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  • Democratic candidates for governor debate tonight

    Democratic candidates for governor debate tonight
    The three Democratic candidates for governor will all meet for their second televised debate Monday night on Maryland Public Television and WBAL-TV, giving voters their final opportunity to see them confront each other on television. Lt. Gov. Anthony G....
  • Edgewood High Class of 2014 part of larger 'legacy'

    Edgewood High Class of 2014 part of larger 'legacy'
    The 285 members of Edgewood High School's Class of 2014 were reminded Thursday evening that they are part of a rich legacy, and that they have made their own significant contributions to that legacy. "It is Edgewood High School's rich history, and the...
  • Brown on the defensive

    Brown on the defensive
    Monday night’s debate among the leading Democratic candidates for governor produced some sharp exchanges but also gave the undecided voters watching in the Maryland Public Television Studio – and their many counterparts around the state...
  • Anthony Brown on health care: You be the judge [Editorial]

    Anthony Brown on health care: You be the judge  [Editorial]
    The biggest issue for Lt. Gov. Anthony G. Brown in his run for governor is his role as the head of Maryland's effort to implement the Affordable Care Act. He has had months to develop an answer for the failed launch of the state's health insurance...
  • MPT debate shows why Brown avoids television

    MPT debate shows why Brown avoids television
    Last week, I thought Lt. Governor Anthony Brown was the loser among Democratic candidates for not showing up at WBFF’s TV debate. And he was. But he was an even bigger loser Monday in showing up for the debate on Maryland Public Television. No...
  • Democrats trade barbs in final TV debate

    Democrats trade barbs in final TV debate
    The Democrats running for governor traded barbs Monday night over Maryland's economy, marijuana laws, and the troubled rollout of its health insurance website in their final televised debate before a primary in which pundits suggest many voters are...
  • Atholton High student to represent Maryland in Boys Nation program

    Atholton High student to represent Maryland in Boys Nation program
    Atholton High School's Miles Walker recently captured the state's top prize in an American Legion national government instruction program, an accomplishment that for the 16-year-old rising senior was nearly a lifetime in the making. The Columbia...
  • O'Malley, Pelosi to hold fundraiser for House Democrats

    O'Malley, Pelosi to hold fundraiser for House Democrats
    WASHINGTON -- Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley will organize a fundraiser for three at-risk House Democrats later this month on the Eastern Shore in the run-up to this year's midterm election. The July 20 fundraiser -- which will feature House Minority...
  • Hogan charts a pragmatic Republican course

    Hogan charts a pragmatic Republican course
    First in a series of profiles of candidates for governor Republican Larry Hogan isn't pledging to turn deep-blue Maryland red if he's elected governor. He doesn't even hold out much hope for purple. He just thinks that if he can win his party's primary,...
  • Brown proposes three debates

    Brown proposes three debates
    Democrat Lt. Gov. Anthony G. Brown on Wednesday proposed three debates with Republican nominee Larry Hogan, along with a separate debate among their running mates in the race for governor. Such political negotiations typically take place between...
  • BGE asks for fourth rate increase in four years

    BGE asks for fourth rate increase in four years
    Baltimore Gas and Electric Co. is asking for its fourth rate increase in as many years, one that would raise distribution charges to residents getting both gas and electric service by nearly $15 a month on average. The utility filed the $185 million...
  • CO2 is not the real problem for Maryland [Commentary]

    CO2 is not the real problem for Maryland [Commentary]
    While Maryland is well positioned for complying with Environmental Protection Agency's preliminary carbon regulations, mandating a 30 percent nationwide reduction in CO2 emissions from power plants by 2030, those proposed regulations by themselves will do...