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3 hrs ago | Daily Record

Abilities Network celebrates 50th anniversary

Two hundred fifty people gathered for Abilities Network's recent 50th Anniversary Celebration and Awards Event at Hillendale Country Club.

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Related Topix: Instrumental, Celebration, Maryland

7 hrs ago | Washington Examiner

Md. auditors: flaws in DDA verification process

Maryland auditors have found the state's Developmental Disabilities Administration has not substantially addressed a previous finding that it does not have procedures to verify consumers received services from providers as stipulated.

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11 hrs ago | KOLD-TV Tucson

Maryland doc facing sex charge surrenders license

A spokesman says more than 30 teens escaped from a Nashville youth detention center and 17 are still being sought.

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Related Topix: Maryland, Sex Scandal, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Cumberland, MD, Allegany County, MD

11 hrs ago | KAUZ

Maryland doc facing sex charge surrenders license

A Justice Department lawyer has told a federal judge that a tough new Texas voter ID law was motivated by racial discrimination and should be struck down.

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12 hrs ago | The Washington Post

Brown attacks Hogan over Ehrlich's 2003 veto of a Maryland 'Dream Act' bill

Maryland Democratic gubernatorial nominee Anthony G. Brown, appearing before a Hispanic business conference Tuesday, attacked his Republican opponent for a veto by the last GOP governor of a bill extending in-state college tuition rates to undocumented immigrants.

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Related Topix: Maryland, US News, Illegal Immigration, US Governors, Martin O'Malley

16 hrs ago | OUPblog

The US Supreme Court should reverse Wynne - narrowly

Maryland State Comptroller of the Treasury v. Brian Wynne requires the US Supreme Court to decide whether the US Constitution compels a state to grant an income tax credit to its residents for the out-of-state income taxes such residents pay on out-of-state income.

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Related Topix: Maryland, US Supreme Court, US News, Tax, Howard County, MD

Mon Sep 01, 2014

Daily Kos

CSE: Minimum Wage Act Will Result in $2 Billion Annual Benefit to Maryland, Reduce Inequality

According to a recent study by the Center for Sustainable Economy , opponents of the minimum wage are blatantly wrong yet again.

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Related Topix: Maryland, US News, Liberal Political News

Washington Times

5 things to know about Maryland's Nov. election

Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown is the Democratic candidate. Larry Hogan, an Anne Arundel County real estate broker, is the Republican candidate.

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

Sun Aug 31, 2014

WBOC-TV Salisbury

Students Leave Businesses Short Staffed

OCEAN CITY , Md.-Labor day weekend is the last long weekend for some children before they go back to school, but many schools across the state have already started.

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Related Topix: Life, Labor Day, Holidays, Maryland

Sat Aug 30, 2014

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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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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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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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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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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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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