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  • Veterans' cross in Maryland at the center of national battle

    Veterans' cross in Maryland at the center of national battle
    — Fred Edwords remembers the first time he saw the giant cross rising over this small town in Prince George's County. The Peace Cross, as it's known locally, commemorates the county's World War I dead. A plaque at the base of the 40-foot structure...
  • Police target Annapolis heroin dealers

    Police target Annapolis heroin dealers
    The Annapolis police chief said Tuesday his officers "disrupted if not dismantled" one of the capital city's heroin distribution networks with a series of indictments and arrests. Working with the Anne Arundel County Police, Maryland State Police and...
  • Cove Point natural gas export facility gets state OK

    Cove Point natural gas export facility gets state OK
    A proposed natural gas export facility in Southern Maryland moved closer to reality Friday, but state regulators ordered the terminal's owner to include more safety and environmental protections for the controversial project, and to donate $48 million...
  • More fracking spells trouble for Maryland [Letter]

    More fracking spells trouble for Maryland [Letter]
    Dominion Resources Inc.'s plan to build a liquefied natural gas export terminal at Cove Point in Calvert County is hotly controversial among Marylanders ("Cove Point project opponents raise safety concerns," Jan. 26). The project would create more...
  • Howard County students in spotlight at Maryland Thespian Festival

    Howard County theater students from several schools showcased their acting chops last weekend at the 2014 Maryland State Thespian Festival in Calvert County. During the two-day event, more than 800 students from high schools across the state traveled...
  • Estate tax relief seems on track in Annapolis

    Estate tax relief seems on track in Annapolis
    At a time when income inequality is one of the nation's most-discussed issues, the tax that appears to have the best chance of being cut in heavily Democratic Maryland this year is one that is only paid by millionaires. Senate President Thomas V. Mike...
  • Lawmakers consider speed camera reforms

    Lawmakers consider speed camera reforms
    Maryland speed camera programs came under intense scrutiny Tuesday in Annapolis and Baltimore, with the General Assembly considering reforms ranging from a ban of the so-called "bounty system" to levying heavy fines against operators that issue...
  • Gansler says corporate tax cut would be gradual

    Gansler says corporate tax cut would be gradual
    Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler released details Wednesday night of his proposal to cut Maryland's corporate income tax to Virginia levels, saying that if he is elected governor he would decrease it gradually over a period of nine years. Appearing...
  • Hundreds rally to oppose Cove Point project

    Hundreds rally to oppose Cove Point project
    An estimated 500 people rallied Thursday in Baltimore against plans to export liquefied natural gas from a Southern Maryland facility, chanting and carrying signs past the office tower where state regulators were considering one aspect of that proposal....
  • Court of Special Appeals OKs Cove Point gas export plan

    Court of Special Appeals OKs Cove Point gas export plan
    Maryland's second-highest court upheld Friday a judge's ruling that the Cove Point gas facility can be converted to be used for exports, siding with the company that owns the plant and against an environmental group. The Sierra Club argued in court that...
  • Gubernatorial candidates make their cases to Young Democrats

    Gubernatorial candidates make their cases to Young Democrats
    Maryland's Democratic candidates for governor made their cases to the party's youths Saturday, but for some, like Baltimore high school student Eric Brown, the race is still a tossup. Brown criticized all three candidates. Of Attorney General Douglas...