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3 hrs ago | WFMD-AM Frederick

MVA Offices To Be Closed Labor Day Weekend

The Maryland Motor Vehicle Administration says its offices will be closed on Saturday, Aug. 30th, and Monday, Sept.

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7 hrs ago | Baltimore News

Md. to announce cover crop enrollment

Gov. Martin O'Malley, Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown and Agriculture Secretary Buddy Hance will be attending the Maryland State Fair on Thursday.

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

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Gazette.net

Prince Georgea s County receives over $1 million in energy grants

The Prince George's County Department of the Environment, or DOE, and the Office of Central Services has announced receiving more than $1 million in grants through the Maryland Smart Energy Communities Grant Program.

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Related Topix: Maryland, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Alternative Energy, Energy

The Washington Post

Losing candidates lighten their wallets in Montgomery County Democratic primaries

Defeat may have carried an extra sting for a couple of Montgomery County Council candidates who sank thousands of their own dollars into Democratic primary campaigns, new finance reports filed with the Maryland Board of Elections show.

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Gazette.net

Republican pledges stronger action if hea s Md. attorney general

When Jeffrey N. Pritzker ran in the 2002 primary for attorney general, his love of - and frustration with - Maryland got him into the race.

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

AHRQ Innovations Exchange

State Provides Financial and Technical Support to Underserved...

Maryland's General Assembly passed legislation authorizing the State's Health Enterprise Zones initiative, which is administered jointly by the Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene and the Maryland Community Health Resources Commission.

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WTOP-FM Washington

Ticketbuster: Woman gets tickets for license plates that don't exist

Since 2010, a Maryland driver has been getting parking tickets in the mail from D.C. for different cars with a vanity plate, none of which belong to her.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

The Washington Post

With public financing, Hogan has a temporary cash advantage over Brown

Maryland Republican gubernatorial nominee Larry Hogan on Tuesday said he has $2.4 million in the bank for the November election, giving him what is expected to be a temporary financial advantage over his Democratic opponent, Lt.

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Related Topix: Maryland, US Politics, Joe Biden, US News

The Baltimore Sun

Hogan jumps out to lead in cash on hand

Republican gubernatorial candidate Larry Hogan jumped out to a massive - but almost certainly temporary - lead in cash in hand over Democratic rival Anthony G. Brown , the Hogan campaign reported Tuesday night.

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Baltimore News

Brown reports raising $1.5M in bid for governor

Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown reports raising about $1.5 million dollars in the latest reporting period in his run for governor of Maryland.

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CBS Local

Md. Health Exchange Under Review For Possible Fraud

Maryland's health care exchange website was so flawed it is being revamped with new technology for the next enrollment period in November.

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Daily Record

Harris: Subpoenas issued in federal review of state health exchange

Maryland's troubled Health Benefit Exchange is the subject of subpoenas issued by inspector general of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, according to the state's only Republican member of Congress.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Representative Andy Harris, Republican, US House of Representatives, Maryland, Healthcare Law, Law

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Examiner.com

DC area start-up makes getting mail to inmates quick and easy for pennies

Kenneth "Kenny" Bell often recall of the 27 months he spent incarcerated in a Ohio state prison and uses that as motivation to reach out to friends and loved ones who have the unfortunate circumstance of being sentenced to jail or prison.

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Related Topix: Prison, State Prisons, Maryland

The Family Badge

'No' Sheriff in Town: Some Lawmen Refuse to Enforce Federal Gun Laws

Lewis and other sheriffs, and their supporters, say that puts them in the best position to stand up to gun laws they consider unconstitutional under the Second Amendment, which guarantees the right to bear arms.

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Related Topix: Guns, Maryland, Anne Arundel County, MD, Wicomico County, MD

The Washington Post

With the Horseshoe casino, Baltimore adds to the urban gambling jackpot

The inside of the new Horseshoe casino looks like any gambling palace on the Las Vegas Strip, filled with blinking slot machines, blackjack tables, cocktail waitresses and crystal chandeliers.

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Related Topix: Las Vegas, THQ, Video Games, Games, Blackjack, Maryland, Poker

Fri Aug 22, 2014

Daily Kos

Maryland Open Meetings: When Losing is Winning

A parents' group has been dogging the Montgomery County School Board for the usual apparent back-room, secret dealing that gets citizens so steamed.

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The Washington Post

Brown goes after Hogan on economic issues in first TV ad of fall campaign in Md.

Democratic gubernatorial nominee Anthony G. Brown launched his fall television advertising campaign Friday with a spot claiming that Republican nominee Larry Hogan "would take Maryland families backwards" on a range of economic issues.

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

Thu Aug 21, 2014

Washington Examiner

Health officials warn against using unapproved med

Public health officials in Maryland are warning residents against using an unapproved medication to treat children's colds that is being sold in some convenience stores in Latino communities.

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The Dispatch

Offshore Wind Farm Lease Areas Auction For $8.7M

The future development of a vast wind energy farm off the coast of Ocean City cleared another significant hurdle this week with the successful auction of 80,000 acres off the resort's coast to a Texas-based company for over $8.7 million.

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Ocean City, MD, Wind Power, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Maryland

WBAL-TV Baltimore

Md. to get $75M from Bank of America settlement

Maryland will get $75 million from a housing securities settlement the state's attorney general secured with the Bank of America over unlawful mortgage practices.

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Related Topix: Maryland, Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance

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