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57 min ago | WBAL-AM Baltimore

Brown, Gansler, Mizeur Clash On Economic Policy

All three Democratic candidates in the governor's race agree Maryland's economic policies need work, but they disagree sharply about how much.

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Related Topix: Maryland Government, Towson University, Baltimore, MD, US Governors, Martin O'Malley, Montgomery County, MD

5 hrs ago | Whittier Daily News

FBI searching for former Pasadena man who allegedly killed family in 1976

A former Pasadena man who allegedly killed five family members in March 1976 and eluded capture for 38 years may be hiding in Southern California, the FBI said in a news release Thursday.

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Related Topix: US News, US Federal Bureau of Investigation

6 hrs ago | Patch.com

Utilities Urged to Give Customers More Time to Pay Winter Bills

The brutal winter sent utility bills skyrocketing, leaving some utility customers scrambling to pay their bills to avoid having service shut off.

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7 hrs ago | The Baltimore Sun

Residents revel in Hampstead's ranking as safest town in Maryland

"I am ecstatic to be back," Kuchta said. "Everywhere else is crazy. The crime and the number of people in Sparks and Hunt Valley - sheds and things were broken into.

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Related Topix: Hunt-Valley, MD, Hampstead, MD, Carroll County, MD, Taneytown, MD, Manchester, MD

8 hrs ago | ABC2 Maryland

3D Maryland opens new lab in Columbia

Frost Advisory issued April 17 at 2:13PM EDT expiring April 18 at 8:00AM EDT in effect for: Baltimore, Howard, Montgomery, Baltimore City Frost Advisory issued April 17 at 2:13PM EDT expiring April 18 at 8:00AM EDT in effect for: Baltimore, Carroll, Frederick, Harford Frost Advisory issued April 17 at 1:09PM EDT expiring April 18 at 8:00AM EDT in ... (more)

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Related Topix: Columbia, MD

9 hrs ago | The Baltimore Sun

Public financing leads to public accountability [Commentary]

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 Maryland.

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Related Topix: Maryland Government, Montgomery County, MD, Opinion

13 hrs ago | Navy Times

4th Md. prison training veteran service dogs

The medium-security Maryland Correctional Training Center near Hagerstown is becoming the fourth state prison where inmates who served in the military help train service dogs for disabled veterans.

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Related Topix: Prison, State Prisons, Maryland Correctional Training Center, Western Correctional Institution, Eastern Correctional Institution

13 hrs ago | WBOC-TV Salisbury

Fire Marshals Investigating House Fire in Cambridge

CAMBRIDGE , Md.- The Maryland State Fire Marshal is investigating what sparked a home fire in Cambridge.

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17 hrs ago | The Baltimore Sun

Obama weighs detainee hearings

Several thousand immigrants could be released from jails across the country if judges are allowed to hear their cases and grant bond, advocates say.

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Related Topix: Prison, Immigration Reform, US News, US Politics, Eric Cantor, Republican, US House of Representatives

21 hrs ago | Government Technology

Maryland Legislation Creates Council on Open Data

A new law ensures Maryland's emphasis on transparent government and open data will be a permanent part of state policy decisions for years to come.

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

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Patch.com

Gubernatorial Candidates Run the Gamut on Views About Marijuana

By Megan Brockett , CAPITAL NEWS SERVICE The debate over Maryland's marijuana laws took the state capital by storm this legislative session, and the issue seems poised to linger there into the future and during the governor's race.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Marijuana, Maryland Government, US Governors, Martin O'Malley, Criminal Defense Law, Law

WBOC-TV Salisbury

Md. Bail Assessment Tool Differs From Other States

Gov. Martin O'Malley has said he may issue an executive order creating a pilot program for reforms to criminal bail procedures.

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

WBAL-AM Baltimore

Elderly Couple Found Dead In Maryland Home

Authorities were called to the 600 block of William Street in Berlin before 9 a.m. Wednesday after a call from a family member of the victims came into 911 to report a possible shooting.

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WBAL-AM Baltimore

"Sherlock Franchot" Talks Unclaimed Property, Taxes

The cover of a newspaper insert to be released next week shows Comptroller Peter Franchot as "Sherlock Franchot.

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Related Topix: Maryland Government

Maryland Department of Natural Resources

The Maryland Environmental Trust Awards $27,000 in Grants

As part of its annual awards, the Maryland Environmental Trust granted a total of $27,000 to land preservation groups statewide.

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Related Topix: Maryland Government, Adamstown, MD, Baltimore County, MD, Long-Green, MD, Garrett County, MD

The Baltimore Sun

Ocean City ranked as one of the least safe places to live in Maryland

The answer surprisingly is yes, according to analysis by Movoto , a California-based real estate brokerage that researches various trends and market conditions across the nation.

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Related Topix: Ocean City, MD, Travel

Daily Record

Gansler poll: Behind but gaining

Doug Gansler is gaining on Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown, according to an internal poll released by the Gansler-Ivey campaign.

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Related Topix: Maryland Government

The Baltimore Sun

Hogan posts strong fundraising in GOP campaign for governor

Republican gubernatorial candidate Larry Hogan has emerged as a major force in his party's chase for campaign cash, collecting more money since he joined the race three months ago than his rivals took in all of last year, figures from the campaign show.

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Related Topix: US News, Saint Mary's College

Tue Apr 15, 2014

City Paper

General Assembly 2014 Winners and Losers

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 Delegates.

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

Patch.com

Strong Bay Harvest Brought Few Undersized Oyster Violations

By Lyle Kendrick The number of oystermen cited or given warnings for having undersized oysters was at a five-year low this season, which some Maryland Department of Natural Resources officials said is the result of a particularly strong harvest.

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