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Prince George’s police arrest man barricaded inside College Park hotel room

Authorities said the armed man, who stayed in his Holiday Inn room for hours, will be medically evaluated.

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Loose cat causes Anne Arundel elementary school to close early

A spokesman said animal control officials put out traps for the cat, who was spotted inside the school.

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Southern Maryland community calendar, Aug. 28-Sept. 4, 2014

Events include a baseball game fundraiser, a jousting tournament, and a War of 1812 commemoration.

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Southern Maryland crime report

Reports from the Maryland State Police and the Calvert, Charles and St. Mary’s counties sheriff’s offices.

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Maryland Gov. O’Malley headed back to New Hampshire for fourth time in 10 months

(Jae C. Hong / AP)

His visit to Portsmouth will be the Democrat’s fourth visit in the 10 months.

Maryland open houses Aug. 30-31

A list of properties in Maryland that you can visit Saturday and Sunday.

D.C.’s historic boundary stones are being preserved

Efforts to convince their mishmash of owners to agree to a single rehabilitation plan were a bust, so D.C. is tackling just its stones.

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Prince George’s charter school to eliminate recess to shorten day

Parents oppose the move at a Prince George’s middle school, saying kids should have downtime to socialize.

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Fairfax officials say some people may have crossed Va.-Md. line to vote twice in 2012

An advocacy group’s claims about the presidential election spark probe in Fairfax into dual registrations.

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Boy falls 3 stories from apartment building

The child was taken to a hospital with serious injuries.