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Phil Ade at U Street Music Hall: Tuesday, July 15

Personality is essential to a lyricist's success. That ability to connect with an audience-that earnest charm-endeared listeners to Maryland rapper Phil AdA© when his debut, Starting on JV , was released five years ago.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

Denver Post

Milbank: Obama's puny "imperial presidency"

Gustavo Torres, second from left, executive director, CASA de Maryland, leads a march through Lafayette Park in Washington on Monday toward the White House following a news conference of immigrant families and children's advocates responding to the President Barack Obama's response to the crisis of unaccompanied children and families illegally ... (more)

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Barack Obama, Canada, Henry Cuellar, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Opinion

WMDT

MD Aaa Bond Rating To Save Millions

A few months ago, a Gallup poll found that 47 percent of Marylanders would like to leave the state, mostly likely because they think taxes are too high.

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Related Topix: Maryland Government

Patch.com

Most of Maryland Under Severe Thunderstorm Watch

UPDATE - Much of the state is under a severe thunderstorm watch Wednesday evening.

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Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Hailstorm, Harford County, MD, Baltimore County, MD

WBAL-TV Baltimore

Howard Co. schools get high marks for wellness

Howard County is getting some high marks from Yale University's Center for Food Policy and Obesity, recognizing the district's wellness policy.

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The Washington Post

Southern Maryland crime report

These were among reports received by the Calvert County Sheriff's Office and the Maryland State Police.

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Related Topix: Prison, Calvert County, MD, eGames, Crime Solvers, Video Games

Washington Examiner

Storm kills one, injures several at Maryland camp

The director of a Maryland summer camp where a violent storm knocked down several trees, killing one child and injuring several others, said Wednesday that he is proud of how his staff handled the situation.

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Related Topix: Weather, Carroll County, MD

CBS Local

Severe Weather Possible

The Storm Prediction Center has placed central Maryland in the "slight risk" category for severe t-storms Tuesday with the main threats being damaging winds and isolated severe hail.

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Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Hailstorm

West Virginia Metro

State welcomes new school superintendent

Education in West Virginia is crucial, but the students in the state are not performing as well as they could be.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., US Governors, Earl Ray Tomblin

Tue Jul 08, 2014

CBS News

Several killed as strong storms sweep through Northeast

Severe storms packing strong winds, heavy thunderstorms and possible tornadoes killed at least five people and left tens of thousands of customers without power as it moved through the Northeast Tuesday evening, authorities said.

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Related Topix: Weather

Gazette.net

Ita s time for Maryland election reform

Here's Montgomery Councilman Marc Elrich's idea for boosting voter turnout: a series of ongoing radio/TV public service announcements educating voters about the importance of the County Council.

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Related Topix: Maryland Government, Opinion

The Baltimore Sun

Hogan and Hobby Lobby [Letter]

Within hours of the Supreme Court's decision last week that closely-held corporations could deny coverage for contraceptives through their employees' health insurance policies if doing so violated the owners' religious convictions, Gov. Martin O'Malley took to Twitter to decry the verdict: "No woman should have her health care decisions made by her ... (more)

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Related Topix: Health Insurance, Health, US Governors, Martin O'Malley, Women's Health, US News, Maryland Government, Opinion

WTOP-FM Washington

Police search for missing Silver Spring teen who stole car, crashed

Maryland State Police were searching for a teen boy who was reported missing from a state-run group home in Garrett County and is now believed to have committed several crimes while on the run.

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Related Topix: Garrett County, MD, Hagerstown, MD

CBS Local

Maryland's Marijuana Law Failed to Decriminalize Pot-Smoking Paraphernalia

The Montgomery County Council on Tuesday unanimously approved a resolution calling on lawmakers to change the laws for marijuana paraphernalia possession for adults.

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Related Topix: Drugs, US Governors, Martin O'Malley

The Baltimore Sun

Thousands of Maryland drivers get days notice to renew registration, instead of months

When Jim Maguire arrived at his Pikesville home on June 28 after being out of town for a week, he found a vehicle registration renewal notice from the Maryland Motor Vehicle Administration in his pile of waiting mail.

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Related Topix: Maryland Government, Pikesville, MD

WTOP-FM Washington

Politicians clash in Maryland over pot

As the Montgomery County Council moved to vote on a resolution making possession of marijuana paraphernalia a low priority for law enforcement, council member Nancy Navarro singled out Republican Representative Andy Harris of Maryland's Eastern Shore for criticism.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Representative Andy Harris, Republican, US House of Representatives, Drugs, Media, Radio, National Public Radio, Rockville, MD

WBOC-TV Salisbury

MDE Enforcing Violation Charges

The Maryland Department of the Environment announced Tuesday that it has started enforcing violation charges after several infractions in previous months.

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The Washington Post

Md. educators oppose later date to start school

Three groups representing educators in Maryland have rejected a recommendation by a statewide legislative task force to delay the opening of the state's public schools until after Labor Day .

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Related Topix: Maryland Government, US Governors, Martin O'Malley, Education Etc., Education

Patch.com

Despite Increased Graduation Rate County Schools Fall Behind

While graduation rates increased in Prince George's County high schools in 2013, the district lags behind both state and national averages.

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UPI

Protesters react to border crisis

About 100 advocates for immigrant families and children protested outside the White House Monday, calling on President Barack Obama to quickly make good on his pledge to use executive orders to move immigration reform forward, especially to help the thousands of children crossing the border.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US Politics, Barack Obama, Maryland Government

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