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Disorderly Patron, Solar Flare, Found Grenade: Weird Maryland News

Disorderly Patron, Solar Flare, Found Grenade: Weird Maryland News

A Confederate flag that showed up at a high school football game was also among the unusual headlines.
$31M Gift, Presidential Traffic Snarl, Whooping Cough Spreads + Accused Mom Tried to Revive Kids

$31M Gift, Presidential Traffic Snarl, Whooping Cough Spreads + Accused Mom Tried to Revive Kids

Plus, Baltimore Orioles' Chris Davis suspended, fatal Joppa crash, food drive, featured homes for sale + other Maryland Patch stories.
Howard County Autism Society Launches Online Tools

Howard County Autism Society Launches Online Tools

Online tools designed for families helping children and others with autism.
Solar Storm: Internet, GPS Problems May Flare Up

Solar Storm: Internet, GPS Problems May Flare Up

A major solar flare launched off the Sun this weekt potentially unleashing a geomagnetic storm that could interrupt communications.
#NeverForget, Student Death, Ravens React, Purse Grabber, Job Openings

#NeverForget, Student Death, Ravens React, Purse Grabber, Job Openings

Plus, kidnapper sentenced, community service director resigns, weekend road closures and other stories from Maryland Patches.
#NeverForget: Where Were You on 9/11?

#NeverForget: Where Were You on 9/11?

“Seeing plane coming right at me. No one knew what had happened.” Tell us your 9/11 experience.
Judge Order a Shocker, Confederate Flag Furor, Tall Ships + Ray Rice Jersey Exchange

Judge Order a Shocker, Confederate Flag Furor, Tall Ships + Ray Rice Jersey Exchange

Plus, father of family lost in crash thanks emergency workers, weather alert, newest homes for sale + other stories from Maryland Patches.
HUGE Village-Wide Yard Sale This Weekend in Columbia!

HUGE Village-Wide Yard Sale This Weekend in Columbia!

Village of Hickory Ridge hosts yard sale on Saturday, Sept. 13 from 8 a.m. to noon.
5 Million Gmail Passwords Leaked Online; Make Sure Yours Isn't One of Them

5 Million Gmail Passwords Leaked Online; Make Sure Yours Isn't One of Them

Although the leak is significant by the volume of passwords released, many of the usernames and passwords are no longer valid.
Maryland Receives $10M for Route 175 Widening Project

Maryland Receives $10M for Route 175 Widening Project

The project will widen the two-lane road to six lanes, add sidewalks, on-road bicycle facilities and a multi-use hiker-biker trail.
Missing Children Alert, Ray Rice Saga Continues, West Nile in Maryland

Missing Children Alert, Ray Rice Saga Continues, West Nile in Maryland

Scammers target older adults, flasher arrested, bus driver pleads guilty to leaving children and other stories from Maryland Patches.
HoCo Domestic Violence Victim Advocate Speaks Out on Rice Video

HoCo Domestic Violence Victim Advocate Speaks Out on Rice Video

'Now is our opportunity to turn our outrage into action.' —HopeWorks Executive Director
Hope Bowl: Music, Refreshments, Raffles and Awareness!

Hope Bowl: Music, Refreshments, Raffles and Awareness!

HopeWorks invites community to family-friendly event where teams raise funds and awareness about domestic violence and sexual assault.
Ray Rice Furor, Last Supermoon, Towson Student Dies + Mom Tells Police She Smothered Kids

Ray Rice Furor, Last Supermoon, Towson Student Dies + Mom Tells Police She Smothered Kids

Plus, fatal weekend crashes, sentence in toddler's death, Gov. O'Malley on domestic violence and other stories from Maryland Patches.
Final Supermoon of 2014 Set to Rise

Final Supermoon of 2014 Set to Rise

The best viewing of the last supermoon of the year, also known as a harvest moon, takes place between Monday night and Tuesday morning.
Weird Maryland: Stolen Meatball Fight, False Hostage Report, Casino Flap, Beyonce's Bday

Weird Maryland: Stolen Meatball Fight, False Hostage Report, Casino Flap, Beyonce's Bday

A roundup of unusual stories from the week in Maryland.
Howard County Celebrates New Playgrounds Opening at South Branch Park

Howard County Celebrates New Playgrounds Opening at South Branch Park

Two age-specific playgrounds are the first of several developments to come in partnership between Sykesville and Howard County government.
ICYMI: Oprah Loves Baltimore, Pants-Dropping Trooper, First Day of Schools Pics, ALS Ice Bucket Videos + NFL Wrong on Ray Rice

ICYMI: Oprah Loves Baltimore, Pants-Dropping Trooper, First Day of Schools Pics, ALS Ice Bucket Videos + NFL Wrong on Ray Rice

Plus, defacing Art Modell's grave, and are we in for another bad winter? Our top Maryland Patch posts for the month of August.
Meatball Stabbing; Cat Sanctuary; $25K Reward; Historic Weekend; WOW Houses

Meatball Stabbing; Cat Sanctuary; $25K Reward; Historic Weekend; WOW Houses

Whooping cough spreads in Montgomery, HoCo gangbanger takes plea, Baltimore considers Olympics and other stories from Maryland Patches.
Charges in Hot Car Death, Ray Lewis Statue, Fire Death, Job Openings + Beyonce Birthday a Holiday?

Charges in Hot Car Death, Ray Lewis Statue, Fire Death, Job Openings + Beyonce Birthday a Holiday?

Real estate open houses, Orioles catcher says no texting while driving, MD Food Bank needs you, and other stories from Maryland Patches.