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Life Without Parole Measure Draws Passionate Debate

Maryland senators on Friday passionately debated a bill that would designate judges, rather than juries, to decide life without parole sentences.

04/03/2015

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Bill Moves Ahead To Protect Residents From Fracking Damage

Maryland senators on Friday showed signs of cooperation on the topic of fracking, adopting two amendments to a bill opponents worried was another way of banning the natural gas drilling method.

03/20/2015

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2 Dems Seek End Of 2001 Authorization For Military Force

Two Democratic senators want to terminate legislation approving the use of military force against perpetrators of the Sept. 11 attacks — effective in three years.

02/13/2015

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Redskins To Senators: Team’s Name Is ‘Respectful’

Redskins President Bruce Allen says in a letter to Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid that the NFL team’s nickname is “respectful” toward Native Americans.

05/24/2014

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50 Senators To NFL: Change Redskins’ Racist Name

A renewed push to change the name of the Washington Redskins. Fifty U.S. senators sent a letter to NFL commissioner Roger Goodell, including some from Maryland. They say the name is a racist slur and now is the time to change it.

05/22/2014

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Senators: Obama Nominates Georgetown Prof. As Judge

Maryland’s senators say President Barack Obama has nominated a visiting professor at the Georgetown University Law Center to fill a vacancy on the Fourth Circuit of the U.S. Court of Appeals.

05/08/2014

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Bills Would Allow Expungements For More Offenses

Some of Maryland’s senators are impatient for a law that would let people get certain felonies, or at least a greater range of misdemeanors, cleared off their records.

02/12/2014

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Senators Want To Raise Max Penalty For Murder

Two senators say 30 years in prison isn’t long enough for someone who commits a ghastly murder. But right now, that’s the maximum for defendants convicted of second-degree murder, according to Maryland law.

01/29/2014

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Senators-Penguins Preview

Even as numbers on a roster, the Pittsburgh Penguins’ power play appears intimidating.

05/17/2013

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Penguins Top Senators 4-1 To Take Series Opener

Paul Martin and Chris Kunitz scored power-play goals and Pascal Dupuis added his sixth goal of the playoffs and the Pittsburgh Penguins beat the Ottawa Senators 4-1 in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference semifinals on Tuesday.

05/15/2013

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Round 2 Preview: Senators Vs. Penguins

For the first time since 2010, the Pittsburgh Penguins have advanced to the Eastern Conference Semifinals. Standing in their way? The Ottawa Senators.

05/14/2013

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Penguins To Meet Senators In Round 2

With an overtime goal by Brooks Orpik in Game 6, the Pittsburgh Penguins advanced to the second round of the playoffs for the first time since 2010.

05/13/2013

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