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  1. Ex-UMass president's bonus in Maryland draws fireRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Boston.com

    Robert L. Caret shook hands with then-governor Deval Patrick during his inauguration as the 26th president of the University of Massachusetts. The University System of Maryland will stop providing bonuses to the system chancellor, former UMass president Robert Caret, after lawmakers sharply questioned a $75,000 bonus awarded during a closed-door meeting this spring, school officials said Thursday.

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  2. Black Caucus Chair To Meet With Md. Gov. Larry Hogan On Medical MarijuanaRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | CBS Local

    It's WJZ Maryland's News Station. Click here for WJZ news stories Contact us with your tips, questions, comments & concerns! WJZ-TV anchors and reporters [...] 105.7 The Fan VISIT THE 105.7 THE FAN HOMEPAGE Welcome to 105.7 The FAN on CBSBaltimore.com.105.7 along with WJZ-TV and CBS Sports Radio 1300 give you the best Baltimore has to offer.

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  3. Baltimore County schools close for heatRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The Baltimore Sun

    Baltimore County will close 37 schools on Friday, and perhaps early next week, under a recently adopted policy requiring schools without air conditioning to be closed when the heat index is forecast to reach at least 90 degrees. The new policy, adopted this month, is being applied just two days after the start of the new school year.

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  4. USM regents may change policies after Caret bonusRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Daily Record

    After a $75,000 bonus and $30,000 salary increase awarded to University System of Maryland Chancellor Robert L. Caret earlier this year drew criticism from lawmakers, the system's Board of Regents will consider changing its policies. Board Chair James T. Brady told a joint hearing of House and Senate subcommittees Thursday that when the panel next meets ... Complete access to news articles on this website is available to Daily Record subscribers who are logged in.

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  5. AAA says few Marylanders are prepared for severe stormsRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | WMDT

    A significant amount of people in Maryland would not be prepared if bad weather were to hit the state. That's according to AAA.

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  6. Black caucus meets with Hogan on medical potRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | WBAL-TV Baltimore

    Members of the Maryland Legislative Black Caucus met with Gov. Larry Hogan Thursday to discuss the lack of diversity in recently and preliminarily awarded medical marijuana licenses. The caucus members came away encouraged.

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  7. Busch: Politics not a factor in AAMC, BWMC cardiac care decisionRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | The Maryland Gazette

    While several factors are involved in which county hospital receives an open-heart surgery program, Maryland Speaker Mike Busch doesn't think politics is one of them. Maryland Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller Jr. wrote a letter to Prince George's County politicians Friday asking them to unite against people who "seek to destroy" the county's plans for a regional hospital center.

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  8. Lewis Museum names new executive director, Wanda DraperRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | The Baltimore Sun

    Wanda Q. Draper will join the Reginald F. Lewis Museum of Maryland African American History and Culture as the insitution's new executive director next month. Draper is currently WBAL-TV 11's director of programming and public affairs, and she will take on her new role Sept.

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  9. Md. high court broadens discretion to overturn pre-1980 convictionsRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Daily Record

    Maryland appellate courts have broad discretion to overturn pre-1980 convictions for violent crimes, as those guilty verdicts in all likelihood resulted from unconstitutional, "advisory" jury instructions, the state's top court ruled Thursday. Complete access to news articles on this website is available to Daily Record subscribers who are logged in.

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  10. Audit: St. Mary's College didn't protect dataRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | Daily Record

    Maryland state auditors say St. Mary's College of Maryland didn't adequately protect sensitive personal information belonging to some students and employees and monitor some vendor payments closely enough. The public college also overpaid a retiring employee by about $10,000 after improperly calculating the employee's accumulated personal leave time, according to a report released Thursday by the ... Complete access to news articles on this website is available to Daily Record subscribers who are logged in.

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  11. 4 Long-Standing Olympic Records/Streaks Broken By MarylandersRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | CBS Local

    It's WJZ Maryland's News Station. Click here for WJZ news stories Contact us with your tips, questions, comments & concerns! WJZ-TV anchors and reporters Send us your weather and news photos Find out what is on WJZ-TV! Address: WJZ-TV 3725 Malden Avenue Baltimore, Maryland [...] 105.7 The Fan VISIT THE 105.7 THE FAN HOMEPAGE Welcome to 105.7 The FAN on CBSBaltimore.com.105.7 along with WJZ-TV and CBS Sports Radio 1300 give you the best Baltimore has to offer.

