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National Zoo Asks Public To Vote To Name Panda Cub

The National Zoo is asking the public to help name its female giant panda cub by voting for one of five Mandarin Chinese names.

11/05/2013

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Teen Savors History-Making Moment To Vote At The Polls

On Tuesday, Ben Miller plans to step into a booth at the Takoma Park Community Center and do something that the country’s other 16-year-olds can’t: cast a vote in an election.

11/05/2013

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Frederick And Annapolis Hold Elections

Voters in Annapolis and Frederick are choosing their local officials.

11/05/2013

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Congress Votes To End Shutdown, Avoid U.S. Default

Up against a deadline, Congress passed and sent a waiting President Barack Obama legislation late Wednesday night to avoid a threatened national default and end the 16-day partial government shutdown, the culmination of an epic political drama that placed the U.S. economy at risk.

10/16/2013

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2 Complaints Over Frederick County Closed Vote

Officials in Maryland have received at least two complaints about a closed-door vote by the Frederick County commissioners.

09/25/2013

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Frederick Voters To Cast Ballots In City Primary

Democrats and Republicans are heading to the polls in Frederick to select candidates for mayor and the Board of Aldermen in the city’s primary election.

09/10/2013

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Frederick Elections Head Quits Weeks Before City-Run Primary

The president of the Frederick city elections board is resigning less than two months before the first city-run primary.

07/24/2013

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Montgomery Firefighters May See 19.5 Percent Raise

Montgomery County firefighters would receive a nearly 20 percent raise over the next two years as part of a new agreement between their union and County Executive Ike Leggett.

04/05/2013

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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

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Md. House Passes Gun Control Bill, 78-61

Big changes may be ahead for Maryland gun owners. The House of Delegates has passed a bill that would give Maryland some of the strictest gun laws in the country.

04/03/2013

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Md. Senate Panel Votes Against Minimum Wage Bill

A Maryland Senate panel has voted against raising the state’s minimum wage to $10 an hour by 2015.

03/20/2013

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Life Or Death Decision: Md. Lawmakers Vote To Repeal Death Penalty

Maryland is about to become the 18th state in the nation to abolish the death penalty.

03/15/2013

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