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Election Day

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Top Election Day Articles

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  • Voters approve gay marriage bans in California, Arizona, Florida

    Voters put a stop to same-sex marriage in California, dealing a crushing defeat to gay-rights activists in a state they hoped would be a vanguard and putting in doubt as many as 18,000 same-sex marriages conducted since a court ruling made them legal this...
  • Newspapers sell out of historic editions

    Newsstands from Seattle to New York quickly sold out of yesterday's papers declaring Barack Obama the nation's first black president, as some jubilant customers picked up two, three or even 30 copies as keepsakes. The Baltimore Sun, The New York Times...
  • Hughes' Journey

    The living room of the headmaster's house at the Gunston Day School is tastefully furnished with wingback chairs and a grand piano. But when former Gov. Harry Hughes enters with his lunch on a recent visit, he takes the worst possible seat - a brown...
  • Here's one way to call the slots tossup

    The last poll I saw on slots showed about 54 percent of Marylanders still supporting a state constitutional amendment allowing the gambling machines. That support was not as large as it appeared to be eight or nine months ago, which fits a theory I have:...
  • Anti-slots group alters mistaken radio ad

    An anti-slots ballot committee will modify its first radio advertisement and issue a formal retraction today after mistakenly listing a Baltimore faith-based nonprofit organization as an endorser, officials said yesterday. "We've never taken a position...
  • Election Day weather looks sunny, mild

     
    You may find other excuses for not voting next Tuesday, but bad weather likely will not be one of them.National Weather Service forecasters out at Sterling are predicting 'mostly sunny' skies for Tuesday, with high temperatures in the mid-60s in......
  • Election Day now looks gray, rainy

     
    Forecasters out in Sterling have changed their tune on Election Day weather. Where they saw mostly sunny skies in the forecasts issued on Friday, they now see 'likely' rain for our region.The culprit is a coastal storm that's brewing, well,......
  • High stakes

    High stakes
    Gambling opponents are hoping that an alliance with black churches produces an upset defeat of the slots referendum when an expected record number of African-Americans turn up at Maryland polling booths next month. Slots foes hope that black voters...
  • Light rain moves up the bay

     
    Early voters caught a break this morning as today's predicted rainfall held off through much of the morning. But forecasters say wetter weather is approaching central Maryland from the southeast, ahead of a strengthening low off the Carolina coast.The...
  • Anti-gambling group to air TV ad on slots referendum

    A week before Election Day, anti-gambling forces are launching their first television advertisement, hoping that a last-minute media push will help defeat a referendum to bring slot machine gambling to Maryland. The 30-second spot is to start airing today...
  • The decade in Maryland

    Jan. 28, 2001: Ravens win the Super Bowl July 18, 2001: Train carrying toxic chemicals, right, catches fire under Howard Street Oct. 16, 2002: The Dawson family home is set on fire, killing 7 Nov. 5, 2002: Robert L. Ehrlich Jr. is elected governor...
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