U.S. Autism Estimate Rises To 1 In 68 ChildrenThe government's estimate of autism has moved up again to 1 in 68 U.S. children, a 30 percent increase in two years.
More Md. High School Students Getting Diplomas In 4 YearsHigh school graduation rates are on the rise in Maryland.
Port Of Baltimore Touts Its Coast Guard Grade Of 'Excellent' In Security The Port of Baltimore is touting the excellent grade it has received from the Coast Guard for the changes it's made to security.
Md. Submits Plan To Update All-Payer Health SystemMaryland has submitted a plan to the federal government to modernize the state's all-payer rate setting system for hospital services, Gov. Martin O'Malley announced Friday.
Montgomery Co. Executive To Appeal Pepco Rate HikeMontgomery County Executive Isiah Leggett says he'll appeal the Maryland Public Service Commission's decision to grant Pepco a $27.9 million rate increase and a new surcharge to improve grid reliability.
Md. Law Schools' Job Rates DropFewer students graduating from Maryland's two law schools are finding jobs, but a greater number are obtaining employment that requires bar passage, according to data from the American Bar Association.
Baltimore County Has Second Highest Graduation Rate In NationMore and more Baltimore County high schoolers are graduating. A new study released this week shows the district has one of the highest graduation rates in the nation.
Maryland Regulators Begin Hearing Pepco Rate CaseMaryland utility regulators say they have set aside 10 days to hear a rate increase request from Pepco.
Delmarva Wants $22M Rate Increase In MarylandDelmarva Power is asking Maryland regulators to approve a $22.7 million rate increase on its customers.
Hearing Set For Rate Hike On Western Md. BridgeThe Maryland Public Service Commission is giving people a chance to speak up about a proposal to raise the cost of crossing the Potomac River at Oldtown.
U.S. Traffic Deaths Decline in 2011; Fatality Rate Hits All-Time LowIn 2011, fewer people died on U.S. roads than at any time since 1949.
BGE Looks To Increase Rates; Improve Aging InfrastructureBrace your checking accounts. If BGE gets its way, you could soon be paying more on your monthly bill. The utility company is asking for a rate increase.
Coppin State Univ. Works To Improve Graduation RateA historically black college in Baltimore is working to improve its graduation rate, now the lowest among traditional public colleges in the state.
A New Money System Is Being Used At Some Local StoresMoney other than U.S. currency may soon be circulating in an area near you. They're called BNotes and they were unveiled Friday.