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Safety matches security at renovated Fort Detrick lab

FREDERICK — Cutting-edge technology is matched by high-tech security at a newly renovated Army biodefense laboratory, officials said Wednesday during a tour of the research suite at Fort Detrick. Scientists working with the world’s deadliest pathogens are monitored by video ...

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Omni Corp. laying off 97 at Emmitsburg center

FREDERICK — Omni Corp. is laying off nearly 100 workers who maintain the National Emergency Training Center in Emmitsburg. The workers will lose their jobs because the company’s contract with the Department of Homeland Security and Federal Emergency Management Agency ...

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Rockville-based WRIT to sell industrial portfolio

Washington Real Estate Investment Trust of Rockville announced Monday it has agreed to sell its entire, 16-asset industrial portfolio, as well as two office buildings, to a single buyer for $350 million. The assets to be sold total approximately 3.1 ...

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MedImmune expands Frederick plant

FREDERICK — The biopharmaceutical company MedImmune is expanding its Frederick manufacturing plant. Frederick city and county officials joined the company in celebrating the official opening Friday of a 337,000-square-foot addition. The new space expands production capacity for products including Synagis, ...

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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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The Daily Record News Quiz: July 18 – 22

Have you been keeping up with The Daily Record’s news this week? Take our 10-question weekly news quiz in this fun, interactive feature. Leave a comment below and tell us how many questions you got right!

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Public input sought on proposed Frederick incinerator

FREDERICK — The Maryland Department of the Environment is inviting the public to discuss a proposed incinerator near Frederick that would convert garbage from at least two counties into electricity. The informational meeting is set for Thursday evening at Ballenger ...

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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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