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Island Packet
Have you ever tried to tickle yourself? Here’s why it wasn’t funnyyour skin. Then there’s the far more mysterious “gargalesis,” the laughter-indu
Have you ever tried to tickle yourself? Here’s why it wasn’t funny
Island Packet / Posted yesterday
your skin. Then there’s the far more mysterious “gargalesis,” the laughter-inducing sensation that only another person can cause. “It seems easy to imagine an evolutionary function for knismesis,” Christine Harris, a psychologist at the University... Read more
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FOX News
5 Scary Home Inspection Deal Breakers (and 2 That Aren't)the soil around the house to stabilize the walls," says Welmoed Sisson, a home
5 Scary Home Inspection Deal Breakers (and 2 That Aren't)
FOX News / Posted yesterday
the soil around the house to stabilize the walls," says Welmoed Sisson, a home inspector with Inspections by Bob in central Maryland. "So correcting the problem can also mean extensive landscaping repair." The problem is, some foundation issues... Read more
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Accounting Today
Plenty on Their Mindsup with technology and the fast page of change remain top of mind for the top f
Plenty on Their Minds
Accounting Today / Posted 3 days ago
up with technology and the fast page of change remain top of mind for the top figures in the field. By far the most common concern involves the way technology and changes in business threaten to leave the profession behind, and the need for... Read more
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WTKR Norfolk
The secret costs of IslamophobiaWith Adele’s song “All I Ask” playing in the background, a Maryland teenager op
The secret costs of Islamophobia
WTKR Norfolk / Posted 3 days ago
With Adele’s song “All I Ask” playing in the background, a Maryland teenager opened her computer and wrote an emotional letter to President Barack Obama. “I am an American, I grew up here. I say the Pledge of Allegiance every day,” Aleena Khan told... Read more
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NBC News
Through art, Orlando Letelier's son remembers Dad's killingLetelier's son Francisco, an artist currently living in California and who was
Through art, Orlando Letelier's son remembers Dad's killing
NBC News / Posted 3 days ago
Letelier's son Francisco, an artist currently living in California and who was a high school student in suburban Bethesda, Maryland at the time of the bombing, returned to Washington to remember his father and his work, with an eye-popping mural on... Read more
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NBC Washington
Student Mumps Case Confirmed at University of MarylandOne University of Maryland student has been diagnosed with the mumps and two ot
Student Mumps Case Confirmed at University of Maryland
NBC Washington / Posted 3 days ago
One University of Maryland student has been diagnosed with the mumps and two other cases are suspected, officials say. All three cases of the contagious disease involve students and are believed to be linked to each other, university health... Read more
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Hospitality Net
Marriott International Completes Acquisition Of Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Creating World’s Largest And Best Hotel Company While Providing Unparalleled Guest Experiencecosts for the merger are expected to total approximately $140 million. Marriott
Marriott International Completes Acquisition Of Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Creating World’s Largest And Best Hotel Company While Providing Unparalleled Guest Experience
Hospitality Net / Posted 4 days ago
costs for the merger are expected to total approximately $140 million. Marriott intends to take the steps necessary to cause Starwood's outstanding public debt to be pari passu with the outstanding public debt of Marriott International.... Read more
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Business Wire
Ottawa Savings Bancorp, Inc. Announces Results of Special Meetings of Stockholders and Membersorganization. Upon completion of the conversion, the MHC and the Company will
Ottawa Savings Bancorp, Inc. Announces Results of Special Meetings of Stockholders and Members
Business Wire / Posted 5 days ago
organization. Upon completion of the conversion, the MHC and the Company will cease to exist and Ottawa Bancorp, Inc., a Maryland corporation, will become the parent holding company of the Bank and will be wholly owned by public stockholders. As... Read more
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MedCity News
Runaway cost of EpiPens hits taxpayers right in their Medicareawareness among people with allergies, marketing efforts and access to insuranc
Runaway cost of EpiPens hits taxpayers right in their Medicare
MedCity News / Posted 5 days ago
awareness among people with allergies, marketing efforts and access to insurance coverage. The abrupt rise is notable because many people think that life-threatening allergies are less common among the elderly. In addition, epinephrine — the... Read more
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Irish Central
“Supported by her exiled children in America”: John Devoy and Irish America in 1916This is the address by former Governor of Maryland Martin O'Malley at the Kenne
“Supported by her exiled children in America”: John Devoy and Irish America in 1916
