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Tuesday, Dec 24, 2013 at 10:22 AM
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By Carissa Dimargo

FAA: Western Md. Wind Farm Not an Aviation Hazard

FAA: Western Md. Wind Farm Not an Aviation Hazard

The Federal Aviation Administration says a proposed wind farm on Maryland's highest mountain won't be an aviation hazard. Read »

Friday, Aug 9, 2013 at 4:35 PM
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By Brian Witte

Businessman Lollar to Announce Run for Md. Governor

Businessman Lollar to Announce Run for Md. Governor

Charles Lollar, a Charles County businessman, is planning to seek the Republican nomination for governor in Maryland. Read »

Thursday, Jun 6, 2013 at 8:05 AM

Md. Delegate George Enters Governor's Race

Md. Delegate George Enters Governor's Race

Maryland Delegate Ron George formally announced his run for governor Wednesday evening in Annapolis. Read »

Thursday, Apr 18, 2013 at 8:04 AM
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By Brian Witte

Opponents of Maryland's Gun-Control Bill to Sue

Opponents of Maryland's Gun-Control Bill to Sue

Representatives from gun-rights groups said they support going to court instead of trying to petition it to the ballot. Read »

Tuesday, Apr 9, 2013 at 5:40 PM
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By Michelle Janaye Nealy

Dog Bite Liability Measure Fails in Maryland House

Dog Bite Liability Measure Fails in Maryland House

On the final day of the Maryland General Assembly, lawmakers failed to pass a measure that would change a court ruling that designated pit bulls as an “inherently dangerous” breed. Read »

Friday, Apr 5, 2013 at 11:52 AM
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By Brian Witte

Maryland Lawmakers Pass Strict Gun-Control Bill

Maryland Lawmakers Pass Strict Gun-Control Bill

Maryland's already-strong gun laws will become among the strictest in the nation with a measure passed by the General Assembly Thursday, sending it to Gov. Martin O'Malley, who proposed the bill. Read »

Thursday, Apr 4, 2013 at 7:30 AM
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By Brian Witte

Maryland House Approves Gun-Control Bill

Maryland House Approves Gun-Control Bill

The Maryland House of Delegates approved a gun-control measure proposed by Democratic Gov. Martin O'Malley. Read »

Tuesday, Apr 2, 2013 at 10:14 PM
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By Brian Witte

Md. Democrats Defeat GOP Effort to Weaken Gun Bill

Md. Democrats Defeat GOP Effort to Weaken Gun Bill

Democratic lawmakers in the Maryland House of Delegates defeated Republican efforts to weaken a gun-control measure Tuesday night, moving the bill backed by Gov. Martin O'Malley closer to passage with its major... Read »

Tuesday, Apr 2, 2013 at 8:53 PM
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By Chris Gordon
      

Maryland House Takes Up Gun Control Bill

Gun rights advocates are trying to defeat Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley's gun control bill with dozens of amendments that the House is expected to consider into Tuesday evening. Read »

Monday, Apr 1, 2013 at 7:17 PM
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By Brian Witte

Maryland Pit Bull Measure Headed for Negotiations

Maryland Pit Bull Measure Headed for Negotiations

The Maryland House of Delegates passed a measure to change the impact of a court ruling that designated pit bulls as an “inherently dangerous” breed. Read »

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Julie Carey
Julie Carey News4 Virginia Reporter Julie Carey is a News4 reporter focusing on Virginia issues and politics.
Chris Gordon
Chris Gordon News4 Maryland Reporter Chris Gordon is a legal analyst and reporter for NBC4, focusing on Maryland.
Domenico Montanaro
Domenico Montanaro NBC News Political Reporter Domenico Montanaro is an NBC News Political Reporter, analyst for NBC News' First Read and NBCPolitics.com contributor.
Mark Murray
Mark Murray NBC News Deputy Political Director Mark Murray is the NBC News Deputy Political Director, NBC News First Read analyst and NBCPolitics.com contributor.
Tom Sherwood News4 Political Reporter Tom Sherwood is a reporter for News4 specializing in politics and the D.C. government.
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Chuck Todd NBC News Political Director Chuck Todd is the NBC News Political Director, host of “The Daily Rundown” on MSNBC and NBCPolitics.com contributor.
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