President Barack Obama cast the worldwide campaign he’s leading to destroy the Islamic State group on Friday as part of a broader effort to root out extremism within the Muslim world, telling Jewish donors the U.S. “is on the right side of history.”
Just six days from now, the Maryland State Fair will open its gates in Timonium.
Revelers heading to the Maryland State Fair this year will have to leave their backpacks home.
Maryland officials are urging travelers to watch out for the possibility of flooding across the state in coming days.
Maryland’s $39 billion budget is moving forward in the state’s House of Delegates.
Some Maryland school systems are seeking state relief from scheduling challenges caused by large numbers of snow days.
Maryland gained about 44,000 residents in 2013.
While Maryland’s school system has had the top spot in a publication’s annual ranking of the nation’s schools for five years in a row, the state is far from the top of a new report comparing eighth-graders in the United States with other states and 38 other countries.
Playing the lottery pours millions into the state coffers–about $830 million this year alone. But it’s not all good news. As competition from casinos grows, lottery revenues are down.
A federal appeals court has rejected Exxon Mobil Corp.’s bid to have a suit litigated in federal court, not state court.
The opening of Maryland’s largest casino went a long way to helping the state net nearly $830 million in lottery and casino revenues in the last fiscal year — a 27.6 percent increase from the previous one.
The state of Maryland will no longer execute criminals convicted of the most heinous crimes. Governor Martin O’Malley officially signed the death penalty repeal into law Thursday morning, along with dozens of other bills.