Anne Arundel News

VIDEO: Bomb Threats Reported Across the United States and Southern Maryland

VIDEO: Bomb Threats Reported Across the United States and Southern Maryland

On Thursday, December 13, at approximately 2:10 p.m., police responded to Exploration Drive, in Lexington Park for the reported bomb threat. At least one bomb threat was also reported in Charles County. The threats appear to be coming in thru emails. Units are also responding to a second location in St. Mary’s County. A...
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Under-Processed Corn Leads to 65,000 Cans Being Recalled

Under-Processed Corn Leads to 65,000 Cans Being Recalled

Del Monte Foods Inc. announced a recall of 64,242 cases of FIESTA CORN Seasoned with Red & Green Peppers due to under-processing. These deviations were part of the commercial sterilization process and could result in contamination by spoilage organisms or pathogens, which could lead to life-threatening illness if consumed. It is important to note that...
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21 Tips for Traveling With Diabetes

21 Tips for Traveling With Diabetes

Don’t let good diabetes management go on vacation just because you did. Traveling to new places gets you out of your routine—that’s a big part of the fun. But delayed meals, unfamiliar food, being more active than usual, and different time zones can all disrupt diabetes management. Plan ahead so you can count on...
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Governor Larry Hogan Announces Over $3.5 Billion “Building Opportunity Fund” School Construction Initiative

Governor Larry Hogan Announces Over $3.5 Billion “Building Opportunity Fund” School Construction Initiative

Governor Larry Hogan announced a major initiative to make a historic investment in school construction projects across the state. Called the Building Opportunity Fund, the governor unveiled plans to submit legislation during the 2019 session of the Maryland General Assembly to provide $1.9 billion in new school construction funding over five years. This proposed new funding...
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Outbreak of Dryer Fires in Southern Maryland Sparks Concern

Outbreak of Dryer Fires in Southern Maryland Sparks Concern

Winter brings an increase in the number of house fires every year, and that includes fires caused by dryers. There have been 20 dryer fires over the past ten days in Prince George’s County alone. Facts about home clothes dryer fires 2,900 home clothes dryer fires are reported each year and cause an estimated...
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Pain Reliever Purchase Puts Glen Burnie Lottery Player in Winner’s Circle

Pain Reliever Purchase Puts Glen Burnie Lottery Player in Winner’s Circle

His wife’s need to restock her supply of pain reliever put a Glen Burnie man in the right place at the right time to scoop up both her medicine and a $50,000-winning Holiday Cash scratch-off. His journey to good fortune began when the pair were shopping and his wife mentioned running out of her pain reliever....
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Survey Shows Marylanders Support Deer Hunting

Survey Shows Marylanders Support Deer Hunting

The Maryland Department of Natural Resources announced the results of a public opinion survey, done in cooperation with the University of Delaware and Responsive Management on white-tailed deer. The telephone survey covered a range of topics and will be used to support revision of the department’s deer management plan. The survey, taken by more than 2,200 individuals representing...
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SMECO Employees Raise $55,650 for Hospice

SMECO Employees Raise $55,650 for Hospice

Southern Maryland Electric Cooperative (SMECO) employees held two fund-raising events and recently donated $55,650 to the hospice organizations in Southern Maryland. SMECO employees raised the money through the SMECO 75 Bike Ride held in June and the SMECO Annual Charity Golf Outing in October. The events are supported by a group of employee volunteers, vendors, and the...
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Gratitude, Thanks Extended to Student Veterans at College of Southern Maryland

Gratitude, Thanks Extended to Student Veterans at College of Southern Maryland

The panorama was reverent and festive as guests at the College of Southern Maryland’s (CSM) Annual Veterans Brunch drove one by one under a 20-by-30 American flag draped between the extended ladders of two local firetrucks. It was a fitting community welcome for the college’s veterans arriving to the Prince Frederick Campus to share...
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Firefighters Rescue Occupant of Early Morning House Fire in Owings

Firefighters Rescue Occupant of Early Morning House Fire in Owings

On Wednesday, December 5, 2018 at approximately 1:05 a.m., firefighters from North Beach, Prince Frederick, Dunkirk, Huntingtown, St. Leonard, and Anne Arundel County responded to the area of 5th Street, and Easy Street in Owings, for the reported structure fire. The first arriving unit was Chief 1A (North Beach) who found a multi-story single...
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Statement From Governor Larry Hogan on the Passing of President George H.W. Bush

Statement From Governor Larry Hogan on the Passing of President George H.W. Bush

Governor Larry Hogan today released the following statement on the death of President George H.W. Bush: “It is with incredible sadness that we learn of the passing of President George H.W. Bush, a true patriot and statesman who embodied the decency and selfless service of America’s Greatest Generation. “As a decorated World War II...
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Maryland deer hunters get new tax break for donating venison

Maryland deer hunters get new tax break for donating venison

Some Maryland deer hunters now can claim a credit against their state income taxes for donating their processed venison to the hungry. A new law allows hunters to receive a $50 tax credit for each antlerless deer they harvest and pay to have butchered. The maximum credit hunters may claim in one tax year is...
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Governor Larry Hogan & First Lady Yumi Hogan Celebrate Giving Tuesday

Governor Larry Hogan & First Lady Yumi Hogan Celebrate Giving Tuesday

Governor Larry Hogan and First Lady Yumi Hogan recognized Giving Tuesday by making a personal donation to The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society through the Maryland Charity Campaign. The Maryland Charity Campaign is a workplace charitable giving program that offers state employees and eligible retirees the opportunity to contribute to charities using the convenience of...
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College Southern Maryland Foundation Readies for #GivingTuesday, November 27

College Southern Maryland Foundation Readies for #GivingTuesday, November 27

Anticipation is starting to build as the College of Southern Maryland (CSM) Foundation gears up for #GivingTuesday, the annual international day of online giving that follows Black Friday, Small Business Saturday and Cyber Monday. The 24-hour event scheduled for Tuesday, Nov. 27 focuses on the giving season by inspiring people to collaborate and give to their communities following their...
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Experience the Glittering Light Art Show that is Annmarie Garden in Lights!

