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By Joe Burris, The Baltimore Sun | May 28, 2014
Motorists traveling to Queen Anne's County on Wednesday should note that state transportation officials have reported an early morning crash that has shut down all southbound traffic on U.S. 301. At 4 a.m., the state Department of Transportation reported a collision on U.S. 301 South in Queen Anne's County, just south of MD 44, that closed all southbound traffic. The State Highway Administration encouraged motorists to detour westbound on MD 291 to southbound MD 290 to southbound U.S. 301. Locally, DOT reported debris on the inner loop of Interstate 695 in Arbutus at the I-95 exit at 9:09 a.m. No additional information was given.
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By Pamela Wood and Tim Prudente, The Baltimore Sun | July 9, 2014
Thirty-five people were hospitalized Wednesday after being sickened by chemicals at a swimming pool at YMCA Camp Letts in Edgewater, Anne Arundel County fire officials said. Of the 35 patients, 31 were children age 6 to 16. None of the injuries were life-threatening, officials said. The incident was caused by a malfunctioning pump that regulates chemicals in a camp swimming pool, said Carla Larrick, vice president of operations for the YMCA of Metropolitan Washington. "The pump went out, probably due to the storm that took place [Tuesday]
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SPORTS
By Brent Kennedy, Howard County Times | May 26, 2010
Queen Anne's leading scorer, Cody Figiel, only got one goal Tuesday against No.10 Glenelg in the 2A-1A state title game, but he made it count. Scooping up a ground ball in front of Glenelg's net with the game tied and less than a minute left in regulation, Figiel fired home his 70th goal of the season and the deciding tally in a 7-6 Queen Anne's victory at UMBC Stadium. "I knew it was getting down to the wire. Everybody was trying to score," Figiel said. "We kept trying to [isolate]
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By Ian Duncan, The Baltimore Sun | June 9, 2014
The Hershey Company is accusing a state senator from Queen Anne's County of using chocolate-colored campaign signs to draw on its sugary "fame and equity" in a bid to drum up votes. In a federal lawsuit filed last week, the Pennsylvania-based confectioner asked a judge to stop Sen. Stephen S. Hershey Jr. from using campaign materials that it believes are too similar to its own logo and packaging. "Hershey is bringing this action to stop Senator Steve Hershey and his campaign from using the famous trade dress of the Hershey's chocolate bar in connection with Senator Hershey's campaign activities," the company wrote in a complaint.
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By Annie Linskey, The Baltimore Sun | August 1, 2010
Maryland state police Sunday evening were looking for witnesses to a two-car collision in Queen Anne's County in which two men died and two other people were flown to Maryland Shock Trauma Center. The crash occurred around 8 a.m. Sunday after Victor A. Smith, 41, of Annapolis, driving a black BMW north on Route 8 near Great Neck Road in Stevensville, lost control of his car and crossed a double yellow line, according to a preliminary investigation by state police. Two of his passengers were killed, but he survived.
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By Rich Scherr, Special to The Baltimore Sun | May 23, 2010
Slowed by fouls early, Loch Raven spent the first half of Saturday's Class 2A-1A girls lacrosse state semifinal searching for a little flow in its usually wide-open game. By early in the second half, the Raiders had taken command on the field at Broadneck, scoring five straight goals on their way to a 12-7 win over Queen Anne's. The Raiders (12-4), who have averaged 16 goals in their seven straight wins, face Winters Mill in the state finals Tuesday or Wednesday at UMBC. Loch Raven will be playing in its second state final in three years and seeking its first championship since 1995.
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By Roch Eric Kubatko and Roch Eric Kubatko,Sun Staff Writer | November 1, 1994
Here we go again.No. 5 Chesapeake is one game away from advancing to the field hockey state tournament, but to get there it has to beat No. 1 Severna Park.Isn't that always the way?Yesterday, the second-seeded Cougars (11-2) showed why they again belong on the threshold, holding third-seeded Queen Anne's to three shots on goal in a 1-0 victory in the Class 4A East Region semifinals.Junior midfielder Erin Piechowiak scored 15 minutes into the first half, putting a loose ball through the legs of Queen Anne's junior keeper Rose Smithmyer.
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By Jessica Anderson, The Baltimore Sun | May 13, 2011
State police on Friday charged the driver who investigators said pulled out in front of a tour bus carrying a group of Kent County kindergarten students and parents to the National Zoo in Washington. Carl Trenz Jr., 49, of the 100 block of Big Holly Court in Stevensville faces reckless driving, negligent driving and related charges after the Queen Anne's County crash that sent 17 people to area hospitals on Thursday. Trenz was driving a 2010 Volkswagen Toureg and pulled out from White Marsh Road onto southbound Route 213, directly into the path of the southbound tour bus, state police said.
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By Joe Burris, The Baltimore Sun | December 2, 2011
An Annapolis man accused of charging dozens of schools across the state to deliver Ravens players for assemblies then reneging without refunding the money has been placed on the most-wanted list in Queen Anne's County, where he has been charged with three counts of theft, police said. Schools and parent groups statewide have sought to recoup money from Joseph Gill of Annapolis and his company, Odyssey Group LLC, saying that the company charged them to schedule Ravens players to speak to students about bullying prevention and character education at assemblies.
