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1 hr ago | The Baltimore Sun

Sun Investigates Maryland group home where child died had years of problems

Even before Damaud Martin's death on July 2, LifeLine had struggled for years to provide around-the-clock care for its residents - adults and foster children often confined to a bed or wheelchair by paralysis, cerebral palsy and other disabilities.


Related Topix: Anne Arundel County, MD, Baltimore County, MD, Owings Mills, MD, Laurel, MD

4 hrs ago | WBAL-TV Baltimore

Coffee Drink Competition

Local baristas are competing across the city for a Coffee Drink Competition. Samantha Kerr of Dooby's and Lindsay DiFabbio of Johnny's show us how to make their best drinks.


Related Topix: Drink, Coffee, Life, Fruits, Food

8 hrs ago | ThinkProgress

Gas Export Terminal Draws Opposition From Marylanders, Faith Groups

This photo taken June 12, 2014 shows a half-a-mile long, the Dominion Energy's Cove Point LNG Terminal's offshore loading platform, a mile offshore seen from the facilities nature preserve which surround the plant in Lusby, Md.


Related Topix: Lusby, MD, Boat Disaster, US News, Liberal Political News

11 hrs ago | CBS Local

Author Returns To Western Maryland Treatment Unit

For acclaimed poet and author Rita Zoey Chin, that happy ending often felt out of reach, but when she was 15 years old, she discovered the tools she would need to find that happiness in the mountains of western Maryland after a court-ordered stay at the Thomas B. Finan Center Jackson Unit.


Related Topix: Alcoholism, Medicine, Health

13 hrs ago | The Baltimore Sun

Sun Investigates Warning signs unnoticed at Maryland group home

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Related Topix: Owings Mills, MD, Baltimore, MD, Harford County, MD

15 hrs ago | Baltimore Beatdown

Tree falls on Ravens cornerback Jimmy Smith's house during storm

Smith posted a video to his Instagram account on Thursday that showed a fallen tree that landed on his house.


Related Topix: Sports, Baltimore Ravens, NFL Football

19 hrs ago | Daily Record

Real Estate Weekly - 7/11/14

The Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development announced that 300 local businesses and organizations have joined the Maryland Mortgage Program's Partner Match program, the state's fast-growing initiative to help Maryland families obtain the home of their dreams.


Related Topix: Senator Ben Cardin, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Barbara Mikulski, Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance

Fri Jul 11, 2014

Daily Record

Maryland Historic Horse Trail unveiled

The Maryland Horse Industry Board has unveiled the first Maryland Historic Horse Trail, a self-guided "Horses at the Beach" driving tour that includes 11 sites steeped in equine and Maryland history in Worcester and the southern part of Wicomico counties.


Decline mirrored by state as Maryland moves toward Common Core

Prince George's County test scores are down, but that drop is comparable to drops seen across the state as Maryland adopts the Common Core education standards and prepares for a new assessment.


Related Topix: Education Etc.

Steak 'n Shake to Open in Maryland By Fall

A burger chain that has been a favorite of Midwestern diners for decades is about to expand into Maryland.


Related Topix: Millersville, MD, Catonsville, MD, Owings Mills, MD

3 Deaths Prompt Pedestrian Safety Concerns on U.S. 1

More warning signs have been posted and lights have been changed to give pedestrians more time to safely cross U.S. 1 in College Park after three pedestrians, including two students, were struck by drivers in fatal accidents in 2014.


Related Topix: College Park, MD, Randallstown, MD

Supermoon Takes to the Skies in Maryland This Weekend

By Sherri Lonon and Elizabeth Janney Look to the skies tonight, July 11, to witness the return of the Supermoon.


Md. gas drilling panel making progress

A state panel developing recommendations for hydraulic fracturing for natural gas in western Maryland is making progress toward a final report this fall.


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

Baltimore News

Prince George's to conduct evacuation exercise

The exercise is designed to test the county's ability to evacuate neighborhoods and shelter affected populations within the county.


Related Topix: Glen Burnie, MD, Linthicum, MD, Pasadena, MD, Severn, MD

Thu Jul 10, 2014

NBC Washington

Antitrust Suit Filed Against Uber in Maryland

A group of Maryland taxicab companies and drivers is suing Uber, accusing the car-sharing service of violating the state's antitrust laws.


CBS Local

217-Ton Steam Locomotive Making Move Across Md.

Baltimore's B&O Railroad Museum is putting a 217-ton steam locomotive aboard a train to its new home with the Western Maryland Scenic Railroad in Cumberland.


WBAL-AM Baltimore

Town Rescinds Campaign Sign Ordinance After ACLU Request

The western Maryland town of Hancock is rescinding an ordinance that put time limits on front-yard campaign signs after the American Civil Liberties Union objected on First Amendment grounds.


Related Topix: ACLU, Activism

City Paper

No Charges for Officers in Controversial 2013 Capitol Hill Shooting

The U.S. Attorney's Office for D.C. announced today it had found insufficient evidence to charge officers who shot and killed Miriam Carey last October.


Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law

Electric Energy Online

Maryland Public Service Commission's Supplier Diversity Hearing...

The Maryland Public Service Commission convened its annual hearing for utility companies to report on their contracts with diverse suppliers.


Related Topix: Maryland Government

CBS Local

Md. Prison's Water Found Safe After Taint Scare

The Maryland Environmental Service says tap water at a state prison on the Eastern Shore is safe to drink after the discovery of coliform bacteria in the water supply earlier this month.


Related Topix: State Prisons, Prison, Eastern Correctional Institution


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