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Controversy Continues Around Boy Chewing Pastry Into Gun

A controversy continues in Anne Arundel County. School leaders are defending their decision to keep a suspension on the record of a seven-year-old boy.

09/03/2014

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Baltimore City Police Commissioner Will Serve For 6 More Years

Baltimore City’s top cop will stay on the job. City Council members have agreed to extend Anthony Batts’ contract for another six years.

08/27/2014

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Maryland Gun Control Law Debated In Federal Court

The debate over Maryland’s newest gun law moves to federal court. A US judge in Baltimore heard arguments Tuesday calling the state’s ban on the sale of assault rifles unconstitutional.

07/22/2014

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Minimum Wage Hike Hearing Set In Annapolis

There’s been some movement towards resolving an issue holding up Governor Martin O’Malley’s minimum wage bill. A Senate committee could be voting soon on the proposal to raise the wage to $10.10 an hour.

03/26/2014

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Many Come To Cummings’ Defense After He Was Silenced At A Committee Hearing

Maryland Congressman Elijah Cummings fires back a day after his mic is cut off in a committee hearing.

03/06/2014

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IRS Scandal Hearing Gets Heated; Cummings’ Microphone Turned Off

Explosive exchange. A Maryland congressman and a prominent committee chair got into a heated argument on Capitol Hill. The war of words highlights serious tensions between Republicans and Democrats.

03/05/2014

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Attorneys Ask Judges To Uphold Bail Hearing Ruling

Attorneys for indigent defendants are opposing Attorney General Douglas Gansler’s call for Maryland’s top court to overturn a landmark decision that says arrestees have a constitutional right to counsel at initial bail hearings.

03/05/2014

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Senate Committee Approves DNR Secretary Nomination

A Senate committee approved Joseph Gill’s nomination as secretary of Maryland’s Department of Natural Resources on Monday, despite Gill’s recent conflicts with commercial fishermen.

03/03/2014

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O’Malley: Minimum Wage Increase Is ‘Pretty Modest’

The Maryland Senate is scheduled to hold a hearing on a proposed minimum wage increase.

02/17/2014

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Minimum Wage Debate Focuses On Entire Md. Economy

Maryland lawmakers will be hearing testimony on a measure to raise the state’s minimum wage.

02/11/2014

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DNR: Wildland Law Needed To Hold Off Development

Parts of Maryland’s state parks have such rich and fragile ecosystems, state administrators say they’d never disturb them by paving roads or setting up picnic tables — let alone selling the rights for mining. But they want a state law to set that practice in stone.

02/04/2014

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Court To Reconsider Bail Hearing Requirement

Maryland’s highest court will review its decision to require a lawyer at every defendant’s initial bail hearing.

01/23/2014

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