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2014/04/23 11:18
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A number of county officials believe the hit Netflix series has brought an economic boost, not to mention free publicity, to Harford since cameras first started rolling in 2012. Knight Takes King,...
2014/04/23 11:18
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2014/04/23 11:16
2014/04/23 11:16
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Southern Maryland legislators have voiced their displeasure with Comptroller Peter Franchot for urging Gov. Martin O’Malley to veto legislation delaying the construction of an Eastern Shore wind farm...
2014/04/23 05:16
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Over scrambled eggs and coffee, local business owners gathered Thursday to hear the perspectives of legislators on the conclusion of the 2014 Maryland General Assembly. Maryland Senate President...
2014/04/23 05:16
2014/04/23 05:16
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The conclusion of the Maryland General Assembly’s 90-day legislative session this month resulted in its approval of bills designed to protect Maryland residents as well as one bill — the...
2014/04/22 23:18
2014/04/22 23:18
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The Maryland State Board of Education took steps Tuesday to amend the new requirement that students take four years of math during high school. In 2013, the Maryland General Assembly passed a law...
2014/04/22 20:43
2014/04/22 20:43
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Now that primary elections in Maryland are held in June rather than September, state legislators’ performances in the 90-day sessions in Annapolis, which end in April, are fresh meat on the campaign...
2014/04/22 16:23
2014/04/22 16:23
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Greenbelt residents may one day be able to enjoy the fruits of their labors with a quarter-acre community “food forest” of edible plants. Located on city land near the Springhill Lake Community...
2014/04/21 17:18
2014/04/21 17:18
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State Sen. Verna Jones-Rodwell, the chairwoman of Baltimore's senate delegation, announced her retirement Monday. After a state redistricting moved much of her 44th district into Baltimore County,...
2014/04/18 05:18
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Last week was National Crime Victims’ Rights Week, and the region hosted two vigils — one at the North Beach Volunteer Fire Department by the Maryland State Board of Victim Services and the other at...
2014/04/18 05:18
2014/04/18 05:18
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The late, great comedian George Carlin once mused that in the age of the Internet, we are more connected than ever but hardly communicate anymore. Legislators in Maryland would disagree. During the...
2014/04/18 05:18
2014/04/18 05:18
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Candidates for local office and state officials gathered with veterans and their families Saturday at the Potomac Branch library in Indian Head for an “Homage to Veterans” forum that emphasized the...
2014/04/17 16:17
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For many years, special interests — particularly the development industry — have played an inordinate role in financing the campaigns of county executive and county council candidates throughout...
2014/04/17 04:23
2014/04/17 04:23
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The Maryland General Assembly meets for 90 days each year, but many of its most controversial and far-reaching decisions are made in the final hours and days. So it was again last week, when the...
2014/04/17 04:23
2014/04/17 04:23
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Oxon Hill High School football coach Craig Jeffries said he experiences a bittersweet feeling when he peers at the construction site that will be the school’s 5,000-seat stadium that features an...
2014/04/16 10:18
2014/04/16 10:18
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Nita Strickland and Sidney Garland, best friends since the sixth grade, have shared a lot — their hopes and daily frustrations, an interest in some of the same music and TV shows. What would have...
2014/04/16 05:18
2014/04/16 05:18
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The late, great comedian George Carlin once mused that in the age of the Internet, we are more connected than ever but hardly communicate anymore. Legislators in Maryland would disagree. During the...
2014/04/15 22:44
2014/04/15 22:44
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Come Oct. 1, people in Maryland caught with less than 10 grams of pot or less will no longer face criminal penalties, thanks to the April 7 passage of a marijuana-decriminalization bill in the...
2014/04/15 20:44
2014/04/15 20:44
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The Maryland General Assembly considered 2,672 bills in the 2014 session that, after 90 days, ended at midnight on April 7, and 811 of them got the thumbs-up in both the Senate and the House of...
2014/04/15 20:22
2014/04/15 20:22
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The Rockville City Council is taking a stand against any attempt to soften statewide ethics requirements for public officials, even though the Maryland General Assembly took no action this year. Led...
2014/04/14 16:18
2014/04/14 16:18
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Now that the Maryland General Assembly has adjourned for the year, it is time to take a quick review of significant accomplishments. Amid the hotly-contested debate on honoring soft shell crabs, kudos...
2014/04/23 11:18
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