Fight Over Political Signs Leads To Razor Knife Attack In Street, Police Say

A missing political sign prompted a fight that led to one Street man being cut by another, the Harford County Sheriff's Office reported. Michael Folino, 52, of the 3200 block of Conowingo Road, allegedly assaulted Kevin Collini, 55, at about 9:56 p.m. on Sunday after Collini noticed his signs promoting Jeff Gahler for Harford County sheriff were missing along Route 1 north of Bel Air, according to the statement of charges. (Balt. Sun)

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Prince George's Photo Program Gives Teens A Shot At Improving Neighborhoods

Some Prince George’s County teenagers say their community centers are fraught with challenges and are hoping a new photography initiative will help community members get the picture. A free program, PhotoVoice, launched Oct. 17 to give students a voice through photography in determining how to improve access to community centers. (Gazette)

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Baltimore Named One Of Six Cities To Host Navy Week In 2014

Baltimore is one of six cities where the U.S. Navy will make waves for a week in 2014. Navy Week, a signature outreach program of the Navy, is scheduled for Sept. 8-14, 2014 in Baltimore, in tandem with Star-Spangled Spectacular. The week-long program, usually reserved for areas without a strong Navy presence, is designed to help local residents learn about the military branch. (Balt. Bus. Journal)

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Mount Rainier Residents Rally To Curb Speeding

Concerned about the safety of their children, Mount Rainier residents rallied for traffic-calming measures to slow vehicles traveling on 32nd Street and — despite police data suggesting speeding was not a problem — they will get their wish. After a public hearing earlier this month attended by three families from 32nd Street, the council approved the addition of two speed humps on the 4500 block of 32nd Street, between Windom Road and Arundel Street, along with a stop sign on 32nd Street and Windom Road. (Gazette)

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Edgewood Woman Charged With Stealing Identity, Impersonating Doctors To Get Prescriptions

A former Edgewood woman is charged with more than 40 counts of prescription drug fraud after allegedly using another woman's identity and posing as a doctor to get the woman's prescriptions, according to a statement of charges. Pamela Stables, 37, who has no fixed address, was arrested on a warrant Thursday on charges dating to June. (Balt. Sun)

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Frederick Pharmacy, Police To Host Drug Turn-In

Whitesell's Pharmacy and Frederick police will host a drug turn-in event on Saturday at Harry Grove Stadium. From 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., anyone with unwanted drugs can drop them off at the stadium, according to a news release. Each year, the federal Drug Enforcement Administration sponsors community events where local residents can drop off unwanted or unused medications. (News-Post)

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Blue Angels To Return To Local Skies

For the first time since 2010, it appears the Blue Angels will be back in full formation above graduation ceremonies at the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis this spring. The U.S. Navy announced funding on for the "full" schedule of its Flight Demonstration Squadron — better known as the Blue Angels — in fiscal year 2014, after sequestration grounded the jet fighter team's operations this year. A Blue Angels spokesman confirmed Tuesday morning that the team is planning to perform at all shows listed on its current 2014 schedule. (Balt. Sun)

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Fewer than 2.5K people sign up for health care

So far in Maryland, fewer than 2,500 people have been able to signed up for insurance through the new Affordable Care Act. The state's online exchange system has also been rattled with glitches that may not be resolved right away. There have been more than 260,000 unique visitors to the site since Oct. 1. Officials said not all of them are necessarily on there to sign up. More than 34,000 have verified accounts, while nearly 2,400 households have enrolled into coverage. That last number compares with 326 after the first week of the Affordable Care Act. (WBAL-TV)

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