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Janet Napolitano Resigns As Homeland Security Sec.; Could Gov. O’Malley Replace Her?

Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano resigns to oversee the University of California system. While President Barack Obama praises her service—she has been Homeland Security Secretary since 2009—questions are already raised about who will take her place.

07/12/2013

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Fire Dept. Gets $1.5M Grant For Heart Monitors

U.S. Department of Homeland Security has awarded a nearly $1.5 million grant to the Baltimore Fire Department to buy 75 monitor/defibrillators.

04/24/2013

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Ex-DHS Official Pleads Guilty To Taking Bribes

A former regional director in the Department of Homeland Security has pleaded guilty to accepting more than $12,000 in bribes from a Virginia contractor.

04/11/2013

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Congress Funds Surveillance Planes In Hagerstown

U.S. Sen. Barbara Mikulski says Congress has approved $43 million to continue production of border-patrol planes in Hagerstown.

03/25/2013

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Frederick Community College Gets $1M Grant

Frederick Community College says it has received a $1 million grant from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.

10/02/2012

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New D.C. Homeland Security Head Targets Cyber Attack

Christopher Geldart was welcomed by the threatof heavy rains and tornadoes on his first day as D.C.’s new homeland security director. But as the worst weather skirted the city, Geldart picked up the phone to offer aid to his counterparts in harder-hit Montgomery County, Md., and turned the storm into an internal drill for his own staff.

06/19/2012

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Opinion: Florida’s Voter Purge Attempts To Stifle Democrats and Minorities

Elected officials would do well to remember that it is the job of the voters to pick their representatives, it is not the job of elected officials to pick who gets to vote.

06/14/2012

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O’Malley & Napolitano Discuss Air Scare & Homeland Security Issues

Fighter jets intercepted a plane and forced it to land in Baltimore. The aircraft had flown into restricted airspace above our nation’s capital.

10/11/2011

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9/11 Anniversary Has Experts Reflecting On Homeland Security

Are we safer? That’s the debate this week, as Americans reflect on the 10-year anniversary of the 9/11 attacks.

09/07/2011

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Louisiana Homeland Security Sending Storm Help To Md.

The Louisiana Governor’s Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness is sending a two-person team to Maryland to assist with response and recovery for Hurricane Irene.

08/27/2011

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Pair Ask DHS Official To End Fingerprint Program

Two Maryland women facing deportation pleaded with a Homeland Security official Wednesday to end a program that gives federal immigration authorities access to fingerprints of people arrested.

08/25/2011

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Barnes Case Creating New Advocacy For Missing

The monthslong search for a missing North Carolina teenager may have ended tragically with the discovery of her body in a Maryland river, but those who searched for Phylicia Barnes want to preserve the network they built up and draw more awareness for all missing persons cases.

06/29/2011

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