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By Tim Carter and Tim Carter,Tribune Media Services | August 31, 2008
Several door locks at my home don't work properly. When I try to extend the deadbolt lock, it will not turn all of the way. Several other regular door locks and deadbolts in my home are hard to turn. All of them used to work perfectly years ago. Are they just worn out and I need new locks, or is it some other issue? Your deadbolt dilemma is fairly common. There are many reasons why door locks begin to stick and become problematic. Some can be traced to poor workmanship when they were installed, and Mother Nature can place a hex on these pieces of hardware if she gets cranky.
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By Lisa Akchin | July 24, 2013
President Barack Obama's unusually personal and frank recollection this past week of being greeted by the click of car door locks while crossing the street set off a "click" of recognition among blacks and whites alike. I know my own hand made that reflexive move for the door lock too many times before my mind considered the impact of my actions as a white woman on the feelings of a young black man. Once I made this connection, I stopped reaching for the locks. When traveling by foot, I now make an effort to catch the eyes of black men walking toward me to say, "Good morning," or "Good evening.
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NEWS
January 5, 1996
Police logLong Reach: 9000 block of Red Branch Road: Police said someone tried to enter a business by tampering with a door lock Tuesday or Wednesday.
BUSINESS
By Tim Carter and Tim Carter,Tribune Media Services | August 31, 2008
Several door locks at my home don't work properly. When I try to extend the deadbolt lock, it will not turn all of the way. Several other regular door locks and deadbolts in my home are hard to turn. All of them used to work perfectly years ago. Are they just worn out and I need new locks, or is it some other issue? Your deadbolt dilemma is fairly common. There are many reasons why door locks begin to stick and become problematic. Some can be traced to poor workmanship when they were installed, and Mother Nature can place a hex on these pieces of hardware if she gets cranky.
NEWS
February 9, 1994
POLICE LOG* Town Center: 10300 block of Little Patuxent Parkway: Someone broke the driver's side window and door lock on a 1988 Mitsubishi between 9 p.m. and 10 p.m. Sunday. Nothing was stolen.
NEWS
April 10, 1995
POLICE LOG* Marriottsville: 1400 block of Marriottsville Road: Someone tried to enter a home by tampering with a door lock Wednesday, but was stopped by a dead-bolt lock, police said.
NEWS
May 7, 1993
POLICE LOG* Ferndale: Someone pried open the door lock on a shed behind a Ferndale home this week and stole a riding lawn mower.
NEWS
September 27, 1996
Police LogDorsey: 7000 Brookdale Drive: Someone stole tools from a storage area at Bettinger West Inc. between 6 p.m. Tuesday and 6 a.m. Wednesday. The door lock was cut and removed.Savage: 8000 block of Savage Guilford Road: Someone stole a 1995 Case tractor and a yellow Bobcat between 10 a.m. Tuesday and 12: 26 p.m. Wednesday.Pub Date: 9/27/96
NEWS
November 28, 1996
FireWestminster: Firefighters responded at 9: 22 p.m. Tuesday to arcing electrical wires on Beggs Road. Units were out 30 minutes.PoliceWestminster: An employee of a health center at 140 Village told police Tuesday that physical therapy equipment was stolen from his vehicle while it was parked at the shopping center. The loss was estimated at $400.Westminster: A Hampstead resident told police Tuesday the door lock of her vehicle was damaged while it was parked at Cranberry Mall. Damage was estimated at $250.
NEWS
January 23, 1997
Police logHarper's Choice: 5400 block of Bishops Head Court: Someone smashed a basement sliding-glass door Sunday and stole a television.Dorsey's Search: 5000 block of Dorsey Hall Drive: Someone tried to break into a dentist's office Friday through two entrance doors. The person fled after tripping an alarm.Wilde Lake: 10800 block of Little Patuxent Parkway: The front door to a medical office was pried open Saturday or Sunday, and money was stolen from a cash box.Wilde Lake: 10800 block of Little Patuxent Parkway: Someone tampered with the front door lock and an alarm box panel Saturday or Sunday, but took nothing.
