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2 hrs ago | 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

6 hrs ago | 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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8 hrs ago | 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

12 hrs ago | 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

Baltimore News

Maryland church built in 1773 destroyed by fire

Deputy State Fire Marshals say the fire at St. Paul's Episcopal Church was reported by a passer-by about 11:10 a.m. Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Fire

Business Journal

Ruling on health-law subsidies raises pressure on Maryland's exchange

State Health Secretary Dr. Joshua Sharfstein, left, and the exchange's director, Carolyn Quattrocki.

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Related Topix: Maryland Government

The Daily Caller

Beretta USA Announces Decision To Move Its Entire Maryland Manufacturing Capabilities To Tennessee

Beretta U.S.A. Corp., located in Accokeek, Maryland, announced today that it has decided to move its manufacturing capabilities from its existing location to a new production facility that it is building in Gallatin, Tennessee.

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Related Topix: Maryland Government, Gallatin, TN, US News, Conservative Political News

WBAL-TV Baltimore

Maryland gun law debated in federal court

They are challenging the constitutionality of the state ban on semi-automatic weapons and limits on the number of rounds in magazines.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Maryland Government

The Baltimore Sun

Maryland shifts insurance policy to cover transition-related care of transgender employees

After Sailor Holobaugh, left, and his attorney Jer Welter, right, with Free State Legal, filed a discrimination claim against the state for denying health insurance coverage of Holobaugh's transition-related care, the state reversed its policy -- and now provides such care for all state employees and their dependents.

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Related Topix: Transgender, Maryland Government, Health Insurance, Health, Baltimore, MD

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