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  12. Maryland Owners Urged to Keep Horses' Vaccinations UpdatedRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | The Horse

    The Maryland Department of Agriculture is strongly encouraging horse owners to make sure their equine friends are vaccinated against West Nile virus and Eastern equine encephalomyelitis , two potentially fatal diseases that are spread by mosquitoes. "Preventing a disease is always less expensive and traumatic than treating it, so we urge horse owners to be proactive and vaccinate their horses now that mosquito season is in full swing," said Maryland State Veterinarian Michael Radebaugh, DVM.

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  13. Judge dismisses contempt proceedings against Md. department secretaryRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | Daily Record

    A Baltimore City Circuit Court judge dismissed Thursday contempt of court proceedings against the secretary of the Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene related to three new cases in which inmates who were ordered into state mental health facilities instead were held in jails. Judge Gale E. Rasin, in dismissing the cases, was critical of ... Complete access to news articles on this website is available to Daily Record subscribers who are logged in.

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  14. In 13th year, Md. women's pitch competition builds alumni connectionsRead the original story

    11 hrs ago | Daily Record

    Maryland Women's Business Center awarded its $5,000 grand prize to a local distillery for this year's annual StartRight Women's Business Plan Competition, which brings out women-owned startups from across the state. Free State Cooperage, owned by Alice Blayne-Allard, makes American oak barrels for use in distilleries, wineries, and breweries and offers tours featuring Maryland history and ... Complete access to news articles on this website is available to Daily Record subscribers who are logged in.

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  15. Black Caucus Chair to Meet with Hogan on Medical MarijuanaRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | CBS Local

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  16. Marylander's Gold Medal Results in Free Baby ShoesRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | CBS Local

    It's WJZ Maryland's News Station. Click here for WJZ news stories Contact us with your tips, questions, comments & concerns! WJZ-TV anchors and reporters Send us your weather and news photos Find out what is on WJZ-TV! Address: WJZ-TV 3725 Malden Avenue Baltimore, Maryland [...] 105.7 The Fan VISIT THE 105.7 THE FAN HOMEPAGE Welcome to 105.7 The FAN on CBSBaltimore.com.105.7 along with WJZ-TV and CBS Sports Radio 1300 give you the best Baltimore has to offer.

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  17. Shortage of minorities chosen for pot licensesRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | ABC2 Maryland

    Gov. Larry Hogan is scheduled to meet with the chair of the Legislative Black Caucus of Maryland to discuss the shortage of black applicants chosen as finalists to grow and process medical marijuana in the state. The top 15 will go through background checks.

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  18. The septic backslideRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 23 | The Baltimore Sun

    Gov. Larry Hogan's recent announcement that he intends to loosen Maryland's requirements for newly-installed septic systems is a worrisome development. While septic tanks and drainage fields are hardly the primary source of pollution in Maryland waterways, such regulatory backtracking raises an uncomfortable question: If rural homeowners and developers are get a free pass, who will pay in the end? First, a brief lesson in small-scale underground wastewater treatment systems.

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  19. Hogan to Meet With Black Caucus to Discuss MarijuanaRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | WCBM-AM Pikesville

    Leaders of the Legislative Black Caucus of Maryland plan to meet with Gov. Larry Hogan on Thursday, and they'll talk about diversity in the state's new medical cannabis program. The meeting was scheduled before criticism mounted about the companies that were granted preliminary licenses this month to grow and process medical cannabis.

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  20. Japan OKs $2M to study high-speed rail in MarylandRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Daily Record

    Japan's ambassador to the U.S. says his country has authorized $2 million to support a feasibility study on building a high-speed train between Baltimore and Washington. Ambassador Kenichiro Sasae made the announcement Wednesday after signing a memorandum of cooperation between Japan and Maryland with Gov. Larry Hogan.

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