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  • Obama taking a cue from Maryland on climate

    Obama taking a cue from Maryland on climate
    When the Obama administration unveils its plan today for fighting climate change by clamping down on power plant emissions, it will try to get the rest of the nation to join an effort already underway in Maryland and a number of other states....
  • 18-year-old hospitalized after Ocean City water rescue

    18-year-old hospitalized after Ocean City water rescue
    An 18-year-old from Montgomery County was hospitalized Monday after getting caught in a rip tide while swimming in Ocean City, authorities said. An initial rescue call for three swimmers stuck in the water near 137th Street went out around 4:30 p.m.,...
  • Democrats trade barbs in final TV debate

    Democrats trade barbs in final TV debate
    The Democrats running for governor traded barbs Monday night over Maryland's economy, marijuana laws, and the troubled rollout of its health insurance website in their final televised debate before a primary in which pundits suggest many voters are...
  • Pfizer's interest in AstraZeneca worries Maryland

    Pfizer's interest in AstraZeneca worries Maryland
    Research labs closed by pharmaceutical giant Pfizer dot the country: Illinois. Michigan. New Jersey. New York. North Carolina. Maryland officials don't want this state to join that list. After Pfizer declared its desire to buy AstraZeneca — which...
  • Marylanders will be able to text 911 within months, officials say

    Marylanders will be able to text 911 within months, officials say
    When you call 911, you want to speak with a dispatcher as soon as possible. But what if, at that moment or in general, you aren't able to speak at all? This past week marked a deadline for phone carriers to be able provide text-to-911 service in areas...
  • Arundel officials charge Bowie man in theater 'bottle bomb' incident

    Arundel officials charge Bowie man in theater 'bottle bomb' incident
    Anne Arundel County Fire Department investigators say they have placed criminal charges related to an Arundel movie theater "bottle bombing" incident in March against a man being held in Prince George's County on similar charges in a Largo incident....
  • Is it just us, or is this election a dud? [Commentary]

    Is it just us, or is this election a dud? [Commentary]
    As young voters in our state, we cannot help but express our disgust with the gubernatorial election thus far. Perhaps it is youthful idealism or ignorance, but we had looked forward to competitive, meaningful and well-debated primary and general...
  • Multi-agency search for Potomac kayaker called off after he's located 'alive and well' at home

    Multi-agency search for Potomac kayaker called off after he's located 'alive and well' at home
    A multi-agency, multi-day search for a Potomac River kayaker was called off on Sunday after it was determined he had simply ditched his kayak and gone home — "oblivious" to the fact that authorities became alarmed after finding his kayak floating...
  • Phosphorus reduction in bay losing steam in places

    Phosphorus reduction in bay losing steam in places
    Despite early progress reducing Chesapeake Bay pollution, levels of a key pollutant, phosphorus, have not come down in many rivers in the past decade — and are actually rising in several, officials say. Phosphorus is one of two pollutants blamed...
  • More than 46,500 ballots cast in first three days of early voting in Maryland

    More than 46,500 ballots cast in first three days of early voting in Maryland
    More than 46,500 ballots were cast in the first three days of early voting in the Maryland gubernatorial primary, according to the State Board of Elections. The bulk of those came in the first two days, on Thursday and Friday, when 20,382 ballots and 17,...
  • Gansler supporter criticizes his campaign ad but says she still backs him

    Gansler supporter criticizes his campaign ad but says she still backs him
    Del. Kathleen Dumais said today that she continues to supportĀ Douglas F. Gansler for governor, but has strongly registered her disappointment with Gansler’s campaign over a television ad she believes misleads the public about his primary opponentĀ ...