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ACLU Gets Md. Town To Rescind Campaign Sign Limits

The western Maryland town of Hancock is rescinding an ordinance that put time limits on front-yard campaign signs after the American Civil Liberties Union objected on First Amendment grounds.

07/10/2014

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WWII Era Mortar Discovered In Fort Meade Neighborhood

Utility workers make an alarming discovery in a Fort Meade neighborhood: an unexploded ordnance in the ground.

03/12/2014

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Judge Temporarily Blocks Ocean City Noise Ordinance

Performers can return to the Ocean City boardwalk without fear of a citation after a federal judge put the town’s noise ordinance on hold.

07/05/2013

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Appeals Court Revives Md. Pregnancy Center Case

A divided federal appeals court gave new life Wednesday to a Baltimore City ordinance that a judge had ruled violated the free-speech rights of anti-abortion pregnancy counseling centers.

07/03/2013

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Violinist Challenges OC Boardwalk Noise Ordinance

A violinist who had performed on Ocean City’s boardwalk for years has taken his noise ordinance challenge to federal court.

06/11/2013

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Military Ordnance Found In Anne Arundel County

Army specialists removed what was believed to be a World War II era munition from an Anne Arundel County neighborhood.

01/13/2013

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Middletown Officials Say No To Farm Animals

Middletown officials have decided that chickens and other farm animals are no longer allowed within town limits.

10/09/2012

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Frederick Co. Considers English Language Ordinance

Frederick County officials are asking citizens to weigh in on a proposed ordinance making English the official language of Frederick County government.

02/21/2012

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Ocean City Noise Restriction Could Get Stricter

Noise restrictions in the resort town of Ocean City are on the verge of becoming stricter.

02/06/2012