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  • Hogan accepts public financing

    Hogan accepts public financing
    Republican Larry Hogan will pay for his bid for governor with public financing, the first candidate to mount a state-wide general election bid on taxpayer dollars in two decades.  Hogan's campaign will receive a $2.6 million within the next few weeks to...
  • Anne Arundel campers sickened by chemicals in pool

    Anne Arundel campers sickened by chemicals in pool
    Thirty-five people were hospitalized Wednesday after being sickened by chemicals at a swimming pool at YMCA Camp Letts in Edgewater, Anne Arundel County fire officials said. Of the 35 patients, 31 were children age 6 to 16. None of the injuries were...
  • Pilot buys pizzas for passengers delayed in storm

    Pilot buys pizzas for passengers delayed in storm
    Pizza can make everything better, even during hours stuck on a tarmac. KUSA-TV reports that passengers aboard a Frontier Airlines flight were treated to pizzas Monday night after the flight from Washington, D.C. to Denver was diverted to Wyoming because...
  • Obama request for border money gets wary reception

    Obama request for border money gets wary reception
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Congressional Republicans on Wednesday cast a skeptical eye on a White House request for $3.7 billion to address an influx of child migrants at the U.S. border while President Barack Obama met with top critic Texas Governor Rick...
  • Supreme Court Justice Alito denies Schuylkill clerk's bid on gay marriage

    WASHINGTON — U.S. Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito on Wednesday denied a request from a Schuylkill County clerk who was seeking a stay of a lower court decision that had allowed gay marriage to go into effect in Pennsylvania. Schuylkill County...
  • White House warns of rising drug use, says legalization is no panacea

    WASHINGTON A day after Washington state joined Colorado in selling marijuana in retail outlets, the Obama administration on Wednesday criticized drug legalization and warned that a declining perception of risk is leading more U.S. teens to smoke pot....
  • Colorado judge strikes down state's same-sex marriage ban

    A judge in Colorado struck down the state’s ban on same-sex marriage Wednesday, but immediately put the ruling on hold to allow for appeals. Judge Scott Crabtree of Adams County ruled the ban "violates the plaintiffs' due process and equal...
  • Chimp Attack Victim Lobbying Congress for Primate Pet Ban

    In a Congress infamous for legislative gridlock, U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal thinks Charla Nash is a major reason why a bill to ban the sale of primates as pets is likely to cruise to congressional approval with bipartisan backing. Nash, a woman who was...
  • Peggy Gandy Windsor: Globe-trotting mom lived a life of service

     Peggy Gandy Windsor: Globe-trotting mom lived a life of service
    Peggy Windsor was known for her fascinating tales. And she had plenty of experiences from which to draw. There was her time with the Central Intelligence Agency, her international travels alongside a war-hero husband and her invaluable service to...
  • Cupcake chain Crumbs Bake Shop closes stores in L.A., elsewhere

    Caving under losses, Crumbs Bake Shop Inc. has closed its high-end bakeries in Los Angeles and elsewhere after more than a decade of promoting the cupcakes that tapped the nation's sweet tooth. Financially, the nation's biggest cupcake chain recently...
  • Severe thunderstorm warnings issued in Baltimore region

    Severe thunderstorm warnings issued in Baltimore region
    A line of storms brought 60 mph wind gusts and heavy rain across Central Maryland on Tuesday night.  The National Weather Service received reports of a 61 mph wind gust at Martin State Airport in Middle River and a 58 mph gust in Havre de Grace....