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Check out the Capitol Polo Club!!

Equestrian sports are embedded into the spirit of Maryland.  In 1962, Maryland became the first state to adopt a state sport, naming jousting as the official sport of the State of Maryland.  384 more words

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Severe thunderstorm watch ends for capital region

Environment Canada has ended its severe thunderstorm watch for the capital region.

Heavy rainfall amounted to anticipated accumulation of of 50 mm or more. A few showers were expected to endure until after midnight before evolving into partly cloudy conditions. 23 more words

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Day 38: getting into hot water, part one

Iceland is one of the world’s northernmost countries.  While most of its land mass lies below the Arctic Circle, it’s not very far below.  Though the Gulf Stream waters that keep Europe warm also flow around Iceland, actually living here would be uncomfortable without some means to heat homes and workplaces during the cooler months. 1,053 more words

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The Neon Run Shines a Light on the Running Community in Frederick

  The Neon Run, a fun and family-oriented race, came to the Frederick Fairgrounds on July 25th.  The Neon Run focuses more on fun than speed in this nighttime 5k that you will remember for a lifetime. 284 more words

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Bernie Sanders to kick-off presidential campaign in Capital Region

ALBANY, N.Y. (NEWS10) – Presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders will campaign in the Capital Region on Wednesday.

Sanders will launch his grassroots campaign for president in the Capital Region Wednesday. 61 more words

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Days 25 & 27: Reykjavík - the gathering

So, school officially starts July 27.  The last several days have been filled with unofficial activities: a get-together for coffee, a tour of the city and the bus system, a little sightseeing. 171 more words

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More than half of Shell gas stations in Edmonton still dry

EDMONTON — For weeks, several gas stations in Edmonton have been without fuel. Shell continues to blame work being done at the Scotford Refinery.

“We’re still conducting unplanned maintenance at the Scotford Refinery which, along with high customer demand during the summer driving season, has resulted in more than half of our stations in Edmonton running out of fuel,” explained Cameron Yost, a Shell spokesperson, in an email to Global News. 111 more words

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