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Friday, Aug 29, 2014 at 9:32 AM
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By Carissa Dimargo

Brown and Hogan Agree to Second Televised Debate

Brown and Hogan Agree to Second Televised Debate

The hour-long debate between Democratic Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown and Republican Larry Hogan is scheduled for Oct. 13. Read »

Friday, Aug 29, 2014 at 9:26 AM
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By Associated Press

Anne Arundel Primary Was Costliest in County History

Anne Arundel Primary Was Costliest in County History

The Anne Arundel County Republican primary for county executive was the most expensive in county history. Read »

Monday, Jul 28, 2014 at 3:43 PM
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By Associated Press

O'Malley, Clergy Meet on Helping Border Children

O'Malley, Clergy Meet on Helping Border Children

Clergy members met with Gov. Martin O'Malley on Monday for the second time in a week to discuss plans to find shelter with Maryland families for unaccompanied children who have been crossing the border from... Read »

Monday, Jul 21, 2014 at 10:07 AM
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By Associated Press

Supporter of Md. Gun Law Says It's Working

Supporter of Md. Gun Law Says It's Working

Overall gun deaths in Maryland fell 24 percent in the first five months of 2014 compared with the same period in 2013, the Daily Record reported. Vincent DeMarco of Marylanders to Prevent Gun Violence doesn't... Read »

Monday, May 5, 2014 at 2:23 PM

Md. Minimum Wage Bill Signed Into Law

Md. Minimum Wage Bill Signed Into Law

Governor Martin O'Malley signed a bill Monday morning to raise it to $10.10 per hour. The increase will roll out over the next four years. Read »

Tuesday, Nov 5, 2013 at 8:00 PM
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By Jessica T. Johnson

Polls Close in Maryland's Municipal Elections

Polls Close in Maryland's Municipal Elections

Polls are closed in Maryland, after a number of municipal elections with some notable issues on the table. Read »

Wednesday, Oct 30, 2013 at 11:53 AM
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By Carissa Dimargo

'Revenge Porn' Bill Headed to Md. House

'Revenge Porn' Bill Headed to Md. House

A Maryland lawmaker wants to criminalize the release of non-consensual disclosure of sexually explicit pictures and videos online. Read »

Monday, Oct 21, 2013 at 1:47 PM

Former Mont. Co. Officer Sworn in to Md. House

Former Mont. Co. Officer Sworn in to Md. House

David Fraser-Hidalgo, 44, will represent District 15 in Montgomery County. He replaces Brian Feldman, who was appointed to the state Senate last month. Read »

Monday, Sep 2, 2013 at 8:54 PM

$12 Minimum Wage in Montgomery County?

$12 Minimum Wage in Montgomery County?

Next week, At-Large Councilmember Marc Elrich will introduce a bill to increase the wage from $7.25 to $12 per hour in the county. Read »

Tuesday, Aug 20, 2013 at 7:43 PM

Md. Del. Don Dwyer Charged With DUI

Del. Don Dwyer -- who was convicted of operating a motorboat while drunk in May -- was arrested and charged with driving under the influence in a new incident early Tuesday. Read »

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