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5 hrs ago | The Baltimore Sun
One-party rule breeds cronyism. While Maryland's one-party Democratic rulers, like Gov. Martin O'Malley , fancy themselves progressive angels above such things, the fact is, Maryland has devolved into an oligarchy.
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8 hrs ago | WBAL-AM Baltimore
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"Ping Pong Summer," an independent film shot in Ocean City last year, will be featured at the Sundance Film Festival, its producers announced.
During Maryland's annual legislative session, fundraising is usually a non-issue: the law prevents those candidates who hold statewide office from fundraising, so they don't.
MARYLAND GOV. Martin O'Malley has been a prolific tax-raiser, having advocated or acceded to some 40 new or increased levies since taking office almost seven years ago.
Del. Heather Mizeur 's decision to accept public financing for her gubernatorial campaign may be a transparent attempt to turn what is likely to be a massive fundraising deficit into some shred of advantage.
Every day, Maryland beer distributors safely and efficiently deliver thousands of labels of beer to local retail stores, restaurants and bars for Marylanders to purchase and enjoy - from the Baltimore Harbor to the Eastern Shore to the Washington Metropolitan Area.
Written by Tim Lemke Maryland Comptroller Peter Franchot said the state should focus "110 percent" of its energy on making things easier for small businesses, and reiterated his call for the government to operate more efficiently.
Seeking to put the brakes on a five-year decline in enrollment that saw the number of students in Maryland's nonpublic schools shrink by 22 percent, nonpublic school advocates are pushing state lawmakers to pass a business tax credit they believe will help stabilize their schools.
Virginia may get its own state-level results in the next administration of the international test known as PISA, which compares performance in math, science and reading for students around the world.
We got a little carried away when we saw that Ohio beat out Maryland as the state in which people are most likely to curse.
State Sen. Brian Frosh announced plans to introduce legislation in the upcoming session of the Maryland General Assembly that will criminalize the practice of people posing as others and posting personal ads soliciting strangers to commit sexual crimes against that person.
Because of backlogs, Maryland on Monday extended an important deadline for those hoping to have health benefits by January using the state's health care enrollment website.
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Do the Democrats have a Plan B for 2016? From Joe Biden to Andrew Cuomo, the candidates who would step in if Hillary steps back.