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1 hr ago | WTOP-FM Washington

Maryland police officer suspended after domestic incident

Probationary Officer Themis Speis has been suspended from the Prince George's County Police Department after he was charged Sunday with second degree assault. The suspension stems from a domestic situation that occurred when Speis was off duty.

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6 hrs ago | WUSA-TV Washington

Western Md. church linked to slavery, Civil War

A western Maryland church is inviting people to explore its historical connections to both slavery and the war that ended it. Western Md.

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11 hrs ago | SFGate

Online attacks, real-life consequences

Widespread collection of personal data online frequently prompts debate about privacy, but there is one group of people that has largely managed to remain behind a wall of anonymity, says Danielle Citron : perpetrators of online threats and harassment. "On the one hand, the government knows everything about us.

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Related Topix: Maryland Government

15 hrs ago | The Baltimore Sun

New coal plant pollution controls eyed

Looking to protect Marylanders from unsafe levels of smog, environmental regulators are moving to clamp down on pollution from the state's smaller coal-burning power plants, but plant owners warn that the rule could have economic consequences. The Maryland Department of the Environment recently unveiled a draft rule two years in the planning that would require coal-burning plants in the Baltimore and Washington areas to reduce emissions of nitrogen oxides by 48 percent over the next four years.

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Related Topix: Environment, Science, Maryland Government, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

19 hrs ago | Diabetes Self Management

"Safe at School" Diabetes Workshops in Maryland

If you have a child with diabetes and live in the Maryland area, be sure to check out the upcoming "Safe at School" parent workshops organized by the American Diabetes Association. The workshops, which are taking place throughout the month of September, will outline the "resources and protection you have for your child's diabetes care while they are in school."

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Diabetes

Sat Sep 13, 2014

Patch.com

Campaign Finance Complaints Stack Up as Maryland's Election Day Nears

The Maryland State Board of Elections is carefully reviewing the two complaints Maryland gubernatorial campaigns have filed against each other in the past two weeks. Anyone can file a campaign finance complaint, and they do: Maryland Board of Elections records of a dozen complaints this year show everyone from private citizens to disgruntled campaign employees are feeling aggrieved this election season.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Baltimore, MD, US Governors, Martin O'Malley

CBS Local

Maryland Principal Accused Of Bullying Staff

The Prince George's County school board will go to court to defend a high school principal against allegations that she bullied and belittled her teachers and staff. The Washington Post reports former Largo High School employees have alleged Principal Angelique Simpson-Marcus routinely made inappropriate comments to teachers and staff.

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Related Topix: Education Etc.

Sierra

Beyond Coal Activists Turn Up the Heat for Clean Air in Maryland

Last year, Maryland positioned itself as an East Coast leader in offshore wind development with the passage of the Maryland Offshore Wind Energy Act of 2013 . The Sierra Club's Maryland Chapter worked for more than three years to get the bill passed.

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Related Topix: Maryland Government, Alternative Energy, Wind Power, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Environment, Science

The Baltimore Sun

Police investigating three serious crashes in Harford, two fatal

Maryland State Police were investigating three serious motor vehicle accidents late Friday night, including two fatal crashes within a mile of each other in Joppa and another on Belair Road in Fallston. TFC Orem of the Maryland State Police Bel Air Barrack confirmed Saturday morning that two of the crashes, one at the intersection of route 152 and Old Mountain Road Central in Joppa and one in front of Mountain Branch Golf Course, involved fatalities.

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Related Topix: Baltimore, MD, Joppa, MD, Fallston, MD, Bel Air, MD

Stars and Stripes

Commemorations mark Battle of Baltimore and 9/11 attacks

Amid celebrations marking the 200th anniversary of "The Star-Spangled Banner," leaders in Maryland have hammered home a point: If it weren't for Baltimore, American history might well have turned out very differently. "For many Americans, the War of 1812 was a minor event, but not for us," Gov. Martin O'Malley said Thursday.

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Related Topix: Baltimore, MD, US Governors, Martin O'Malley, US National Guard, US Military, Dundalk, MD

Business Journal

How this small company landed a contract to audit Maryland's health exchange rollout

Venkat Subramanian built up his Greenbelt management consulting business in his basement with trusted colleagues, naming it Angarai after his hometown in India.

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Fri Sep 12, 2014

WBOC-TV Salisbury

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Republican Larry Hogan said Friday that if Maryland residents want a substantial change in direction in the governor's office, they should vote for him, while Democratic Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown told a conference of local officials that the kind of changes Hogan advocates would hurt the state.

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

CBS Local

Man Pleads Guilty To Robbery At Maryland Live! Casino Parking Lot

A Prince George's County man has pleaded guilty to committing a robbery at the Maryland Live! Casino parking garage. On Thursday, a state prosecutor said that on the morning of April 5, Lewis approached a man and woman who were sitting in a car in the casino parking garage and demanded money.

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Business Journal

A man who sold his company to Facebook for $2B is giving University of Maryland its largest gift ever

Oculus co-founder Brendan Iribe has donated $31 million to the University of Maryland, College Park, the largest gift in the university's history.

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CBS Local

Man Pleads Guilty To Robbery At Maryland Live! Casino Parking Lot

A Prince George's County man has pleaded guilty to committing a robbery at the Maryland Live! Casino parking garage. On Thursday, a state prosecutor said that on the morning of April 5, Lewis approached a man and woman who were sitting in a car in the casino parking garage and demanded money.

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Tax Foundation

Rain Tax Featured in Maryland Gubernatorial Campaign

The latest advertisements on behalf of Larry Hogan, the GOP candidate for Maryland's Governor, have focused on tying his opponent, Lt. Governor Anthony Brown, to the tax policies of Governor Martin O'Malley .

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

Patch.com

AutoZone Collecting Food for Maryland Food Bank

The Maryland State Highway Administration is hosting a Stuff a Truck event this weekend to collect donations for the Maryland Food Bank . Stop by the AutoZone at 2707 Mountain Road in Pasadena on Saturday between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. to drop-off a non-perishable food donation.

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Related Topix: Maryland Government

Norwalk Citizen News

Miss Maryland wins Miss America prelim

During preliminary competitions Thursday night in The Miss America pageant, Miss Maryland Jade Kenny of Madison won the swimsuit competition, wearing a two-piece pink swimsuit. The Star Democrat of Easton reports that when Kenny's mother Missy Kenny was 17 she entered the Miss Maryland pageant won the bathing suit competition.

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Related Topix: University of Alabama

The Washington Post

The Maryland: New D.C. condos are part of the H Street corridor transformation

The Maryland, at 1350 Maryland Ave. NE, will have 84 one- and two-bedroom units once it opens in March 2015, making it one of the largest new condo projects in the city. Transformation of the area around the H Street corridor in Northeast Washington continues with the construction of a relatively large-scale condominium complex called the Maryland.

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Related Topix: Capitol Hill (Washington, DC)

WBAL-AM Baltimore

Brown Leads Hogan In New Poll

There's a new poll out this morning in the race for Governor here in Maryland. Lt. Governor Anthony Brown leads Republican Larry Hogan by 12 points in the CBS News New York Times Poll of more than 1,000 registered voters.

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Related Topix: Maryland Government

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