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Maryland PSC Approves Fourmile Wind Farm Proposal

The Maryland Public Service Commission has approved a proposal to build a wind power project near Frostburg.



Cecil County Natural Gas Power Plant Proposed

A Virginia energy cooperative is proposing construction of a new natural gas-fired power plant near Rising Sun in northeastern Maryland.


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D.C. Firm Continues Northeast Maglev Rail Effort

A Washington firm is continuing efforts to bring high-speed, magnetic levitation trains to the region.



New Proposal Would Ban ‘Aggressive’ Begging On The Streets Of Baltimore

They’re on dozens of street corners across Baltimore. Now the City Council considers a crackdown on aggressive beggars.


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Md. Senate President Pitches Gas Tax For Transportation Money

A gas tax increase is among the ideas Maryland’s Senate president is floating to raise badly needed money for transportation.


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Proposed Garrett Co. Wind Farm Lies In ‘Sensitive Area’

A Garrett County permitting official says most of a proposed wind farm on Fourmile Ridge lies in areas designated as sensitive by the state.



Governor’s Wind Bill Gets Show Of Support

Maryland’s Senate president says Gov. Martin O’Malley’s offshore wind proposal is getting early and significant show of support in the state Senate.


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Md. Lawmaker Pulls US 15 Toll Proposal

A state senator from Frederick County is pulling his proposal for a toll on U.S. Route 15 because he says county leaders are cool to the idea.


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D.C. Proposes Closing 20 Schools

The District of Columbia has submitted a plan to close 20 schools and send students from those schools to other campuses.


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Baltimore City Council President’s Proposal To Restore Funding Cuts Fails

The Baltimore City Council votes on a plan to restore some of the funding cuts proposed by Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake.


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LivingSocial Could Save $32M Under D.C. Tax Proposal

District of Columbia lawmakers are considering tax incentives for the fast-growing online deals business LivingSocial to keep its headquarters in Washington.


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Garrett County Proposes Wind Turbine Setback

The Garrett County Commissioners are proposing rules to put distance between wind turbines and homes.