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3 hrs ago | Patch.com

Phone Scammer Poses as Maryland State Police

Someone has been posing as a Maryland State Police official and demanding money over the phone, police said this week.

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7 hrs ago | The Baltimore Sun

Democrats charge Hogan with election law violations

The Maryland Democratic Party took a page from the book of Republican gubernatorial nominee Larry Hogan's GOP primary rivals Thursday by filing a complaint with the state elections board charging that his campaign illegally coordinated with a political corporation he founded.

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

12 hrs ago | Examiner.com

I attended Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley's Buy Local Cookout + recipes

Well, the weather held out and it was a beautiful evening on the lawn of Maryland Government House, site of the 7th annual Buy Local Cookout, featuring local products, recipes and chefs.

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

Thu Jul 24, 2014

The Baltimore Sun

Marylanders received $17M in insurance refunds under health reform rule

Health insurers refunded more than $17 million to Marylanders last year because of a rule in the Affordable Care Act limiting the amounts the companies can spend on overhead costs as opposed to providing care, according to federal data.

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Related Topix: Maryland Government, Health

WMDT

Heroin Drives Spike In Overdose Deaths In MD

Maryland had a 33 percent increase in drug overdose deaths in the first quarter of this year.

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

Patch.com

Gender Reassignment Surgery Now Covered for State Employees

The insurance plan for state employees in Maryland now covers gender reassignment surgery .

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Related Topix: US Governors, Martin O'Malley

CBS Local

State Rests In Md. Road Rage Fatal Shooting

The defense is presenting its case in the first-degree murder trial of a New Jersey detective who acknowledges shooting a Maryland man after a boat of road rage last year.

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The Washington Post

Southern Maryland crime report

These were among reports received by the Calvert County Sheriff's Office and the Maryland State Police.

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Related Topix: Calvert County, MD, eGames, Crime Solvers, Video Games, Prince Frederick, MD

ABC2 Maryland

Copperhead snake bites boy scout at camp

"It got defensive, got it defense up and it attacked," Eric Chase, director of support services and chief financial officer for Baltimore Area Council, Boy Scouts of America, said.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

ABC2 Maryland

The future of marijuana in Maryland

Marijuana advocates will be back at the State House in next year's legislative session pushing for something more like full legalization -- like what's happened in Colorado and Washington State.

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Related Topix: Marijuana, Drugs, Maryland Government, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Business Journal

Maryland Innovation Initiative invests $6.4M in university-linked projects

Emocha Mobile Health Inc. CEO Sebastian Seiguer. Emocha was among the startup companies to receive funding from the Maryland Innovation Initiative in fiscal 2014.

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Related Topix: Johns Hopkins University, University of Maryland Baltimore, University of Maryland College Park

Patch.com

Speed Limit Lowered on U.S. 1 After 3 Pedestrian Deaths

In the wake of three pedestrian deaths , including two University of Maryland students, that happened along U.S. 1/Baltimore Avenue in College Park this year, the speed limit is now lowered on the road.

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Related Topix: College Park, MD, Randallstown, MD, George Washington University

ABC2 Maryland

State senator must drop Hershey-bar-like signs

A federal judge says a political candidate whose last name is Hershey must stop using campaign materials that mimic the look of the famous chocolate bar.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Chocolate

Testudo Times

Maryland football recruiting: Which defensive targets are left for the Terps in the class of 2015?

In part one of this two-part series, we took a look at Kai Locksley, Isaiah Prince and the other offensive targets still on the board for the Terps.

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Related Topix: College Park, MD, Sports, NCAA Sports, University of Maryland NCAA

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Maryland fines CSX contractor in massive fish kill along northeast branch of Anacostia

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Maryland fined a CSX contractor after a construction project to expand a railroad bridge contributed to the deaths of hundreds of fish along the Northeast Branch of the Anacostia River in Prince George's County, state officials said.

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ABC2 Maryland

MD's assault weapons ban argued in court

The lawsuit heard in federal court today says that Maryland's ban of certain assault style weapons and gun magazines is unconstitutional.

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Related Topix: Maryland Government

Tue Jul 22, 2014

ABC2 Maryland

How did they die? Baltimore's murder test

Jones was a prostitute, but she had friends -- people who cared and were concerned.

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Related Topix: Train Disaster

Washington Examiner

Coast Guard looking for hoax caller from Maryland

The U.S. Coast Guard is asking for the public's help in identifying a person who has made numerous false distress calls from southern Maryland.

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Related Topix: US Coast Guard, US Military, US News

The Washington Post

Beretta to move manufacturing jobs out of Maryland, blames state gun laws

Blaming Maryland's new gun-control laws, Beretta USA said Tuesday that it is relocating its manufacturing operations from Accokeek to Tennessee, a move that will eliminate about 160 jobs in southern Prince George's County.

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Related Topix: Accokeek, MD, US Governors, Martin O'Malley

The Leadership Institute

LI-trained candidate for Maryland Senate defeats incumbent

"I could not just sit back and watch tax-and-spend liberals destroy my home state of Maryland," the newly Republican-endorsed candidate for Maryland's State Senate Michael Hough said.

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Related Topix: Maryland Government, US News, US Military, US Air Force, Towson University

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