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3 hrs ago | Maryland Department of Natural Resources

Spring Rockfish Season Kicks off in Maryland's Portion of the Chesapeake Bay

Captain Keith Allston Jr. and Junior Abell showcase a rockfish caught opening day aboard Rod Bender Charters out of Solomons.

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Related Topix: Fishing, Outdoor Recreation

6 hrs ago | Patch.com

Maryland Microbrewers Await Governor's Approval of Craft Beer To-Go

By Sarah Tincher , CAPITAL NEWS SERVICE What's better than going to your favorite brewpub to drink a cold glass of craft beer? Taking it home with you in a bottle.

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Related Topix: Beer, Drink, Maryland Government, US Governors, Martin O'Malley, Frederick, MD

8 hrs ago | WBOC-TV Salisbury

MD Flags Flown at Half-Staff to Honor Torrey Brown

Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley ordered the flag flown at half-staff Thursday from sunrise to sunset in honor of Torrey Brown.

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

12 hrs ago | Examiner.com

Interview with talented Israel David Groveman

On April 23, 2014, musician Israel David Groveman shared about his background and recent entertainment projects.

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Related Topix: Classical, Yo-Yo Ma, University of Maryland College Park, Emmy Awards, Entertainment, Television

Wed Apr 23, 2014

Maryland Department of Natural Resources

Color Maryland Green Contest Names Winners

Maryland Department of Natural Resources Secretary Joe Gill, and the Department of the Environment Secretary Bob Summers, today announced the winners of the Color Maryland Green contest at an award ceremony at Tawes Garden in Annapolis.

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Related Topix: Maryland Government, Arts, Poetry, Gaithersburg, MD, Ellicott City, MD

Dundalk Eagle

Maryland General Assembly votes by local legislators

Bills are not law until they are signed by the governor. SB 170: The Fiscal Year 2015 Budget Bill, which provides $38.9 billion in appropriations for 2015 - an increase of $1.6 billion above fiscal 2014.

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Related Topix: Maryland Government

Myrtle Beach Online

Maryland's homes, gardens celebrate heritage

Indoor plumbing was almost unheard of when Jefferson Patterson, a career diplomat, in 1932 commissioned his fabulous country retreat in rural St. Leonard, a tiny town nestled on the Patuxent River in southern Maryland.

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Related Topix: St. Leonard, MD, Patuxent River, MD, Calvert County, MD, Life, Food, Vegetables, Upper Marlboro, MD

Patch.com

Which Are Maryland's Best High Schools? 2014 Rankings Revealed

Montgomery County has the top high schools in Maryland, according to U.S. News and World Report .

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Related Topix: Montgomery County, MD, Poolesville, MD, Hagerstown, MD

WBOC-TV Salisbury

Updated: Four-Car Accident on Bay Bridge

All lanes have reopened on the westbound span of the Chesapeake Bay Bridge after they were shut down early Tuesday afternoon due to an accident.

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Maryland Department of Natural Resources

Dan's Mountain State Park to Host Youth Fishing Rodeo

Young anglers of all skill levels are invited to enjoy a morning of fun and fishing at Dan's Mountain State Park's annual Youth Fishing Rodeo.

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WMDT

Delmarva Power Donates 19,000 Light Bulbs To MD Food Bank

Nearly 4,800 families on Maryland's Eastern Shore will soon be saving on their energy bills.

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Related Topix: Maryland Government, United States Department of Agriculture, US News

Tue Apr 22, 2014

Metro Weekly

Equality Endorsements, Round 4: Equality Maryland PAC releases more...

Equality Maryland PAC, the political action committee for the Free State's major LGBT-rights organization, released a fourth wave of candidate endorsements for those seeking office in the General Assembly, expanding its total number of legislative endorsements to 91. The organization previously endorsed the ticket of Lt.

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Related Topix: Maryland Government, Gay/Lesbian, Transgender, Anne Arundel County, MD

CBS Local

Gansler: Maryland Should Study High-Speed Rail Options

State Attorney General Doug Gansler wants Maryland's government to take the initiative on building high-speed rail from Baltimore to Washington.

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Related Topix: California High-Speed Rail, us Travel, Travel

JD Supra

Maryland Legislature Approves Ban on Discrimination against Transgender Employees

Maryland is poised to become the 18th state, along with the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico, to protect employees from unlawful discrimination based on gender identity.

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Related Topix: Maryland Government, Transgender, District of Columbia Government, Washington DC, US Governors, Martin O'Malley

Patch.com

Police Seek Suspect Accused of Groping Jogger on Sligo Creek Parkway

The Maryland-National Capital Park Police are seeking the public's help to find a man suspected of groping a woman while she was jogging Monday on Sligo Creek Parkway between Maple Avenue and Piney Branch Road, says Montgomery Community Media .

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ThinkProgress

Maryland Gubernatorial Candidate Says Iraq War Vet Opponent Hasn't Had A 'Real Job'

Democratic Maryland gubernatorial candidate Douglas Gansler on Monday disparaged his primary opponent's service in Iraq, criticizing him as "somebody who has never managed anybody, never run anything."

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Related Topix: Maryland Government, Life, Veteran Affairs, US News, Liberal Political News

Stars and Stripes

Air Force master sergeant pleads guilty to child porn

William Gazafi, 44, pleaded guilty on Monday in federal court in Greenbelt to six counts of sexually exploiting a minor to produce child pornography.

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Related Topix: US Military, Andrews Air Force Base, US Air Force

The Washington Post

Maryland high court upholds MoCo Council's cuts to police union contract

Maryland's highest court has ruled that the Montgomery County Council acted within its authority in 2011 when it decided not to pay for retirement and health benefits included in a collective bargaining agreement with police.

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Related Topix: Personal Finance, Retirement, House of Cards, Entertainment, Television, Celebrities, Kevin Spacey

Mon Apr 21, 2014

PennLive.com

Bill allowing Maryland wineries to offer samples at farmers'...

Sugarloaf Mountain Vineyards is one of Maryland's premium producers. Located on the borde between Frederick and Montgomery counties, it's open seven days a week.

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Related Topix: Maryland Government, Wine, Drink, Garrett County, MD, Dorchester County, MD, Calvert County, MD

Patch.com

'Awesome' Bowie Teacher Honored for Bringing Literature to Life

A teaching style that brings literature alive - and is called "awesome" by her students - has earned Bowie teacher Faith Majors the state's the Christine D. Sarbanes Award.

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