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BY A SUN STAFF WRITER | January 15, 2000
The Queen Anne's County Board of Appeals has rejected a Baltimore County trash company's application to operate a rubble fill in a 58-acre soybean field south of Millington and uphill from Unicorn Lake, the only warm-water fish hatchery on the Eastern Shore.
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By Joe Burris, The Baltimore Sun | May 28, 2014
Motorists traveling to Queen Anne's County on Wednesday should note that state transportation officials have reported an early morning crash that has shut down all southbound traffic on U.S. 301. At 4 a.m., the state Department of Transportation reported a collision on U.S. 301 South in Queen Anne's County, just south of MD 44, that closed all southbound traffic. The State Highway Administration encouraged motorists to detour westbound on MD 291 to southbound MD 290 to southbound U.S. 301. Locally, DOT reported debris on the inner loop of Interstate 695 in Arbutus at the I-95 exit at 9:09 a.m. No additional information was given.
SPORTS
By Katherine Dunn, The Baltimore Sun | May 16, 2014
Manchester Valley girls lacrosse coach Shelly Brezicki wore a headband emblazoned with the team motto, "Believe Big," for the Mavericks' first trip to the state semifinals Friday night. The No. 13 Mavericks kept telling themselves that as they showed their resilience. They took a quick two-goal punch from Queen Anne's then rallied with six straight goals. When that lead disappeared, they won key draws late in the game, including one by Haile Houck to set up Lizzie Colson's game-winner with 1:23 left.
FEATURES
By Jean Marbella, The Baltimore Sun | March 7, 2014
Five Queen Anne's County watermen have been charged with illegally taking 51 bushels of oysters from a protected area near the mouth of the Wicomico River in Tangier Sound, Maryland Department of Natural Resources officials said. Acting on a tip, Natural Resources Police officers used radar and cameras to track several boats tonging in the Evans Oyster Harvest Reserve Area, they said. The waterman charged are: Ryan Daniel Baxter, 20, of Queen Anne; Benjamin Leonard Reihl, 26, of Rock Hall; Adam Vincent Reihl, 21, of Church Hill; Harvey Thomas Bowers, 49, of Chestertown, and George Albert Lee, 45, of Dominion.
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February 3, 2014
From the Baltimore Sun Op-Ed Page Brian Griffiths writes that while Governor Martin O'Malley will talk about respecting human dignity,  he and other Democrats refuse to respect the dignity of the unborn . February Poll Now Open The  Red Maryland February pol l is now open through February 12th at 9 PM. The State of our Union Greg Kline appeared on The Marc Steiner Show  discussing the 2014 State of...
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By Michael Dresser, The Baltimore Sun | November 12, 2013
Organizers of a charity race on the Bay Bridge next year have eliminated the Chesapeake Bay Foundation as a potential partner because the group opposes a proposed waterfront housing development on Kent Island. Sparrow Rogers of Chesapeake Bay Run LLC said last week that run organizers had withdrawn an invitation to the foundation to help stage the 10-kilometer run next November because people "at high levels in Queen Anne's County" said they would be upset if the environmental advocacy group were allowed to participate.
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By Michael Dresser, The Baltimore Sun | September 18, 2013
Given a choice between two conservative Republican delegates to fill a vacancy in the Upper Eastern Shore's state Senate district, Democratic Gov. Martin O'Malley chose the less confrontational of the two. O'Malley said Wednesday that he has appointed Del. Stephen S. Hershey Jr. of Queen Anne's County to replace former Minority Leader E. J. Pipkin, who resigned this summer and moved to Texas. Passed over was Del. Michael D. Smigiel Sr. of Cecil County. The choice of which Republican would replace Pipkin was left to O'Malley after the GOP central committees of the four counties that make up the 36th District split 2-2 between the two lawmakers.
NEWS
January 17, 1992
A 23-year-old man was killed and a woman seriously injured Wednesday night when their car ran off a rural road in Queen Anne's County and overturned, according to state police.Craig Edward Strasser of Goldsboro was pronounced dead at the scene. A passenger, Patricia Lynne Stephens, 26, of the 600 block of Old Love Point Road, Stevensville, was flown by state police helicopter to the Maryland Shock Trauma Center.Twenty people have been killed in traffic accidents in the state this year, one fewer than for this same time last year, police said.
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By Andrew A. Green and Andrew A. Green,Sun reporter | July 7, 2007
Comptroller Peter Franchot asked Queen Anne's County officials yesterday to delay settlement on an open-space deal to investigate questions about an appraisal that helped justify the $5 million purchase price. The state agreed to pay $4.6 million and Queen Anne's County agreed to contribute $400,000 for the 270-acre property. An initial appraisal pegged the land's value at $3.6 million, but a second appraisal set its value at $4.6 million. In his letter, Franchot questioned several assumptions in the second appraisal.
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