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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.
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.
$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.
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.
County Parks Group Receives $1M Gift

County Parks Group Receives $1M Gift

The money will be used to build a growing greenhouse at Brookside Gardens in Wheaton.
#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.
#NeverForget Montgomery County Commemorates 9/11

#NeverForget Montgomery County Commemorates 9/11

See posts from Montgomery County police and fire about the anniversary.
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.
5 Million Gmail Passwords Leaked Online; Make Sure Yours Isn't Among Them

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

Although the leak is significant by the volume of passwords released, many of the usernames and passwords are no longer valid.
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.
Montgomery County Mosquitoes Test Positive for West Nile: Health Officials

Montgomery County Mosquitoes Test Positive for West Nile: Health Officials

The mosquitoes were in a pool, according to Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene.
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.
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.
Save the Date: Perfect Pairings Wine Tour

Save the Date: Perfect Pairings Wine Tour

Sip through 10 of Bethesda Row’s top restaurants and wine locations.