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NBC Washington
8-Foot Bull Shark Fished Out of Potomac RiverPeople on a fishing boat in southern Maryland made a big catch on the Potomac R
8-Foot Bull Shark Fished Out of Potomac River
NBC Washington / Posted 14 hours ago
People on a fishing boat in southern Maryland made a big catch on the Potomac River Thursday evening. They reeled in an 8-foot bull shark near Coltons Point in St. Mary’s County. Bull sharks can grow to be 11-and-a-half-feet long and weigh as much... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Mikulski hands Obama victory on Iran dealSen. Barbara A. Mikulski handed President Barack Obama a victory Wednesday by a
Mikulski hands Obama victory on Iran deal
Baltimore Sun / Posted 23 hours ago
Sen. Barbara A. Mikulski handed President Barack Obama a victory Wednesday by announcing her support for the pending Iran nuclear agreement, providing the final vote needed to ensure the deal will survive GOP opposition in Congress. The Maryland... Read more
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South Maryland News
SMECO, sheriff warn of bill-collector impostorsAn untold number of customers of Southern Maryland’s primary electricity provid
SMECO, sheriff warn of bill-collector impostors
South Maryland News / Posted yesterday
An untold number of customers of Southern Maryland’s primary electricity provider have been getting calls telling them to pay an outstanding bill right away or their homes, televisions and desktop computers will go dark. But the calls aren’t coming... Read more
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South Maryland News
Chopticon girls soccer gaining trust with new coachTrust isn’t easy to come by for high school athletes accustomed to a new coach
Chopticon girls soccer gaining trust with new coach
South Maryland News / Posted yesterday
Trust isn’t easy to come by for high school athletes accustomed to a new coach every year. This will be the plight of Chopticon High School’s first-year head girls soccer coach Cameron Beckner, getting his team to trust yet another voice. He’ll be... Read more
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South Maryland News
SMBN awards crab feast to raffle winnerRepresentatives from Southern Maryland Business Network delivered a feast fit f
SMBN awards crab feast to raffle winner
South Maryland News / Posted yesterday
Representatives from Southern Maryland Business Network delivered a feast fit for a king Aug. 22. It was the perfect end to a steamy summer for William Young of Brandywine, winner of SMBN’s annual Crab Feast raffle, according to an SMBN news... Read more
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South Maryland News
Tri-county agency to celebrate 50 yearsThe Southern Maryland Tri-County Community Action Committee on Saturday, Sept.
Tri-county agency to celebrate 50 years
South Maryland News / Posted yesterday
The Southern Maryland Tri-County Community Action Committee on Saturday, Sept. 12, will celebrate its 50th year of providing service to people in need in Calvert, Charles and St. Mary’s counties. SMTCCAC is the oldest and largest nondenominational,... Read more
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South Maryland News
Construction of new veterans clinic long overdueThree years ago, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs said it was going to b
Construction of new veterans clinic long overdue
South Maryland News / Posted yesterday
Three years ago, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs said it was going to build 13 new community-based outpatient clinics in the United States. One of them was to be at Charlotte Hall Veterans Home. It was expected to be open in 2013. Nothing’s... Read more
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South Maryland News
Committed to keeping education affordable, accessible and excellentI read with great interest “Rebuilding St. Mary’s College’s student body” in th
Committed to keeping education affordable, accessible and excellent
South Maryland News / Posted yesterday
I read with great interest “Rebuilding St. Mary’s College’s student body” in the Aug. 28 edition of The Enterprise. The editorial was informative and supportive of St. Mary’s College of Maryland, although I offer here some clarifications for your... Read more
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South Maryland News
McDonough boys soccer has sights set on another runReclassified to Class 1A a year ago, there was little reason to expect much fro
McDonough boys soccer has sights set on another run
South Maryland News / Posted yesterday
Reclassified to Class 1A a year ago, there was little reason to expect much from McDonough’s boys soccer team as the 2014 fall season commenced. What the Rams proceeded to do by the time the season ended might change the expectations entering the... Read more
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South Maryland News
North Point girls soccer ready to returnOn the heels of a 2014 season in which the squad went undefeated in Southern Ma
North Point girls soccer ready to return
South Maryland News / Posted yesterday
On the heels of a 2014 season in which the squad went undefeated in Southern Maryland Athletic Conference play, the North Point girls soccer team departed practice on a hot, humid Wednesday afternoon eager to prove they can overcome a wealth of... Read more
