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1 hr ago | The Leadership Institute

LI-trained candidate for Maryland Senate defeats incumbent

"I could not just sit back and watch tax-and-spend liberals destroy my home state of Maryland," the newly Republican-endorsed candidate for Maryland's State Senate Michael Hough said.

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Related Topix: Maryland Government, US News, US Military, US Air Force, Towson University

2 hrs ago | Baltimore News

Maryland church built in 1773 destroyed by fire

Deputy State Fire Marshals say the fire at St. Paul's Episcopal Church was reported by a passer-by about 11:10 a.m. Tuesday.

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2 hrs ago | Business Journal

Ruling on health-law subsidies raises pressure on Maryland's exchange

State Health Secretary Dr. Joshua Sharfstein, left, and the exchange's director, Carolyn Quattrocki.

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3 hrs ago | The Daily Caller

Beretta USA Announces Decision To Move Its Entire Maryland Manufacturing Capabilities To Tennessee

Beretta U.S.A. Corp., located in Accokeek, Maryland, announced today that it has decided to move its manufacturing capabilities from its existing location to a new production facility that it is building in Gallatin, Tennessee.

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Related Topix: Maryland Government, Gallatin, TN, US News, Conservative Political News

3 hrs ago | WBAL-TV Baltimore

Maryland gun law debated in federal court

They are challenging the constitutionality of the state ban on semi-automatic weapons and limits on the number of rounds in magazines.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Maryland Government

6 hrs ago | The Baltimore Sun

Maryland shifts insurance policy to cover transition-related care of transgender employees

After Sailor Holobaugh, left, and his attorney Jer Welter, right, with Free State Legal, filed a discrimination claim against the state for denying health insurance coverage of Holobaugh's transition-related care, the state reversed its policy -- and now provides such care for all state employees and their dependents.

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Related Topix: Transgender, Maryland Government, Health Insurance, Health, Baltimore, MD

8 hrs ago | KHOU-TV Houston

Police: Maryland parents kept autistic twin sons in basement

Police said a couple is facing imprisonment and abuse charges after their 22-year-old autistic twins were found locked in the family's basement.

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8 hrs ago | KRON 4

Parents Charged with Keeping Adult Autistic Sons Locked in Basement at Night

Police in Maryland say a couple kept their autistic, 22-year-old twin sons locked in a basement room at night with no furniture and only a tiny window for light.

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10 hrs ago | Sunherald.com

Md. parents allegedly locked up autistic twin sons

Court records show John and Janice Land are free on bond after they were charged Friday with two counts each of vulnerable adult abuse and attempted false imprisonment.

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11 hrs ago | Gazette.net

Bowie nonprofit celebrates a decade of FAME

Daniel Ross , 17, of Clinton and Peri Leighty , 13, of Silver Spring, listen to Rashida 'Tulani' Jolley, harpist, singer, songwriter & speaker; and Geno Regist, producer/songwriter/engineer from Atlanta Georgia at the music technology camp known as FAME.

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15 hrs ago | Examiner.com

Man murdered near Deanwood Metro

Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department's Homicide Branch are investigating a homicide that occurred in the 4700 block of Minnesota Avenue NE last night.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

Washington Blade

HISTORIC: Obama signs executive order barring anti-LGBT job bias

President Barack Obama signed an executive order barring anti-LGBT workplace discrimination among federal contractors on Monday.

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Related Topix: Employment / Labor Law, US Politics, Barack Obama, Gay/Lesbian, Transgender

JD Supra

Proposed 'Buy American' Regulations Complicate Doing Business with the State of Maryland

On July 11, 2014, the Maryland Board of Public Works issued a Notice of Proposed Action that proposed new regulations concerning the preference for American-manufactured goods on most public contracts.

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WBAL-TV Baltimore

Kacy Catanzaro talks 'Ninja Warrior' skills, Towson

A tiny Towson University alum is getting a lot of attention for her role on "American Ninja Warrior."

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Related Topix: Towson University, Life, Food, Chocolate, Entertainment

The Baltimore Sun

Standing up for children [Editorial]

Our view: Plan by Catholic Charities to house 50 immigrant youngsters at Timonium's St. Vincent's Villa deserves the community's support Another proposal to house undocumented children in Maryland and another shameful response.

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Related Topix: Roman Catholic Church, Religion, Carroll County, MD, Westminster, MD, Baltimore County, MD, Opinion

CBS Local

Md. Gun Law Helping Reduce Fatal Shootings, Supporter Says

With a federal court hearing looming, a supporter of Maryland's 2013 gun-control law says there are early indications it's helping to reduce fatal shootings.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Maryland Government

WBOC-TV Salisbury

Talbot County DUI Crackdown Leads to Three Arrests

EASTON , Md.- Two motorists were arrested for DUI and a third was charged with possession of illicit drugs following a weekend crackdown on drunk driving in Talbot County.

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WTOP-FM Washington

Casino building plan comes before Prince George's Co. Council

If you drive by the future site of MGM National Harbor, you'll see that some ground work has already begun, but what you won't see is actual construction taking place.

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Agri Marketing

GrowLife Launches Nationwide Expansion, Backed With Strategic Partnership And Growth Capital

GROWLIFE LAUNCHES NATIONWIDE EXPANSION, BACKED WITH STRATEGIC PARTNERSHIP AND GROWTH CAPITAL Jul. 21, 2014 Source: GrowLife news release GrowLife, Inc. aims to become the nation's largest cultivation facility service provider for organics, greens and plant-based medicines.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science

Sun Jul 20, 2014

WUSA-TV Washington

Simulated service underway on the Silver Line

A big step for Metro's new Silver line which is currently the biggest transit construction project in the United States.

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