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Md. Universities Updating Sexual Misconduct Policy

The University System of Maryland is updating policies on sexual misconduct, including assault and harassment, as the issue of rape on campus receives greater scrutiny from the federal government.

06/03/2014

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Carroll County Reverts To Disputed Prayer Policy

Prayer is back on the agenda in Carroll County. The county’s commissioners, buoyed by a Supreme Court ruling in a case from upstate New York, voted to reinstate praying in their meetings.

05/08/2014

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Gubernatorial Candidates Clash On Economic Policy

All three Democratic candidates in the governor’s race agree Maryland’s economic policies need work, but they disagree sharply about how much.

04/17/2014

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Openly Gay Boy Scout From Md. Celebrates New Policy

A Maryland teen is celebrating a controversial decision by the Boy Scouts of America. On the first day of the New Year, the organization allowed openly gay youth to remain Boy Scouts.

01/02/2014

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Website Glitches & Canceled Policies: Md. Health Exchange Under Scrutiny

Maryland’s top doc says he’s not satisfied with the operation of the state’s health exchange.

11/26/2013

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Some Canceled Md. Health Policies Can Be Renewed

Maryland’s insurance commissioner says individual policies that don’t comply with the federal health care overhaul can be extended through the end of next year.

11/20/2013

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NFL Begins Clear Bag Policy

For security reasons, fans can no longer bring backpacks or large bags into stadiums. The NFL is ratcheting up its safety measures in the wake of the Boston Marathon bombing.

08/06/2013

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Gov. O’Malley Criticizes Economic Policies Of National GOP

Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley says “trickle-down politics” of the Republican party are primarily to blame for the nation’s economic troubles.

05/30/2013

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Gov. O’Malley Promises Gun Control Legislation In Md.

Governor Martin O’Malley promises sweeping legislation that would give Maryland some of the strictest gun laws in the country. Now gun advocates are firing back.

01/14/2013

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Baltimore Fire Dept. Implements Social Media Rules

The Baltimore Fire Department is implementing a strict new social media policy it began devising in the spring to regulate what firefighters post on Twitter and Facebook.

11/02/2012

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Maryland, 13 Other States Back Affirmative Action Policy

New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman on behalf of 14 states is urging the U.S. Supreme Court to uphold racial preferences in college admissions.

08/14/2012

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BGE Customers Outraged About Fee Charged To Recover Utility’s Losses

There’s frustration and outright anger at BGE. It’s all over a small fee charged to all customers, even to those who lost power for days during that powerful storm that tore through the state.

07/12/2012

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