News & Current Issues

News & Current Issues

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Opposing Viewpoints
Covers current events and social issues such as gun control and media violence, etc. Includes pro/con essays, topic overviews, statistical tables, charts, images, full-text periodicals, and links to hand-selected websites.

Frederick News-Post E-edition: Complete reproduction of the newspaper going back to January 2005. Can be accessed on two computers in the C. Burr Artz Maryland Room.
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Made possible through the Community Foundation of Frederick County’s Frances Delaplaine Randall Endowment Fund for Historic Research of Frederick County.

Frederick News-Post Archive – Digital Image back to 1883
Access this archive from every library computer. Maryland Room Staff can provide search assistance!
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Made possible through the Community Foundation of Frederick County's Frances Delaplaine Randall Endowment Fund for Historic Research of Frederick County.

Recommended Free Websites:

CNN
Current events coverage from a prominent news network

FCG TV
Frederick County Government records and broadcasts government meetings, announcements, and events, and produces some programs about the county government

Frederick County Gazette
A source for local news

Frederick News-Post:
Current news and selected full-text articles back to March 1997. For articles older than 2 weeks use the pull down menu and select “Archives.”

Guide to Maryland Newspapers:
Find out how to locate historical Maryland newspaper collections.

Maryland Public Television
Coverage of issues relevant to our state

WYPR
The National Public Radio news station broadcast in Frederick

See also (related content on FCPL.org):

Magazines

Maryland Room newspaper holdings