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  • Minimum-wage hike, new marijuana laws approved as session ends

    Minimum-wage hike, new marijuana laws approved as session ends
    By the time confetti fell in Annapolis on Monday night, state lawmakers had loosened marijuana laws, made Maryland the second state in the country to raise its minimum wage to $10.10 an hour and whittled their way through more than 2,600 bills...
  • Annapolis-based McDonald's franchisee agrees to back wages for 138 workers

    Annapolis-based McDonald's franchisee agrees to back wages for 138 workers
    Operators of nine McDonald's in the Baltimore area and on the Eastern Shore agreed to pay more than $250,000 in back wages and damages to 138 workers for violations of minimum wage, overtime and child labor provisions, the U.S. Department of Labor...
  • At Naval Academy, Clinton calls on leaders to balance technology, privacy

    At Naval Academy, Clinton calls on leaders to balance technology, privacy
    Former President Bill Clinton told Naval Academy midshipmen Tuesday that National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden was an "imperfect messenger," but posed important questions about security, technology and freedom in America. Clinton said Snowden'...
  • Maryland 'Democratic dominance' in numbers, not in spine

    Maryland 'Democratic dominance' in numbers, not in spine
    Last I checked, Maryland was a blue state. Democrats outnumber Republicans 2-1. There has been only one Republican governor since the 1960s, and he only managed one term. There's only one Republican in our congressional delegation. The state has not...
  • Mayor orders investigation of technology office

    Mayor orders investigation of technology office
    Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake said Tuesday that she has ordered an investigation into the administration's information technology department, saying the city has received allegations that contractual employees have been paid for work they did not...
  • Laurel man killed in Montgomery Co. crash

    Laurel man killed in Montgomery Co. crash
    A Laurel man was killed in a motorcycle crash Saturday in Montgomery County, according to Montgomery County police. Police said at approximately 3:36 p.m., officers responded to the 6900 block of Annapolis Rock Road in Damascus for the report of a...
  • Girls lacrosse preseason poll

    Girls lacrosse preseason poll
    1. McDonogh Coach: Chris Robinson Last season: 22-0, No. 1 Postseason: Interschoalstic Athletic Association of Maryland A Conference champion Outlook: The Eagles finished last season ranked No. 1 nationally for the fourth-straight time and every...
  • Silopanna Music Festival to return this year

    Silopanna Music Festival to return this year
    After taking 2013 off, the Silopanna Music Festival will return on Aug. 16 at Anne Arundel County Fairgrounds in Crownsville, Rams Head Promotions announced today. The lineup and other information, including ticket prices, will be announced in the...
  • Finalists for student school board member to take part in 'candidates' night'

    Finalists for student school board member to take part in 'candidates' night'
    Three high school students have been named as finalists to become the next student member of the Anne Arundel County Board of Education. They are Ayesha Chaudhry of South River High School in Edgewater, Camilla Shanley of North County High in Ferndale...
  • Pride of Baltimore II, 'Star-Spangled Banner' replica to help mark Maryland Day

    Pride of Baltimore II, 'Star-Spangled Banner' replica to help mark Maryland Day
    The Pride of Baltimore II and a replica of the flag that inspired "The Star-Spangled Banner" will be the focus of Maryland Day celebrations in Baltimore and Annapolis on March 25, according to the Maryland Historical Society. First, the flag, hand-...
  • House OKs energy projects on preserved farmland

    House OKs energy projects on preserved farmland
    A bill that could allow hundreds of acres of preserved farmland to be converted to wind farms or other renewable energy projects was approved Monday by the House of Delegates, 97 to 33. Supporters say farmers need the ability to diversify their income...
  • Discussing stormwater ideas in Severn River area

    Discussing stormwater ideas in Severn River area
    The Severn River Association will host a meeting Tuesday, March 18, to discuss ways that local communities are dealing with stormwater runoff issues. The session is part of the association’s monthly educational series. Residents from Herald Harbor...