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15 min ago | WUSA-TV Washington

AAA: Md. drivers paying $3.40 per gallon

AAA: Md. drivers paying $3.40 per gallon Motorists in Maryland are paying 4 cents less at the pump when compared with a week ago.

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4 hrs ago | The Washington Post

Brown goes after Hogan on economic issues in first TV ad of fall campaign in Md.

Democratic gubernatorial nominee Anthony G. Brown launched his fall television advertising campaign Friday with a spot claiming that Republican nominee Larry Hogan "would take Maryland families backwards" on a range of economic issues.

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

8 hrs ago | Daily Kos

Maryland Open Meetings: When Losing is Winning

A parents' group has been dogging the Montgomery County School Board for the usual apparent back-room, secret dealing that gets citizens so steamed.

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Related Topix: Maryland Government, US News, Liberal Political News

Fri Aug 22, 2014

Maryland Department of Natural Resources

North Point State Park to Celebrate War of 1812 Bicentennial

As part of the statewide Star-Spangled Spectacular, North Point State Park will celebrate the 200th anniversary of the Battle of North Point, a turning point in the War of 1812 that proved the tenacity of the citizens of Baltimore and their fight for American independence.

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Related Topix: Fort-Howard, MD

Daily Record

Maryland housing secretary retiring

The secretary of the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development is retiring.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Martin O'Malley

WTOP-FM Washington

Md. Renaissance back this weekend

A steady flow of staff members parade in and out of the headquarters of the Maryland Renaissance Festival in Crownsville.

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Related Topix: Columbia, MD

WBOC-TV Salisbury

Md. Ban on Grain Alcohol Hurts Violin Makers

Binge drinkers and frat boys aren't the only ones despairing over Maryland's new ban on grain alcohol: Violin makers who used the liquor to make varnish are also affected.

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Washington Examiner

Health officials warn against using unapproved med

Public health officials in Maryland are warning residents against using an unapproved medication to treat children's colds that is being sold in some convenience stores in Latino communities.

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Related Topix: Maryland Government

Thu Aug 21, 2014

WBAL-TV Baltimore

Md. to get $75M from Bank of America settlement

Maryland will get $75 million from a housing securities settlement the state's attorney general secured with the Bank of America over unlawful mortgage practices.

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Related Topix: Maryland Government, Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance

CBS Local

Multi-Plug Adapter Blamed On Salisbury Building Fire

Officials say a fire that heavily damaged a two-story wood frame building in Salisbury was caused by a malfunctioning multi-plug adapter.

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Business Journal

Towson University President Maravene Loeschke takes leave of absence

Towson University President Maravene Loeschke said Thursday she is taking a leave of absence through December due to health and personal challenges.

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Related Topix: Towson University

Hot995.com

Maryland's own Benji & Joel preview 4 new songs from their new album

MD's own Benji and Joel Madden dropped by to give us an acoustic preview of their new album "Greetings From California".

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The Washington Post

Prince George's and Southern Maryland Going Out Guide, Aug. 21-27, 2014

Maryland State Fair-goers can watch Kim Kardashiham, Justin Bieboar, Christina Hogulera, Kevin Bacon, Brad Pig and other celebrity porkers compete in the Swifty Swine Racing and Swimming Pig Show.

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Related Topix: Bladensburg, MD, Bowie, MD, Riverdale Park, MD, Oxon-Hill, MD

Hometown Annapolis

What's happening in Annapolis, Baltimore, Washington, D.C., resort beaches

The Maryland State Fair opens Friday and continues through Sept. 1 at the state fairgrounds at 2200 York Road in Timonium.

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CBS Local

Maryland State Fair to Receive Award

State Comptroller Peter Franchot will present the award to Howard "Max" Mosner, the president and general manager of the fair, on Friday.

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Related Topix: Maryland Government

Testudo Times

Maryland Minute - 8.21.14 - Terps offer 2017 five-star Cody Riley

Top 2017 Recruit Riley Receives Offer Maryland has offered 2017 forward Cody Riley, who is a five-star on ESPN and 247.

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

The Washington Post

McCartney: Young Central American migrants' tale of killings, rape shows need for U.S. protection

The most distressing part of listening to three young Salvadoran siblings describe the horrific violence that led them to flee their country in the spring and join their mother in Prince George's County was, perhaps, their matter-of-fact attitude.

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Related Topix: Life, Self Defense

Wed Aug 20, 2014

WBAL-TV Baltimore

Hogan proposes eliminating taxes on retirement income

The Maryland Department of Legislative Services estimated this proposal would cost state and local governments $425 million to $475 million in lost tax revenue.

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Related Topix: Maryland Government, Personal Finance, Social Security

The Washington Post

A missing ingredient for college parties, cakes and violins

College partyers of Maryland, your lives will never the same. This school year, no longer can you and your roomies pile in the car, head to the liquor store and stock up on your favorite cheap, clear booze.

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Related Topix: Recipes, Entertainment

Pam's House Blend

Big Rail Cites Bin Laden, Al Qaeda to Fight Oil-by-Rail Route Transparency

"The most recent edition of Inspire magazine, March 2014, the online, English-language propaganda publication of [Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula], presents a full-page collage depicting varied imagesa in order to construct an explosive device," reads Carbaugh's affidavit .

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Related Topix: World News, Pakistan, Maryland Government, New York, Terrorism

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