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Vandals attack bust of Roger Taney in Frederick

FREDERICK, Md. — Police in Maryland say two suspects vandalized a bust of the Supreme Court justice who wrote the 1857 Dred Scott decision reaffirming slavery. Officials with the Frederick Police Department released frames Tuesday from a surveillance video showing ...

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Disbarred Frederick attorney sent to prison for fraud scheme

A disbarred, former Frederick solo practitioner was sentenced Thursday to three-and-a-half years in prison for mail fraud and filing a false tax return. Richard A. Brennan had pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court in Greenbelt in May. Brennan had launched several ...

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Frederick alderwoman revives debate over Taney statue

A Frederick alderwoman is renewing a call for removing a statue of U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice Roger Brooke Taney from City Hall. Taney wrote the 1857 Dred Scott decision upholding slavery. The ruling became a catalyst for the Civil ...

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Frederick biological lab watchdog group electing new chair

FREDERICK — A Frederick committee that began as a grass-roots watchdog on biological defense laboratories is electing a new leader. The Containment Laboratory Community Advisory Committee meets Tuesday night in Frederick. The group is starting its fifth year with members ...

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New app rewards loyalty to downtown Frederick businesses

Small businesses in downtown Frederick hope a new mobile loyalty app will increase store traffic by combining traditional store reward programs under a community banner. The Shop Frederick app is “meant to strengthen loyalty to an area” as opposed to ...

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