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  • Maryland joins other states in uniform drug testing plan for horse racing

    Maryland joins other states in uniform drug testing plan for horse racing
    Maryland racetracks will share uniform drug testing rules with seven other states in the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast after the state's racing commission gave final approval Tuesday to the new regional plan for thoroughbreds and standardbreds. Under the...
  • Police make arrest in South Laurel double homicide

    Police make arrest in South Laurel double homicide
    Four months after two South Laurel residents were found slain inside their home, Prince George’s County police have charged a Laurel man they say was the female victim’s paramour. Thurston Lamont Yerby, 47, of the 11000 block of South...
  • GOP's Craig calls for environmental rollback

    GOP's Craig calls for environmental rollback
    Harford County Executive David R. Craig, a leading Republican candidate for governor, called Tuesday for a sweeping rollback of Maryland's environmental laws, saying measures passed by the state's leaders have failed to clean up the Chesapeake Bay....
  • An unprecedented step for Md. racing

    An unprecedented step for Md. racing
    The Maryland Racing Commission took an important step this week agreeing to join other Eastern states in a set of regulations for the amounts and kinds of medications that can be used at the track. But there is still more that needs to be done to ensure...
  • UM medical school studying vaccine for deadly flu strain

    UM medical school studying vaccine for deadly flu strain
    Scientists with the University of Maryland School of Medicine are helping to test a vaccine to fight a lethal strain of bird flu that has killed 44 people in China. The H7N9 strain has not yet been found in the United States, but the medical school's...
  • Looking Out: Court deciding if sexual orientation can impact jury selection

    Looking Out: Court deciding if sexual orientation can impact jury selection
    Despite numerous marriage equality-related cases currently making their way through the judicial system, it's somehow the hot-button area of antitrust law where an important LGBT rights issue is taking place. The Associated Press reported Wednesday that...
  • Abikanile "Bika" Mack-Williams, lawyer

    Abikanile "Bika" Mack-Williams, lawyer
    Abikanile "Bika" Mack-Williams, an attorney in the state public defender's office in Baltimore, died Sept. 14 of heart failure at a friend's Hanover home. She was 26 and lived in Owings Mills. "Her death was accidental. She had a pre-existing heart...
  • Examiner out, R2integrated in for downtown skyline

    Examiner out, R2integrated in for downtown skyline
    The downtown Baltimore skyline is about to change. The name of the defunct Examiner newspaper will no longer adorn the building at 400 E. Pratt St., visible throughout the Inner Harbor. Instead, the name of digital marketing firm R2integrated will go...
  • Columbia Town Hall tonight to discuss teens' drug use

    Columbia Town Hall tonight to discuss teens' drug use
    Whether it's alcohol, marijuana, heroin, prescription medication or newer, synthetic substances like K2, it's easy for teenagers to access drugs in Howard County. At least, that's what dozens of high school students have told Joan Webb Scornaienchi,...
  • Lawmakers seek deal on drug-mixing a year after outbreak

    Lawmakers seek deal on drug-mixing a year after outbreak
    Lawmakers on Capitol Hill are closing in on a deal to grant the Food and Drug Administration more authority over the type of drugs that caused a deadly outbreak of meningitis last year, advocates close to the issue said Tuesday. Though details of the...
  • Fertilizer restrictions go into effect Oct. 1

    Fertilizer restrictions go into effect Oct. 1
    What kind of lawn fertilizer should I use in the fall? There are so many kinds with different numbers and different chemicals and some with zero chemicals. Glad you asked. The Maryland Fertilizer Use Act of 2011 kicks in fully on Oct.1. The law, aimed...
  • Balto. Co. unveils prescription drug drop-off boxes

    Balto. Co. unveils prescription drug drop-off boxes
    The steel boxes in front of 10 of Baltimore County's police precincts look like library book drop-off stations, but they are part of a plan to reduce the county's drug overdose deaths. On Friday, county officials unveiled the drop boxes, which are...