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  • Comptroller calls for review of $37M jail food contract

    The state comptroller called for an attorney general review over a flawed $37 million food contract for Baltimore detention facilities.
  • $116 million expansion of Cox Creek dredge facility approved

    $116 million expansion of Cox Creek dredge facility approved
    State officials approved Wednesday a $116 million project to expand the Cox Creek containment facility for contaminated material dredged from the port of Baltimore's shipping channel. The channel's 50-foot depth, which the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers...

    Powdered alcohol faces stiff opposition

    Powdered alcohol faces stiff opposition
    Imagine: You've spent all morning and most of the afternoon on a hiking and kayaking trip, your muscles aching that good kind of ache and your folding chair calling to you as you return to camp in the orange-shifted light of the early evening. If...

    Geography will play a role in Md. Senate race

    Geography will play a role in Md. Senate race
    The first U.S. senator elected directly by voters was a Silver Spring attorney named Blair Lee, who won a special election in 1913, months after the 17th Amendment changed the way candidates were selected for the Senate. Lee, it turns out, was also the...

    Sen. Barbara Mikulski won't seek sixth term

    Sen. Barbara Mikulski won't seek sixth term
    Senator Barbara A. Mikulski announced her retirement Monday in Baltimore. Mikulski, speaking at the podium by herself, said she spent considerable time thinking about how she wanted to spend the next two years and ultimately decided she didn't want to...