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Judge Dismisses Frederick Zoning Suit As Premature

A lawsuit against Frederick County over a proposed rezoning that opponents say will lead to higher taxes, sprawl and environmental harm has been dismissed. But an attorney for the environmental groups and residents who filed the lawsuit said Friday that they can re-file once the county’s plan passes.


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Judges: Md. Congressional Maps Don’t Discriminate

A three-judge federal panel on Friday dismissed a lawsuit against Maryland’s congressional redistricting map.


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Judge Denies Dismissal Of Military Recruiting Center Bomb Plot Charges

A federal judge has denied a motion to dismiss charges against a Baltimore man accused of plotting to bomb a military recruiting center.


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Judge Denies State Center Suit Counterclaim

A Baltimore judge has dismissed a counterclaim by state officials against downtown property owners opposing the $1.6 billion State Center development.


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Sen. Ulysses Currie On Trial Next Month On Bribery Charges

A federal judge on Friday denied a request to dismiss bribery charges against the longtime lawmaker.


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Md. PATH Foes Ask Regulators To Dismiss It

Some Maryland opponents of a proposed multistate power line are asking state regulators to dismiss the project because they say it may not be needed.


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Federal Government Dismisses Workers 2 Hours Early

The federal government is letting employees get a head start on the commute home as the Washington region braces for the first significant snowfall since last winter’s back-to-back blizzards.


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Md. Seeks To Dismiss Lawsuit On Welfare Process

The Maryland Department of Human Resources is seeking to dismiss a court order requiring the agency to speed up its processing of applications for food stamps and medical benefits.