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South Maryland News
CSM NowForce puts incident reporting in students’ handsThe College of Southern Maryland is providing students, faculty, administrators
CSM NowForce puts incident reporting in students’ hands
South Maryland News / Posted yesterday
The College of Southern Maryland is providing students, faculty, administrators and staff with a free, state-of-the-art personal safety app beginning with the fall semester. “We’re very pleased to be able to make available this technology that... Read more
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South Maryland News
Center receives grant to help children coping with traumaThe Center for Children received a $5,500 grant from PNC Bank to fund its new p
Center receives grant to help children coping with trauma
South Maryland News / Posted yesterday
The Center for Children received a $5,500 grant from PNC Bank to fund its new program, child parent psychotherapy. CPP is an intervention treatment program for children who have experienced at least one traumatic event in their lives, according to a... Read more
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South Maryland News
Asbury Solomons now home to more than 1 million oystersThe resident–run Go Green Committee at Asbury Solomons planted an estimate of 3
Asbury Solomons now home to more than 1 million oysters
South Maryland News / Posted yesterday
The resident–run Go Green Committee at Asbury Solomons planted an estimate of 375,000 baby oysters in the retirement community’s breakwaters on Sunday. This planting gives Asbury Solomons just more than 1 million oysters total. “The oysters are very... Read more
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South Maryland News
New Millenium delivers supplies to Higdon ElementaryCentury 21 New Millennium, collected back to school supplies for local charitie
New Millenium delivers supplies to Higdon Elementary
South Maryland News / Posted yesterday
Century 21 New Millennium, collected back to school supplies for local charities and schools during July and August as part of its annual Back to School Supply Drive. Individuals and businesses contributed by dropping off school supplies at the... Read more
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South Maryland News
Blue Crabs swept into that good nightAfter winning just nine of 28 games last month, the Southern Maryland Blue Crab
Blue Crabs swept into that good night
South Maryland News / Posted yesterday
After winning just nine of 28 games last month, the Southern Maryland Blue Crabs entered Wednesday night’s doubleheader at Lancaster with hopes of starting September off on the right foot. The night would be unkind for Southern Maryland as it fell... Read more
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South Maryland News
Friday Night Lights to be lit across areaIn many respects the start of the football season for the public school squads
Friday Night Lights to be lit across area
South Maryland News / Posted yesterday
In many respects the start of the football season for the public school squads in Calvert, Charles and St. Mary’s counties tonight signifies the unofficial start to the school year and also kicks off Labor Day weekend, widely viewed as the unofficial... Read more
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South Maryland News
College to hold classes on chocolate, wine, beerThis fall, the College of Southern Maryland will offer cooking, cake decorating
College to hold classes on chocolate, wine, beer
South Maryland News / Posted yesterday
This fall, the College of Southern Maryland will offer cooking, cake decorating and beverage tasting courses as part of its continuing education program. The courses, held on CSM’s La Plata, Leonardtown and Prince Frederick campuses, as well as at... Read more
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South Maryland News
Business alliance shuts down after four yearsThe Business Alliance of Charles County, formed in September 2011 to deal with
Business alliance shuts down after four years
South Maryland News / Posted yesterday
The Business Alliance of Charles County, formed in September 2011 to deal with business issues not addressed by the county chamber of commerce, has decided to dissolve itself since that void no longer exists. Ken Gould, a co-founder and president of... Read more
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South Maryland News
SMECO warns customers of phone scam over paymentsSouthern Maryland Electric Cooperative warns customers to exercise caution if c
SMECO warns customers of phone scam over payments
South Maryland News / Posted yesterday
Southern Maryland Electric Cooperative warns customers to exercise caution if contacted about past due bills and threats to shut off power. SMECO was first made aware of the scam earlier this week, Tom Dennison, managing director of government and... Read more
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South Maryland News
Years later, new veterans clinic still pendingThree years ago, officials heralded the coming of a new community-based outpati
Years later, new veterans clinic still pending
South Maryland News / Posted yesterday
Three years ago, officials heralded the coming of a new community-based outpatient clinic at the Charlotte Hall Veterans Home. It was expected to be open in 2013. Two years later, there is still no new clinic for veterans. “It is the system that is... Read more
