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  • Meet Yumi Hogan, Maryland's first lady

    Meet Yumi Hogan, Maryland's first lady
    On a farm in JeonNam, in southern South Korea, an adolescent Yumi Hogan helped gather vegetables, doodled with watercolors and dreamed of being a teacher. "We were not a rich family," she said, sipping hot tea in the Maryland governor's mansion...
  • Civil rights groups call on Hogan to convene special session

    Civil rights groups call on Hogan to convene special session
    Civil rights groups called on Gov. Larry Hogan Friday to help resolve a fractured relationship between Baltimore residents and its police department, asking him to convene a special session to pass more comprehensive body camera laws and to invest cash in...
  • Hogan to sign legislation on body cameras

    Hogan to sign legislation on body cameras
    Gov. Larry Hogan pledged Thursday to sign legislation that would legalize body cameras for police officer. House Bill 533 passed the General Assembly and, if signed, would make law enforcement use of the body cameras lawful under certain circumstances....
  • AACC president: Unions 'instill fear' and would end up costing students

    AACC president: Unions 'instill fear' and would end up costing students
    While some adjuncts at Anne Arundel Community College have had a burgeoning interest in unionizing, the president isn't likely to support unions any time soon. In an interview with the Capital Gazette editorial board, college President Dawn Lindsay...
  • The Morning Report: What you need to know today in Annapolis and Anne Arundel

    The Morning Report: What you need to know today  in Annapolis and Anne Arundel
    The Morning Report is a quick roundup of links to stories we think Annapolis and Anne Arundel County residents will be talking about today. You can click on the links directly from the text of this feature. Here's what's happening. Gov. Larry Hogan...
  • Shield bill passes General Assembly, offers second chances

    Thousands of Maryland residents with criminal histories may get a second chance. On Monday the General Assembly approved a bill that allows shielding certain non-violent offenses from the public eye. The measure that made it past the General Assembly...
  • Announcements: Annapolis Area Christian School college fair, veterinary medical examiners meeting, Parole Rotary B.I.G. book sale, book signing, Cynthia W. Hammer, Denim and Diamonds, Anne Arundel Medical Center, NARFE meetings, National Active and Retired Federal

    College fair Annapolis Area Christian School's annual college fair will be held from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. April 23 at the Upper School campus, 109 Burns Crossing Road in Severn. The fair includes more than 50 college and university representatives. For...
  • Charter school bill graduates from General Assembly

    Gov. Larry Hogan's charter school expansion bill is heading back to his desk looking dramatically different. On Monday the Republican governor's charter bill passed the General Assembly with amendments that give some additional flexibility to charter...
  • Md. lawmakers pass public campaign finance bill

    The Maryland General Assembly has approved a bill to bring back a voluntary check off on individual income tax returns for public campaign financing for governor. The House agreed with changes made by the Senate Monday night on a 102-36 vote. The...
  • Decades old information act gets 21st century update

    A bill to update Maryland's public information act is heading to the governor's desk. The General Assembly passed the measure on Monday in the waning hours of the 2015 session. Among the changes to the Maryland Public Information Act, which hasn't...
  • Until Md. lawmakers act, stories like Freddie Gray's will continue

    Until Md. lawmakers act, stories like Freddie Gray's will continue
    The story of Freddie Gray is an all too familiar one. Another young black man dead after an interaction with police, another black life cut short unnecessarily. It's a story that is eerily similar to the story of Tyrone West. West too died in the...