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1 hr ago | ABC2 Maryland

Sediment increase concern at Conowingo Dam

The Conowingo Hydroelectric Dam in the lower Susquehanna River provides more than half of Maryland's clean, renewable energy.


Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Hydroelectric Power

4 hrs ago | The Washington Post

Maryland veterans can now see Evergreen Health Care's primary-care doctors

Veterans who have been waiting for months to see a primary-care doctor at the Veterans Affairs Maryland Health Care System can now visit one of the four Evergreen Health Care facilities that are affiliated with the state's new health insurance co-op.


Related Topix: Maryland Government, Life, Veteran Affairs

4 hrs ago | CBS Local

O'Malley Has Another New Hampshire Trip Planned

Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley is scheduled to make his third trip this year to New Hampshire as he mulls running for president in 2016.


Related Topix: US Governors, Martin O'Malley, Hampshire County, England, United Kingdom

8 hrs ago | Business Journal

The Big Ten blitz: Maryland comes to terms with its new athletic conference

Testudo is gonna need a bigger shell. The Big Ten Conference era is now underway at the University of Maryland at College Park, and both town and gown are bracing for growth from muscled-up revenue and the brighter national spotlight of switching from the Atlantic Coast Conference.


12 hrs ago | Reason Foundation

The Endangered Species Act Hits Affluent Maryland Suburb of the...

Newsflash! The Endangered Species Act is very powerful law used by special interests to stop development projects and use of natural resources they don't like.


Related Topix: Environmental Law, Law, Chevy Chase, MD, Chevy Chase (Washington, DC), Montgomery County, MD

14 hrs ago |

Baltimore organization touts literacy to fight dependency

The lobby of the State Office Building in Baltimore was transformed into a showcase of talent by local authors as the Maryland State Department of Human Resources held another Literary and Literacy Exchange on Wednesday, August 27, 2014.


Related Topix: Maryland Government

19 hrs ago | Washington Blade

Executive director of Md. LGBT group arrested during immigration protest

Equality Maryland Executive Director Carrie Evans was among those arrested outside the White House on Thursday during an immigration reform protest.


Related Topix: Immigration Reform, Maryland Government, Illegal Immigration

Thu Aug 28, 2014

The Baltimore Sun

Ballet Theatre of Maryland steps lively with schedule for 36th season

Ballet Theatre of Maryland artistic director of Dianna Cuatto has a lot to celebrate with the start of the company's 36th season in October.


Related Topix: Arts, Ballet, Theater, Symphony, Dance

The Baltimore Sun

Maryland home builder trade groups combine

Two Maryland home building trade associations said Thursday they have joined forces to form a larger organization, with official approval expected next month.


Related Topix: Home Building, Home

School Bus Fleet

Maryland county launches stop-arm cameras on 20 buses

Twenty school buses in Prince George's County Public Schools' fleet will be equipped with cameras to capture evidence of stop-arm running this school year.


Related Topix: Education Etc.

WBAL-AM Baltimore

Confirmed Case Of West Nile Virus In Maryland

The Department of Health and Mental Hygiene said Thursday that an adult who lives in the National Capital Region is infected.


Related Topix: Maryland Government, Health, West Nile Virus

Daily Record

Maryland announces record cover crop enrollment

Gov. Martin O'Malley on Thursday announced the state of Maryland has reached a new record for cover crop enrollment.


Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, US Governors, Martin O'Malley, Talbot County, MD, Caroline County, MD, Frederick County, MD

Washington Examiner

Md. to announce cover crop enrollment

Gov. Martin O'Malley, Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown and Agriculture Secretary Buddy Hance will be attending the Maryland State Fair on Thursday.


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

WTOP-FM Washington

Connecticut Ave. emergency repairs to take 3 days

Drivers who use Connecticut Avenue from East-West Highway to the District line should consider alternatives, including Wisconsin Avenue, for the next three days as crews make emergency road repairs.


Wed Aug 27, 2014

WBOC-TV Salisbury

1995 Murder Conviction in Maryland Overturned

The Maryland Court of Appeals has overturned the murder conviction and life sentence of a Baltimore police officer accused of killing his 22-year-old mistress in 1993.


Related Topix: Violent Crime

WBOC-TV Salisbury

DUI Arrest Made After Two-Vehicle Rollover Accident

A two-vehicle accident in Worcester County Wednesday night lead to a DUI arrest.


WBAL-TV Baltimore

Gun range owner weighs in on fatal Az. shooting

Most of the shooting ranges 11 News spoke with over the phone said they most likely wouldn't have let a 9-year-old girl shoot an automatic weapon like in that story in Arizona.


Related Topix: Violent Crime, Kids, Family


Dorchester Co. Remains Identified As Missing DE Sex Offender

DORCHESTER CO., Md. - Human remains found in what investigators are calling a shallow grave in Dorchester County, have been identified as a missing Delaware man.


Related Topix: Dorchester County, MD, East New Market, MD, Cambridge, MD

American Legion Magazine

Maryland firefighter honored by the Legion

Sara Shaffer, a firefighter and provider of emergency medical services for Prince George's County in Maryland, received The American Legion's National Firefighter of the Year Award during the organization's 96th National Convention in Charlotte, N.C., on Aug. 27. Photo by Tom Strattman Sara Shaffer, a firefighter and provider of emergency medical ... (more)


Related Topix: Fire

WBOC-TV Salisbury

Testimony Ends in Federal Online Ballot Tool Case

A judge said Tuesday that he expects to rule "very quickly" on a lawsuit seeking to force Maryland officials to implement an online ballot-marking tool for the blind, a case that could impact other states that don't use the tool.


Related Topix: Law, Employment / Labor Law


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