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Md. Officials Cheer Funds For Light Rail Projects

Maryland officials say initial federal funding for two light rail projects puts the state in a strong position to build the major projects in the Washington suburbs and the Baltimore metropolitan area.


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Tax Credits To Help Pay For Restoration Projects

Maryland officials have announced $10 million in state tax credits to help pay for restoration projects at 10 historic buildings.



Drivers Beware: Major Road Construction Set To Begin In Baltimore City

For the next several weeks, getting around the city will be quite a hassle as crews take on several major road construction projects.


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Park Service Giving $1.4M To Chesapeake Programs

The National Park Service says it is giving nearly $1.4 million to two dozen projects in the Chesapeake Bay watershed.


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Awards Honor Teens In Science Competition

A Maryland teenager has won $75,000 for coming up with a screening method for early-stage pancreatic cancer.


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Baltimore Approves Plans For Residential Projects

Baltimore County has approved preliminary plans for two senior-housing developments and a townhouse project.


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7 Projects Best Left To An Electrician

Due to the high amount of risk involved, many electrical repairs are best left to the professionals.


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Prince George’s Executive: Slots Could Help Fund New Projects

Prince George’s County Executive Rushern Baker III says he is open to adding slot-machine gambling in the county as a way to help generate funding for new projects.


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Salazar To Join D.C., Md. Officials To Discuss River

Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar is joining Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley and District of Columbia Mayor Vincent Gray in celebrating the completion of more than 13 miles of Anacostia Riverwalk Trail and the ongoing work to restore the river.


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Feds Announce $10.9M In Grants For Chesapeake Bay

Environmental projects across the Chesapeake Bay watershed will receive $10.9 million in grants.



Art Funds Awarded To Baltimore And Other Cities

A burgeoning arts and entertainment district in Baltimore is the focus of a new grant from the National Endowment for the Arts, along with public-private partnerships in New Orleans and elsewhere.


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Maryland Couple’s Nonprofit Helps Cambodian People

Ted and Bonnie Nieman of Frederick first visited Cambodia in 2005 as part of a vacation, they were struck by the poverty and from then on helped the families of Cambodia grow.