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24-hour Headlight Use Becomes Mandatory On US 50

The State Highway Administration is requiring that drivers have their vehicles’ headlights on 24 hours a day while traveling on Route 50 between Route 13 in Wicomico County and MD 90 in Worcester County.

05/21/2015

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Md. Senate Passes 3 Bills Aimed At Helping Business

The Maryland Senate has passed three measures aimed at improving the state’s business climate.

03/31/2015

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Bill That Would Strengthen Heroin Laws Returns To Committee

A bill that would hold heroin dealers responsible in the case of a fatal overdose is returning to the committee level.

03/23/2015

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College Hazing Victims Want Md. To Toughen Penalties

Cracking down on college hazing. Victims of this barbaric rite of passage want Maryland to impose tougher penalties on the people and organizations that do it.

02/26/2015

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Marylanders Remember Lives Lost To Domestic Violence

Marylanders come together in Annapolis to remember victims of domestic violence. It’s an issue so serious, dozens have lost their lives. Now some are pressing for even tougher state laws.

02/09/2015

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President Obama On Statehood For DC: ‘I’m For It’

President Barack Obama says he supports statehood for the nation’s capital.

07/21/2014

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Judge Upholds D.C. Gun Registration Requirements

A federal judge has upheld registration requirements that are part of the gun laws in the nation’s capital, including making people re-register every three years, take a safety class and photographing and fingerprinting gun owners.

05/15/2014

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A Look At Bills Approved By The General Assembly

Here’s a look at some measures already approved by the Maryland General Assembly, which adjourns at midnight Monday.

04/07/2014

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Senator: Technology Warrants New Privacy Laws

Sen. Christopher Shank says government agencies can learn a great deal about people by just tracking their movements via cellphones and license plates, so Maryland needs stricter protections to keep pace with new surveillance technology.

03/06/2014

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Couple Raises Money For Local College In Memory Of Daughter Killed By Texting Driver

A Harford County couple lost their daughter to a car crash caused by a truck driver who was texting, it soon spurred them to seek changes in our laws.

11/01/2013

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Put Down Those Cell Phones: New Traffic Laws Take Effect Tuesday

Drivers, listen up. New traffic laws take effect on Tuesday with the goal of making Maryland roads safer.

09/29/2013

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Blinding Trouble: More Pilots Reporting Laser Incidents While Flying

New data from aviation officials indicates more pilots are reporting seeing bright laser beams while flying.

08/15/2013

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