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Federal Aid For Md. Highways Down 9 Percent From 2008-2013

Maryland has been feeling a transportation funding crunch in recent years at the federal, state and local government levels. Federal highway funding has dropped, just as it has in many other states. Maryland’s own budget pressures also have drained money away from transportation.

02/21/2015

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Maryland Gives Details Of Separation Offer To State Workers

The state of Maryland has released details of an offer to state employees who are willing to voluntarily leave their jobs to help the state save money.

02/19/2015

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Internal Review Finds MTA Inappropriately Used More Than $10M

Maryland’s attorney general launches a criminal investigation into the Maryland Transit Administration. Millions of dollars may have been misspent in deals made off the books.

02/13/2015

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Incoming Md. Attorney General Frosh Takes Cues From Veterans

The office of the attorney general is one of the least understood and most powerful positions in Maryland state government, veterans of the position say.

01/04/2015

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Obama ‘Confident’ Of Islamic State Group’s Defeat

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.”

09/12/2014

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New Roller Coaster Coming To Maryland State Fair This Year

Just six days from now, the Maryland State Fair will open its gates in Timonium.

08/15/2014

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Md. State Fair Announces New Security Measures

Revelers heading to the Maryland State Fair this year will have to leave their backpacks home.

07/25/2014

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Md. Urges Vigilance Ahead Of Possible Flooding

Maryland officials are urging travelers to watch out for the possibility of flooding across the state in coming days.

04/29/2014

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Md. House Advances State’s $39B Budget

Maryland’s $39 billion budget is moving forward in the state’s House of Delegates.

03/26/2014

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Some Md. Schools Seek Snow Day Waivers From State

Some Maryland school systems are seeking state relief from scheduling challenges caused by large numbers of snow days.

03/05/2014

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Maryland’s Population Grows By 44,000

Maryland gained about 44,000 residents in 2013.

12/30/2013

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Md. Schools Aren’t On Top Of New Report On Grade 8

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.

10/24/2013

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