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1 hr ago | The Washington Post

Maryland congressman Andy Harris: How he came to challenge D.C.'s marijuana law

The Maryland congressman challenging the District's new marijuana-decriminalization law is no stranger to unpopular stances, having survived a contentious 12 years as a Republican lawmaker in the state's Democratic-dominated General Assembly.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Representative Andy Harris, Republican, US House of Representatives, Maryland Government, Drugs, Marijuana

5 hrs ago | WBAL-AM Baltimore

Laser Pointer Complaints Decline In Ocean City

Police say a ban on the sale and possession of laser pointers in Ocean City has led to a significant decline in incidents and complaints.


9 hrs ago | SFGate

Heroin overdose rise prompts Maryland crackdown

Maryland's historic capital is known for sailing and shopping, a place where people eat seafood at waterside restaurants.


Related Topix: Drugs, Annapolis, MD, US Governors, Martin O'Malley, Baltimore, MD, Anne Arundel County, MD

13 hrs ago | The Baltimore Sun

Morgan State's governing board violated Open Meetings Act

Morgan State University's Board of Regents violated the state open meetings law when it did not give proper notice of a hastily convened executive committee meeting, the Open Meetings Compliance Board found this week.


17 hrs ago | Terrapin Station MD

PVI Guard Kevin Dorsey Spurns Terps, Commits To Minnesota

Paul VI guard Kevin Dorsey was one of Mark Turgeon's top targets in the 2015 class, but he'll now have to look elsewhere for a point guard.


Sat Jul 12, 2014

The Baltimore Sun

Sun Investigates Maryland group home where child died had years of problems

Even before Damaud Martin's death on July 2, LifeLine had struggled for years to provide around-the-clock care for its residents - adults and foster children often confined to a bed or wheelchair by paralysis, cerebral palsy and other disabilities.


Related Topix: Anne Arundel County, MD, Baltimore County, MD, Owings Mills, MD, Laurel, MD

WBAL-TV Baltimore

Coffee Drink Competition

Local baristas are competing across the city for a Coffee Drink Competition. Samantha Kerr of Dooby's and Lindsay DiFabbio of Johnny's show us how to make their best drinks.


Related Topix: Drink, Coffee, Life, Fruits, Food


Gas Export Terminal Draws Opposition From Marylanders, Faith Groups

This photo taken June 12, 2014 shows a half-a-mile long, the Dominion Energy's Cove Point LNG Terminal's offshore loading platform, a mile offshore seen from the facilities nature preserve which surround the plant in Lusby, Md.


Related Topix: Lusby, MD, Boat Disaster, US News, Liberal Political News

CBS Local

Author Returns To Western Maryland Treatment Unit

For acclaimed poet and author Rita Zoey Chin, that happy ending often felt out of reach, but when she was 15 years old, she discovered the tools she would need to find that happiness in the mountains of western Maryland after a court-ordered stay at the Thomas B. Finan Center Jackson Unit.


Related Topix: Alcoholism, Medicine, Health

The Baltimore Sun

Sun Investigates Warning signs unnoticed at Maryland group home

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Related Topix: Owings Mills, MD, Baltimore, MD, Harford County, MD

Baltimore Beatdown

Tree falls on Ravens cornerback Jimmy Smith's house during storm

Smith posted a video to his Instagram account on Thursday that showed a fallen tree that landed on his house.


Related Topix: Sports, Baltimore Ravens, NFL Football

Daily Record

Real Estate Weekly - 7/11/14

The Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development announced that 300 local businesses and organizations have joined the Maryland Mortgage Program's Partner Match program, the state's fast-growing initiative to help Maryland families obtain the home of their dreams.


Related Topix: Senator Ben Cardin, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Barbara Mikulski, Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance

Fri Jul 11, 2014

Daily Record

Maryland Historic Horse Trail unveiled

The Maryland Horse Industry Board has unveiled the first Maryland Historic Horse Trail, a self-guided "Horses at the Beach" driving tour that includes 11 sites steeped in equine and Maryland history in Worcester and the southern part of Wicomico counties.


Decline mirrored by state as Maryland moves toward Common Core

Prince George's County test scores are down, but that drop is comparable to drops seen across the state as Maryland adopts the Common Core education standards and prepares for a new assessment.


Related Topix: Education Etc.

Steak 'n Shake to Open in Maryland By Fall

A burger chain that has been a favorite of Midwestern diners for decades is about to expand into Maryland.


Related Topix: Millersville, MD, Catonsville, MD, Owings Mills, MD

3 Deaths Prompt Pedestrian Safety Concerns on U.S. 1

More warning signs have been posted and lights have been changed to give pedestrians more time to safely cross U.S. 1 in College Park after three pedestrians, including two students, were struck by drivers in fatal accidents in 2014.


Related Topix: College Park, MD, Randallstown, MD

Supermoon Takes to the Skies in Maryland This Weekend

By Sherri Lonon and Elizabeth Janney Look to the skies tonight, July 11, to witness the return of the Supermoon.


Md. gas drilling panel making progress

A state panel developing recommendations for hydraulic fracturing for natural gas in western Maryland is making progress toward a final report this fall.


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

Baltimore News

Prince George's to conduct evacuation exercise

The exercise is designed to test the county's ability to evacuate neighborhoods and shelter affected populations within the county.


Related Topix: Glen Burnie, MD, Linthicum, MD, Pasadena, MD, Severn, MD

Thu Jul 10, 2014

NBC Washington

Antitrust Suit Filed Against Uber in Maryland

A group of Maryland taxicab companies and drivers is suing Uber, accusing the car-sharing service of violating the state's antitrust laws.



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