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BY A SUN STAFF WRITER | October 10, 2002
Howard County public schools will continue operating under a modified lockdown through tomorrow, which means all exterior doors will be locked and all outdoor activities canceled or kept indoors. Field trips, work study programs and mentorships are called off. "[The Howard County police] are on high-alert," said school spokeswoman Patti Caplan. "It's a real eye-opener. They're concerned, and we're following their lead." Schools Superintendent John R. O'Rourke will decide day-to-day whether after-school activities and evening meetings will go on as scheduled.
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By Scott Calvert and Scott Calvert,SUN STAFF | May 10, 2001
Anne Arundel County Council members have long had their quarrels. But lately, some have gotten downright snarky at the Arundel Center in Annapolis. The litany of whispered allegations is enough to impress a junior high clique: Aides slinking into members' offices unbidden and snagging ideas for new legislation. Voice mail messages mysteriously vanishing. Private conversations being overheard by an ear pressed against a closed door. Three of the seven council members have requested new locks for their office doors.
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By Mike Farabaugh and Mike Farabaugh,SUN STAFF | August 2, 1999
Despite several minor glitches, troopers in Westminster completed the bulk of their move this weekend into the new Maryland State Police barracks G."A lot of little things still need to be done," Sgt. 1st Class Dean Richardson said, pointing to a section of unpainted wall surrounding an exit light."
NEWS
January 23, 1997
Police logHarper's Choice: 5400 block of Bishops Head Court: Someone smashed a basement sliding-glass door Sunday and stole a television.Dorsey's Search: 5000 block of Dorsey Hall Drive: Someone tried to break into a dentist's office Friday through two entrance doors. The person fled after tripping an alarm.Wilde Lake: 10800 block of Little Patuxent Parkway: The front door to a medical office was pried open Saturday or Sunday, and money was stolen from a cash box.Wilde Lake: 10800 block of Little Patuxent Parkway: Someone tampered with the front door lock and an alarm box panel Saturday or Sunday, but took nothing.
NEWS
January 22, 1997
Police logEllicott City: 8300 block of Court Ave.: The door to a building and the doors to a law office were left unlocked between Friday and Monday. A computer, printer and microwave oven were stolen.Elkridge: 3800 block of Church Ave.: A Xerox copier was stolen from Emory United Methodist Church between Saturday and Monday. There were no signs of forced entry.Elkridge: 6700 block of Montgomery Road: Someone broke into Grace Episcopal Church Saturday or Sunday by breaking the glass in a rear kitchen door.
NEWS
November 28, 1996
FireWestminster: Firefighters responded at 9: 22 p.m. Tuesday to arcing electrical wires on Beggs Road. Units were out 30 minutes.PoliceWestminster: An employee of a health center at 140 Village told police Tuesday that physical therapy equipment was stolen from his vehicle while it was parked at the shopping center. The loss was estimated at $400.Westminster: A Hampstead resident told police Tuesday the door lock of her vehicle was damaged while it was parked at Cranberry Mall. Damage was estimated at $250.
NEWS
September 8, 1994
POLICE LOG* Ellicott City: 5700 block of Race Road: Jewelry was stolen after someone entered a home through an unlocked window Sunday, police said.* Ellicott City: 8800 block of Ridge Road: Cigarettes were stolen Monday from the Super Fresh grocery store in the Golden Triangle Shopping Center.10000 block of U.S. 40: Officers responding to an alarm at the Family Fun Jungle in Enchanted Forest found that someone had tampered with a door lock, entered and pried open an empty cash register Monday.
NEWS
September 27, 1996
Police LogDorsey: 7000 Brookdale Drive: Someone stole tools from a storage area at Bettinger West Inc. between 6 p.m. Tuesday and 6 a.m. Wednesday. The door lock was cut and removed.Savage: 8000 block of Savage Guilford Road: Someone stole a 1995 Case tractor and a yellow Bobcat between 10 a.m. Tuesday and 12: 26 p.m. Wednesday.Pub Date: 9/27/96
NEWS
September 27, 1996
Police logLong Reach: 5300 block of Five Fingers Way: A bicycle and bicycle lock were stolen between 6 p.m. and 7: 30 p.m. Monday from an open garage.Long Reach: 8800 block of Flowerstock Row: Someone pried a door lock and tried to enter a house between 6 p.m. and 7 p.m. Wednesday.
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