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Family of Anne Arundel Native Wounded in Vegas Massacre Fundraising for Care Expenses

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Tina Frost (right) and her mother. Photo via Anne Arundel County Public Schools.

The public has answered a call for help from family and friends of a 2008 Arundel High School grad who was severely wounded in Sunday’s nightmare mass shooting in Las Vegas.

Top Stories: Goat Island for Sale, Cheap Lighthouse Near Baltimore for $15K, Mansion on Market in Roland Park

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The most popular story on our site this week may have looked like a spotlight on just any old piece of land on the market, but really, it was all about the goats. Bradshaw’s First Purchase has actually been up for sale for months, but it only recently grabbed Marylanders’ attention — and who can blame them? It’s a secluded 55-acre isle located right off of Smith Island on the shore, and it comes with a herd of about 30 goats.

The owner of the land told The Daily Times of Salisbury his parcel is known to locals as Goat Island, nevermind its actual formal name. Evidently, the island has a long history with goats, though this bunch is relatively new; the old herd was reportedly wiped out by a particularly rough winter two decades ago.

Whoever wants the land and its goats has to shell out $1.5 million. If that seems steep, just know that 10 years ago, the owners were asking $15 million.

Here were Baltimore Fishbowl’s other most popular reads during the last seven days:

Anne Arundel Police Suspend Officer for Trying to Snatch Recording Device Out of Man’s Hand

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Still via YouTube/SoMDNews

A police officer in Anne Arundel County is temporarily off the job after confronting and trying to grab a recording device out of a person’s hand.

Anne Arundel Co. Corrections Officers Can Now Interrogate and Help Deport Undocumented Inmates

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An Immigration and Customs Enforcement agent in 2011, via Homeland Security

The feds and Anne Arundel County officials have finalized an agreement that lets county corrections officers take on some of the duties of federal immigration agents.

In Wake of Black Bowie State Student’s Murder in College Park, UMD President Promises to Fight Hate on Campus

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A shot of the University of Maryland’s McKeldin Library, via Wikimedia Commons.

“United by this recent tragedy, we can be a force for good. Together, we can be stronger and smarter than those who would divide us and subvert the values that undergird our University and our democracy.”

Maryland Issues its First-Ever Cannabis-Growing License to Anne Arundel Co. Company

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Medical marijuana growing in Colorado

It’s official: At least one company finally has the state’s full approval to grow some weed.

Footlong Australian Lizard Found Strolling Down Street in Anne Arundel Co., Soon to be Up for Adoption

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The captured Australian monitor, via Maryland Natural Resources Police

An unlikely critter was discovered taking a walk near Patapsco Valley State Park on Wednesday.

Md. Natural Resources Police Save Two Deer Stuck in Anne Arundel Co. Mud Pit

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Photo via Maryland Natural Resources Police

Two members of the Maryland Natural Resources Police force helped a pair of deer miraculously escape from a bog this past weekend in a bayside Anne Arundel County town.

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