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1 hr ago | Testudo Times

Maryland basketball: Comcast Center is now XFinity center

On Monday morning, the University of Maryland announced that the school's basketball arena, known as the Comcast Center since it opened in 2002, would now to called The XFINITY Center.

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Related Topix: Sports, NCAA Sports, University of Maryland NCAA

3 hrs ago | The Baltimore Sun

O'Malley to meet again with faith leaders Monday

Gov. Martin O'Malley is planning to meet again with the state's faith leaders Monday in Annapolis as part his effort to craft Maryland's response to the recent national influx of immigrant children from Central America.

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

6 hrs ago | The Baltimore Sun

Are phosphorus rules in trouble?

Our view: Recent studies suggest poultry industry is to blame for rising Chesapeake Bay pollution problem, yet regulations to address it remain on hold If all went as planned, Gov. Martin O'Malley spent this past weekend in Iowa, his second trip to the state in a month, which puts him about two visits ahead of former Secretary of State Hillary ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Governors, Martin O'Malley, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Bruce Braley, Hillary Clinton, Agriculture, Science, Maryland Government, Opinion

Sun Jul 27, 2014

The Perspective

Transformation of our Minds, Attitudes and Behaviors

Abstract As Liberia rebuilds itself after several years of civil war, it is faced with many competing priorities.

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Related Topix: Liberia, World News, Africa, Maryland Government, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf

The Baltimore Sun

UMUC may experiment with business and learning models

With its roots in a 1920s night school, the institution expanded in the 1940s and '50s into Europe and Asia to educate military personnel.

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Related Topix: Education

The Baltimore Sun

Manure-burning power plant in limbo

The project seemed simple enough - build a waste-to-energy plant on the Eastern Shore fueled by poultry manure, keeping it from flushing into and polluting the bay, while creating green jobs and boosting Maryland's fledgling renewable energy industry But 18 months after it was heralded by Gov. Martin O'Malley, the $75 million project has been ... (more)

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

BroadwayWorld.com

Olney Theatre Center Appoints Deborah Ellinghaus to the Post of Managing Director

The combined Boards of Olney Theatre Center for the Arts and Olney Theatre Corporation, led by President Jennifer Kneeland, are pleased to announce the appointment of Deborah Ellinghaus as Managing Director, beginning August 26, 2014.

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Related Topix: University of Maryland College Park, Downtown (Washington, DC), Columbia, MD, Montgomery County, MD, Olney, MD

The Baltimore Sun

Virginia should follow Maryland's Medicaid expansion example [Commentary]

The Potomac River has long been a symbolic divide between two states with divergent histories and politics.

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

CBS Local

Dave & Buster's Will Have To Leave Rockville Mall

A federal judge has ordered the restaurant and arcade Dave & Buster's to leave its location at the White Flint Mall in Rockville.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

Examiner.com

Helene Murtha: Catholic minister admits to sexually abusing high school students

The sexual encounters with her students took place during the 1980s at Murtha's home, at Seton Keough High School in Baltimore, and at the Monsignor's Retreat House in Sparks, Maryland.

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Related Topix: Roman Catholic Church, Religion, Education Etc.

WBOC-TV Salisbury

OC Drawbridge Stuck Open Causing Major Delays

Md.- The Ocean City drawbridge is stuck open on Route 50, causing major traffic delays.

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The Baltimore Sun

Sun Investigates Maryland hospitals aren't reporting all errors and complications, experts say

Ellicott City obstetrician for removing a healthy ovary and fallopian tube from her right side when she went into the hospital for surgery to have a cyst excised from her left.

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Related Topix: Ellicott City, MD, Pikesville, MD

ABC2 Maryland

AAA: Md. drivers paying $3.57 per gallon

Motorists in Maryland are paying 5 cents less at the pump when compared with a week ago.

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Patch.com

Girl Dies at Pool, Cow Causes Cable Outage, State Police Phone Scam, State Fair Security and More

Patch has websites all across Maryland. Here are some of our top posts from the past 24 hours.

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Related Topix: Carroll County, MD, Bethesda, MD

The News Tribune

Pay penalty haunting recession grads as economy mends

She and other students who earned diplomas in the aftermath of the deepest U.S. recession since the 1930s are experiencing an earnings hangover that could last a lifetime, even as the labor market heals.

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Related Topix: Towson University, Yale University, Georgetown University

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Daily Record

Court rules for employees on workers' comp calculation

In a victory for injured employees, Maryland's highest court has held that an increase in workers' compensation awards on appeal is essentially retroactive to the first day of benefits, rejecting the employers' view that the increase should only apply to benefits in the future.

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Related Topix: Maryland Government

Ocean Pines Independent

Tobacco tax: Eastern Shore's voting history

Tobacco tax: Eastern Shore's voting history Eastern Shore legislators are not openly endorsing a $1 increase to the state tobacco tax.

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Related Topix: Maryland Government

Genesee Country Express

Matthew T. Mangino: 'Ban the Box' provides opportunity for ex-offenders

A prison term should not mean a lifetime of misfortune for a former offender. Yet that is what the criminal justice system produces every day.

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Related Topix: Prison, Opinion

Patch.com

Phone Scammer Poses as Maryland State Police

Someone has been posing as a Maryland State Police official and demanding money over the phone, police said this week.

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The Baltimore Sun

Democrats charge Hogan with election law violations

The Maryland Democratic Party took a page from the book of Republican gubernatorial nominee Larry Hogan's GOP primary rivals Thursday by filing a complaint with the state elections board charging that his campaign illegally coordinated with a political corporation he founded.

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

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