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2 hrs ago | ABC2 Maryland

Rice porridge with abalone recalled

The Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene is warning residents not to consume or purchase certain batches of Korea Food Trading Ltd. rice porridge with abalone because it might contain botulism.

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Related Topix: Maryland Government, Botulism, Health

5 hrs ago | The Baltimore Sun

The "browning" of Maryland will affect college completion [Commentary]

Significant demographic obstacles stand in the path of the state's achieving its goal of ensuring that 55 percent of its population has a two-year post-secondary degree or higher by 2025.

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Related Topix: Morgan State University, Opinion

7 hrs ago | Examiner.com

Havre de Grace Promenade, one of the best walks in Maryland

The Promenade in Havre de Grace is the ideal waterfront walk in Maryland. The combination of the spectacular views, the hometown charm, and the complete lack of commercialization make this walk the best of its kind in the state.

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Related Topix: Havre de Grace, MD, Cecil County, MD

9 hrs ago | WFMZ

Accused accomplice of Jihad Jane sentenced

A Maryland teen accused of assisting a local woman with a terror plot was sentenced in Philadelphia Thursday.

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Related Topix: Federal Prisons, Prison

13 hrs ago | WBOC-TV Salisbury

Neighbors Uneasy After Vienna Bank Robbery

It was business as usual at the Hebron Savings Bank in Vienna on Thursday. 24 hours earlier, it was a different story as Maryland State Police say three men wearing masks and armed with hand guns robbed the bank on Market Street.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

WBAL-AM Baltimore

Brown, Gansler, Mizeur Clash On Economic Policy

All three Democratic candidates in the governor's race agree Maryland's economic policies need work, but they disagree sharply about how much.

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Related Topix: Maryland Government, Towson University, Baltimore, MD, US Governors, Martin O'Malley, Montgomery County, MD

Whittier Daily News

FBI searching for former Pasadena man who allegedly killed family in 1976

A former Pasadena man who allegedly killed five family members in March 1976 and eluded capture for 38 years may be hiding in Southern California, the FBI said in a news release Thursday.

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Related Topix: US News, US Federal Bureau of Investigation

Patch.com

Utilities Urged to Give Customers More Time to Pay Winter Bills

The brutal winter sent utility bills skyrocketing, leaving some utility customers scrambling to pay their bills to avoid having service shut off.

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The Baltimore Sun

Residents revel in Hampstead's ranking as safest town in Maryland

"I am ecstatic to be back," Kuchta said. "Everywhere else is crazy. The crime and the number of people in Sparks and Hunt Valley - sheds and things were broken into.

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Related Topix: Hunt-Valley, MD, Hampstead, MD, Carroll County, MD, Taneytown, MD, Manchester, MD

ABC2 Maryland

3D Maryland opens new lab in Columbia

Frost Advisory issued April 17 at 2:13PM EDT expiring April 18 at 8:00AM EDT in effect for: Baltimore, Howard, Montgomery, Baltimore City Frost Advisory issued April 17 at 2:13PM EDT expiring April 18 at 8:00AM EDT in effect for: Baltimore, Carroll, Frederick, Harford Frost Advisory issued April 17 at 1:09PM EDT expiring April 18 at 8:00AM EDT in ... (more)

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Related Topix: Columbia, MD

The Baltimore Sun

Public financing leads to public accountability [Commentary]

For many years, special interests - particularly the development industry - have played an inordinate role in financing the campaigns of county executive and county council candidates throughout Maryland.

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Related Topix: Maryland Government, Montgomery County, MD, Opinion

Navy Times

4th Md. prison training veteran service dogs

The medium-security Maryland Correctional Training Center near Hagerstown is becoming the fourth state prison where inmates who served in the military help train service dogs for disabled veterans.

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Related Topix: Prison, State Prisons, Maryland Correctional Training Center, Western Correctional Institution, Eastern Correctional Institution

WBOC-TV Salisbury

Fire Marshals Investigating House Fire in Cambridge

CAMBRIDGE , Md.- The Maryland State Fire Marshal is investigating what sparked a home fire in Cambridge.

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The Baltimore Sun

Obama weighs detainee hearings

Several thousand immigrants could be released from jails across the country if judges are allowed to hear their cases and grant bond, advocates say.

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Related Topix: Prison, Immigration Reform, US News, US Politics, Eric Cantor, Republican, US House of Representatives

Government Technology

Maryland Legislation Creates Council on Open Data

A new law ensures Maryland's emphasis on transparent government and open data will be a permanent part of state policy decisions for years to come.

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

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Patch.com

Gubernatorial Candidates Run the Gamut on Views About Marijuana

By Megan Brockett , CAPITAL NEWS SERVICE The debate over Maryland's marijuana laws took the state capital by storm this legislative session, and the issue seems poised to linger there into the future and during the governor's race.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Marijuana, Maryland Government, US Governors, Martin O'Malley, Criminal Defense Law, Law

WBOC-TV Salisbury

Md. Bail Assessment Tool Differs From Other States

Gov. Martin O'Malley has said he may issue an executive order creating a pilot program for reforms to criminal bail procedures.

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

WBAL-AM Baltimore

Elderly Couple Found Dead In Maryland Home

Authorities were called to the 600 block of William Street in Berlin before 9 a.m. Wednesday after a call from a family member of the victims came into 911 to report a possible shooting.

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WBAL-AM Baltimore

"Sherlock Franchot" Talks Unclaimed Property, Taxes

The cover of a newspaper insert to be released next week shows Comptroller Peter Franchot as "Sherlock Franchot.

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Related Topix: Maryland Government

Maryland Department of Natural Resources

The Maryland Environmental Trust Awards $27,000 in Grants

As part of its annual awards, the Maryland Environmental Trust granted a total of $27,000 to land preservation groups statewide.

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Related Topix: Maryland Government, Adamstown, MD, Baltimore County, MD, Long-Green, MD, Garrett County, MD

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