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South Maryland News
Mobile home residents struggle with next stepAbout two dozen children got off a Calvert County Public Schools bus Monday aft
Mobile home residents struggle with next step
South Maryland News / Posted yesterday
About two dozen children got off a Calvert County Public Schools bus Monday afternoon — some with prior knowledge, and some surprised to hear they were soon going to be moving away from their home. The acquisition of the Hallowing Point Mobile Home... Read more
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South Maryland News
Perry named editor of the Maryland IndependentThe Maryland Independent recently welcomed a new editor after the exit of Angel
Perry named editor of the Maryland Independent
South Maryland News / Posted yesterday
The Maryland Independent recently welcomed a new editor after the exit of Angela Breck, who ran the newsroom for more than 14 years. Rob Perry was named editor of the Independent, effective Sept. 1. Perry started at the paper in 1998 as a summer... Read more
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South Maryland News
Baseball ‘battle’ helps Crabs, cops, kids connectThursday morning when more than two dozen youngsters from Charles County elemen
Baseball ‘battle’ helps Crabs, cops, kids connect
South Maryland News / Posted 2 days ago
Thursday morning when more than two dozen youngsters from Charles County elementary, middle and high schools took the field at Waldorf’s Regency Furniture Stadium in the inaugural “Battle of the Beltway” baseball game, the final score was of... Read more
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South Maryland News
SMECO warns customers about payment scamCaller threatens power cutoff unless payment is made Southern Maryland Electri
SMECO warns customers about payment scam
South Maryland News / Posted 3 days ago
Caller threatens power cutoff unless payment is made Southern Maryland Electric Cooperative has been alerted to a fraud scam in which customers are asked to provide payment information in order to avoid having their service disconnected. In a SMECO... Read more
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South Maryland News
The Greenwell Foundation and the power of partnershipsThe Greenwell Foundation at Greenwell State Park has leveraged partnerships to
The Greenwell Foundation and the power of partnerships
South Maryland News / Posted 3 days ago
The Greenwell Foundation at Greenwell State Park has leveraged partnerships to further its mission of providing programs for people with and without disabilities in an inclusive environment. For the last 10 years, Greenwell has provided specialty... Read more
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South Maryland News
CSM faculty explore, serve during summer breakCollege of Southern Maryland professors Paul Billeter, Laura Polk and Michael W
CSM faculty explore, serve during summer break
South Maryland News / Posted 3 days ago
College of Southern Maryland professors Paul Billeter, Laura Polk and Michael Walls traveled to Belize, Bolivia, Peru and remote Appalachia this summer to research, study and provide service to communities outside of the region. As students are... Read more
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South Maryland News
College finding ways to rebuild student bodyClasses at St. Mary’s College of Maryland began this week, with 515 freshmen an
College finding ways to rebuild student body
South Maryland News / Posted 3 days ago
Classes at St. Mary’s College of Maryland began this week, with 515 freshmen and transfer students coming onto campus. That’s 33 more than last year, and total undergraduate enrollment looks to remain steady at 1,718. That’s important because two... Read more
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South Maryland News
CSM offers cooking, beverage tasting, among other coursesThis fall, the College of Southern Maryland will offer a variety of cooking, ca
CSM offers cooking, beverage tasting, among other courses
South Maryland News / Posted 3 days ago
This fall, the College of Southern Maryland will offer a variety of cooking, cake decorating and beverage tasting courses as part of its continuing education program. These courses are located on CSM’s La Plata, Leonardtown and Prince Frederick... Read more
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South Maryland News
Lackey junior Mitchell ready to own the middleAs a junior middle hitter for Lackey, Nikiya Mitchell is right where she wants
Lackey junior Mitchell ready to own the middle
South Maryland News / Posted 3 days ago
As a junior middle hitter for Lackey, Nikiya Mitchell is right where she wants to be — in the middle of the action on the volleyball court. And given she’s one of the Chargers’ top returners, the athletic and energetic Mitchell, who seems taller... Read more
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South Maryland News
New team, new schedule for St. Mary’s Ryken field hockeyAfter graduating seven seniors, the St. Mary’s Ryken field hockey team, coached
New team, new schedule for St. Mary’s Ryken field hockey
South Maryland News / Posted 3 days ago
After graduating seven seniors, the St. Mary’s Ryken field hockey team, coached by Tara Everly, now in her 11th season, is ready to start the 2015 campaign with new talent, senior leadership that’s in place and a new goalie with a lot of... Read more
