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New Agent Orange concerns raised at Fort Detrick

FREDERICK — Military records are shedding new light on Agent Orange testing decades ago at Maryland military installations and raising new concerns about health hazards from the Vietnam War-era chemical defoliant. Fort Detrick released fresh details Tuesday on outdoor experiments ...

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Postal Service eyes moving some Frederick operations to Baltimore

FREDERICK — The U.S. Postal Service is considering moving some of its Frederick mail-processing and distribution operations to Baltimore. Frederick Mayor Randy McClement said Thursday he received a letter from the Postal Service seeking public comment on the possible consolidation. ...

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Opponents of proposed multistate power line ask regulators to dismiss project

FREDERICK — Some Maryland opponents of a proposed multistate power line are asking state regulators to dismiss the project because they say it may not be needed. The Frederick-based Sugarloaf Conservancy filed the motion Tuesday with the Maryland Public Service ...

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Frederick County commisioners drop their pensions

FREDERICK — The Frederick County Commissioners are quitting the county’s employee pension plan. The all-Republican board voted Thursday to eliminate pension eligibility for themselves and future commissioners. Board President Blaine Young says the change will save $40,000 per year.

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