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By Lane Page | October 27, 2011
What on earth was an 18th-century Chinese coin doing buried in a wooded patch of Columbia open space? Its finder, Rob La Luna, will probably never know. It's the most unexpected and surprising discovery he has made during his avocational hunts for missing metallica, including Civil War artifacts and other objects that in this section of the country could well go back far earlier. Still, around these parts, "the Civil War is everywhere," he says. We're no Antietam or Gettysburg, but, he says of the troops, "they'd camp for a day on the way somewhere else, or stay two months.
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By Donna R. Engle and Donna R. Engle,SUN STAFF | January 8, 1998
Monroe G. Haines, the self-appointed protector of a Westminster stream, stopped a contractor yesterday from pumping muddy water from a construction site into the run.The 75-year-old environmental activist, who has made the cleanup of Longwell Run a personal crusade for 11 years, said he "got riled" when workers told him they were going to pump muddy water from a construction site into the stream, which flows along the northeast side of the site."
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By Laura Barnhardt and Laura Barnhardt,SUN STAFF | August 2, 2000
The sighting of a 12-foot-tall, black, mystery creature seen lurking in the dark of night near the Arundel Mills construction site sparked a media frenzy yesterday in the light of day. The report of the "strange sighting" was checked by police early Monday morning and quickly became a joke about the sighting of an imaginary Loch Ness Monster from the Severn River. State wildlife officials were called in to search the area yesterday, where the large, unidentified beast that walked upright had scared several construction workers.
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December 5, 2013
The following is compiled from police reports. The Columbia Flier includes descriptions of perpetrators only when the description makes identification possible. Little Patuxent Parkway , 10200 block, between 4 p.m. Nov. 25 and 7 a.m. Dec. 2. Entry gained to enclosed storage at Rouse Co. building construction site by cutting padlock. Leaf blower, air compressor and grease gun removed. Little Patuxent Parkway,  10200 block, between 5 p.m. Nov. 26 and 6:30 a.m. Nov. 27. Entry gained to trailer at Rouse Co. building construction site.
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By Consella A. Lee and Consella A. Lee,SUN STAFF | September 21, 1995
A Frederick-based construction company hired to widen parts of U.S. 50 near Interstate 97 was fined $15,000 yesterday by a district judge in Glen Burnie for improperly disposing of construction site debris.Judge Vincent A. Mulieri ordered Dewey Jordan Inc. to pay the fine for improperly burying lumber, corrugated pipe and other construction debris at the site. He also said the company would be on probation until it paid its fine. The payment deadline is Oct. 20.Elizabeth Beebe Volz, an assistant attorney for the state Department of the Environment, said the material should have been taken to a licensed dump.
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By Alan J. Craver and Alan J. Craver,Staff writer | June 9, 1991
U.S. Immigration and Naturalization Service agents say it was an anonymous tip that led them to arrest 18 illegal immigrants from Mexico and Guatemala at an Edgewood construction site two weeks ago.INS agents started an investigation several weeks ago after they receiveda phone call that provided information about workers at The Gap warehouse site on Trimble Road, said Martin Renkiewicz, a spokesman for the INS office in Baltimore.Twelve INS agents arrived at the construction site at 7 a.m. May 29, initially arresting 20 men of the 50 workers at the site, Renkiewicz said.
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February 8, 1995
The Junior League of Annapolis is accepting nominations for its Excellence in Volunteerism Award.The league will donate $500 to the group that nominates the winner and a silver bowl to the winner. Nominations, open to women who volunteer with nonprofit organizations, will be accepted through March 10.Nomination forms are available at county libraries, or call 224-8984.Materials stolen at construction siteThieves broke into a construction trailer and a building under construction along Jennifer Road during the weekend to steal machinery and supplies, county police said yesterday.
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By Richard Irwin and Richard Irwin,dick.irwin@baltsun.com | December 17, 2009
Two elementary school students were rescued Wednesday morning by city firefighters after they became stuck in a mound of mud at a construction site near their school, said a spokesman for the Fire Department. Because of their ages, their names were not released. About 8 a.m., the boy, 12, and the girl, 8, were walking along Sinclair Lane near Clareway on their way to classes at Sinclair Lane Elementary School when they entered a muddy area and became stuck several feet from dry land, said Chief Kevin Cartwright, the spokesman.
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By Devon Spurgeon and Devon Spurgeon,SUN STAFF | June 24, 1999
A construction worker was killed when a road-making machine overturned and crushed him yesterday afternoon in Brooklyn Park, Anne Arundel County emergency rescue officials said.David Darrnall, 52, of Brooklyn, a worker at the construction site near Belle Grove and Camp Meade Roads, died instantly.He was apparently driving a heavy vibrating roller too close to the edge of a dirt road, rescue officials said.The equipment hit the edge, flipped over and skidded down an embankment."He was pinned underneath the machinery," said Chief John Scholz of the Anne Arundel County Fire Department.
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