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Gene Policinski: ‘Occupy’ crackdowns limited by First Amendment

The comparisons have already started — police in Egypt attacking demonstrators with clubs and tear gas, and police in a number of U.S. cities breaking up “Occupy” camps with clubs and tear gas. If you’re a demonstrator in Cairo or ...

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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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