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3 hrs ago | KVBC-TV Las Vegas

Victim of ax attack reads letter before her assailant hears sentence

A surviving victim of a brutal ax attack had plenty to say to her assailant just before he was sentenced Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Death Penalty, Maryland Government

5 hrs ago | CBS Local

Md. Doctor Charged With Operating Pill Mill

A Maryland doctor is being charged with operating a pill mill out of his office in Rockville, and prosecutors say one person died after using methadone the doctor provided.

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6 hrs ago | Breitbart.com

Feds Sending Illegals to Maryland Sanctuary County

The Obama administration is preparing to dump illegal immigrant juveniles in one of the nation's most prominent sanctuary counties in Maryland just weeks after Maryland Governor Martin O'Malley reportedly begged the White House not to ship illegal immigrants to his state.

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Related Topix: US News, Illegal Immigration, Immigration Reform, US Governors, Martin O'Malley

8 hrs ago | WBOC-TV Salisbury

Md. Religious Leaders Pray for Immigrant Children

Scores of Baltimore-area religious leaders held an interfaith prayer vigil for unaccompanied children who arrived in Maryland after fleeing violence in their home countries.

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13 hrs ago | Sunherald.com

Md. health secretary to join Johns Hopkins

Dr. Joshua Sharfstein, who will depart Gov. Martin O'Malley's administration as the governor's second term ends in January, will be the new associate dean for public health practice and training.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Martin O'Malley, Baltimore, MD

14 hrs ago | Testudo Times

Mike Majette: opportunity to play at Maryland 'a blessing'

Three-star Virginia recruit Mike Majette talks with Testudo Times about his commitment to Maryland and his transition from playing quarterback to cornerback.

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Related Topix: Sports, NCAA Sports, University of Maryland NCAA

15 hrs ago | The Washington Post

Southern Maryland volunteer opportunities

Center for Children, an outpatient mental health clinic for children and adults, needs mentors 21 and older for youths ages 4 to 18 with a parent in prison, on probation or on parole.

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Related Topix: Calvert County, MD, Prince Frederick, MD, Piney Point, MD, Port Tobacco, MD, La Plata, MD

16 hrs ago | jdsupra.com

The Maryland 'Purple Line' Transit Project Releases its Final Request for Proposals

On July 28, 2014, the Maryland Transit Administration and Maryland Department of Transportation issued the final request for proposals for a public-private partnership to design, build, finance, operate and maintain the "Purple Line" light rail transit project using an availability payment approach.

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Related Topix: New Carrollton, MD, Montgomery County, MD

20 hrs ago | CBS Local

Red Light Cameras Raise Money Local Governments

WTOP reports that programs in the District of Columbia, Rockville, Montgomery and Prince George's counties in Maryland and Arlington County in Virginia generated $21 million combined in 2013.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

Business Journal

Ground breaks on downtown Columbia office, apartment project

Developers broke ground Tuesday on a new commercial and residential project in Downtown Columbia, a key component of major redevelopment plan for the Howard County town.

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Related Topix: Downtown (Washington, DC)

The Baltimore Sun

Feds considering 2 sites in Md. for FBI headquarters

The General Services Administration released its long-anticipated list of sites it says could accommodate the federal law enforcement agency.

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Related Topix: US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Steny Hoyer, US Politics, Senator Ben Cardin, US Senate, US Federal Bureau of Investigation, The General, Country, Greenbelt, MD

NJ.com

Two officials show opposite views on Hudson County detective murder trial

Closing arguments in the Hudson County Prosecutor's Office detective's trial for an off-duty road rage murder were expected today.

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Reuters

Maryland man leaves hospital after bout with flesh-eating bacteria

A Maryland man who nearly lost a leg and his life to a flesh-eating bacterial infection he contracted in Chesapeake Bay, has been released from hospital, a spokeswoman said on Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Flesh Eating Bacteria, Health, Maryland Government, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

WBAL-AM Baltimore

2 Maryland Sites Make Shortlist For New FBI Headquarters

The federal government has named three sites as finalists for the new FBI headquarters - two in suburban Maryland and one in northern Virginia.

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Government Executive

Railroads Aim to Block Maryland on Crude-Oil Shipment Disclosure

As various states and local governments continue to pressure railroad companies that transport crude oil on safety and transparency issues, railroad executives have argued that disclosing information about hazardous rail shipments poses a security risk and should be protected proprietary information.

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Related Topix: us Travel, Travel, North Dakota Government, North Dakota

WBAL-TV Baltimore

Md. SPCA raising funds for injured dog's surgery

The Maryland SPCA is hoping the public will help fund a life-changing surgery for a cocker spaniel-beagle mix who was found badly injured in Baltimore.

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Baltimore News

Sign up for season's last boater safety class

Here's a sign that summer is winding down: The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum in St. Michaels is offering its last boater safety course of the season.

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WBAL-TV Baltimore

Authors give new perspective on War of 1812

The War of 1812 leaps off the pages of the book "In Full Glory Reflected: Discovering the War of 1812 in the Chesapeake."

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Related Topix: Maryland Government

Mon Jul 28, 2014

ABC2 Maryland

HoCo 'Bloods' gang member sentenced to 16 years

A member of a Bloods-affiliated gang in Howard County was sentenced Monday to 16 years in prison on federal racketeering charges, according to a release from the Unites States Attorney's Office for the District of Maryland.

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Related Topix: Prison, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Drugs

Russia Taday

Gun manufacturer Beretta moves to Tennessee, blames Maryland's gun laws

Italian weapons manufacturer Beretta is high-tailing it out of its home state of Maryland for the greener, more gun-friendly pastures of Tennessee.

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Related Topix: Tennessee, Tennessee Government, Maryland Government, Guns

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