Retired Ravens linebacker Ray Lewis selling house for $1.1M

Think about how epic your Super Bowl parties would be if you could host them at a Super Bowl MVP's house. Now's your chance. Retired Baltimore Ravens linebacker Ray Lewis is selling his Owings Mills house for $1.1 million. Keller Williams Realty Baltimore is marketing the four-bedroom, four-bathroom house at 3 Foxcreek Court. Lewis bought it in 1999 for $753,000, according to state records. (Balt. Bus. Journal)

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Hampden merchants call for closing methadone clinic

Citing reports of drug dealing, loitering, littering and other nuisances, Hampden merchants and a Baltimore City councilwoman are calling on the state to close a 3-year-old methadone clinic that overlooks The Avenue. "We want them shut down," City Councilwoman Mary Pat Clarke advocated, saying the drug abuse treatment clinic, Hampden Health Solutions at the Rail Inc., has been a constant source of complaints since it opened in 2010. (Patuxent)

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Clear Spring residents say water system won't support new growth

Residents and an elected official told county planners Wednesday night that Clear Spring’s water system would not be able to support any new growth that could come from proposed Washington County zoning changes. (Herald-Mail)

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Social media policy designed to protect city's name

The city of Frederick would hold the password to all Facebook, Twitter and other social media accounts using the city’s name under a newly proposed social media policy. (News-Post)

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Laurel area food pantries face summer shortages

Laurel-area food pantries say supply stocks are down this summer, even while demand remains high. “Summer is a difficult time as donations are usually down, as people are busy with other activities,” said Alan Ramsey, member of the board of directors for Fish of Laurel, a nonprofit assistance group. (Gazette)

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Police to beef up patrols after a spike in street crime

Over a period of about five hours, a man was shot and two people were beaten early Wednesday in what police say is part of a surge in street robberies across the city. Police announced Wednesday that they are increasing patrols and deployments. (Balt. Sun)

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City approves $263M for Bay restoration

The City of Baltimore is spending a quarter billion dollars of taxpayer money on enhancing the health of the Chesapeake Bay to meet the governor’s rigorous statewide environmental goals, according to a release. (WMAR)

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Navy disciplines five sailors in Super Pond drownings

The Navy announced Wednesday that it had taken administrative or disciplinary actions against five sailors, including two facing possible military trial, after an investigation into the deaths of two divers who drowned during training in February at Aberdeen Proving Ground. (Balt. Sun)

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