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Prince George’s County Schools CFO Suspended

The chief financial officer for the Prince George’s County public schools has been placed on administrative leave after the Maryland Insurance Administration found he had committed insurance fraud.

09/20/2014

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Competition Boosting Breakfast In Maryland Schools

Higher test scores, better attendance rates and a boost in graduation numbers begin with one word: breakfast. This week, the state launched its Breakfast Challenge to get more students eating the most important meal of the day.

09/19/2014

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Hogan To Use Public Financing In Governor’s Race

Republican Larry Hogan will use public campaign finance money for his general election run for governor of Maryland, a move that will effectively tap out the state’s fund unless it is replenished, a state elections board official said Wednesday.

07/09/2014

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Edgar Allan Poe House To Reopen On Weekends

Baltimore’s Edgar Allan Poe House may not be open forevermore just yet, but the shuttered dwelling where the famed author and poet lived from 1833-1835 will once again open its doors to the public.

05/22/2014

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Study Of Upgrades For Lexington Market Underway

A study of how to improve Baltimore’s historic Lexington Market is underway.

12/07/2013

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National Zoo Asks Public To Vote To Name Panda Cub

The National Zoo is asking the public to help name its female giant panda cub by voting for one of five Mandarin Chinese names.

11/05/2013

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Firm Goes Public With Sustainable Infrastructure

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — A local company is banking its long-term prosperity on the next wave of publicly financed infrastructure projects. Hannon Armstrong Sustainable Infrastructure Capital Inc. financed a $22.5 million investment for Puerto Rican […]

06/25/2013

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Lt. Gov. Brown To Discuss Health Enterprise Zones

Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown will be holding a public forum on an initiative to try to improve health care in underserved areas.

08/02/2012

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Public To See Some Lacrosse Slaying Evidence

The public will have an opportunity to view some evidence from the trial of a former University of Virginia lacrosse player convicted of killing his ex-girlfriend.

05/02/2012

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Baltimore’s Newest Public Park Set To Open

With all its attractions, Baltimore’s Inner Harbor was still missing something. That void has now been filled, with the city’s newest public park.

05/01/2012

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Ethics Panel Recommends Currie Be Censured & Barred From Leadership Posts

Cleared of corruption charges. Now, the once-powerful State Sen. Ulysses Currie will soon be disciplined by his fellow lawmakers.

02/16/2012

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Baltimore Police Change Policy; Say Public Can Record Officers

Baltimore police have released a department policy that spells out the public’s right to record officers carrying out their duties, just days before a hearing on a suit over the issue.

02/10/2012

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