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2 hrs ago | 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

6 hrs ago | 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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10 hrs ago | 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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Related Topix: Maryland, Burtonsville, MD

Tue Aug 26, 2014

The Washington Post

With public financing, Hogan has a temporary cash advantage over Brown

Maryland Republican gubernatorial nominee Larry Hogan on Tuesday said he has $2.4 million in the bank for the November election, giving him what is expected to be a temporary financial advantage over his Democratic opponent, Lt.

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Related Topix: Maryland, US Politics, Joe Biden, US News

The Baltimore Sun

Hogan jumps out to lead in cash on hand

Republican gubernatorial candidate Larry Hogan jumped out to a massive - but almost certainly temporary - lead in cash in hand over Democratic rival Anthony G. Brown , the Hogan campaign reported Tuesday night.

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Baltimore News

Brown reports raising $1.5M in bid for governor

Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown reports raising about $1.5 million dollars in the latest reporting period in his run for governor of Maryland.

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CBS Local

Md. Health Exchange Under Review For Possible Fraud

Maryland's health care exchange website was so flawed it is being revamped with new technology for the next enrollment period in November.

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Daily Record

Harris: Subpoenas issued in federal review of state health exchange

Maryland's troubled Health Benefit Exchange is the subject of subpoenas issued by inspector general of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, according to the state's only Republican member of Congress.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Representative Andy Harris, Republican, US House of Representatives, Maryland, Healthcare Law, Law

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Examiner.com

DC area start-up makes getting mail to inmates quick and easy for pennies

Kenneth "Kenny" Bell often recall of the 27 months he spent incarcerated in a Ohio state prison and uses that as motivation to reach out to friends and loved ones who have the unfortunate circumstance of being sentenced to jail or prison.

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Related Topix: Prison, State Prisons, Maryland

The Family Badge

'No' Sheriff in Town: Some Lawmen Refuse to Enforce Federal Gun Laws

Lewis and other sheriffs, and their supporters, say that puts them in the best position to stand up to gun laws they consider unconstitutional under the Second Amendment, which guarantees the right to bear arms.

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Related Topix: Guns, Maryland, Anne Arundel County, MD, Wicomico County, MD

The Washington Post

With the Horseshoe casino, Baltimore adds to the urban gambling jackpot

The inside of the new Horseshoe casino looks like any gambling palace on the Las Vegas Strip, filled with blinking slot machines, blackjack tables, cocktail waitresses and crystal chandeliers.

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Related Topix: Las Vegas, THQ, Video Games, Games, Blackjack, Maryland, Poker

Fri Aug 22, 2014

Daily Kos

Maryland Open Meetings: When Losing is Winning

A parents' group has been dogging the Montgomery County School Board for the usual apparent back-room, secret dealing that gets citizens so steamed.

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Related Topix: Maryland, US News, Liberal Political News

The Washington Post

Brown goes after Hogan on economic issues in first TV ad of fall campaign in Md.

Democratic gubernatorial nominee Anthony G. Brown launched his fall television advertising campaign Friday with a spot claiming that Republican nominee Larry Hogan "would take Maryland families backwards" on a range of economic issues.

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Related Topix: Maryland, US Governors, Martin O'Malley, Baltimore, MD

Thu Aug 21, 2014

Washington Examiner

Health officials warn against using unapproved med

Public health officials in Maryland are warning residents against using an unapproved medication to treat children's colds that is being sold in some convenience stores in Latino communities.

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The Dispatch

Offshore Wind Farm Lease Areas Auction For $8.7M

The future development of a vast wind energy farm off the coast of Ocean City cleared another significant hurdle this week with the successful auction of 80,000 acres off the resort's coast to a Texas-based company for over $8.7 million.

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Ocean City, MD, Wind Power, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Maryland

WBAL-TV Baltimore

Md. to get $75M from Bank of America settlement

Maryland will get $75 million from a housing securities settlement the state's attorney general secured with the Bank of America over unlawful mortgage practices.

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Related Topix: Maryland, Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Gazette.net

A break from sound policy

Last week, Maryland took a holiday as summer neared an end - a week without the 6 percent sales tax on most clothing items and shoes.

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WBAL-TV Baltimore

Hogan proposes eliminating taxes on retirement income

The Maryland Department of Legislative Services estimated this proposal would cost state and local governments $425 million to $475 million in lost tax revenue.

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Related Topix: Maryland, Personal Finance, Social Security

Pam's House Blend

Big Rail Cites Bin Laden, Al Qaeda to Fight Oil-by-Rail Route Transparency

"The most recent edition of Inspire magazine, March 2014, the online, English-language propaganda publication of [Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula], presents a full-page collage depicting varied imagesa in order to construct an explosive device," reads Carbaugh's affidavit .

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Related Topix: World News, Pakistan, Maryland, New York, Terrorism

Gazette.net

Dymowski running for attorney general

As a hearing officer with the Maryland Parole Commission, Leo Wayne Dymowski said he sees first hand the consequence of the war on drugs.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Maryland, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Prison

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