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Curators Cull Famous Signatures From U.S. Archives

An eclectic mix of some of the most cherished autographs in history — including those of George Washington and Michael Jackson — will be on display to showcase what curators say is the dying art of the signature.

03/19/2014

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Elections Officials Let D.C. Pot Initiative Go Forward

Elections officials in the District of Columbia are allowing a ballot initiative to go forward that would let the city’s voters decide whether possession of up to two ounces of pot should be legal in the city.

03/11/2014

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Petition To Put Death Penalty Repeal On The 2014 Ballot Fails

There will be no death penalty question on the November ballot. The petition drive failed to clear the first hurdle.

05/31/2013

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Foes Of Redistricting Map Reach Petition Goal

Enough signatures have been validated to put Maryland’s congressional redistricting map on the ballot for voters to decide in a November referendum, the Maryland State Board of Elections determined Wednesday.

07/11/2012

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Ocean City Workers Push For Collective Bargaining

Ocean City municipal workers are seeking new rights for collective bargaining like the town’s police, firefighters and emergency personnel.

06/09/2012

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Md. Redistricting Opponents File Signatures

Opponents of Maryland’s congressional redistricting plan say they have passed the first hurdle in putting the plan before voters.

06/01/2012

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Same-Sex Marriage Opponents Deliver Double The Signatures Needed For Referendum

A major victory for opponents of same-sex marriage. Tuesday, they turned in double the number of signatures needed to put the issue on the ballot in November.

05/29/2012

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Gay Marriage Opponents Begin Collecting Signatures

Opponents of a measure that gives gay couples the right to marry in Maryland have officially begun their effort to overturn the law.

03/14/2012

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Board Set To Certify Petition On Tuition Bill

The Maryland State Board of Elections is scheduled to certify that opponents to allowing in-state tuition for certain illegal immigrants have enough signatures to put the measure on next year’s ballot.

07/22/2011

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Immigration Tuition Law Could Be Headed To Referendum

Maryland’s new law extending in-state college tuition to undocumented immigrants could be headed to referendum. Leaders of the drive to put the issue on next year’s ballot say they are close to clearing the first hurdle.

05/24/2011

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