Hogan unveils new, Maryland-flag themed license plates

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  • Body of graduate student found in building at Morgan State

    Body of graduate student found in building at Morgan State

    BALTIMORE (AP) — The body of a graduate student who was last seen early this month was found in an academic building on the campus of Morgan State University, Baltimore police said. The body of the 45-year-old male student was found about 10:50 a.m. Tuesday in a building that houses classrooms,...

  • Unhealthy air pollution forecast Wednesday

    Unhealthy air pollution forecast Wednesday

    A "Code Orange" air quality alert is in effect Wednesday, meaning pollution levels will be unhealthy for some people. High pressure is forecast over the region, with calm winds and abundant sunshine allowing levels of ozone and particulate matter to build. Ozone is a gas that is important in upper...

  • Hogan unveils new, Maryland-flag themed license plates

    Hogan unveils new, Maryland-flag themed license plates

    Gov. Larry Hogan on Tuesday unveiled new Maryland-flag themed license plates. The new plates replace the War of 1812 plate commissioned by former Gov. Martin O'Malley. The Maryland Department of Transportation's Motor Vehicles Administration will begin issuing the plate Sept. 26. Vehicle owners will...

  • Hogan announces plan to study building third Bay Bridge span

    Hogan announces plan to study building third Bay Bridge span

    Gov. Larry Hogan said Tuesday that the state will spend $5 million and up to four years studying where to put — and how to pay for — a possible third span across the Chesapeake Bay. The study is the first in a multi-stage process to seek federal funding. It would likely be many years before any...

  • Obama commutes sentences of Maryland prisoners

    Obama commutes sentences of Maryland prisoners

    Five Marylanders are among the 111 federal prisoners whose sentences were shortened Tuesday by President Barack Obama in the latest round of commutations for people convicted of nonviolent drug crimes. Two of those affected are from Baltimore, and three are from Prince George's County. Obama, who...

  • Hogan, Franchot to make 'major announcement' on school starting date

    Hogan, Franchot to make 'major announcement' on school starting date

    The state's two most powerful and prominent advocates for pushing the first day of school to after Labor Day have scheduled a joint "major announcement" for Wednesday about the start date for Maryland's public schools. Republican Gov. Larry Hogan and Democratic Comptroller Peter Franchot will be...

  • Baltimore Improv Group moving to Single Carrot Theatre

    Baltimore Improv Group moving to Single Carrot Theatre

    Baltimore Improv Group, most recently housed at Mercury Theater in Station North, will take up residency this fall at Single Carrot Theatre in Remington. The local improv group will call the Howard Street theater's smaller performance space home beginning Sept. 1. The troupe will perform Fridays...

  • Man shot in Gay Street neighborhood near Johns Hopkins Hospital

    Man shot in Gay Street neighborhood near Johns Hopkins Hospital

    A man was shot multiple times Monday afternoon in the Gay Street neighborhood near Johns Hopkins Hospital, police said. Officers were called shortly after 5:30 p.m. to the shooting in the 900 block of N. Caroline St. The man was found wounded and then hospitalized. Police did not provide his age...

  • McCormick spin-off Vivanda aims to bring 'FlavorPrint' technology to food stores, distributors

    McCormick spin-off Vivanda aims to bring 'FlavorPrint' technology to food stores, distributors

    Would consumers be more likely to pick products off supermarket shelves if they knew they'd like the food before tasting it? Could identifying favorite flavors make planning meals more efficient? Such questions led the founders of Baltimore-based Vivanda to create what they bill as the first technology...

  • FBI warns state elections officials about hacking attempts

    FBI warns state elections officials about hacking attempts

    The FBI is warning state elections officials in Maryland and around the country to be on their guard against hackers after the breach of a voter information database in Illinois and an attempted attack in Arizona. Maryland officials said they are already prepared to fight off the type of attack...

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