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34 min ago | Maryland Department of Natural Resources

Dan's Mountain State Park to Host Youth Fishing Rodeo

Young anglers of all skill levels are invited to enjoy a morning of fun and fishing at Dan's Mountain State Park's annual Youth Fishing Rodeo.

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4 hrs ago | WMDT

Delmarva Power Donates 19,000 Light Bulbs To MD Food Bank

Nearly 4,800 families on Maryland's Eastern Shore will soon be saving on their energy bills.

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Related Topix: Maryland Government, United States Department of Agriculture, US News

Tue Apr 22, 2014

Metro Weekly

Equality Endorsements, Round 4: Equality Maryland PAC releases more...

Equality Maryland PAC, the political action committee for the Free State's major LGBT-rights organization, released a fourth wave of candidate endorsements for those seeking office in the General Assembly, expanding its total number of legislative endorsements to 91. The organization previously endorsed the ticket of Lt.

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Related Topix: Maryland Government, Gay/Lesbian, Transgender, Anne Arundel County, MD

CBS Local

Gansler: Maryland Should Study High-Speed Rail Options

State Attorney General Doug Gansler wants Maryland's government to take the initiative on building high-speed rail from Baltimore to Washington.

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Related Topix: California High-Speed Rail, us Travel, Travel

JD Supra

Maryland Legislature Approves Ban on Discrimination against Transgender Employees

Maryland is poised to become the 18th state, along with the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico, to protect employees from unlawful discrimination based on gender identity.

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Related Topix: Maryland Government, Transgender, District of Columbia Government, Washington DC, US Governors, Martin O'Malley

Patch.com

Police Seek Suspect Accused of Groping Jogger on Sligo Creek Parkway

The Maryland-National Capital Park Police are seeking the public's help to find a man suspected of groping a woman while she was jogging Monday on Sligo Creek Parkway between Maple Avenue and Piney Branch Road, says Montgomery Community Media .

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ThinkProgress

Maryland Gubernatorial Candidate Says Iraq War Vet Opponent Hasn't Had A 'Real Job'

Democratic Maryland gubernatorial candidate Douglas Gansler on Monday disparaged his primary opponent's service in Iraq, criticizing him as "somebody who has never managed anybody, never run anything."

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Related Topix: Maryland Government, Life, Veteran Affairs, US News, Liberal Political News

Stars and Stripes

Air Force master sergeant pleads guilty to child porn

William Gazafi, 44, pleaded guilty on Monday in federal court in Greenbelt to six counts of sexually exploiting a minor to produce child pornography.

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Related Topix: US Military, Andrews Air Force Base, US Air Force

The Washington Post

Maryland high court upholds MoCo Council's cuts to police union contract

Maryland's highest court has ruled that the Montgomery County Council acted within its authority in 2011 when it decided not to pay for retirement and health benefits included in a collective bargaining agreement with police.

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Related Topix: Personal Finance, Retirement, House of Cards, Entertainment, Television, Celebrities, Kevin Spacey

Mon Apr 21, 2014

PennLive.com

Bill allowing Maryland wineries to offer samples at farmers'...

Sugarloaf Mountain Vineyards is one of Maryland's premium producers. Located on the borde between Frederick and Montgomery counties, it's open seven days a week.

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Related Topix: Maryland Government, Wine, Drink, Garrett County, MD, Dorchester County, MD, Calvert County, MD

Patch.com

'Awesome' Bowie Teacher Honored for Bringing Literature to Life

A teaching style that brings literature alive - and is called "awesome" by her students - has earned Bowie teacher Faith Majors the state's the Christine D. Sarbanes Award.

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CBS Local

Baltimore Senator Verna Jones-Rodwell To Retire

Sen. Verna Jones-Rodwell, a Democrat who has represented a Baltimore district for 15 years, says she will retire when her term ends.

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Related Topix: Maryland Government

Daily Record

Md. spent $90M on health exchange tech

A breakdown of spending on Maryland's troubled health exchange shows that more than $90 million of the nearly $130 million cost so far has gone toward technology expenses.

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

CBS Local

DC Assault Trial for Singer Chris Brown to Begin

Both men are charged with misdemeanor assault. A Maryland man says they punched him outside a Washington hotel in October.

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Related Topix: Dance, Pop/Rock, Hip-Hop, Acoustic, Chris Brown

The Baltimore Sun

A wind-win situation [Commentary]

There is no doubt that national security is of paramount importance. But what if Maryland can protect one of its crown jewel military assets, the Patuxent River Naval Air Station, while also boosting domestic energy security and taking advantage of the economic development wind energy provides in an area in need of good jobs and investment? Such ... (more)

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Related Topix: Wind Power, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Alternative Energy, Patuxent River, MD, US Governors, Martin O'Malley, US Navy, US News, US Military, Opinion

The Washington Post

Free & Easy

ONE TIME USE ONLY. NO SALES. HANDOUT IMAGE: A 1940 image of Ella Fitzgerald. ONE TIME USE ONLY.

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Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Ella Fitzgerald, Jazz, Northwestern University, Travel

Sun Apr 20, 2014

Patch.com

Maryland's Gubernatorial Candidates Weigh In on Education Plans

By ETHAN BARTON, CAPITAL NEWS SERVICE Maryland gubernatorial candidates have a variety of strategies for the future of pre-kindergarten and to mitigate the struggle for power between the state and local school systems' control over teacher evaluation protocols.

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Related Topix: Charles County, MD, Anne Arundel County, MD, Harford County, MD

The Washington Post

Autistic Md. boy says he wants to resume relationship with girls accused of abusing him

He grew frightened when his schoolmate put the knife to his throat, while his 15-year-old girlfriend shot video with her cellphone.

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Related Topix: Prison, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Patch.com

Cuban Reps Want Answers About Maryland's Alan Gross

By ILANA SHULEVITZ Capital News Service Representatives from the Cuban Interests Section said last week that until the Obama administration fully addresses Maryland resident Alan Gross' intentions in Cuba, relations between the two countries will not improve.

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Related Topix: Cuba, World News, Central America, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Chris Van Hollen, Democrat, Prison, American University, Patrick Leahy, US Senate

WLS-AM Chicago

5 dead, 13 wounded in shootings since Friday evening

Five people have been killed and at least 13 others have been wounded in shootings across the city since Friday evening.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime

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