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Board Approves $161M In School Funding

A Maryland board has approved $161 million in unallocated school funding.


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Washington Co. Boosts Funding For Antietam Concert

Washington County is digging deeper to help sponsor an annual outdoor concert at the nearby Antietam National Battlefield.


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Hagerstown, Washington Co. Agree To Fund Stadium

Washington County is agreeing to help fund construction of a minor-league baseball stadium in downtown Hagerstown.


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O’Malley Tries To Sell Lawmakers On Gas Tax

Increasing the state’s gas tax is a hugely unpopular idea but Governor Martin O’Malley says it needs to be done. To that end, he took his message to lawmakers Wednesday afternoon.


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Advocates For Developmentally Disabled Rally In Annapolis

Hundreds gather to show support for disability funding in downtown Annapolis.


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Obama Budget Cuts Overall EPA Funding, Increases Chesapeake Bay Program

The Chesapeake Bay Foundation says President Barack Obama’s election-year budget has more money for the Environmental Protection Agency’s main program to restore the Chesapeake Bay, but other bay-related programs will see cuts.



School Officials Plead For Funds At State Board’s Annual ‘Hope-A-Thon’

School officials come hopes-in-hand to making funding requests for building improvements from the Board of Public Works.


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Supporters Of Gas Tax Hike Cite Necessary Improvements To Md. Transportation

The prospect of a gas tax hike this year stirs Marylanders to action. Demonstrations on both sides have already started.


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Cumberland’s Canal Place Faces Funding Issue

Cumberland’s Canal Place tourism project is facing state funding questions after struggling for years to achieve its goals.


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Maryland’s Historically Black Colleges Suing State For Funding

In a bid to stay competitive with other universities, four of Maryland’s historic black colleges are suing the state.


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Judge Hears Case Over Md. Funding Of Black Schools

Attorneys arguing that Maryland’s history of racially-segregated higher education is ongoing used decades-old state reports to try to make their point as a federal trial begins.


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Smithsonian To See $52M Increase From Congress

The Smithsonian Institution is receiving a $52 million increase in funding from Congress for 2012, with the increase primarily devoted to building a museum on the National Mall devoted to black history.