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Ray Rice to Appeal, Waivers on School Shots, Apple Festival + Dad Believes Missing Kids Alive

Plus, rally for Crofton school, Ocean City smoking ban, firefighter hurt, Bel Air rape charge filed + other Maryland Patch stories.
Sidewalk, Pedestrian Signal Being Built at CSX Underpass

Sidewalk, Pedestrian Signal Being Built at CSX Underpass

City officials say the raised sidewalk and signal at Bowie Road and Lafayette Avenue in Laurel will improve safety.
PG Schools Seek Extension of Immunization Deadline

PG Schools Seek Extension of Immunization Deadline

With the state deadline for students to be vaccinated at hand, Prince George's County Public Schools will seek another 45 days to comply.
Building to Go Up in Flames in Clarksville

Building to Go Up in Flames in Clarksville

The Howard County Department of Fire and Rescue Services will be training at the site.
Schools Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month With Festivals, Leadership Programs and More

Schools Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month With Festivals, Leadership Programs and More

Prince George's County Public Schools will recognize the contributions of Latinos to the country with arts, food, dances and more.
Police Distribute Sketch of Bladensburg Sexual Assault Suspect

Police Distribute Sketch of Bladensburg Sexual Assault Suspect

A woman walking on a trail near Quincy Street was assaulted; police are asking the public's help in finding a suspect.
Volunteers Needed: Spotlight on Military, Rebuilding Together, State's Attorney Office and More

Volunteers Needed: Spotlight on Military, Rebuilding Together, State's Attorney Office and More

Literacy Council, Patapsco Heritage Greenway, Historic London Town and Gardens and Serving People Across Neighborhoods can use a hand.
Police Officer Suspended After Assault Charges

Police Officer Suspended After Assault Charges

The probationary officer for the Prince George's County Police Department could be fired.
Ray Rice Expected to Appeal Indefinite Suspension from NFL

Ray Rice Expected to Appeal Indefinite Suspension from NFL

The NFL Players Association, former Ravens running back may cite double jeopardy.
Ocean City Officials Prepping for Tobacco Restrictions

Ocean City Officials Prepping for Tobacco Restrictions

Smoking will only be allowed in designated areas on the Maryland resort town's beaches and boardwalk.
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.
254 Job Listings Across Maryland

254 Job Listings Across Maryland

Take a look at who's hiring in Patch towns across the state.
Shocking Ray Rice Video, Nationwide Reaction: Week in Review

Shocking Ray Rice Video, Nationwide Reaction: Week in Review

The past week was a tumultuous one for the Baltimore Ravens, their fans, the NFL and now former Ravens star Ray Rice.
Schools to Seek Extension of Immunization Deadline

Schools to Seek Extension of Immunization Deadline

County schools will not turn away students Monday because they are not current on vaccinations. Free clinics for shots begin next week.
GOOD NEWS! Crash Survivor Thanks Rescuers, Beauty After Storm Pic, $31M University Gift + Biz Appreciation Week

GOOD NEWS! Crash Survivor Thanks Rescuers, Beauty After Storm Pic, $31M University Gift + Biz Appreciation Week

Plus, restaurant sales to charity, MD Food Bank drive + Star Spangled Spectacular were among this week's best news.
Campaign Finance Complaints Stack Up as Maryland's Election Day Nears

Campaign Finance Complaints Stack Up as Maryland's Election Day Nears

Candidates for Maryland governor accuse one another of wrongdoing.
Gov. O'Malley Asks Hispanic Lawyers for Help With State's Refugee Children

Gov. O'Malley Asks Hispanic Lawyers for Help With State's Refugee Children

Maryland has accepted 2,804 children this year, the largest number of refugees per capita of any state in the U.S.
$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.
Oculus CEO's $31M Gift to UMD Is Largest in University History

Oculus CEO's $31M Gift to UMD Is Largest in University History

Brendan Iribe, a Maryland native who made a fortune selling his company to Facebook, is financing a computer science building on campus.
County to Offer Free Vaccine Clinics for Students

County to Offer Free Vaccine Clinics for Students

Anne Arundel County students who do not have state-mandated vaccinations will be kept out of class starting Sept. 15.