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Homeowners Could Face Harsher Penalties For Abandoning Property

Thousands of Baltimore families living next to abandoned houses are looking for a ray of light in a plan being introduced to city council.

12/04/2014

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Hagerstown Alley Renamed For 101-Year-Old Resident

A 101-year-old Hagerstown woman’s name has become a permanent part of the western Maryland city.

12/01/2014

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Montgomery County Inauguration Set For Isiah Leggett

Montgomery County Executive Isiah Leggett is scheduled to sworn in to his third term as county executive.

12/01/2014

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Western Maryland City Toughens Teen Curfew

The western Maryland city of Hagerstown is enacting a tougher juvenile curfew that makes parents subject to fines.

10/29/2014

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New Curfew Takes Effect In Baltimore

The curfew ordinance for Baltimore City is in effect for the first time Friday night. Children found in violation of the curfew will be escorted to one of two youth connection centers.

08/08/2014

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Smoking On The Beach May Soon Be Illegal In Ocean City

If you enjoy a cigarette on the beach in Ocean City you may not be able to light up there soon. The City Council is considering a ban.

04/01/2014

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Historian Aims To Honor 150th Emancipation Date

In 2007, the Annapolis City Council passed a bill apologizing for slavery. The legislation also called for a time of education in the last week of October.

01/18/2014

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City Council To Discuss Baltimore Police Custody Death And Delays In The Case

Two men in two separate incidents die in police custody in Baltimore. Questions surrounding the cases have the department under fire.

12/11/2013

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Annapolis Mayor-Elect Makes First Appointments

Annapolis Mayor-elect Michael Pantelides is making the first appointments in his administration, despite talk on the City Council of possibly stripping the mayor’s office of much of its power.

12/01/2013

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Baltimore City Council Grills Police Commissioner

A tense showdown at City Hall. Days after police top brass announce a new crime strategy based on a pricey consultant’s report, the city’s top cop is grilled by the City Council. A shortage of officers and skyrocketing overtime top the list of concerns.

11/25/2013

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Hearing Scheduled On Zoning Changes In Montgomery

About 50 people are scheduled to testify at a hearing on proposed changes to Montgomery County’s zoning law.

11/14/2013

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Curbing Thefts: City Council Votes To Ban Cash-For-Cell Phone Kiosks

The City Council has voted to permanently ban the kiosks that buy cell phones on the spot and instantly dispense money to the buyer.

09/16/2013

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