education Trust Fund. Casino gaming revenues...
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Wednesday’s Pet for 8-1-18 is FANCY

Wednesday’s Pet for 8-1-18 is FANCY

Wednesday’s Pet for 8-1-18 is FANCY Featured Pet: Fancy Rescue Group: Calvert Animal Welfare League (CAWL) Breed: Rat/Fox Terrier Mix Sex: Female Size: Small Vetted: Spayed and Up-to-date with routine shots Adoption Fee: $250.00 Fancy is a 1-year-old rat/fox terrier mixed girl. She is 200% ball of energy. She will need a fenced in...
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Wednesday’s Pet is ABBY

Wednesday’s Pet is ABBY

Wednesday’s Pet for 7-25-18 ABBY Featured Pet: Abby Rescue Group: Humane Society of Calvert County Breed: Lab/Hound Mix Sex: Female Size: Medium Vetted: Spayed and Up-to-date with routine shots Adoption Fee: Contact group for donation fee Abby is a beautiful 5-year-old girl.  She is new at HSCC, but everyone can already tell she has...
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Howard County Firefighter Succumbs to Injuries Sustained in 7-Alarm Mansion Fire

Howard County Firefighter Succumbs to Injuries Sustained in 7-Alarm Mansion Fire

On Monday, July 23, 2018, at approximately 1:55 a.m., Firefighters from Howard County, responded to the 7000 block of Woodscape Drive, in Clarksville, for the reported lightning strike against a house with visible smoke Crews arrived on scene to find smoke showing. All three occupants inside the residence escaped without injury. Firefighters were requested...
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Smoking Ban in All Public Housing Goes into Effect Aug 3, 2018

Smoking Ban in All Public Housing Goes into Effect Aug 3, 2018

Smoke-free housing is not a new concept for HUD. Over the last decade or so, HUD has encouraged both public housing authorities and multifamily housing owners to establish smoke-free communities and has even issued a 63-page toolkit to aid in the process. So what is different now? With its Final Rule published last month,...
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Wednesday’s Pet is BUTTONS

Wednesday’s Pet is BUTTONS

Wednesday,s Pet for 7/18/2018 BUTTONS Featured Pet: Buttons Rescue Group: Doodle Dawgs and Fabulous Felines Breed: Chihuahua/Terrier Mix Sex: Female Size: Small (8 lbs) Vetted: Spayed and Up-to-date with routine shots Adoption Fee: $325.00  (See Procedures on Rescue’s site) http://www.petfinder.com/shelters/doodledawgs.html Buttons is a gorgeous 2-year-old 8 1/2-pound mix of maybe Chihuahua and Terrier.  Stunning...
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Statement from Governor Larry Hogan on State Board of Elections Vendor

Statement from Governor Larry Hogan on State Board of Elections Vendor

Governor Larry Hogan today released the following statement following an announcement from the Maryland State Board of Elections regarding one of its vendors: “It was with concern that I learned that information provided to the Maryland State Board of Elections by federal law enforcement this week indicates that a vendor contracted by the Board...
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Police Arrest 14 Impaired Boaters During Independence Day Holiday

Police Arrest 14 Impaired Boaters During Independence Day Holiday

The extended Independence Day holiday resulted in the arrest of 14 people on charges of operating a boat while impaired by alcohol or drugs. The largest number of arrests – 10 – occurred on the first holiday weekend, which coincided with Operation Dry Water, a nationwide campaign against impaired boating. The highest blood alcohol...
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Wednesday’s Pet is SID AND SALLY

Wednesday’s Pet is SID AND SALLY

Wednesday’s Pet for 7-4-18 SID AND SALLY Featured Pet: SID AND SALLY Rescue Group: Humane Society of Calvert County Breed: Hound Mix Sex: MALE AND FEMALE Size: Medium Vetted: Spayed and Neutered and Up-to-date with routine shots Adoption Fee: Contact group for donation fee Sid and Sally are a bonded pair that would love...
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Maryland State Police, Vehicle Theft Prevention Council Offer Tips To Secure Cars

Maryland State Police, Vehicle Theft Prevention Council Offer Tips To Secure Cars

The Maryland State Police, along with the Maryland Vehicle Theft Prevention Council, are reminding motorists to take simple steps to avoid having their vehicles stolen. The warnings come as July is National Vehicle Theft Prevention Month. In Maryland, a car is stolen every 40 minutes, while one is stolen every 45 seconds in the United States....
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Maryland Casinos Generate $148.9 Million in Revenue During June

Maryland Casinos Generate $148.9 Million in Revenue During June

Maryland Lottery and Gaming today announced that June 2018 gaming revenues for the state’s six casinos totaled $148,904,017, an increase of 14.1% compared to the June 2017 total of $130,480,062. Maryland has six privately owned casinos: MGM National Harbor in Prince George’s County; Live! Casino & Hotel in Anne Arundel County; Horseshoe Casino Baltimore...
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Travelers Can Expect Increased Traffic Volume Statewide Over the Next Two Weekends

Travelers Can Expect Increased Traffic Volume Statewide Over the Next Two Weekends

