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3 hrs ago | Patch.com

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.

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

5 hrs ago | Patch.com

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.

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Related Topix: College Park, MD, Randallstown, MD

8 hrs ago | Patch.com

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.

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10 hrs ago | NewsOK.com

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.

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

14 hrs ago | 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.

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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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CBS Local

217-Ton Steam Locomotive Making Move Across Md.

Baltimore's B&O Railroad Museum is putting a 217-ton steam locomotive aboard a train to its new home with the Western Maryland Scenic Railroad in Cumberland.

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WBAL-AM Baltimore

Town Rescinds Campaign Sign Ordinance After ACLU Request

The western Maryland town of Hancock is rescinding an ordinance that put time limits on front-yard campaign signs after the American Civil Liberties Union objected on First Amendment grounds.

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Related Topix: ACLU, Activism

City Paper

No Charges for Officers in Controversial 2013 Capitol Hill Shooting

The U.S. Attorney's Office for D.C. announced today it had found insufficient evidence to charge officers who shot and killed Miriam Carey last October.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law

Electric Energy Online

Maryland Public Service Commission's Supplier Diversity Hearing...

The Maryland Public Service Commission convened its annual hearing for utility companies to report on their contracts with diverse suppliers.

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Related Topix: Maryland Government

CBS Local

Md. Prison's Water Found Safe After Taint Scare

The Maryland Environmental Service says tap water at a state prison on the Eastern Shore is safe to drink after the discovery of coliform bacteria in the water supply earlier this month.

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Related Topix: State Prisons, Prison, Eastern Correctional Institution

Patch.com

Blind, Disabled Voters Suing Election Board to Gain Online Voting

A blind and hearing impaired Bowie woman, who was already part of a lawsuit against the Maryland election board alleging disabled voters' rights were curtailed, has filed a new complaint.

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City Paper

Phil Ade at U Street Music Hall: Tuesday, July 15

Personality is essential to a lyricist's success. That ability to connect with an audience-that earnest charm-endeared listeners to Maryland rapper Phil AdA© when his debut, Starting on JV , was released five years ago.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

Denver Post

Milbank: Obama's puny "imperial presidency"

Gustavo Torres, second from left, executive director, CASA de Maryland, leads a march through Lafayette Park in Washington on Monday toward the White House following a news conference of immigrant families and children's advocates responding to the President Barack Obama's response to the crisis of unaccompanied children and families illegally ... (more)

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Barack Obama, Canada, Henry Cuellar, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Opinion

WMDT

MD Aaa Bond Rating To Save Millions

A few months ago, a Gallup poll found that 47 percent of Marylanders would like to leave the state, mostly likely because they think taxes are too high.

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Related Topix: Maryland Government

Patch.com

Most of Maryland Under Severe Thunderstorm Watch

UPDATE - Much of the state is under a severe thunderstorm watch Wednesday evening.

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Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Hailstorm, Harford County, MD, Baltimore County, MD

WBAL-TV Baltimore

Howard Co. schools get high marks for wellness

Howard County is getting some high marks from Yale University's Center for Food Policy and Obesity, recognizing the district's wellness policy.

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Related Topix: Yale University

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: Prison, Calvert County, MD, eGames, Crime Solvers, Video Games

Washington Examiner

Storm kills one, injures several at Maryland camp

The director of a Maryland summer camp where a violent storm knocked down several trees, killing one child and injuring several others, said Wednesday that he is proud of how his staff handled the situation.

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Related Topix: Weather, Carroll County, MD

CBS Local

Severe Weather Possible

The Storm Prediction Center has placed central Maryland in the "slight risk" category for severe t-storms Tuesday with the main threats being damaging winds and isolated severe hail.

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Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Hailstorm

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