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South Maryland News
Great Mills volleyball sets another goalThe Great Mills High School volleyball team gathered for a preseason meeting a
Great Mills volleyball sets another goal
South Maryland News / Posted 3 days ago
The Great Mills High School volleyball team gathered for a preseason meeting a week ago to discuss goals for this year. What came out of that meeting wasn’t a bunch of debate, hoopla or disagreement. The team was unified in what it wanted to... Read more
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South Maryland News
La Plata field hockey rebuildingWhen players from her team meandered from the practice field on Monday afternoo
La Plata field hockey rebuilding
South Maryland News / Posted 3 days ago
When players from her team meandered from the practice field on Monday afternoon and made their way to the adjacent parking lot, La Plata High School head field hockey coach Pomie Radcliff and sophomore goalie Taylor Rollins were the last ones to... Read more
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South Maryland News
Dauntless Northern field hockey ready to goThinking of ways to describe her field hockey team as it readies to embark on i
Dauntless Northern field hockey ready to go
South Maryland News / Posted 3 days ago
Thinking of ways to describe her field hockey team as it readies to embark on its 2015 season, Northern head coach Nicole Kerfoot came up with three words: dauntless, grit and tenacious. With 14 of 16 players on this year’s team returners from last... Read more
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South Maryland News
Ammar selected for Girls StateMarie Ammar, a senior at La Plata High School, was selected to attend national
Ammar selected for Girls State
South Maryland News / Posted 3 days ago
Marie Ammar, a senior at La Plata High School, was selected to attend national leadership program Girls State, sponsored by the American Legion Auxiliary. The program is open to high school juniors and was held in June at Salisbury University on the... Read more
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South Maryland News
St. Mary’s library linkAll branches to be closed on Labor Day All three branches of the St. Mary’s Co
St. Mary’s library link
South Maryland News / Posted 3 days ago
All branches to be closed on Labor Day All three branches of the St. Mary’s County Library will be closed on Monday, Sept. 7, in observance of Labor Day. All branches will be open regular business hours on Tuesday, Sept. 8. Volunteers needed to... Read more
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South Maryland News
Blue Crabs split with DucksThe Southern Maryland Blue Crabs had allowed 18 runs on 33 hits in three games
Blue Crabs split with Ducks
South Maryland News / Posted 3 days ago
The Southern Maryland Blue Crabs had allowed 18 runs on 33 hits in three games against Long Island entering Sunday afternoon’s series finale at Waldorf’s Regency Furniture Stadium. Looking to silence Long Island, the Atlantic League’s top hitting... Read more
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South Maryland News
Spaceflight museum to host 3D printing, robotics dayThe Spaceflight America Museum and Science Center at the Arthur Storer Planetar
Spaceflight museum to host 3D printing, robotics day
South Maryland News / Posted 3 days ago
The Spaceflight America Museum and Science Center at the Arthur Storer Planetarium in Prince Frederick will host a Robotics and 3D Printing Day on Saturday, Sept. 5, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Two different 3D printers, both borrowed from museum... Read more
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South Maryland News
CSM class to help parents talk to teens about sexual risksA new class at the College of Southern Maryland this fall aims to empower paren
CSM class to help parents talk to teens about sexual risks
South Maryland News / Posted 3 days ago
A new class at the College of Southern Maryland this fall aims to empower parents to talk to their teenage children about a variety of subjects — especially reasons to postpone having sex. “It’s choosing the harder right over the easier wrong,” said... Read more
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South Maryland News
Residents voice input on Calvert County’s six-year planCounty budget staff and department heads gave residents the opportunity to lear
Residents voice input on Calvert County’s six-year plan
South Maryland News / Posted 3 days ago
County budget staff and department heads gave residents the opportunity to learn about what capital projects are included in the county’s six-year plan, and to give input on what items should be in it, at a town hall meeting Thursday. The Capital... Read more
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South Maryland News
Mattawoman power plant comment period extendedLocal union workers, environmentalists and concerned residents now have an extr
Mattawoman power plant comment period extended
South Maryland News / Posted 3 days ago
Local union workers, environmentalists and concerned residents now have an extra month to submit comments to the Maryland Public Service Commission regarding the proposed Mattawoman Energy LLC natural gas-fueled power plant in Brandywine. A request... Read more
