Cholera vaccine developed by University of Maryland wins FDA approval

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Maryland dairy farmer Randy Sowers will have seized money returned

A Frederick County dairy farmer whose bank account was seized by the federal government -- capturing national attention from conservatives and groups concerned about asset forfeiture -- will get his money back, the Department of Justice said in a letter made public on Wednesday.

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Baltimore Mayor Rawlings-Blake reacts to Lor Scoota's death

Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake called the shooting death of Baltimore rapper Lor Scoota “horrible,” and urged residents Wednesday to be as forthcoming with information on other shootings as they have been in his death.

The investigation into the death of Scoota — real name Tyriece Watson — is continuing.

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Helen Bentley insists reports of imminent death are 'exaggerated'

Former U.S. Rep. Helen Delich Bentley is not going gentle into that good night.

Bentley, 92, issued a news release Monday insisting that "rumors of my imminent demise are greatly exaggerated."

The former Republican gubernatorial candidate, for whom the Port of Baltimore is named, was released from Greater Baltimore Medical Center in Towson last week and is receiving home hospice care.

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Justice Department officials to meet in Baltimore for youth violence summit

Senior Justice Department officials, including U.S. Attorney General Loretta E. Lynch, will meet with city leaders, police chiefs and others from across the country in Baltimore next week to discuss strategies for reducing youth violence and gang activity, the department said Friday.

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Craig leaves Hogan cabinet to head World War I Centennial Commission

David R. Craig, who finished second in the 2014 Republican primary for governor, is leaving the Cabinet of former rival Gov. Larry Hogan.

Craig, a former Harford County executive, will step down as the state's secretary of planning next month to head the Maryland World War I Centennial Commission, Hogan announced Friday.

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Thousands of inmates will receive Pell grants

Some 12,000 prisoners will have access to federal Pell grants to help pay for college courses under an effort the Obama administration is pursuing despite a decades-old congressional ban on offering student financial aid to inmates.

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