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1 hr ago | Daily Record
Doug Gansler is gaining on Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown, according to an internal poll released by the Gansler-Ivey campaign.
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5 hrs ago | City Paper
The Maryland General Assembly considered 2,672 bills in the 2014 session that, after 90 days, ended at midnight on April 7, and 811 of them got the thumbs-up in both the Senate and the House of Delegates.
9 hrs ago | The Baltimore Sun
Nearly half a century has passed since Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. famously said, "Of all the forms of inequality, injustice in health care is the most shocking and inhumane."
13 hrs ago | Daily Record
A commission tasked with making recommendations on best practices for Marcellus Shale drilling in Western Maryland will delay by two months the delivery of its final report.
18 hrs ago | Patch.com
The Maryland Department of the Environment was working on cleaning up a diesel spill Monday that affected Lake Kittamaqundi, according to the Howard County Department of Fire and Rescue Services .
Now that the state's medical marijuana program has been revived, officials say it will take about 15 months for the first patients to buy the drug legally in Maryland.
Gov. Martin O'Malley speaks during a rally outside of the Maryland State House in Annapolis on Jan. 14 in support of raising Maryland's minimum wage.
News that Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius is resigning from her post sparked mixed reviews from Democratic and Republican members of Congress.
The Maryland State's Attorneys Association is urging Gov. Martin O'Malley to veto a bill that decriminalizes possession of small amounts of marijuana.
Maryland Democratic gubernatorial hopeful Anthony G. Brown on Monday proposed a more than 10-fold increase in annual funding for a state-run affordable housing grant program, part of a larger plan he said seeks to "ensure that every Marylander has a place to call home."
So-called fusion centers, created after 9/11, collect and sort data from municipal, state and national sources in the name of combating domestic terrorism.
By Mike Denison, CAPITAL NEWS SERVICE All the major candidates for governor agree that Maryland's business climate has room for improvement.
Maryland Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown has staked an early claim to the dubious honor of making our region's most shameless and misleading 2014 campaign boast.
The Brightwater Wastewater Treatment Center near Seattle is advertising its availability as a wedding venue - even outside.
An absolute right to privacy in health care is enshrined in the oath all medical professionals must take.