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ONE TIME USE ONLY. NO SALES. HANDOUT IMAGE: A 1940 image of Ella Fitzgerald. ONE TIME USE ONLY.

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Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Ella Fitzgerald, Jazz, Northwestern University, Travel

Sun Apr 20, 2014

Patch.com

Maryland's Gubernatorial Candidates Weigh In on Education Plans

By ETHAN BARTON, CAPITAL NEWS SERVICE Maryland gubernatorial candidates have a variety of strategies for the future of pre-kindergarten and to mitigate the struggle for power between the state and local school systems' control over teacher evaluation protocols.

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Related Topix: Charles County, MD, Anne Arundel County, MD, Harford County, MD

The Washington Post

Autistic Md. boy says he wants to resume relationship with girls accused of abusing him

He grew frightened when his schoolmate put the knife to his throat, while his 15-year-old girlfriend shot video with her cellphone.

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Related Topix: Prison, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Patch.com

Cuban Reps Want Answers About Maryland's Alan Gross

By ILANA SHULEVITZ Capital News Service Representatives from the Cuban Interests Section said last week that until the Obama administration fully addresses Maryland resident Alan Gross' intentions in Cuba, relations between the two countries will not improve.

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Related Topix: Cuba, World News, Central America, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Chris Van Hollen, Democrat, Prison, American University, Patrick Leahy, US Senate

WLS-AM Chicago

5 dead, 13 wounded in shootings since Friday evening

Five people have been killed and at least 13 others have been wounded in shootings across the city since Friday evening.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime

The Baltimore Sun

Gone with the wind farm?

Our view: A theoretical inconvenience to Pax River radar testing shouldn't trump a 150-megawatt Eastern Shore wind power facility For Southern Maryland, the Patuxent River Naval Air Station is an economic engine like no other.

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Related Topix: US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Steny Hoyer, US Politics, Maryland Government, Wind Power, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Alternative Energy, Patuxent River, MD, US Navy, US Military, Opinion

CBS Local

Charter Government Popular Among Md. Counties

Though all 23 Maryland counties started by being run by county commissioners, more and more counties have switched to a charter form of government in search for greater control over local issues.

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Related Topix: Frederick County, MD, Carroll County, MD, Sykesville, MD, Harford County, MD

Sat Apr 19, 2014

The Baltimore Sun

Republican successes in Arundel a point of pride for state party

In true-blue Maryland, where Democrats outnumber Republicans more than 2 to 1, life can be difficult in the GOP.

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Related Topix: US News, Glen Burnie, MD, Reince Priebus

Metro Weekly

2014 Dining Out for Life Guide: DC, Maryland and Virginia's...

A complete guide to all participating restaurants as of press time, by neighborhood, including meals and what percentage of each bill will be donated to Food & Friends.

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Star News

A bumpy ride

There was a time when I would anticipate with some degree of glee a journey cross-country.

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The Washington Post

In Maryland attorney general's race, Braveboy wins endorsement of building trades group

Del. Aisha N. Braveboy has picked up the endorsement of a Washington-area building trades labor organization in her bid to become Maryland's next attorney general .

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Related Topix: Maryland Government, Baltimore County, MD

Patch.com

Candidates for Maryland Governor Divided on How to Adjust State Taxes

By Sarah Tincher, CAPITAL NEWS SERVICE With the Maryland gubernatorial election approaching at the end of the year, the seven major candidates are taking a stance on one of the state's hot-button issues: taxes.

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Related Topix: Maryland Government, Anne Arundel County, MD, Charles County, MD, Harford County, MD, Small Business, Personal Finance

Patch.com

3 Million Credit Cards Compromised in Data Breach at Michaels

By Melinda Carstensen and Elizabeth Janney The national arts-and-crafts chain Michaels has reported a security breach that affected 3 million payment cards at its stores.

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Related Topix: Ellicott City, MD, Gaithersburg, MD, Glen Burnie, MD, Germantown, MD

Maryland Department of Natural Resources

Lanham Man Pleads Guilty to Poaching 228 Undersized Striped Bass

A Lanham man pleaded guilty Friday, April 18, in Annapolis District Court to charges he caught 228 undersized striped bass during a fishing trip last summer.

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Related Topix: Anne Arundel County, MD

Fri Apr 18, 2014

Big News Network.com

The 92-room BaltimoreWoodlawn property extends Hamptonality in Maryland

Our eNewspaper network was founded in 2002 to provide stand-alone digital news sites tailored for the most searched-for locations for news.

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CBS Local

Economist: 2018 Minimum Wage Will Be Worth $9.25

An economic analyst says changes made to Maryland's minimum wage increase bill will mean $875 a year less in a full-time worker's yearly earnings, compared to Gov. Martin O'Malley's original plan.

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

Patch.com

3D Maryland Opens in Columbia

What you imagine can become a reality, at Columbia's newest tech venture. 3D Maryland , an initiative of the Howard County Economic Development Authority , officially opened this week, according to a statement from the county.

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Related Topix: Columbia, MD, Howard County, MD, Printers

Patch.com

Maryland State Agencies Threatened by Cyberattacks

By Mike Denison, CAPITAL NEWS SERVICE Maryland government entities have suffered at least six cyberattacks since the beginning of 2013, according to incident reports from the Department of Information Technology.

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Related Topix: Maryland Government, Computer Security, Science / Technology, Law, Employment / Labor Law

ABC2 Maryland

Rice porridge with abalone recalled

The Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene is warning residents not to consume or purchase certain batches of Korea Food Trading Ltd. rice porridge with abalone because it might contain botulism.

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Related Topix: Maryland Government, Botulism, Health

The Baltimore Sun

The "browning" of Maryland will affect college completion [Commentary]

Significant demographic obstacles stand in the path of the state's achieving its goal of ensuring that 55 percent of its population has a two-year post-secondary degree or higher by 2025.

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Related Topix: Morgan State University, Opinion

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