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3 hrs ago | Business Journal

Devinder Singh, M.D.

Dr. Singh, associate professor of surgery at the University of Maryland School of Medicine was appointed Chairman of the Maryland Board of Physicians.

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Related Topix: Maryland Government

Texas Tech Football #ALSIceBucketChallenge

Critics Slam 'Ice Bucket Challenge' as 'Slacktivism' and 'Stunt Philanthropy'

This Woman Looks Like She's Wearing Makeup. She's Not.

Should the U.S. Capitol Have a POW/MIA Memorial?

7 hrs ago | The Baltimore Sun

No charges filed in disorderly complaint against state police trooper at Jarrettsville restaurant

An off-duty Maryland State Police Trooper has been suspended with pay after he was driven from a Jarrettsville restaurant late Saturday night to the Bel Air Barrack by the barrack commander, following allegations the trooper was disorderly and walking around in his underwear.

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Related Topix: Jarrettsville, MD, Bel Air, MD, Harford County, MD, Abingdon, MD

Tue Aug 19, 2014

The Baltimore Sun

Italian firm wins Maryland offshore wind leases

An Italian renewable-energy company won the rights to develop offshore wind projects in nearly 80,000 acres of Atlantic waters off Maryland's coast with an $8.7 million bid Tuesday.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Representative Andy Harris, Republican, US House of Representatives, Maryland Government, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Wind Power

The Washington Post

Southern Maryland volunteer opportunities

Charles County Freedom Landing a mental health program for adults, needs volunteers to assist with group activities, crafts, gardening and computer and clerical tasks.

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Related Topix: Charles County, MD, Hughesville, MD, Calvert County, MD, Prince Frederick, MD, Piney Point, MD

TBD.com

Rep. Chris Van Hollen; Executive Rushern Baker; Maryland Senior Olympics

Rep. Chris Van Hollen talked about the unrest in Ferguson, the midterm elections and President Obama's relationship with congressional Democrats.

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Related Topix: US House of Representatives, Chris Van Hollen, US Politics, Democrat, US News

ThinkProgress

How Fracking In Maryland Would Threaten The Health Of Anyone Who Breathes Nearby

Fracking in Maryland would pose a risk of harmful air pollution and would bring jobs that could be dangerous for workers, a new report has found.

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Related Topix: Maryland Government, Environment, US Governors, Martin O'Malley, US News, Liberal Political News

Washington Blade

Maryland LGBT youth at risk: report

'There is much work to be done to protect the rights of LGBTQ youth,' said Aaron Merki , executive director of FreeState Legal Project.

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Related Topix: Maryland Government, Gay/Lesbian

Water Online

EPA Approves Pollution Budget For Restoring Maryland Coastal Bays

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has approved the pollution budget developed by Maryland to reduce nitrogen and phosphorus in Maryland's coastal bays and tributaries to levels that meet water quality standards.

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Related Topix: Environment, Science, Maryland Government, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Environmental Law, Law

Daily Record

Fundraiser fired by national GOP to work for Hogan

The Maryland Republican Party has hired a fundraiser who was fired by the national party for authorizing payment for young donors to attend a bondage-themed nightclub.

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Related Topix: Maryland Government, US News

Maryland Department of Natural Resources

Boating Restrictions in Effect at Deal Island and Fairmount WMAs this Hunting Season

The use of motorized boats, except those powered by electric motors, will again be prohibited at the Deal Island and Fairmount Wildlife Management Area impoundments this hunting season, October 1 through March 31. DNR established the regulation last year to make these areas more appealing to birds, thus creating a better hunting area.

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Related Topix: Boating, Outdoor Recreation, Hunting

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Maryland Department of Natural Resources

Deer Archery Season to Open September 5

Archery hunting for white-tailed deer opens statewide on September 5, 2014 and continues through January 31, 2015.

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The Baltimore Sun

UM study warns of health impacts from fracking

A University of Maryland study warns that without adequate safeguards, drilling for natural gas using hydraulic fracturing could harm the health of residents, workers and communities in Western Maryland.

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Related Topix: Maryland Government, Environment, Science, Garrett County, MD, Allegany County, MD, US Governors, Martin O'Malley

The Baltimore Sun

Annapolis police take to rooftops to raise $1,600 for Special Olympics Maryland

The Annapolis Police Department and its partners collected $1,677 in donations during Sunday's Cops on the Rooftop event to present to Special Olympics.

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Related Topix: Anne Arundel County, MD

WBAL-TV Baltimore

Police: Man took selfie with daughter before killing her

The Prince George's County police chief summed up nearly everyone's feelings about the killing of a 3-year-old girl with one word: heart-wrenching.

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The Daily Caller

Clinton-Appointed Judge Upholds Maryland's "Assault Weapon" And ...

Last week's ruling by the judge of the U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland reminds us why it is important to elect U.S. senators who will reject an anti-gun president's anti-gun nominees to the federal courts, and to elect presidents who will not nominate anti-gunners in the first place.

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Related Topix: Maryland Government, Bill Clinton, History in the News, Guns, Opinion

WBOC-TV Salisbury

Vehicle Thefts Decline in Parts of Maryland

SALISBURY , Md.- Car thefts are on the decline for most of Maryland. Sixteen counties witnessed a reduction in thefts in 2013, but seven including those on the lower shore did not including Somerset, Wicomico, and Worcester counties.

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Gazette.net

Brand new Wilson Wims Elementary School is a gift for new principal

On August 25, Wilson Wims Elementary School in Clarksburg will open its doors to its first class of students.

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City Paper

Brookland Pints Opens Today

Just in time for D.C. Beer Week, Brookland Pint opens its doors in the Monroe Street Market development in Brookland today.

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Related Topix: Beer, Drink, Life, Food, Dining

WUSA-TV Washington

Auto theft hits historic lows in DC, MD, VA

Auto theft hits historic lows in DC, MD, VA Crime statistics show auto theft is hitting historic lows throughout the mid-Atlantic region.

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The Macon Telegraph

Study due on health impact of Md. gas drilling

Dr. Clifford Mitchell, environmental health director with the state Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, is making a presentation on the report Monday in Frostburg to a state commission charged with recommending safe drilling practices.

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Related Topix: Maryland Government

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