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2 hrs ago | The Baltimore Sun

Feds considering 2 sites in Md. for FBI headquarters

The General Services Administration released its long-anticipated list of sites it says could accommodate the federal law enforcement agency.

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Related Topix: US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Steny Hoyer, US Politics, Senator Ben Cardin, US Senate, US Federal Bureau of Investigation, The General, Country, Greenbelt, MD

6 hrs ago | NJ.com

Two officials show opposite views on Hudson County detective murder trial

Closing arguments in the Hudson County Prosecutor's Office detective's trial for an off-duty road rage murder were expected today.

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6 hrs ago | Reuters

Maryland man leaves hospital after bout with flesh-eating bacteria

A Maryland man who nearly lost a leg and his life to a flesh-eating bacterial infection he contracted in Chesapeake Bay, has been released from hospital, a spokeswoman said on Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Flesh Eating Bacteria, Health, Maryland Government, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

10 hrs ago | WBAL-AM Baltimore

2 Maryland Sites Make Shortlist For New FBI Headquarters

The federal government has named three sites as finalists for the new FBI headquarters - two in suburban Maryland and one in northern Virginia.

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10 hrs ago | Government Executive

Railroads Aim to Block Maryland on Crude-Oil Shipment Disclosure

As various states and local governments continue to pressure railroad companies that transport crude oil on safety and transparency issues, railroad executives have argued that disclosing information about hazardous rail shipments poses a security risk and should be protected proprietary information.

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Related Topix: us Travel, Travel, North Dakota Government, North Dakota

12 hrs ago | WBAL-TV Baltimore

Md. SPCA raising funds for injured dog's surgery

The Maryland SPCA is hoping the public will help fund a life-changing surgery for a cocker spaniel-beagle mix who was found badly injured in Baltimore.

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15 hrs ago | Baltimore News

Sign up for season's last boater safety class

Here's a sign that summer is winding down: The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum in St. Michaels is offering its last boater safety course of the season.

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19 hrs ago | WBAL-TV Baltimore

Authors give new perspective on War of 1812

The War of 1812 leaps off the pages of the book "In Full Glory Reflected: Discovering the War of 1812 in the Chesapeake."

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Related Topix: Maryland Government

Mon Jul 28, 2014

ABC2 Maryland

HoCo 'Bloods' gang member sentenced to 16 years

A member of a Bloods-affiliated gang in Howard County was sentenced Monday to 16 years in prison on federal racketeering charges, according to a release from the Unites States Attorney's Office for the District of Maryland.

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Related Topix: Prison, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Drugs

Russia Taday

Gun manufacturer Beretta moves to Tennessee, blames Maryland's gun laws

Italian weapons manufacturer Beretta is high-tailing it out of its home state of Maryland for the greener, more gun-friendly pastures of Tennessee.

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Related Topix: Tennessee, Tennessee Government, Maryland Government, Guns

The Baltimore Sun

Maryland VA looks to private docs to speed up care

With Central Maryland's veterans waiting months to schedule an initial visit with a primary care doctor, the Veterans Affairs Maryland Health Care System is hoping to tap into whatever reserve capacity is available in the area's extensive network of private clinics, according to a formal solicitation.

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WBAL-TV Baltimore

New book offers different perspective on War of 1812

"In Full Glory Reflected: Discovering the War of 1812 in the Chesapeake," is written by Maryland natives Burt Kummerow and Ralph Eshelman.

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Related Topix: Maryland Government

The Baltimore Sun

Summer camp, Maryland Hall join forces for arts programs aimed at Annapolis youth

The campers formed two single-file lines and practiced a hip-hop dance exercise - kick-step-step, kick-step-step - from one side of the classroom to the other as pulsating beats reverberated off the walls.

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Related Topix: Annapolis, MD, Family, Kids, Arnold, MD, Anne Arundel County, MD

WBAL-TV Baltimore

Calif. man admits connection to Md. killing

A California man admitted Monday to his role in the 2009 murder of a Maryland woman as part of a scheme to collect life insurance.

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Related Topix: Crumpton, MD

The Washington Post

Maryland solicits foster parents for migrant youths as O'Malley meets with faith leaders

The state of Maryland stepped up its efforts Monday to recruit foster parents and solicit other assistance from the public to help with the flood of unaccompanied migrant children coming into the country from Central America.

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Related Topix: Baltimore, MD, US Governors, Martin O'Malley, Family, Kids

WMDT

Salisbury Apartment Fire Ruled Accidental

The Maryland State Fire Marshal's Office say the fire started just before 11:20 PM in a bedroom of apartment #5 inside a two story wood framed apartment building on South Division Street.

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Related Topix: Fire

WBOC-TV Salisbury

Md. Natural Resources Police to Launch Crabbing Campaign

ANNAPOLIS , Md.- Maryland Natural Resources Police will launch an enforcement campaign Wednesday at the Jonas Green Park in Annapolis in an effort to reduce crabbing violations in state waters.

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Testudo Times

Maryland basketball: Comcast Center is now XFinity center

On Monday morning, the University of Maryland announced that the school's basketball arena, known as the Comcast Center since it opened in 2002, would now to called The XFINITY Center.

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Related Topix: Sports, NCAA Sports, University of Maryland NCAA

The Baltimore Sun

O'Malley to meet again with faith leaders Monday

Gov. Martin O'Malley is planning to meet again with the state's faith leaders Monday in Annapolis as part his effort to craft Maryland's response to the recent national influx of immigrant children from Central America.

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

The Baltimore Sun

Are phosphorus rules in trouble?

Our view: Recent studies suggest poultry industry is to blame for rising Chesapeake Bay pollution problem, yet regulations to address it remain on hold If all went as planned, Gov. Martin O'Malley spent this past weekend in Iowa, his second trip to the state in a month, which puts him about two visits ahead of former Secretary of State Hillary ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Governors, Martin O'Malley, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Bruce Braley, Hillary Clinton, Agriculture, Science, Maryland Government, Opinion

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