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Coronavirus

Changing the name of the team

Changing the Name of the Team

There are so many joys and heartaches in my memories as a Washington football fan. But it is a franchise with some awful history, the last to integrate, which fought for ole Dixie. There were also many great victories, admirable players, and coaches. My Dad, siblings, and I spent many Sundays in the joy of victory and the agony of defeat, with some ranting and curse words occasionally featured.

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Coronavirus scams

Coronavirus Scams are Spreading Like the Virus

While residents in Cecil County and throughout the state are taking precautions to safeguard themselves against COVID-19, some people are stealing or attempting to steal money through coronavirus-based scams, according to the Maryland U.S. Attorney’s Office.

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Maryland Emergency Notary Order

Maryland Emergency Notary Order and Ensuing Confusion

On March 30 Governor Larry Hogan signed an emergency notary Order allowing documents in Maryland to be signed remotely. This was an emergency order meant the help keep notaries and those people signing documents critical enough to require a notary. It’s unfortunately useless as issued.

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life after the coronavirus

Life After the Coronavirus

It turns out there is life after the coronavirus. This past week in Laurel Maryland was really different. Governor Hogan issue an order halting non-essential businesses from operating. As a law firm, we are able to work, though mostly working remotely. Many routines have changed.

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