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New Findings Show Dozens May Have Cast Double Votes In 2012 Election

It’s a founding principle of our country–you only get one vote. But election groups say they’ve found dozens of voters casting ballots in the last presidential elections in both Maryland and Virginia.

08/29/2014

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08/07/2013

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Spinach Recalled In 39 States

Taylor Farms Retail Inc. is voluntarily recalling spinach sold under five brand names.

02/20/2013

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More Than 40 States Get An ‘F’ For Tobacco Control

For its efforts to lessen smoking last year, the Obama administration is getting three D’s and an F.

01/17/2013

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Winter Is Good Time To Spot Bald Eagles In Md.

When the Endangered Species Act was passed in 1973, bald eagles had nearly disappeared from most of the United States. The lower 48 states were home to barely 400 nesting pairs of bald eagles, due primarily to widespread use of the pesticide DDT.

01/16/2013

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Tesla Accused Of Operating Illegal Showrooms In Four States

Tesla says that the majority of its showrooms don’t sell. They simply share information. Not everyone is buying it.

10/12/2012

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Chesapeake Restoration Plan Challenged In Court

Lawyers representing farm groups and home builders asked a judge to block a federal plan to clean up the Chesapeake Bay, arguing that it tramples on state’s rights and uses erroneous data to set pollution limits.

10/05/2012

gay marriage

Gay Rights Group Drops $1M In Gay Marriage Fights

The country’s leading gay rights group is donating $1 million to campaigns in four states where gay marriage is on the ballot this fall.

08/06/2012

air pollution

Md. Among 11 States Suing EPA Over Soot Rules

New York and 10 other states have filed a lawsuit designed to force the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to issue new regulations on soot pollution.

02/10/2012

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9 States, Including Maryland, Win Early Learning Grant

Nine states won a collective $500 million Friday from the federal government to help make pre-K and other early learning programs more accessible and better capable of narrowing the achievement gap between those who start kindergarten without any formal schooling and those who do.

12/16/2011

Chesapeake Bay

GAO: States Not Working Toward New Bay Goals

Chesapeake Bay watershed states are not working toward new restoration goals, according to a new report by the U.S. Government Accountability Office.

09/23/2011

Texting while driving

States Toughen Hands-Free Laws, Close Enforcement Loopholes

Don’t take talking and texting rules too lightly. As data continues to stream in about the dangers of hand-held cell phone distraction, state legislators—and highway patrols—are getting tough.

07/18/2011

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