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4 hrs ago | The Baltimore Sun

Ballet Theatre of Maryland steps lively with schedule for 36th season

Ballet Theatre of Maryland artistic director of Dianna Cuatto has a lot to celebrate with the start of the company's 36th season in October.

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Related Topix: Arts, Ballet, Theater, Symphony, Dance

8 hrs ago | The Baltimore Sun

Maryland home builder trade groups combine

Two Maryland home building trade associations said Thursday they have joined forces to form a larger organization, with official approval expected next month.

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Related Topix: Home Building, Home

9 hrs ago | School Bus Fleet

Maryland county launches stop-arm cameras on 20 buses

Twenty school buses in Prince George's County Public Schools' fleet will be equipped with cameras to capture evidence of stop-arm running this school year.

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Related Topix: Education Etc.

10 hrs ago | WBAL-AM Baltimore

Confirmed Case Of West Nile Virus In Maryland

The Department of Health and Mental Hygiene said Thursday that an adult who lives in the National Capital Region is infected.

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Related Topix: Maryland Government, Health, West Nile Virus

13 hrs ago | Daily Record

Maryland announces record cover crop enrollment

Gov. Martin O'Malley on Thursday announced the state of Maryland has reached a new record for cover crop enrollment.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, US Governors, Martin O'Malley, Talbot County, MD, Caroline County, MD, Frederick County, MD

17 hrs ago | Washington Examiner

Md. to announce cover crop enrollment

Gov. Martin O'Malley, Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown and Agriculture Secretary Buddy Hance will be attending the Maryland State Fair on Thursday.

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

22 hrs ago | WTOP-FM Washington

Connecticut Ave. emergency repairs to take 3 days

Drivers who use Connecticut Avenue from East-West Highway to the District line should consider alternatives, including Wisconsin Avenue, for the next three days as crews make emergency road repairs.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

WBOC-TV Salisbury

1995 Murder Conviction in Maryland Overturned

The Maryland Court of Appeals has overturned the murder conviction and life sentence of a Baltimore police officer accused of killing his 22-year-old mistress in 1993.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime

WBOC-TV Salisbury

DUI Arrest Made After Two-Vehicle Rollover Accident

A two-vehicle accident in Worcester County Wednesday night lead to a DUI arrest.

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WBAL-TV Baltimore

Gun range owner weighs in on fatal Az. shooting

Most of the shooting ranges 11 News spoke with over the phone said they most likely wouldn't have let a 9-year-old girl shoot an automatic weapon like in that story in Arizona.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Kids, Family

WMDT

Dorchester Co. Remains Identified As Missing DE Sex Offender

DORCHESTER CO., Md. - Human remains found in what investigators are calling a shallow grave in Dorchester County, have been identified as a missing Delaware man.

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Related Topix: Dorchester County, MD, East New Market, MD, Cambridge, MD

American Legion Magazine

Maryland firefighter honored by the Legion

Sara Shaffer, a firefighter and provider of emergency medical services for Prince George's County in Maryland, received The American Legion's National Firefighter of the Year Award during the organization's 96th National Convention in Charlotte, N.C., on Aug. 27. Photo by Tom Strattman Sara Shaffer, a firefighter and provider of emergency medical ... (more)

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Related Topix: Fire

WBOC-TV Salisbury

Testimony Ends in Federal Online Ballot Tool Case

A judge said Tuesday that he expects to rule "very quickly" on a lawsuit seeking to force Maryland officials to implement an online ballot-marking tool for the blind, a case that could impact other states that don't use the tool.

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Related Topix: Law, Employment / Labor Law

WTOP-FM Washington

Ticketbuster: Woman gets tickets for license plates that don't exist

Since 2010, a Maryland driver has been getting parking tickets in the mail from D.C. for different cars with a vanity plate, none of which belong to her.

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Related Topix: Maryland Government, Burtonsville, MD

Patch.com

Howard County Police Plan Sobriety Checkpoint for Labor Day Weekend

It's a given that drivers should be sober before getting behind the wheel, but the Howard County Police Department has another reason people should make sure they're fit for the road during the upcoming holiday-the department is conducting a sobriety checkpoint over Labor Day weekend.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

WUSA-TV Washington

Brown reports raising $1.5M in bid for governor

Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown reports raising about $1.5 million dollars in the latest reporting period in his run for governor.

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Related Topix: Maryland Government

WBAL-TV Baltimore

Can Maryland sustain casinos?

TEAM HAS BEEN DIGGING INTO THE ISSUE. CITY AND STATE LEADERS SAY THERE'S PLENTY OF UNTAPPED DEMAND TO EXPLOIT THE NUMBER OF CASINOS, BUT IS IT A SURE BET? ONCE A CAPITAL OF EAST COAST GAMBLING, ATLANTIC CITY MAY FINISH THE YEAR WITH FOUR FEWER CASINOS AND IT STARTED WITH THE STOP EVEN ITS BIGGEST PLAYER IS SET TO CLOSE JUST AFTER LABOR DAY.

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The Washington Post

U.S. Rep. Harris: Subpoenas issued in HHS probe of Maryland health exchange

U.S. Rep. Andy Harris said Tuesday that federal authorities have issued subpoenas in connection with a long-running probe of Maryland's health insurance marketplace.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Representative Andy Harris, Republican, US House of Representatives, Maryland Government, Katherine Harris, Health Insurance, Health, Healthcare Law, Law

Patch.com

When to Travel on Labor Day Weekend in Maryland

Approximately 1.8 million drivers will pass through Maryland's toll facilities this Labor Day weekend-an increase of 2 percent over last year-according to the Maryland Transportation Authority , which oversees the tolls.

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Related Topix: Cecil County, MD, Harford County, MD, Street, MD

Business Journal

It's a new era at the University of Maryland, and it's not just about sports

That's what Baltimore-based economist Anibar Basu told me during our recent conversation about the University of Maryland switching to the Big Ten Conference after six decades in the Atlantic Coast Conference.

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