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Md. Rural Counties Group Plans Economic Summit

A coalition of rural counties is planning an economic summit next month in Annapolis to get the word out about the importance of rural communities to Maryland’s economy.


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Harford, Cecil Counties Clean Up Damage Done By Possible Tornadoes

Stormy weather didn’t last long Tuesday morning, but it did leave behind some damage in parts of Maryland.


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Md. Reports On County Growth Law Compliance

A Maryland Department of Planning report says two Maryland counties have “largely ignored” a law designed to limit septics growth to fight pollution.


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Md. Counties Hold Free Flu Vaccine Clinics

As the flu season intensifies in Maryland and across the country, people are rushing out to get vaccinated. But is it still worth it?



Md. Counties Mixed In Responding To New Growth Law

A Charles County official says the county is working to strike a balance between developing urban areas and preserving rural landscapes.


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Counties Seek Break From Land-Use Bills

Maryland counties need a time out on land-use legislation to deal with bills already passed by the General Assembly.


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Md. Towns, Counties Balk At Ethics Reform

Many Maryland municipalities are balking at a state law aimed at stiffening their ethics rules.


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Md. Counties Receive Federal Funding After Derecho Storm

Damages from June’s derecho storm cost Maryland more than $19 million. Now, the federal government is stepping in to help.


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Environmental Group Rates Md. Counties On Bay Plans

Six of Maryland’s 23 counties received the top rating from an environmental coalition for their Chesapeake Bay restoration plans.


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Lawmakers Consider Local Spending On Schools

Gov. Martin O’Malley’s proposal to shift part of the expense of teacher pensions to Maryland counties prompted lawmakers on Friday to question whether the added cost should be factored into a state law that requires counties to maintain a certain amount of spending on schools.


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Md. Man Pleads Guilty In Friend’s Traffic Death

A Frederick man faces up to five years in prison after pleading guilty to vehicular homicide in the drunk-driving death of a friend.


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Teen Shot And Killed In South Baltimore

Please are investigating a shooting in south Baltimore.