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53 min ago | Patch.com

Candidates for Maryland Governor Divided on How to Adjust State Taxes

By Sarah Tincher, CAPITAL NEWS SERVICE With the Maryland gubernatorial election approaching at the end of the year, the seven major candidates are taking a stance on one of the state's hot-button issues: taxes.

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Related Topix: Maryland Government, Anne Arundel County, MD, Charles County, MD, Harford County, MD, Small Business, Personal Finance

2 hrs ago | Patch.com

3 Million Credit Cards Compromised in Data Breach at Michaels

By Melinda Carstensen and Elizabeth Janney The national arts-and-crafts chain Michaels has reported a security breach that affected 3 million payment cards at its stores.

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Related Topix: Ellicott City, MD, Gaithersburg, MD, Glen Burnie, MD, Germantown, MD

6 hrs ago | Maryland Department of Natural Resources

Lanham Man Pleads Guilty to Poaching 228 Undersized Striped Bass

A Lanham man pleaded guilty Friday, April 18, in Annapolis District Court to charges he caught 228 undersized striped bass during a fishing trip last summer.

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Related Topix: Anne Arundel County, MD

Fri Apr 18, 2014

Big News Network.com

The 92-room BaltimoreWoodlawn property extends Hamptonality in Maryland

Our eNewspaper network was founded in 2002 to provide stand-alone digital news sites tailored for the most searched-for locations for news.

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CBS Local

Economist: 2018 Minimum Wage Will Be Worth $9.25

An economic analyst says changes made to Maryland's minimum wage increase bill will mean $875 a year less in a full-time worker's yearly earnings, compared to Gov. Martin O'Malley's original plan.

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

Patch.com

3D Maryland Opens in Columbia

What you imagine can become a reality, at Columbia's newest tech venture. 3D Maryland , an initiative of the Howard County Economic Development Authority , officially opened this week, according to a statement from the county.

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Related Topix: Columbia, MD, Howard County, MD, Printers

Patch.com

Maryland State Agencies Threatened by Cyberattacks

By Mike Denison, CAPITAL NEWS SERVICE Maryland government entities have suffered at least six cyberattacks since the beginning of 2013, according to incident reports from the Department of Information Technology.

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Related Topix: Maryland Government, Computer Security, Science / Technology, Law, Employment / Labor Law

ABC2 Maryland

Rice porridge with abalone recalled

The Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene is warning residents not to consume or purchase certain batches of Korea Food Trading Ltd. rice porridge with abalone because it might contain botulism.

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Related Topix: Maryland Government, Botulism, Health

The Baltimore Sun

The "browning" of Maryland will affect college completion [Commentary]

Significant demographic obstacles stand in the path of the state's achieving its goal of ensuring that 55 percent of its population has a two-year post-secondary degree or higher by 2025.

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Related Topix: Morgan State University, Opinion

Examiner.com

Havre de Grace Promenade, one of the best walks in Maryland

The Promenade in Havre de Grace is the ideal waterfront walk in Maryland. The combination of the spectacular views, the hometown charm, and the complete lack of commercialization make this walk the best of its kind in the state.

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Related Topix: Havre de Grace, MD, Cecil County, MD

WFMZ

Accused accomplice of Jihad Jane sentenced

A Maryland teen accused of assisting a local woman with a terror plot was sentenced in Philadelphia Thursday.

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Related Topix: Federal Prisons, Prison

WBOC-TV Salisbury

Neighbors Uneasy After Vienna Bank Robbery

It was business as usual at the Hebron Savings Bank in Vienna on Thursday. 24 hours earlier, it was a different story as Maryland State Police say three men wearing masks and armed with hand guns robbed the bank on Market Street.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

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

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

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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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

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

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

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

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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