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Biden administration picks Maryland for new FBI headquarters

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Biden administration has chosen a location for a new FBI headquarters in Maryland, selecting the site over one in Virginia following a sharp competition between the two states. The General Services Administration confirmed the decision Wednesday. Consideration for a new headquarters has been going on for more than a decade, with the Washington, D.C., suburbs of Virginia and Maryland both competing for the project. The site is planned for Greenbelt, about 13 miles northeast of Washington. […]

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DE State Police Arrest Salisbury Woman for DUI and Felony Resisting Arrest

Delaware State Police arrested 26-year-old Wanda Rodriguez Gonzalez of Salisbury, Maryland for felony resisting arrest and DUI following a hit-and-run collision on Monday afternoon.   On November 6, 2023, at approximately 2:07 p.m., troopers were called to the area of Millsboro Highway and Laurel Road, Millsboro, Delaware, for a hit-and-run collision. When troopers arrived, they were advised the fleeing vehicle became disabled in the area of Careys Camp Road. An officer from Millsboro Police Department and responding troopers located the driver […]

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WeWork seeks bankruptcy protection in stunning fall for a firm once valued at close to $50 billion

NEW YORK (AP) — WeWork has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, marking a stunning but anticipated fall for the office sharing company once seen as a Wall Street darling that promised to upend the way people went to work around the world. WeWork said it entered into a restructuring support agreement with the majority of its stakeholders to "drastically reduce" the company's debt while further evaluating WeWork's commercial office lease portfolio. WeWork added that it was requesting the ability […]

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Entertainment

Baltimore Orioles’ Mike Elias voted MLB Executive of the Year

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Baltimore Orioles general manager Mike Elias was voted Major League Baseball's executive of the year after the team finished with the American League's best record for the first time since 1997. Baltimore went 101-67 with a $67 million payroll, 29th among the 30 teams and ahead of only Oakland. The 40-year-old Elias is a 2006 graduate of Yale. He joined St. Louis as a scout after college, became manager of amateur scouting and joined Houston in […]

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Artist

Sheryl Crow, Missy Elliott and Chaka Khan make the crowd go wild at Rock & Roll Hall of Fame

NEW YORK (AP) — Sheryl Crow and Olivia Rodrigo kicked off the 2023 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony Friday night and Missy Elliott closed the show more than four hours later with a roof-shaking set, as the hall celebrated a strong representation of women and Black artists. Chaka Khan, Kate Bush, "Soul Train" creator Don Cornelius, The Spinners and DJ Kool Herc were also inducted in a celebration of funk, art-rock, R&B and hip-hop, which is celebrating […]

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MSP & Vehicle Theft Prevention Council Remind Motorists About Tips To Reduce Vehicle Thefts

(PIKESVILLE, MD) – As the weather begins to get colder, and as the holiday season approaches, it is more important than ever that motorists take proper precautions to reduce the chances of becoming a victim of vehicle theft. This warning from the Maryland State Police and the Maryland Vehicle Theft Prevention Council comes at a time when vehicle thefts are on the rise nationwide. According to the National Insurance Crime Bureau, nearly 500,000 vehicles were reported stolen nationwide in the […]

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Events

Sussex County begins food drive for 40th annual Caroling on The Circle campaign

(Georgetown, Del., Nov. 1, 2023) -- Sussex County is counting on the community’s ‘can do’ spirit to count up thousands of canned goods for the hungry this holiday season. Sussex County government this week kicks off its yearly food drive for community food banks and will celebrate that effort during the 40th annual Caroling on The Circle event, set for a new date and time this year, beginning at 6 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 7, in downtown Georgetown. New this year, […]

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Artist

Henry Winkler rises above dyslexia to write children’s books and a memoir: ‘There is always a way’

Henry Winkler has written more than a dozen children's books and is now out with a memoir, a feat that surprises him because he's battled severe dyslexia all his life. In "Being Henry: The Fonz... and Beyond," Winkler writes about an unhappy childhood, growing up with parents who called him dummer hund, the German term for dumb dog, because he didn't do well in school.  His parents left Germany in 1939. His father told his mother they were going on […]

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