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Barbara Mikulski 'comfortable' handing senate seat to Van Hollen

Barbara Mikulski 'comfortable' handing senate seat to Van Hollen

On the morning after the candidates to become her replacement were established, Sen. Barbara Mikulski was content with her decision to retire at the end of her current term. Speaking in Baltimore following Tuesday's primary election, Mikulski said she fully supports U.S. Rep. Chris Van Hollen, even...

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  • Catherine Pugh's style shines on Election Day

    Catherine Pugh's style shines on Election Day

    For election day, Catherine E. Pugh relied on one of her go-to designers — Kate Spade — for inspiration. "She's my favorite designer," said Pugh, who won the Democratic mayoral primary Tuesday. During the day — while she did last-minute campaigning throughout the city — Pugh opted for a satin,...

  • Mayor Rawlings-Blake urges reflection a year after Baltimore unrest

    Mayor Rawlings-Blake urges reflection a year after Baltimore unrest

    Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake called on Baltimoreans Wednesday, regardless of "race, religion or social or economic status," to come together to reflect on the city's needs one year after the unrest that followed Freddie Gray's death. She will host a "Day of Reconciliation" event at 4 p.m. at...

  • Baltimore Mayor Rawlings-Blake pledges to help Pugh

    Baltimore Mayor Rawlings-Blake pledges to help Pugh

    Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake pledged Wednesday to help state Sen. Catherine E. Pugh, her likely successor who won the Democratic Party nomination. Rawlings-Blake — who stayed on the sidelines during the hotly-contested Democratic primary — said she is grateful to have a "very good working relationship"...

  • Five media takeaways from a very big primary election night

    Five media takeaways from a very big primary election night

    Here are five TV takeaways from one of the most important days and nights in the 2016 election. 1. NBC did what might be the best media work of the day by breakfast. In an interview on the “Today” show with Republican presidential candidate John Kasich, Matt Lauer and Savannah Guthrie exposed the...

  • Councilman Kraft poised for spot on November judges' ballot

    Councilman Kraft poised for spot on November judges' ballot

    Baltimore City Councilman James B. Kraft was poised to win a spot on the November ballot alongside six of the city's sitting circuit judges, putting him in the rare position to potentially unseat an incumbent judge. Kraft and public defender Todd Oppenheim ran against the judges up for election...

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  • In honor of airman, Hogan orders Maryland flags at half-staff

    In honor of airman, Hogan orders Maryland flags at half-staff

    ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Flags in Maryland are flying at half-staff in honor of an Air Force airman from Maryland who died of injuries he sustained while serving in Asia. Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan ordered flags to be lowered to half-staff starting Monday at sunrise in honor of Nathaniel Henry McDavitt....

  • VA clinic closes at Fort Howard

    VA clinic closes at Fort Howard

    The Department of Veterans Affairs has closed its medical clinic at Fort Howard in eastern Baltimore County, a property that is proposed for redevelopment. The clinic closed last month after it was flooded when a hot water heater exploded. As workers assessed the damage, they found mold and other...

  • Maryland National Guard steps up role in cyberspace

    Maryland National Guard steps up role in cyberspace

    Each year, the imaginary nation of Berylia is summoned into existence solely to have its simulated computer networks pummeled by an elite team of hackers. But the Berylians are not left undefended in the face of the onslaught. A NATO-backed center in Estonia invites military teams from across the...

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