The Maryland Department of Transportation State Highway Administration (MDOT SHA) is advising motorists to plan ahead with the arrival of the Independence Day getaway weekends. The July Fourth holiday is Wednesday, so travelers will be taking routes to the Eastern Shore and other vacation spots this weekend and the following weekend in large numbers....
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Fireworks of Red, White and Blue Don’t Give Those Lights A Reason To Be Behind You

Fireworks of Red, White and Blue Don’t Give Those Lights A Reason To Be Behind You

With extra traffic expected in the days leading up to and several days after the Fourth of July, additional Maryland state troopers will be on patrol, using a variety of initiatives to keep traffic moving, respond quickly to highway incidents and take appropriate enforcement action when violations are observed that threaten the safety of...
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Five Dead in Shooting at Annapolis Capital Gazette

Five Dead in Shooting at Annapolis Capital Gazette

Five people are dead and several people injured after a shooting at the Capital Gazette building in Annapolis, the suspected shooter is in custody. Officials confirmed the fatalities in a news conference shortly after 4:30 p.m. They said the suspected shooter is in custody and being questioned by police. #update confirming active shooter at...
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Motor Vehicle Accident in Anne Arundel County Claims Life of 16-Year-Old

Motor Vehicle Accident in Anne Arundel County Claims Life of 16-Year-Old

Maryland State Police Annapolis Barrack continues to investigate a single vehicle crash in Anne Arundel County yesterday that claimed the life of a teenager. The deceased is identified as Tyrese Glenn, 16, of Glen Burnie. He was pronounced deceased at Anne Arundel Medical Center. Tyrese was the front seat passenger in the vehicle. Two...
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Wednesday’s Pet is Murdock

Wednesday’s Pet is Murdock

Wednesday’s Pet for 06-19-2018 MURDOCK  Featured Pet: Murdock Rescue Group: Beagle Rescue of Southern Maryland Breed: Beagle Sex: Male Size: Small Vetted: Neutered and Up-to-date with routine shots Adoption Fee: $300.00 Donation Murdock is around 9 years old.  He will do best in a home with humans that are around most of the time....
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School’s Out for Summer MDOT SHA Promotes Pedestrian Safety and Safe Summer Travel

School’s Out for Summer MDOT SHA Promotes Pedestrian Safety and Safe Summer Travel

With thousands of children starting their summer break this week, the Maryland Department of Transportation State Highway Administration (MDOT SHA) urges everyone to Look Up, Look Out, stay alert and review the rules of the road. When driving through residential neighborhoods and near places children frequent such as area parks and recreation centers, be...
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CDC Reported Flu Deaths in Children Exceeds Seasonal High

CDC Reported Flu Deaths in Children Exceeds Seasonal High

The CDC is reporting an additional pediatric flu-related death this week, bringing the total number this season to 172. This number exceeds the 2012-2013 season, which previously set the record for the highest number of flu-related deaths in children reported during a single flu season (excluding pandemics). Approximately 80% of these deaths occurred in...
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‘Operation Broken Heart’ Yields 56 Arrests In Maryland

‘Operation Broken Heart’ Yields 56 Arrests In Maryland

Maryland’s Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force yields 56 arrests in Maryland, 21 of which were arrested by Maryland State Police investigators, while participating in “Operation Broken Heart,” a nationwide, three-month initiative targeting offenders of child sexual exploitation. The Maryland Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force (ICAC) was one of 61 task forces included...
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Comptroller Franchot Alerts Marylanders to Social Media Scam

Comptroller Franchot Alerts Marylanders to Social Media Scam

Reinforcing his commitment to protect Marylanders, Comptroller Peter Franchot today warned Maryland residents about a scam in which cyber thieves contact citizens via social media using an official-looking certificate about a large sum of money for a fee. The scammers send messages using the Comptroller of Maryland and Internal Revenue Service (IRS) logos on...
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Wednesday’s Pet is MADISON

Wednesday’s Pet is MADISON

Wednesday’s Pet for 6/6/18 is MADISON Featured Pet: Madison Rescue Group: Last Chance Animal Rescue Breed: Feist Mix Sex: Female Size: Medium Vetted: Spayed and Up-to-date with routine shots Adoption Fee: $375.00 Madison is a 3-year-old female, Feist mix. She is very sweet but shy. She is learning to walk on a leash, she...
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Maryland Conservation Corps Now Recruiting Young Adults

Maryland Conservation Corps Now Recruiting Young Adults

The Maryland Department of Natural Resources is now recruiting members for the Maryland Conservation Corps, an award-winning AmeriCorps program that engages young adults aged 17-25 in extensive conservation, environmental and natural resources management projects across the state. The department seeks to hire 35 full-time members who will work on five to seven teams for an 11-month period, beginning in...
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Maryland Casinos Generate Record $156.5 Million in Revenue During May

Maryland Casinos Generate Record $156.5 Million in Revenue During May

Maryland Lottery and Gaming today announced that May 2018 gaming revenues for the state’s six casinos set a new single-month record of $156,555,593, an increase of 14.7% compared to the May 2017 total of $136,464,277. Maryland has six privately owned casinos: MGM National Harbor in Prince George’s County; Live! Casino & Hotel in Anne...
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