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South Maryland News
Asbury resident turns lifelong hobby into global outreach effortAn Asbury Solomons resident has taken a beloved pastime beyond the cottages of
Asbury resident turns lifelong hobby into global outreach effort
South Maryland News / Posted 3 days ago
An Asbury Solomons resident has taken a beloved pastime beyond the cottages of her Solomons community and connected with an organization that shares her skill with those in need all over the world. Becky Stevens, 71, has been crocheting since she... Read more
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South Maryland News
Careers at the crossroadsThe customers come in to meet their stylist at a St. Mary’s salon, a relationsh
Careers at the crossroads
South Maryland News / Posted 4 days ago
The customers come in to meet their stylist at a St. Mary’s salon, a relationship forged by familiarity with each employee’s skill and reputation. It’s a competitive business among a cordial workforce, and it’s where Ashley Rison thrives. But going... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Remembering Marvin Mandel, an amiable pipe-smoker in a real-life soap operaIf you are too young to remember the trials of Marvin Mandel, let me provide a
Remembering Marvin Mandel, an amiable pipe-smoker in a real-life soap opera
Baltimore Sun / Posted 5 days ago
If you are too young to remember the trials of Marvin Mandel, let me provide a highlight from that political soap-opera: Pipe-puffing Jewish-American governor from Baltimore leaves his wife of 32 years for a younger woman from southern Maryland... Read more
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South Maryland News
Southern Maryland RC&D names new executive director The Southern Maryland Resource Conservation & Development Board Inc. a 501(c)
Southern Maryland RC&D names new executive director
South Maryland News / Posted 5 days ago
The Southern Maryland Resource Conservation & Development Board Inc. a 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation serving the Southern Maryland counties of Anne Arundel, Calvert, Charles and St. Mary’s, has... Read more
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South Maryland News
Navy Federal opens new branch in WaldorfNavy Federal Credit Union, the world’s largest credit union, held a grand openi
Navy Federal opens new branch in Waldorf
South Maryland News / Posted 5 days ago
Navy Federal Credit Union, the world’s largest credit union, held a grand opening celebration Aug. 20 for its new branch in Waldorf. With the opening, Navy Federal now has 271 branches around the world. The branch, which held a soft opening Aug. 17,... Read more
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WBAL-TV Baltimore
Former Maryland Gov. Marvin Mandel dies at age 95Former Maryland Gov. Marvin Mandel has died at age 95, according to a former hi
Former Maryland Gov. Marvin Mandel dies at age 95
WBAL-TV Baltimore / Posted 5 days ago
Former Maryland Gov. Marvin Mandel has died at age 95, according to a former high-ranking official in his administration. Mandel died at his home in southern Maryland, Frank DeFilippo, Mandel's former press secretary and chief of staff, told 11 News... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Bluefish fall to Lancaster againThe loss, combined with Somerset’s win over York and Long Island’s win over Sou
Bluefish fall to Lancaster again
Connecticut Post / Posted 6 days ago
The loss, combined with Somerset’s win over York and Long Island’s win over Southern Maryland, dropped the Bluefish (25-24) one game behind both the Patriots and the Ducks in the second half of the Liberty Division standings. Lancaster is now 12-2... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Judges: High court plaza's protest ban legalWASHINGTON -- Protesters do not have a First Amendment right to congregate on t
Judges: High court plaza's protest ban legal
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 7 days ago
WASHINGTON -- Protesters do not have a First Amendment right to congregate on the grand marble plaza in front of the Supreme Court, only on the sidewalk in front of it, a unanimous federal appeals court panel ruled Friday. A panel of the U.S. Court... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Bluefish remain tied for first despite lossBRIDGEPORT — The Lancaster Barnstormers continued their mastery of the Bridgepo
Bluefish remain tied for first despite loss
Connecticut Post / Posted 7 days ago
BRIDGEPORT — The Lancaster Barnstormers continued their mastery of the Bridgeport Bluefish with a 7-6 victory Friday night at the Ballpark at Harbor yard. Lancaster (30-18), which has taken the first two games of the four-game series, is 11-2... Read more
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Washington Post
Protesters have no free-speech rights on Supreme Court’s front porchActivists protest on the sidewalk in front of the Supreme Court on the first da
Protesters have no free-speech rights on Supreme Court’s front porch
Washington Post / Posted 7 days ago
Activists protest on the sidewalk in front of the Supreme Court on the first day of hearings on the Affordable Care Act in March 2012. (Melina Mara/The Washington Post) The Supreme Court is designated as the ultimate protector of constitutional... Read more
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