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13 hrs ago | WCBM-AM Pikesville

Wife of Congressman Andy Harris Dies Unexpectedly

Governor O'Malley issued a statement on the passing of Harris: "We extend our deepest condolences to Congressman Andy Harris on the tragic loss of his wife, Sylvia 'Cookie' Harris.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Representative Andy Harris, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Governors, Martin O'Malley, Maryland, Katherine Harris

Fri Aug 29, 2014

WTOP-FM Washington

Md. looks to rebound from low primary turnout

Maryland Democrats and Republicans were equally unenthusiastic overall about voting in June's primary.

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Related Topix: US News, Maryland

TBD.com

Hispanic AGENDA, 8/30/2014

On the AGENDA this week: Local school districts nationwide and in our area are looking for smarter ways to cope with students with behavioral issues by making suspensions and expulsions a last resort.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Maryland

The Washington Post

Maryland veterans can now see Evergreen Health Care's primary-care doctors

Veterans who have been waiting for months to see a primary-care doctor at the Veterans Affairs Maryland Health Care System can now visit one of the four Evergreen Health Care facilities that are affiliated with the state's new health insurance co-op.

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Related Topix: Maryland, Life, Veteran Affairs

ABC2 Maryland

Use of military surplus weapons vary across Md.

Baltimore County Police got nearly 275 M-16's while about 70 of the military assault rifles also landed in Carroll County and 50 more went to the University of Maryland College Park Police.

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Related Topix: University of Maryland College Park, Maryland

Business Journal

FNB is making its play

First National Bank, which is closing on its acquisition of Germantown's OBA Financial Services, wants to create a central point to serve Marylanders, said CEO Vincent Delie Jr. The Pittsburgh-based holding company moved closer to acquiring OBA Financial Services Inc. after shareholders of the Germantown bank approved the deal Aug 21. The ... (more)

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The Washington Post

Fairfax officials say some people may have crossed Va.-Md. line to vote twice in 2012

Tens of thousands of voters were registered to cast ballots in both Virginia and Maryland during the 2012 presidential election - and more than 150 appear to have voted twice, an advocacy group claims.

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Related Topix: Virginia, Virginia Government, Maryland

Thu Aug 28, 2014

WBOC-TV Salisbury

Del. Eckhardt Remembers Sylvia "Cookie" Harris

WBOC spoke with Maryland House of Delegates member Addie Eckhardt Thursday night, and her reaction to the death of her Cambridge neighbor Sylvia "Cookie" Harris.

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Examiner.com

Baltimore organization touts literacy to fight dependency

The lobby of the State Office Building in Baltimore was transformed into a showcase of talent by local authors as the Maryland State Department of Human Resources held another Literary and Literacy Exchange on Wednesday, August 27, 2014.

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The Baltimore Sun

For state fair participants, start of school before Labor Day hits home

Hannah Sheats raises goats, makes clothes and bakes items with the 4-H to show at the Maryland State Fair .

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Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Labor Day, Maryland, Parkton, MD, Education Etc., Worcester County, MD

The Baltimore Sun

Auditors urge better tracking of public defender clients

A new state audit says Maryland's public defender's office is failing to properly document whether its clients are poor enough to need its help.

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WMDT

West Nile Virus Detected In Maryland Resident

Health officials say Maryland has its first confirmed case of West Nile Virus infection this year.

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Related Topix: Maryland, Health, West Nile Virus

Washington Blade

Executive director of Md. LGBT group arrested during immigration protest

Equality Maryland Executive Director Carrie Evans was among those arrested outside the White House on Thursday during an immigration reform protest.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, Maryland, Illegal Immigration

WFMD-AM Frederick

MVA Offices To Be Closed Labor Day Weekend

The Maryland Motor Vehicle Administration says its offices will be closed on Saturday, Aug. 30th, and Monday, Sept.

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Baltimore News

Md. to announce cover crop enrollment

Gov. Martin O'Malley, Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown and Agriculture Secretary Buddy Hance will be attending the Maryland State Fair on Thursday.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, US Governors, Martin O'Malley, Maryland

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Gazette.net

Prince Georgea s County receives over $1 million in energy grants

The Prince George's County Department of the Environment, or DOE, and the Office of Central Services has announced receiving more than $1 million in grants through the Maryland Smart Energy Communities Grant Program.

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Related Topix: Maryland, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Alternative Energy, Energy

The Washington Post

Losing candidates lighten their wallets in Montgomery County Democratic primaries

Defeat may have carried an extra sting for a couple of Montgomery County Council candidates who sank thousands of their own dollars into Democratic primary campaigns, new finance reports filed with the Maryland Board of Elections show.

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Gazette.net

Republican pledges stronger action if hea s Md. attorney general

When Jeffrey N. Pritzker ran in the 2002 primary for attorney general, his love of - and frustration with - Maryland got him into the race.

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

AHRQ Innovations Exchange

State Provides Financial and Technical Support to Underserved...

Maryland's General Assembly passed legislation authorizing the State's Health Enterprise Zones initiative, which is administered jointly by the Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene and the Maryland Community Health Resources Commission.

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WTOP-FM Washington

Ticketbuster: Woman gets tickets for license plates that don't exist

Since 2010, a Maryland driver has been getting parking tickets in the mail from D.C. for different cars with a vanity plate, none of which belong to her.

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