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  • 30th Fallen Heroes Day ceremony in Timonium scheduled for Friday

    30th Fallen Heroes Day ceremony in Timonium scheduled for Friday
    Law enforcement officers, firefighters, and families will gather at Dulaney Valley Memorial Gardens on Friday for the 30th Annual Fallen Heroes Day ceremony, an event honoring those who died in the line of duty. The observance begins at 1 p.m., at...
  • Former candidate for Md. House of Delegates indicted

    A former candidate for the Maryland House of Delegates has been indicted on felony theft, perjury and other charges relating to campaign spending. State Prosecutor Emmet Davitt announced the 38-count indictment Friday against Steven Wyatt. The...
  • O'Malley says he won't be deterred from criticizing Clinton

    O'Malley says he won't be deterred from criticizing Clinton
    Former Gov. Martin O"Malley said Friday that he won't be deterred from vigorously criticizing front-runner Hillary Clinton in his race for the 2016 Democratic presidential nomination. O'Malley, appearing on MSNBC's Morning Joe program, told co-host Mika...
  • Our say: MARC fare increases a shortsighted move

    You heard no complaints from us last month when the Maryland Transportation Authority approved changes that will soon drop the toll on the Bay Bridge from $6 to $4, with the commuter rate going from $2.10 to $1.40. If the state can do without the money,...
  • Carroll commissioners question state ethics law

    Carroll commissioners question state ethics law
    The Carroll government is putting a temporary halt to work on state-mandated updates to the county's ethics law in order to allow time for meetings with other local governments that also have not adopted ethics law updates. In addition, county leaders may...
  • Rep. Sarbanes says he won't run for US Senate

    Maryland Rep. John Sarbanes says he won't run for the U.S. Senate seat that will be open when Sen. Barbara Mikulski retires. Sarbanes said in a statement Friday that he has decided to run for re-election to his seat in the House, after giving careful...
  • Casinos seek to lower minimum slots payouts

    Casinos seek to lower minimum slots payouts
    Maryland's five casinos have asked the state to let them reduce required payouts on slot machines — a move that could shift tens of millions of dollars in winnings from customers to the casinos, state records show. The request was included among a...
  • Cummings failed to file state, city paperwork for rental unit

    Cummings failed to file state, city paperwork for rental unit
    Rep. Elijah E. Cummings failed to file required paperwork with city and state authorities for a rental unit he has owned in West Baltimore for years. Cummings, the ranking Democrat on the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, failed to list...
  • If GOP cares about Baltimore, it should vote that way

    If GOP cares about Baltimore, it should vote that way
    During a recent tour of inner city Baltimore, Maryland Republican Party Executive Director Joe Cluster said, "The first thing is showing them the Republican Party is out there listening to their concerns." ("After unrest, GOP looks to make inroads in...
  • Former Del. Ron George says he plans to run for state Senate

    Former Anne Arundel County Del. Ron George says he plans to run for state Senate in 2018. George, a Republican, announced his plans on Monday to seek the Senate seat representing District 30, which includes Annapolis and southern Anne Arundel County....
  • Big MARC fare hikes cause riders to press Hogan for hearings

    Big MARC fare hikes cause riders to press Hogan for hearings
    MARC train riders urged Gov. Larry Hogan on Monday to delay fare increases announced by the Maryland Transit Administration and to order the agency to hold public hearings on hikes of as much as 67 percent for weekly ticket purchasers. The MARC Riders...