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Larry Hogan wins Maryland's governor's race.

Hogan And Adviser To Hold Briefing On Md. Budget

Gov.-elect Larry Hogan has scheduled a briefing on Maryland’s budget.

12/11/2014

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Metro Seeking Larger Subsidy From Local Government

Metro says it may have to cut back service unless Washington-area jurisdictions increase their subsidies to the transit agency for next year.

11/30/2014

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Md. Attorney General To Join DC Law Firm When His Term Ends In Jan.

Maryland Attorney General Doug Gansler is joining a District of Columbia law firm when he finishes his second term in January.

11/18/2014

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Settlement Talks Fail In Md. Public Prayer Case

The opposing parties in a Maryland public prayer lawsuit say their attempt to negotiate a settlement has failed.

11/12/2014

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Inspector: ‘Serious Lapse’ At Secret Service

A government investigation Wednesday criticized a bizarre Secret Service assignment that pulled agents from their duty near the White House and sent them to the rural Maryland home of a headquarters employee embroiled in a personal dispute with a neighbor.

10/22/2014

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Md. Agency Gives Workers Day Off Due To Bedbugs

The Maryland Department of the Environment is giving some employees the day off after bedbugs were discovered in a portion of the agency’s headquarters building in Baltimore.

09/15/2014

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U.S. Seeks Dismissal Of Fort Detrick Pollution Suit

The federal government asked a judge Thursday to dismiss a developer’s lawsuit alleging that groundwater pollution from Fort Detrick in Frederick reduced the value of private land next door.

07/31/2014

Smithsonian Museums

Visitor Numbers Down At Smithsonian Due To Government Shutdown & Weather

Smithsonian officials say visitation is down at the museum complex this year due to the government shutdown and closures due to winter weather.

06/24/2014

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Free Water Taxi Service At Inner Harbor Will Continue Thanks To Grant

They say the best things in life are free. Now, thanks for a government grant, a free commuter service at the Inner Harbor will continue.

06/05/2014

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GM Recalls 2.7M More Cars; ‘Major Announcement’ From Feds To Come At 11:15 a.m.

U.S. Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s Acting Administrator David Friedman are holding a press conference.

05/16/2014

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The MERS Outbreak: Is The Government Doing Enough?

The CDC and WHO claim they are hard at work tracking 100 people that may have come in contact with the deadly MERS virus.

05/16/2014

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Charter Government Popular Among Md. Counties

Though all 23 Maryland counties started by being run by county commissioners, more and more counties have switched to a charter form of government in search for greater control over local issues.

04/19/2014

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