Irish Central / Posted 5 days ago
This is the address by former Governor of Maryland Martin O'Malley at the Kennedy Summer School in New Ross this summer. Author’s note: In preparing these remarks, I am deeply indebted to the scholarship of author, Terry Golway, and his outstanding... Read more
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Hospitality Net
Marriott’s Acquisition of Starwood Receives Antitrust Approval in China; Marriott and Starwood Expect to Become Combined Company on September 23announced, Starwood shareholders will receive $21.00 in cash and 0.80 shares of
Marriott’s Acquisition of Starwood Receives Antitrust Approval in China; Marriott and Starwood Expect to Become Combined Company on September 23
Hospitality Net / Posted 7 days ago
announced, Starwood shareholders will receive $21.00 in cash and 0.80 shares of Marriott International, Inc. Class A common stock for each share of Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. common stock. Assuming that the transaction closes... Read more
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Louisiana Weekly
Consumer Financial Agency wins court case against CashCallin protecting its citizens.” CFPB’s late summer court victory is similar to an
Consumer Financial Agency wins court case against CashCall
Louisiana Weekly / Posted 8 days ago
in protecting its citizens.” CFPB’s late summer court victory is similar to another recent enforcement action by the Maryland Commissioner of Financial Regulation. In that state’s court, CashCall was found to be a lender that tried to evade... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
New research seeks to find most effective medication for preventing life-threatening clotsblood clots related to the fracture. In rare cases these clots can even travel
New research seeks to find most effective medication for preventing life-threatening clots
News-Medical-Net / Posted 11 days ago
blood clots related to the fracture. In rare cases these clots can even travel to the lungs, where they can cause sudden death. To reduce the risk of these clots, doctors have for years prescribed low molecular weight heparin, a... Read more
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Bay Weekly
Beginner’s Guide to Backpackingcelebration of what your body can accomplish. As Patty Williams, former presid
Beginner’s Guide to Backpacking
Bay Weekly / Posted 11 days ago
celebration of what your body can accomplish. As Patty Williams, former president and longtime member of Mountain Club of Maryland, puts it, backpacking means, “being away from everything. You can just sit at the overlook … stick your feet in the... Read more
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Business Wire
Pebblebrook Hotel Trust Declares Dividends for the Third Quarter 2016announced that its Board of Trustees has authorized, and the Company has declar
Pebblebrook Hotel Trust Declares Dividends for the Third Quarter 2016
Business Wire / Posted 12 days ago
announced that its Board of Trustees has authorized, and the Company has declared, a quarterly cash dividend of $0.38 per common share of beneficial interest, to be paid on October 17, 2016 to shareholders of record as of September 30, 2016 (the... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Infections from 'brain-eating' amoeba deadly, but raregot swimming in Cecil County was frightening for many who spend time in local w
Infections from 'brain-eating' amoeba deadly, but rare
Baltimore Sun / Posted 12 days ago
got swimming in Cecil County was frightening for many who spend time in local water. The Naegleria fowleri amoeba is so common in warm freshwater that public health authorities don't bother testing for it. They don't plan to put up signs, or... Read more
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Arkansas Times
Visionary Arkansans 2016brought down corrupt politicians (Matt Campbell) and written award-winning book
Visionary Arkansans 2016
Arkansas Times / Posted 12 days ago
brought down corrupt politicians (Matt Campbell) and written award-winning books (Geffrey Davis). They're advocating for commonsense gun policies (Austin Bailey and Kat Hills), aiming to bring large-scale bicycle manufacturing back to the United... Read more
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Boston Globe
Should transplant patients be told the organ donor was an addict?He was watching TV in bed when he got the call. It was the transplant team at t
Should transplant patients be told the organ donor was an addict?
Boston Globe / Posted 12 days ago
He was watching TV in bed when he got the call. It was the transplant team at the University of Maryland Medical Center in Baltimore. They had a kidney for him, from a donor who had just overdosed in a New York deli. Did he want it? Brian wasn’t in... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Putting the 'public' back in the Public Information Actto do work related to her graduate studies. •More than 200 people who signed u
Putting the 'public' back in the Public Information Act
Baltimore Sun / Posted 12 days ago
to do work related to her graduate studies. •More than 200 people who signed up to voluntarily ban themselves from Maryland's casinos were caught trying to gamble anyway. •Baltimore County paid $1.5 million to the mother of a Randallstown... Read more
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Bay Weekly
Can You Trust Your Line?exposure to big fish stories over the years, I’ve noticed that many failures an
Can You Trust Your Line?
