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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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Obama: Revamped Birth Control Policy Meets Everyone’s Needs

President Barack Obama declared Friday he’s found a solution to a birth control uproar that will protect religious liberty but also ensure that women have access to free contraception, as he rushed to defuse an election-year issue that threatened to overtake his administration.

02/10/2012

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Van Hollen To Discuss Budget Policy And Politics

Rep. Chris Van Hollen will talk about election year budget policy and politics during a discussion Friday morning.

02/03/2012

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Frederick May Change Bike And Skateboard Policy

The city of Frederick is considering changing the way it enforces restrictions on bicycling and skateboarding on certain city property.

12/28/2011

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Snow Policy To Change For D.C.-Area Federal Workers

New policies are being developed for snowstorms to have federal workers leave work by a designated time or shelter in place until roads are clear.

11/03/2011

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Mountain Bikers Complain At City Hall About Loch Raven Policy

A battle over biking brings controversy to Loch Raven Reservoir and now to City Hall.

07/27/2011

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Frederick Adopts Revised Prayer Policy

The Frederick County Commissioners are loosening a proposed public-meeting prayer policy.

07/14/2011

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Redistricting Panel Releases 3 Meeting Schedules

A panel on congressional redistricting in Maryland has scheduled the first of three of 12 hearings across the state.

07/14/2011

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Richmond Fed Creates Community Council

The Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond has created a community council to help shape its policy decisions.

03/15/2011

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