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Local, regional, and statewide news continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.

3 hrs ago | 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

7 hrs ago | 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

10 hrs ago | 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

14 hrs ago | Big News Network.com

Sun Investigates Maryland agency failed monitor placement of foster children audit says

Our eNewspaper network was founded in 2002 to provide stand-alone digital news sites tailored for the most searched-for locations for news.

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18 hrs ago | Business Journal

Devinder Singh, M.D.

Dr. Singh, associate professor of surgery at the University of Maryland School of Medicine was appointed Chairman of the Maryland Board of Physicians.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

The Washington Post

Hogan pledges to get tough on other states in effort to clean up the Chesapeake Bay

Maryland Republican gubernatorial candidate Larry Hogan on Tuesday unveiled a new Web ad in which he vows he would clean up the Chesapeake Bay by getting tough on other states contributing to pollution in Maryland.

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

The Baltimore Sun

Italian firm wins Maryland offshore wind leases

An Italian renewable-energy company won the rights to develop offshore wind projects in nearly 80,000 acres of Atlantic waters off Maryland's coast with an $8.7 million bid Tuesday.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Representative Andy Harris, Republican, US House of Representatives, Maryland, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Wind Power

The Washington Post

Md. health officials: Rebuilt health insurance online site will be ready in time

Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley's administration is confident that its rapid rebuilding of the state's health insurance Web site is progressing as planned and will be ready before the next enrollment period begins in November.

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

ThinkProgress

How Fracking In Maryland Would Threaten The Health Of Anyone Who Breathes Nearby

Fracking in Maryland would pose a risk of harmful air pollution and would bring jobs that could be dangerous for workers, a new report has found.

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

Washington Blade

Maryland LGBT youth at risk: report

'There is much work to be done to protect the rights of LGBTQ youth,' said Aaron Merki , executive director of FreeState Legal Project.

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Related Topix: Maryland, Gay/Lesbian

Water Online

EPA Approves Pollution Budget For Restoring Maryland Coastal Bays

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has approved the pollution budget developed by Maryland to reduce nitrogen and phosphorus in Maryland's coastal bays and tributaries to levels that meet water quality standards.

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

Baltimore News

Fundraiser fired by national GOP to work for Hogan

The Maryland Republican Party has hired a fundraiser who was fired by the national party for authorizing payment for young donors to attend a bondage-themed nightclub.

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Related Topix: US News, Maryland

Mon Aug 18, 2014

The Baltimore Sun

UM study warns of health impacts from fracking

A University of Maryland study warns that without adequate safeguards, drilling for natural gas using hydraulic fracturing could harm the health of residents, workers and communities in Western Maryland.

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Related Topix: Maryland, Environment, Science, Garrett County, MD, Allegany County, MD, US Governors, Martin O'Malley

The Daily Caller

Clinton-Appointed Judge Upholds Maryland's "Assault Weapon" And ...

Last week's ruling by the judge of the U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland reminds us why it is important to elect U.S. senators who will reject an anti-gun president's anti-gun nominees to the federal courts, and to elect presidents who will not nominate anti-gunners in the first place.

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Related Topix: Maryland, Bill Clinton, History in the News, Guns, Opinion

Merced Sun-Star

Study due on health impact of Md. gas drilling

Dr. Clifford Mitchell, environmental health director with the state Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, is making a presentation on the report Monday in Frostburg to a state commission charged with recommending safe drilling practices.

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Sun Aug 17, 2014

SFGate

An Amazing Healthcare Revolution Is Happening In Maryland - And Almost No One's Talking About It

We have re-imagined our design in a bold new way. Before we roll it out for everyone, we are giving select readers an opportunity to try out the new design.

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Sat Aug 16, 2014

Baltimore News

Brown and Hogan discuss working with counties

Democratic Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown and Republican Larry Hogan are talking about how they would work with counties, if elected governor.

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Fri Aug 15, 2014

The Washington Post

Horseshoe Casino in Baltimore opening soon, you'd better believe rivalry is fierce

A Maryland Live billboard was clearly visible over the shoulder of Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake as she stood outside the unfinished Horseshoe Baltimore a few weeks ago to unveil a street sign that read "Casino Way."

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Related Topix: Maryland, Games, Poker

WMDT

Immigrant Children Find Refuge In Maryland

Gang violence and poverty has plagued many Central American countries...some say, causing thousands of children to flee to the United States.

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Pridesource.com

Welcoming First Trans Man To U.S. House of Reps

The Gay and Lesbian Victory Institute announced on Aug. 14th the appointment of Ben Panico as a Victory Congressional Fellow for the Congressional LGBT Equality Caucus .

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Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, Transgender, Johns Hopkins University, Maryland

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