Bay Weekly / Posted 13 days ago
exposure to big fish stories over the years, I’ve noticed that many failures and disasters focus on one recurring cause: tired fishing line. That is unfortunate, especially as the cost of replacing the line on most reels is less than a... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Simple encounters with the environment led to death for two menHarford County has been free this summer from major health crises caused by nat
Simple encounters with the environment led to death for two men
Baltimore Sun / Posted 13 days ago
Harford County has been free this summer from major health crises caused by natural elements. With spraying going on to fight the mosquito populations amid Zika virus and other vector borne disease fears, the region hasn't been completely tragedy... Read more
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Black Press USA
Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Wins Court Case against CashCallin protecting its citizens.” CFPB’s late summer court victory is similar to an
Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Wins Court Case against CashCall
Black Press USA / Posted 14 days ago
in protecting its citizens.” CFPB’s late summer court victory is similar to another recent enforcement action by the Maryland Commissioner of Financial Regulation. In that state’s court, CashCall was found to be a lender that tried to evade... Read more
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The Hill
Opioid epidemic must also be a call to arms for healthcare ITready access to services to support patients. Those of us in healthcare IT kno
Opioid epidemic must also be a call to arms for healthcare IT
The Hill / Posted 14 days ago
ready access to services to support patients. Those of us in healthcare IT know that technology is critical to this cause. Unfortunately, providers aren’t adopting as quickly as they could the substance abuse-fighting technologies that are... Read more
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The Washington Times
Drug deaths in flyover countryANALYSIS/OPINION: Anne Arundel County, Maryland is an outer suburb of Washingt
Drug deaths in flyover country
The Washington Times / Posted 15 days ago
ANALYSIS/OPINION: Anne Arundel County, Maryland is an outer suburb of Washington and Baltimore. Formerly, the County Police had a billboard outside their headquarters in Millersville that listed the dead and injured in county auto accidents on a... Read more
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The Atlantic
How Much Really Changed About Terrorism on 9/11?du jour happens to be. It was suicide terrorism a decade ago, radicalization mo
How Much Really Changed About Terrorism on 9/11?
The Atlantic / Posted 16 days ago
du jour happens to be. It was suicide terrorism a decade ago, radicalization more recently, and “lone wolves” today. Less common in my experience are submissions that focus less on what is topical and in the news and more on what is unique,... Read more
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The Coast
Atlantic Fringe 2016—Day 9hit from Ryan Van Horne's play-pen. In some ways a polar opposite to his first
Atlantic Fringe 2016—Day 9
The Coast / Posted 17 days ago
hit from Ryan Van Horne's play-pen. In some ways a polar opposite to his first play, the absurdist Department of Common Sense (Fringe Hit 2013), Butterscotch Palace is uncomfortably true-to-life. In a packed 40 minutes, Van Horne manages... Read more
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Op-Ed News
Author's Page for Rafe PilgrimCentral High School of Philadelphia, University of Maryland, Syracuse Universit
Author's Page for Rafe Pilgrim
Op-Ed News / Posted 18 days ago
Central High School of Philadelphia, University of Maryland, Syracuse University, University of Maine, Ursinus College, Air Force Intelligence (Washington D.C., Germany), Ford Motor Company, Philco-Ford Corporation, Eighth Day Gallery, Phi Kappa Phi,... Read more
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The Morning Call
Ruling loosens ban on owning guns after minor convictionsbut the offense carried a potential sentence of five years. It also ruled in f
Ruling loosens ban on owning guns after minor convictions
The Morning Call / Posted 18 days ago
but the offense carried a potential sentence of five years. It also ruled in favor of Julio Suarez, who pleaded guilty in Maryland to misdemeanor possession of a handgun without a license, a conviction that could have sent him to jail for three... Read more
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Philly.com
Ruling loosens ban on owning guns after minor convictionssentence of five years. It also ruled in favor of Julio Suarez of Gettysburg,
Ruling loosens ban on owning guns after minor convictions
Philly.com / Posted 18 days ago
sentence of five years. It also ruled in favor of Julio Suarez of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, who pleaded guilty in Maryland to misdemeanor possession of a handgun without a license, a conviction that could have sent him to jail for three... Read more
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WIS News 10 Columbia
Ruling loosens ban on owning guns after minor convictionssentence of five years. It also ruled in favor of Julio Suarez of Gettysburg,
Ruling loosens ban on owning guns after minor convictions
WIS News 10 Columbia / Posted 19 days ago
sentence of five years. It also ruled in favor of Julio Suarez of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, who pleaded guilty in Maryland to misdemeanor possession of a handgun without a license, a conviction that could have sent him to jail for three... Read more
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Live 5 News Charleston
