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Md. defends jump in assaults at juvenile jail

SABILLASVILLE — The Maryland Department of Juvenile Services says a sharp increase in reported assaults at the Victor Cullen Center in Sabillasville largely reflects the larger number of children housed there. The Frederick News-Post reported Thursday on the agency’s response ...

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Newspaper demands info on college chief’s ouster

FREDERICK — The Frederick News-Post is alleging in a lawsuit that Frederick Community College is illegally withholding information about the ouster of the school’s president. The newspaper reports that it filed the claim Monday in Frederick County Circuit Court. It ...

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Public records fight over Frederick Community College chief’s ouster

FREDERICK — The Frederick News-Post says it will ask a judge to force Frederick Community College to disclose information about the ouster of the school’s president. The newspaper said in an editorial Sunday that it will take the school to ...

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Frederick County advances official-English proposal

FREDERICK — The Frederick County Commissioners are reviving an attempt to make English the county’s official language. The Frederick News-Post reports that board members voted 4-1 Thursday to hold a public hearing next month on the proposed ordinance. The commissioners ...

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Frederick Keys, city agree on stadium lease

FREDERICK — The Frederick Keys minor-league baseball team has a new, 10-year lease on Harry Grove Stadium in Frederick. The Frederick News-Post reports that the City Council approved the deal Thursday night despite a last-ditch effort by two aldermen to ...

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Frederick painting contractor charged in attack with medieval ax

FREDERICK — A Frederick painting contractor is charged with slashing an employee in the forearm with a medieval-style battle ax. Forty-four-year-old Andrew Scalera faces a preliminary hearing Aug. 24 into the incident early Monday morning. He didn’t return calls to ...

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Frederick County shelves privatization study

FREDERICK — The Frederick County Commissioners are shelving a study that recommended outsourcing government services to private businesses. The vote Tuesday followed two contentious public hearings and protests by hundreds of county employees and their allies. The Frederick News-Post reports ...

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