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Man Sentenced To 30 Years For Killing Cellmate

A man serving a 100-year prison term for drowning a woman in a bathtub has been sentenced to 30 years for killing his cellmate.

08/06/2015

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First Maryland Medical Marijuana Clinic Open In Annapolis

The first specialty clinic for medical marijuana opened in Annapolis in June and has seen more than 100 prospective patients — even though the Maryland Medical Cannabis Program isn’t expected to be operational for another year.

08/03/2015

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Police Track Vehicle Theft Suspect Via Current Location Of Stolen iPad

A suspect involved in multiple vehicle thefts is arrested after police say he was tracked from an iPad he had previously stolen.

07/30/2015

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Owner Tracks Stolen iPad, Helps Police Find Device, Suspect

Annapolis Police say a man whose iPad was stolen from his car tracked the device and gave the information to officers, who found the device and a suspect.

07/30/2015

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Is The Chesapeake Bay Bridge Scary?

For some Marylanders, crossing the Chesapeake Bay Bridge is routine. It can be a nuisance too, for those headed to the beach for the weekend when heavy traffic delays their arrival.

07/24/2015

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Multiple Organizations Rally For Police Reform In Annapolis

Maryland activists for civil rights and police reform urged a panel of lawmakers Thursday to take stronger action to increase police accountability, and they criticized lawmakers for not going far enough this year.

07/23/2015

Photo Credit: msa.md.gov/

Maryland Transportation Chief Briefs Lawmakers

Maryland’s transportation secretary says he believes a light rail in the suburbs of Washington will be built to meet more cost-effective stipulations.

07/21/2015

Courtesy: WJZ

Concern Over Rising Sea Levels In Chesapeake Bay

Could parts of Maryland be underwater in the next few years? Some scientists warn the state is one of the most vulnerable to climate change, with sea levels rising rapidly, especially in the Chesapeake Bay.

07/17/2015

Larry Hogan, governor of Maryland, poses for photographs at a media event before boarding the L0 series magnetic levitation (maglev) train, developed by Central Japan Railway Co. (JR Central), for a trial run at the Yamanashi Maglev Test Track site in Tsuru, Yamanashi Prefecture, Japan, on Thursday, June 4, 2015. JR Central hopes to introduce maglev train simultaneously in Japan and U.S., Honorary Chairman Yoshiyuki Kasai said after riding the Maglev train with Hogan outside Tokyo. Photographer: Kiyoshi Ota/Bloomberg via Getty Images

Maryland Board To Consider Abolishing 63 Positions

The Maryland Board of Public Works is scheduled to consider abolishing 63 positions in the state’s Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services.

07/16/2015

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Former Education Funding Panel Chair To Run For Congress

The former chairman of an education funding commission in Maryland is running for Congress.

07/16/2015

Credit: @LarryHogan

Md. Gov. Endorses Chris Christie For President

Maryland Governor Larry Hogan is steering voters to Governor Chris Christie. The New Jersey Republican was in Annapolis Wednesday, where Hogan endorsed Christie’s 2016 presidential bid.

07/15/2015

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Annapolis Resident Proposes New Md. State Song

A longtime Annapolis recording technician has said a song he recorded at the Naval Academy would be a good replacement for “Maryland, My Maryland,” a song written by a Confederate sympathizer.

07/13/2015

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