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Gracie Jiu-Jitsu comes to Frederick

Jan. 28, 2023 09:11 AM EST

FREDERICK, Md. (AP) — Standing before a self-defense class of more than a dozen women and girls, Megan McCall began with a message of empowerment. “What I want you to take out of this, if nothing else, is that you are worth defending,” said McCall, an instructor for Han Mi...

Youth attend workshop to learn about songwriting

Jan. 15, 2023 09:08 AM EST

FREDERICK, Md. (AP) — Seven middle and high schoolers tossed around ideas as Andrew McKnight, a singer and songwriter, wrote them down on a white board. The students were brainstorming songs, using the idea of struggling to open a door as inspiration. Maybe opening a...

Maryland boy breaks Guinness World Record for can stacking

Dec. 31, 2022 09:07 AM EST

FREDERICK, Md. (AP) — Walkersville Elementary School student Liam Kalbskopf joked that he’s ready for a life of fame after breaking the Guinness World Record for most cans stacked into a pyramid in less than 30 seconds. “I thought being a little bit famous was a great idea, as...

Sheriff: Deputies fatally shoot man who stabbed parents

Nov. 29, 2022 12:08 PM EST

FREDERICK, Md. (AP) — Sheriff’s deputies in Maryland shot and killed a man early Tuesday after officials said the man stabbed his parents, killing his father. Frederick County Sheriff’s deputies responded to a report of a stabbing at a Frederick home just after 2 a.m,...