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Blue Crab Numbers In The Chesapeake Bay At 19-Year High

As comebacks go, it’s off the charts. Researchers are finding a population explosion of blue crabs in the Chesapeake Bay.

04/19/2012

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Mega Millions Lottery Drawn; Marylanders Wait For Winner Of $640M Jackpot

What would you do with $640 million? That’s the staggering pot of cash in Friday night’s Mega Millions lottery drawing. The winning numbers are 46 23 38 4 2 23.

03/30/2012

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CDC Study: Rise In Autism Cases In Children Due To Better Diagnosis & Screening

Stunning new numbers are out on the rate of autism in America. It is much more prevalent than previous estimates.

03/29/2012

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House Shoots Down Hunting License Fee Increase

The House of Delegates has shot down a bill that would have raised hunting license fees.

03/27/2012

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House Approves Salary Increase For State Judges

Maryland judges’ salaries will increase by roughly 3 percent annually, hiking their pay by more than $14,000 over three years.

03/13/2012

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Protesters Rally In Catonsville Against Governor’s Proposed Gas Tax Hike

Gas tax controversy. The battle against the governor’s proposal to raise it is heating up.

03/03/2012

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Opponents Of Bottle Tax Unite In An Effort To Stop Increase

The battle over the bottle tax increase has been raging for months. The mayor is getting ready to introduce the official legislation.

02/27/2012

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Gas Prices Continue To Swell In The Mid-Atlantic Region

Gas prices are surging and quickly inching to $4 per gallon. This February is the earliest gas prices have ever topped the $3.50 mark.

02/26/2012

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Dramatic Rise In Copper Thefts As Price Of Metal Skyrockets

A man loses his life in an explosion on the Eastern Shore. Police say he was probably trying to steal copper from a business. Authorities say it’s part of a recent wave of metal thefts.

02/23/2012

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Obama Budget Calls For $47M Smithsonian Increase

The Smithsonian Institution is requesting an increase of nearly $47 million in President Barack Obama’s budget proposal as it builds a new National Museum of African American History and Culture and renovates other facilities.

02/14/2012

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Metro Board Votes To Hold Public Hearings On Fares

Metro’s board has voted to hold public hearings on a proposed fare increase to address a $116 million budget shortfall.

01/27/2012

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Lawmakers & Health Groups Advocate Increasing The Md. Cigar Tax

Maryland smokers brace for another tax hike, this time on products other than cigarettes.

01/26/2012

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