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ExxonMobil

Exxon Bid For Federal Litigation Rejected

A federal appeals court has rejected Exxon Mobil Corp.’s bid to have a suit litigated in federal court, not state court.

08/09/2013

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Md. Nets 27.6 Percent More In Gambling Revenue

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.

08/08/2013

Death penalty repeal

Significant Signature: Md. Becomes 18th State To Abolish The Death Penalty

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.

05/02/2013

(AP Photo/Pat Little)

Md. Bans Ginseng Hunting On State Land

The Maryland Department of Natural Resources is banning the harvesting of wild ginseng on state lands.

04/12/2013

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House Passes $37B State Budget

The Maryland House of Delegates has approved the state’s $37 billion budget on a 103-36 vote.

04/05/2013

(AP Photo/Pat Little)

Md. Eyes Ban On Ginseng Hunting In State Land

The Maryland Department of Natural Resources says it’s considering banning the age-old tradition of harvesting wild ginseng on state lands.

03/12/2013

UMUC

State Audit Finds Contracting Problems At UMUC

An audit at one of the nation’s largest public universities cited $3.3 million in potential overpayments to a contractor who was paid to find leads for students who could be interested in attending the University of Maryland University College.

02/21/2013

handcuffswjz

34 People Charged With Conspiring To Distribute Heroin And Marijuana

After a months-long state and federal wiretap investigation, 34 people have been charged with conspiring to distribute heroin and marijuana.

12/14/2012

Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images

Hope And Fear In Gay Marriage Cases At High Court

Gay marriage supporters see 41 reasons to fret over the Supreme Court’s decision to take up the case of California’s ban on same-sex unions.

12/10/2012

pit bull

Showdown Continues Over Controversial Md. Pit Bull Ruling

Pit bulls: family pets or dangerous dogs? The showdown over how Maryland treats these animals and their owners continues.

11/12/2012

pugh

Bill Proposes Negotiation Rights For State Workers

A state Senate panel will hear testimony on a bill to expand collective bargaining rights to certain state employees.

03/08/2012

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Md. May Divert Some Money From Mortgage Settlement

The ink wasn’t even dry on a settlement with the nation’s top mortgage lenders when Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon laid claim to a chunk of the money to avert a huge budget cut for public colleges and universities.

02/22/2012

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