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New Year’s Eve doughnut drop in Hagerstown

HAGERSTOWN — New Year’s Eve revelers in Hagerstown are sweetening their celebration with a doughnut drop. The event Tuesday night in the downtown Public Square is sponsored by locally made Krumpe’s Do-nuts. The doughnut drops early, at 7 p.m., to ...

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Last of 2012 laws go into effect on New Year’s Day (access required)

After three sessions of the General Assembly that spanned almost 100 days in 2012, the last of the 797 bills approved by state legislators and made law by Gov. Martin O'Malley this year will go into effect as the fireworks start in Baltimore's Inner Harbor.

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Fireworks look like a go for New Year’s Eve in Baltimore

It looks like Baltimore will ring in the 2012 with fireworks after all. City officials said Friday that more than $32,500 was donated following a report Thursday in The Daily Record that the city’s Office of Promotion & the Arts ...

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Baltimore lacks cash for New Year’s fireworks

Kicking off 2012 in Baltimore this year may lack some spark. Officials at the city’s Office of Promotion & the Arts say there is not enough money to produce the Baltimore’s New Year’s Eve Spectacular entertainment and fireworks display at ...

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Westminster seeks to attract people to downtown

WESTMINSTER — Holiday sales, shopping contests and a New Year’s Eve celebration are among the ways city officials are hoping to drive more people into downtown Westminster. Lori Graham, chairwoman of the Downtown Westminster Main Street Program, has been helping ...

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Orioles’ Alfredo Simon acquitted in shooting death

SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic — Baltimore Orioles reliever Alfredo Simon has been acquitted of an involuntary manslaughter charge. Defense attorney Dinora Dilone said Simon was acquitted Tuesday in the New Year’s Eve shooting death of 25-year-old Michel Castillo Almonte. Dilone ...

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Orioles’ reliever Alfredo Simon surrenders to Dominican police

SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic — Baltimore Orioles reliever Alfredo Simon surrendered to police Monday to face an involuntary manslaughter charge in a fatal shooting New Year’s Eve. His lawyer said he was firing celebratory shots in the air. The Dominican ...

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Stocks edge up as market approaches new year

NEW YORK — Stocks were higher at midday Wednesday in thin trading as the market approached the end of the year. In the absence of any fresh economic data, traders’ moods appear to be buoyed by the spate of mostly ...

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