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1 hr ago | WTOP-FM Washington
A WTOP story this week detailed how D.C. license holders will need to obtain new federally compliant credentials by October in order to enter federal buildings.
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6 hrs ago | ABC2 Maryland
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)
10 hrs ago | The Washington Post
CASA in Action, the state's largest Latino electoral organization operating in Maryland, on Thursday endorsed Lt.
14 hrs ago | The Washington Post
Maryland Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler picked up an endorsement of his gubernatorial bid Thursday from the Coalition of Asian Pacific American Democrats of Maryland.
14 hrs ago | The Baltimore Sun
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.
16 hrs ago | Baltimore Jewish Times
The most prominent bills passed by the General Assembly in 2014 include bills raising the minimum wage and reforming the state's marijuana policies.
Debates over controversial decisions such as decriminalizing possession of small amounts of marijuana and raising the minimum wage carried into the final days of the recent General Assembly session.
The Maryland Department of the Environment has categorized the damage done to downtown Columbia's Lake Kittamaqundi by a diesel fuel leak as minimal, even though an estimated 500 to 600 gallons of fuel entered the lake, according to an office spokesperson.
Gov. Martin O'Malley has said he may issue an executive order creating a pilot program for reforms to criminal bail procedures.
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.
As part of its annual awards, the Maryland Environmental Trust granted a total of $27,000 to land preservation groups statewide.
The cover of a newspaper insert to be released next week shows Comptroller Peter Franchot as "Sherlock Franchot.
Doug Gansler is gaining on Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown, according to an internal poll released by the Gansler-Ivey campaign.
The Maryland General Assembly considered 2,672 bills in the 2014 session that, after 90 days, ended at midnight on April 7, and 811 of them got the thumbs-up in both the Senate and the House of Delegates.
Nearly half a century has passed since Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. famously said, "Of all the forms of inequality, injustice in health care is the most shocking and inhumane."
A commission tasked with making recommendations on best practices for Marcellus Shale drilling in Western Maryland will delay by two months the delivery of its final report.
The Maryland Department of the Environment was working on cleaning up a diesel spill Monday that affected Lake Kittamaqundi, according to the Howard County Department of Fire and Rescue Services .