Ruling loosens ban on owning guns after minor convictionssentence of five years. It also ruled in favor of Julio Suarez of Gettysburg,
Ruling loosens ban on owning guns after minor convictions
Live 5 News Charleston / Posted 19 days ago
sentence of five years. It also ruled in favor of Julio Suarez of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, who pleaded guilty in Maryland to misdemeanor possession of a handgun without a license, a conviction that could have sent him to jail for three... Read more
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WLBT 3 Jackson
Ruling loosens ban on owning guns after minor convictionssentence of five years. It also ruled in favor of Julio Suarez of Gettysburg,
Ruling loosens ban on owning guns after minor convictions
WLBT 3 Jackson / Posted 19 days ago
sentence of five years. It also ruled in favor of Julio Suarez of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, who pleaded guilty in Maryland to misdemeanor possession of a handgun without a license, a conviction that could have sent him to jail for three... Read more
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WTAE-TV Pittsburgh
Ruling loosens ban on owning guns after convictions in Pennsylvaniasentence of five years. It also ruled in favor of Julio Suarez of Gettysburg,
Ruling loosens ban on owning guns after convictions in Pennsylvania
WTAE-TV Pittsburgh / Posted 19 days ago
sentence of five years. It also ruled in favor of Julio Suarez of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, who pleaded guilty in Maryland to misdemeanor possession of a handgun without a license, a conviction that could have sent him to jail for three... Read more
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KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches
Ruling loosens ban on owning guns after minor convictionssentence of five years. It also ruled in favor of Julio Suarez of Gettysburg,
Ruling loosens ban on owning guns after minor convictions
KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches / Posted 19 days ago
sentence of five years. It also ruled in favor of Julio Suarez of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, who pleaded guilty in Maryland to misdemeanor possession of a handgun without a license, a conviction that could have sent him to jail for three... Read more
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Hawaii News Now
Ruling loosens ban on owning guns after minor convictionssentence of five years. It also ruled in favor of Julio Suarez of Gettysburg,
Ruling loosens ban on owning guns after minor convictions
Hawaii News Now / Posted 19 days ago
sentence of five years. It also ruled in favor of Julio Suarez of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, who pleaded guilty in Maryland to misdemeanor possession of a handgun without a license, a conviction that could have sent him to jail for three... Read more
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WALB Albany
Ruling loosens ban on owning guns after minor convictionssentence of five years. It also ruled in favor of Julio Suarez of Gettysburg,
Ruling loosens ban on owning guns after minor convictions
WALB Albany / Posted 19 days ago
sentence of five years. It also ruled in favor of Julio Suarez of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, who pleaded guilty in Maryland to misdemeanor possession of a handgun without a license, a conviction that could have sent him to jail for three... Read more
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KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls
Ruling loosens ban on owning guns after minor convictionssentence of five years. It also ruled in favor of Julio Suarez of Gettysburg,
Ruling loosens ban on owning guns after minor convictions
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls / Posted 19 days ago
sentence of five years. It also ruled in favor of Julio Suarez of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, who pleaded guilty in Maryland to misdemeanor possession of a handgun without a license, a conviction that could have sent him to jail for three... Read more
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WTVM 9 Columbus
Ruling loosens ban on owning guns after minor convictionssentence of five years. It also ruled in favor of Julio Suarez of Gettysburg,
Ruling loosens ban on owning guns after minor convictions
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted 19 days ago
sentence of five years. It also ruled in favor of Julio Suarez of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, who pleaded guilty in Maryland to misdemeanor possession of a handgun without a license, a conviction that could have sent him to jail for three... Read more
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KLTV 7 Tyler
Ruling loosens ban on owning guns after minor convictionssentence of five years. It also ruled in favor of Julio Suarez of Gettysburg,
Ruling loosens ban on owning guns after minor convictions
KLTV 7 Tyler / Posted 19 days ago
sentence of five years. It also ruled in favor of Julio Suarez of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, who pleaded guilty in Maryland to misdemeanor possession of a handgun without a license, a conviction that could have sent him to jail for three... Read more
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WGEM Quincy
Ruling loosens ban on owning guns after minor convictionssentence of five years. It also ruled in favor of Julio Suarez of Gettysburg,
Ruling loosens ban on owning guns after minor convictions
WGEM Quincy / Posted 19 days ago
sentence of five years. It also ruled in favor of Julio Suarez of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, who pleaded guilty in Maryland to misdemeanor possession of a handgun without a license, a conviction that could have sent him to jail for three... Read more