Experience the Glittering Light Art Show that is Annmarie Garden in Lights!

Annmarie Sculpture Garden & Arts Center in Solomons, Maryland, announces the Annmarie Garden in Lights schedule for the 2018 holiday season. This family-friendly light art event is a joyful outing for all ages – and has become a favorite Southern Maryland holiday tradition. The Garden is transformed with more than one million lights in dazzling and unique...
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Enhanced Effort to Curb Illegal Fishing and Hunting

Enhanced Effort to Curb Illegal Fishing and Hunting

The Maryland Department of Natural Resources Police is cracking down on the illegal killing of fish and wildlife through a partnership with Maryland Wildlife Crimestoppers. This newly established nonprofit organization serves as the state affiliate of International Wildlife Crimestoppers, a group dedicated to stopping illegal hunting and fishing across the globe. Maryland Wildlife Crimestoppers was established to...
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Naval District Washington to host Police and Dispatcher Hiring Fair

Naval District Washington to host Police and Dispatcher Hiring Fair

Naval District Washington will hold a Police and Dispatcher Job Fair 2018 on Wednesday, December 5 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. The event will take place at Capitol Skyline Hotel, 10 “I” St. SW, Washington, D.C. Applicants attending the Job Fair will be able to speak with human resources and law enforcement representatives...
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CDC Urges Public Not to Eat Romaine Lettuce Amid E. Coli Concerns

CDC Urges Public Not to Eat Romaine Lettuce Amid E. Coli Concerns

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is advising that U.S. consumers not eat any romaine lettuce, and retailers and restaurants not serve or sell any, until we learn more about the outbreak. This investigation is ongoing and the advice will be updated as more information is available. Thirty-two people, including 13 who...
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Maryland State Police To Increase Patrols In Preparation For Thanksgiving Holiday

Maryland State Police To Increase Patrols In Preparation For Thanksgiving Holiday

With extra traffic expected this Thanksgiving holiday, Maryland State Police will have additional troopers on patrol who will be 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 travelers. Beginning Wednesday night, troopers from each...
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Deer Firearms Season Opens November 24

Deer Firearms Season Opens November 24

The Maryland Department of Natural Resources announces that the two-week firearm hunting season for sika and white-tailed deer opens Nov. 24 and runs through Dec. 8. “The two-week firearms season remains our most popular hunting opportunity in the state,” Wildlife and Heritage Service Director Paul Peditto said. “More than one-third of the harvest occurs during this two-week season, which...
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Charles County Sheriff’s Office Investigating Distribution of Propaganda from the Ku Klux Klan

Charles County Sheriff’s Office Investigating Distribution of Propaganda from the Ku Klux Klan

Since November 11, 2018, the Charles County Sheriff’s Office has received reports from people who have found fliers containing propaganda from the Ku Klux Klan. The fliers, which appear to have been distributed in a random manner, were inside plastic bags and found along the roadway and in driveways in front of people’s homes....
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Governor Larry Hogan Proclaims November 12-18 National Apprenticeship Week in Maryland

Governor Larry Hogan Proclaims November 12-18 National Apprenticeship Week in Maryland

Governor Larry Hogan has proclaimed November 12-18 as National Apprenticeship Week in Maryland. This week-long observance raises awareness of the meaningful contributions apprenticeship programs in the United States make to our country’s workforce. Throughout the week, Maryland will join other states across the nation to celebrate apprenticeship as a proven workforce development tool and...
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Anne Arundel County Man Pleads Guilty to Sexually Abusing a Minor to Produce Child Pornography

Anne Arundel County Man Pleads Guilty to Sexually Abusing a Minor to Produce Child Pornography

Glenn Ranger, age 56, of Glen Burnie, pleaded guilty today to two counts of production of child pornography in connection with his sexual abuse of a young boy. The guilty plea was announced by United States Attorney for the District of Maryland Robert K. Hur; Acting Special Agent in Charge Cardell T. Morant of...
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Maryland Casinos Generate Record $158 Million in Revenue During October

Maryland Casinos Generate Record $158 Million in Revenue During October

Maryland Lottery and Gaming today announced that October 2018 gaming revenues for the state’s six casinos totaled a new single-month record of $157,960,668, an increase of $24,724,968 (18.6%) compared to the October 2017 total of $133,235,700. The October 2018 total was an increase of $1,405,075 (0.9%) from the previous single-month record of $156,555,593 in...
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Hogan Administration Proclaims November Hire A Veteran Month

Hogan Administration Proclaims November Hire A Veteran Month

Governor Larry Hogan has signed an official proclamation designating November as “Hire A Veteran” Month in Maryland. The month-long observance raises awareness of veteran employment opportunities, and familiarizes citizens, business, and others with the many workforce services available to veteran jobseekers and employers. The proclamation was presented by Lt. Governor Boyd Rutherford at a...
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