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1 hr ago | 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

1 hr ago | 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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4 hrs ago | 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

5 hrs ago | 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

8 hrs ago | 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

Business Journal

These 57 fast-growing Greater Baltimore companies made the Inc. 5000 list

Daniel Baumwald is president of TheraPearl in Columbia. The hot-and-cold pack maker is among 57 Baltimore-area companies included in Inc. magazine's list of the 5,000 fastest-growing companies.

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Gazette.net

Dymowski running for attorney general

As a hearing officer with the Maryland Parole Commission, Leo Wayne Dymowski said he sees first hand the consequence of the war on drugs.

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

Business Journal

Devinder Singh, M.D.

Dr. Singh, associate professor of surgery at the University of Maryland School of Medicine was appointed Chairman of the Maryland Board of Physicians.

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Related Topix: Maryland Government

The Baltimore Sun

No charges filed in disorderly complaint against state police trooper at Jarrettsville restaurant

An off-duty Maryland State Police Trooper has been suspended with pay after he was driven from a Jarrettsville restaurant late Saturday night to the Bel Air Barrack by the barrack commander, following allegations the trooper was disorderly and walking around in his underwear.

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Related Topix: Jarrettsville, MD, Bel Air, MD, Harford County, MD, Abingdon, MD

Tue Aug 19, 2014

The Baltimore Sun

Italian firm wins Maryland offshore wind leases

An Italian renewable-energy company won the rights to develop offshore wind projects in nearly 80,000 acres of Atlantic waters off Maryland's coast with an $8.7 million bid Tuesday.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Representative Andy Harris, Republican, US House of Representatives, Maryland Government, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Wind Power

The Washington Post

Southern Maryland volunteer opportunities

Charles County Freedom Landing a mental health program for adults, needs volunteers to assist with group activities, crafts, gardening and computer and clerical tasks.

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Related Topix: Charles County, MD, Hughesville, MD, Calvert County, MD, Prince Frederick, MD, Piney Point, MD

TBD.com

Rep. Chris Van Hollen; Executive Rushern Baker; Maryland Senior Olympics

Rep. Chris Van Hollen talked about the unrest in Ferguson, the midterm elections and President Obama's relationship with congressional Democrats.

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Related Topix: US House of Representatives, Chris Van Hollen, US Politics, Democrat, US News

ThinkProgress

How Fracking In Maryland Would Threaten The Health Of Anyone Who Breathes Nearby

Fracking in Maryland would pose a risk of harmful air pollution and would bring jobs that could be dangerous for workers, a new report has found.

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Related Topix: Maryland Government, Environment, US Governors, Martin O'Malley, US News, Liberal Political News

Washington Blade

Maryland LGBT youth at risk: report

'There is much work to be done to protect the rights of LGBTQ youth,' said Aaron Merki , executive director of FreeState Legal Project.

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Related Topix: Maryland Government, Gay/Lesbian

Water Online

EPA Approves Pollution Budget For Restoring Maryland Coastal Bays

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has approved the pollution budget developed by Maryland to reduce nitrogen and phosphorus in Maryland's coastal bays and tributaries to levels that meet water quality standards.

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Related Topix: Environment, Science, Maryland Government, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Environmental Law, Law

Daily Record

Fundraiser fired by national GOP to work for Hogan

The Maryland Republican Party has hired a fundraiser who was fired by the national party for authorizing payment for young donors to attend a bondage-themed nightclub.

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Related Topix: Maryland Government, US News

Maryland Department of Natural Resources

Boating Restrictions in Effect at Deal Island and Fairmount WMAs this Hunting Season

The use of motorized boats, except those powered by electric motors, will again be prohibited at the Deal Island and Fairmount Wildlife Management Area impoundments this hunting season, October 1 through March 31. DNR established the regulation last year to make these areas more appealing to birds, thus creating a better hunting area.

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Related Topix: Boating, Outdoor Recreation, Hunting

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