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KFJX Pittsburg
Ruling loosens ban on owning guns after minor convictionssentence of five years. It also ruled in favor of Julio Suarez of Gettysburg,
Ruling loosens ban on owning guns after minor convictions
KFJX Pittsburg / Posted 19 days ago
sentence of five years. It also ruled in favor of Julio Suarez of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, who pleaded guilty in Maryland to misdemeanor possession of a handgun without a license, a conviction that could have sent him to jail for three... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
Ruling loosens ban on owning guns after minor convictionssentence of five years. It also ruled in favor of Julio Suarez of Gettysburg,
Ruling loosens ban on owning guns after minor convictions
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 19 days ago
sentence of five years. It also ruled in favor of Julio Suarez of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, who pleaded guilty in Maryland to misdemeanor possession of a handgun without a license, a conviction that could have sent him to jail for three... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Ruling loosens ban on owning guns after minor convictionssentence of five years. It also ruled in favor of Julio Suarez of Gettysburg,
Ruling loosens ban on owning guns after minor convictions
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 19 days ago
sentence of five years. It also ruled in favor of Julio Suarez of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, who pleaded guilty in Maryland to misdemeanor possession of a handgun without a license, a conviction that could have sent him to jail for three... Read more
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Wichita Falls Times Record News
Ruling loosens ban on owning guns after minor convictionssentence of five years. It also ruled in favor of Julio Suarez of Gettysburg,
Ruling loosens ban on owning guns after minor convictions
Wichita Falls Times Record News / Posted 19 days ago
sentence of five years. It also ruled in favor of Julio Suarez of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, who pleaded guilty in Maryland to misdemeanor possession of a handgun without a license, a conviction that could have sent him to jail for three... Read more
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WSFA 12 Montgomery
Ruling loosens ban on owning guns after minor convictionssentence of five years. It also ruled in favor of Julio Suarez of Gettysburg,
Ruling loosens ban on owning guns after minor convictions
WSFA 12 Montgomery / Posted 19 days ago
sentence of five years. It also ruled in favor of Julio Suarez of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, who pleaded guilty in Maryland to misdemeanor possession of a handgun without a license, a conviction that could have sent him to jail for three... Read more
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14 WFIE Evansville
Ruling loosens ban on owning guns after minor convictionssentence of five years. It also ruled in favor of Julio Suarez of Gettysburg,
Ruling loosens ban on owning guns after minor convictions
14 WFIE Evansville / Posted 19 days ago
sentence of five years. It also ruled in favor of Julio Suarez of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, who pleaded guilty in Maryland to misdemeanor possession of a handgun without a license, a conviction that could have sent him to jail for three... Read more
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WBOC Salisbury
Ruling Loosens Ban on Owning Guns After Minor Convictionsbut the offense carried a potential sentence of five years. It also ruled in f
Ruling Loosens Ban on Owning Guns After Minor Convictions
WBOC Salisbury / Posted 19 days ago
but the offense carried a potential sentence of five years. It also ruled in favor of Julio Suarez, who pleaded guilty in Maryland to misdemeanor possession of a handgun without a license, a conviction that could have sent him to jail for three... Read more
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KTVN Reno
Ruling loosens ban on owning guns after minor convictionsbut the offense carried a potential sentence of five years. It also ruled in f
Ruling loosens ban on owning guns after minor convictions
KTVN Reno / Posted 19 days ago
but the offense carried a potential sentence of five years. It also ruled in favor of Julio Suarez, who pleaded guilty in Maryland to misdemeanor possession of a handgun without a license, a conviction that could have sent him to jail for three... Read more
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The Kitsap Sun
Ruling loosens ban on owning guns after minor convictionsbut the offense carried a potential sentence of five years. It also ruled in f
Ruling loosens ban on owning guns after minor convictions
The Kitsap Sun / Posted 19 days ago
but the offense carried a potential sentence of five years. It also ruled in favor of Julio Suarez, who pleaded guilty in Maryland to misdemeanor possession of a handgun without a license, a conviction that could have sent him to jail for three... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
Ruling loosens ban on owning guns after minor convictionsbut the offense carried a potential sentence of five years. It also ruled in f
Ruling loosens ban on owning guns after minor convictions
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 19 days ago
but the offense carried a potential sentence of five years. It also ruled in favor of Julio Suarez, who pleaded guilty in Maryland to misdemeanor possession of a handgun without a license, a conviction that could have sent him to jail for three... Read more
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