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'Bless You' and Gun Fiction: Are Schools Too Sensitive?

'Bless You' and Gun Fiction: Are Schools Too Sensitive?

It’s a new school year and administrators walk a difficult line on discipline. What do you think?
Controversial Police Gift, Bicyclists Hit, Maryland State Fair, Heart Sculpture

Controversial Police Gift, Bicyclists Hit, Maryland State Fair, Heart Sculpture

Counselor accused of distributing child porn, WOW houses, Chipotle-inspired Asian restaurant and other headlines from Maryland Patches.
How to Get to the Maryland State Fair

How to Get to the Maryland State Fair

Light rail, bus and parking information for the 2014 Maryland State Fair in Timonium.
Man Leading Police Chase Had Cocaine on Face: Harford Sheriff

Man Leading Police Chase Had Cocaine on Face: Harford Sheriff

Arvel Douglas Williams died after the chase from Harford to Baltimore County, the Harford County Sheriff's Office reported.
Puppy Plunge, Police Chase, Murder-Suicide, Road Closures

Puppy Plunge, Police Chase, Murder-Suicide, Road Closures

Shirtless crash victim on the run, elderly dating scam, Columbia mall victim remembered and other stories from Maryland Patch sites.
Have You Seen Shirtless Man with Bloody Face in Jarrettsville?

Have You Seen Shirtless Man with Bloody Face in Jarrettsville?

A victim was missing from the scene of a crash, Harford County first responders said.
Pants-Dropping Trooper, State Fair, Pink Bank Robber and Instagram Porn Charges

Pants-Dropping Trooper, State Fair, Pink Bank Robber and Instagram Porn Charges

Plus, new homes for sale, fire crews deliver baby, unplanned drive-through, Montgomery schools does ice bucket challenge. Our top MD posts.
Fire Crews Help Deliver Baby at Edgewood Home

Fire Crews Help Deliver Baby at Edgewood Home

A mother called 911 for help when she went into labor early Wednesday, but the baby wouldn't wait.
Grand Funk Railroad to Play at Maryland State Fair

Grand Funk Railroad to Play at Maryland State Fair

Classic rock bands, bull rides, chainsaw sculptors and lots of junk food will be on hand when the fair starts Friday.
Trooper Investigated for Dropping Pants at Harford BBQ Joint

Trooper Investigated for Dropping Pants at Harford BBQ Joint

Authorities are investigating whether an intoxicated state trooper walked around a Jarretsville restaurant without his pants.
Hero Cop, Shirtless Burglar, Supporting Ferguson, Top Chef + Free School Shots

Hero Cop, Shirtless Burglar, Supporting Ferguson, Top Chef + Free School Shots

Plus, job openings, Horseshoe Casino prep, road construction means delays, citizens on patrol and how to post on Patch. Our top MD posts.
Testing Underway at Horseshoe Casino in Baltimore

Testing Underway at Horseshoe Casino in Baltimore

Maryland Lottery officials help ensure casino is ready for business.
How to Post on Patch

How to Post on Patch

Interested in blogging or posting an announcement on Patch's bulletin board? Step by step instructions.
Cha Cha Chicken; Father Kills Child; 25 Felines in Need

Cha Cha Chicken; Father Kills Child; 25 Felines in Need

Plus, inside the region's new Whole Foods, vehicle falls on mechanic, passengers try to bring guns to BWI and other Maryland Patch stories.
Crews Battle House Fire in Edgewood

Crews Battle House Fire in Edgewood

The blaze was brought under control before noon on Monday.
2 Passengers Arrested at BWI Airport for Packing Loaded Guns

2 Passengers Arrested at BWI Airport for Packing Loaded Guns

Passengers from Baltimore and Upper Marlboro were arrested for reportedly packing loaded handguns in their carry-on bags.
Runaway Peacock, Exiled Mayor, Boardwalk Pole Dancing: Weird Maryland News

Runaway Peacock, Exiled Mayor, Boardwalk Pole Dancing: Weird Maryland News

A roundup of the week's top 10 most bizarre stories from Maryland Patches.
Private Island Estate for $4.75M, Gated Homes, Pools and Sunrooms: Maryland WOW Houses

Private Island Estate for $4.75M, Gated Homes, Pools and Sunrooms: Maryland WOW Houses

Plus, multimillion-dollar digs in Edgewater, Towson; gated home in Bowie, and brick Colonial homes galore are among MD houses for sale.
GOOD NEWS! Ice Bucket Challenges, Lives Saved, Best County in US + Lottery Winner

GOOD NEWS! Ice Bucket Challenges, Lives Saved, Best County in US + Lottery Winner

Plus, running for wounded vets, a local team in Ripken World Series, and casino and new school previews were among this week’s good news.
Nominate Your Favorite MD Coach or Mentor for Prizes, Patch Profile

Nominate Your Favorite MD Coach or Mentor for Prizes, Patch Profile

Just 24 hours left to nominate your everyday hero -- perhaps a coach or mentor -- for a prize package. Tell us how they made a difference.