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3 hrs ago | Russia Taday

Gun manufacturer Beretta moves to Tennessee, blames Maryland's gun laws

Italian weapons manufacturer Beretta is high-tailing it out of its home state of Maryland for the greener, more gun-friendly pastures of Tennessee.

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Related Topix: Tennessee, Tennessee Government, Maryland Government, Guns

3 hrs ago | The Baltimore Sun

Maryland VA looks to private docs to speed up care

With Central Maryland's veterans waiting months to schedule an initial visit with a primary care doctor, the Veterans Affairs Maryland Health Care System is hoping to tap into whatever reserve capacity is available in the area's extensive network of private clinics, according to a formal solicitation.

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4 hrs ago | WBAL-TV Baltimore

New book offers different perspective on War of 1812

"In Full Glory Reflected: Discovering the War of 1812 in the Chesapeake," is written by Maryland natives Burt Kummerow and Ralph Eshelman.

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Related Topix: Maryland Government

5 hrs ago | The Baltimore Sun

Summer camp, Maryland Hall join forces for arts programs aimed at Annapolis youth

The campers formed two single-file lines and practiced a hip-hop dance exercise - kick-step-step, kick-step-step - from one side of the classroom to the other as pulsating beats reverberated off the walls.

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Related Topix: Annapolis, MD, Family, Kids, Arnold, MD, Anne Arundel County, MD

6 hrs ago | WBAL-TV Baltimore

Calif. man admits connection to Md. killing

A California man admitted Monday to his role in the 2009 murder of a Maryland woman as part of a scheme to collect life insurance.

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Related Topix: Crumpton, MD

10 hrs ago | The Washington Post

Maryland solicits foster parents for migrant youths as O'Malley meets with faith leaders

The state of Maryland stepped up its efforts Monday to recruit foster parents and solicit other assistance from the public to help with the flood of unaccompanied migrant children coming into the country from Central America.

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Related Topix: Baltimore, MD, US Governors, Martin O'Malley, Family, Kids

10 hrs ago | WMDT

Salisbury Apartment Fire Ruled Accidental

The Maryland State Fire Marshal's Office say the fire started just before 11:20 PM in a bedroom of apartment #5 inside a two story wood framed apartment building on South Division Street.

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Related Topix: Fire

10 hrs ago | WBOC-TV Salisbury

Md. Natural Resources Police to Launch Crabbing Campaign

ANNAPOLIS , Md.- Maryland Natural Resources Police will launch an enforcement campaign Wednesday at the Jonas Green Park in Annapolis in an effort to reduce crabbing violations in state waters.

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13 hrs ago | Testudo Times

Maryland basketball: Comcast Center is now XFinity center

On Monday morning, the University of Maryland announced that the school's basketball arena, known as the Comcast Center since it opened in 2002, would now to called The XFINITY Center.

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Related Topix: Sports, NCAA Sports, University of Maryland NCAA

15 hrs ago | The Baltimore Sun

O'Malley to meet again with faith leaders Monday

Gov. Martin O'Malley is planning to meet again with the state's faith leaders Monday in Annapolis as part his effort to craft Maryland's response to the recent national influx of immigrant children from Central America.

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

17 hrs ago | The Baltimore Sun

Are phosphorus rules in trouble?

Our view: Recent studies suggest poultry industry is to blame for rising Chesapeake Bay pollution problem, yet regulations to address it remain on hold If all went as planned, Gov. Martin O'Malley spent this past weekend in Iowa, his second trip to the state in a month, which puts him about two visits ahead of former Secretary of State Hillary ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Governors, Martin O'Malley, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Bruce Braley, Hillary Clinton, Agriculture, Science, Maryland Government, Opinion

Sun Jul 27, 2014

The Perspective

Transformation of our Minds, Attitudes and Behaviors

Abstract As Liberia rebuilds itself after several years of civil war, it is faced with many competing priorities.

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Related Topix: Liberia, World News, Africa, Maryland Government, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf

The Baltimore Sun

UMUC may experiment with business and learning models

With its roots in a 1920s night school, the institution expanded in the 1940s and '50s into Europe and Asia to educate military personnel.

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Related Topix: Education

The Baltimore Sun

Manure-burning power plant in limbo

The project seemed simple enough - build a waste-to-energy plant on the Eastern Shore fueled by poultry manure, keeping it from flushing into and polluting the bay, while creating green jobs and boosting Maryland's fledgling renewable energy industry But 18 months after it was heralded by Gov. Martin O'Malley, the $75 million project has been ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Governors, Martin O'Malley, Hopper, Alternative, Agriculture, Science

BroadwayWorld.com

Olney Theatre Center Appoints Deborah Ellinghaus to the Post of Managing Director

The combined Boards of Olney Theatre Center for the Arts and Olney Theatre Corporation, led by President Jennifer Kneeland, are pleased to announce the appointment of Deborah Ellinghaus as Managing Director, beginning August 26, 2014.

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Related Topix: University of Maryland College Park, Downtown (Washington, DC), Columbia, MD, Montgomery County, MD, Olney, MD

The Baltimore Sun

Virginia should follow Maryland's Medicaid expansion example [Commentary]

The Potomac River has long been a symbolic divide between two states with divergent histories and politics.

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

CBS Local

Dave & Buster's Will Have To Leave Rockville Mall

A federal judge has ordered the restaurant and arcade Dave & Buster's to leave its location at the White Flint Mall in Rockville.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

Examiner.com

Helene Murtha: Catholic minister admits to sexually abusing high school students

The sexual encounters with her students took place during the 1980s at Murtha's home, at Seton Keough High School in Baltimore, and at the Monsignor's Retreat House in Sparks, Maryland.

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Related Topix: Roman Catholic Church, Religion, Education Etc.

WBOC-TV Salisbury

OC Drawbridge Stuck Open Causing Major Delays

Md.- The Ocean City drawbridge is stuck open on Route 50, causing major traffic delays.

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The Baltimore Sun

Sun Investigates Maryland hospitals aren't reporting all errors and complications, experts say

Ellicott City obstetrician for removing a healthy ovary and fallopian tube from her right side when she went into the hospital for surgery to have a cyst excised from her left.

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Related Topix: Ellicott City, MD, Pikesville, MD

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