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  • Laws including high-proof grain alcohol ban take effect Tuesday

    Laws including high-proof grain alcohol ban take effect Tuesday
    Maryland joins at least a dozen other states Tuesday in banning the sale of 190-proof grain alcohol, a measure that lawmakers hope will help to reduce sexual assaults and binge drinking among college students. The bill is one of more than 200 that go...
  • U.S. considering new Md. sites for immigrant children

    U.S. considering new Md. sites for immigrant children
    Days after the federal government abandoned plans to house immigrant children in a Baltimore office building, the Obama administration has begun to explore other sites in Maryland, including one in Prince George's County, documents obtained by The...
  • Obama proposes initiative on tracking fish

    Obama proposes initiative on tracking fish
    — The Obama administration announced Tuesday an initiative to track every fish sold in the United States — a move designed to crack down on illegal fishing, mislabeling of seafood and related problems. Secretary of State John Kerry, who is...
  • Gansler absent as Brown praises Dem rivals at unity conference

    Gansler absent as Brown praises Dem rivals at unity conference
    Democrat Anthony G. Brown took the stage at a Democratic unity event Thursday night and planted a kiss squarely on his former political rival, Del. Heather Mizeur. It was, after all, a “kiss and make up” party to mend the wounds from the...
  • Gansler embraces role as scrappy challenger

    Gansler embraces role as scrappy challenger
    Fifth in a series of profiles of candidates for governor. When he campaigns in residential areas, Democrat Douglas F. Gansler practically sprints from door to door. He's trying to meet as many voters as he can. But it can appear he is chasing somebody....
  • Gansler supporter criticizes his campaign ad but says she still backs him

    Gansler supporter criticizes his campaign ad but says she still backs him
    Del. Kathleen Dumais said today that she continues to support Douglas F. Gansler for governor, but has strongly registered her disappointment with Gansler’s campaign over a television ad she believes misleads the public about his primary opponent ...
  • Brown for governor [Editorial]

    Brown for governor [Editorial]
    The hard-fought campaign for the Democratic gubernatorial nomination this year has provided voters with a difficult decision. All three of the major candidates bring formidable and unique strengths to the contest, and none is without serious flaws....
  • Multi-agency search for Potomac kayaker called off after he's located 'alive and well' at home

    Multi-agency search for Potomac kayaker called off after he's located 'alive and well' at home
    A multi-agency, multi-day search for a Potomac River kayaker was called off on Sunday after it was determined he had simply ditched his kayak and gone home — "oblivious" to the fact that authorities became alarmed after finding his kayak floating...
  • Phosphorus reduction in bay losing steam in places

    Phosphorus reduction in bay losing steam in places
    Despite early progress reducing Chesapeake Bay pollution, levels of a key pollutant, phosphorus, have not come down in many rivers in the past decade — and are actually rising in several, officials say. Phosphorus is one of two pollutants blamed...
  • More than 46,500 ballots cast in first three days of early voting in Maryland

    More than 46,500 ballots cast in first three days of early voting in Maryland
    More than 46,500 ballots were cast in the first three days of early voting in the Maryland gubernatorial primary, according to the State Board of Elections. The bulk of those came in the first two days, on Thursday and Friday, when 20,382 ballots and 17,...
  • Howard ranked among healthiest counties for kids

    Howard ranked among healthiest counties for kids
    It's time to add another accolade to Howard County's long list: U.S. News and World Report has named the county one of the healthiest in the nation for kids. Howard ranked 13 out of the top 50 counties featured in the story, which looked at a variety of...
  • Looking Out: 89 percent of Equality Maryland's endorsed candidates win primaries

    Looking Out: 89 percent of Equality Maryland's endorsed candidates win primaries
    The results of primary elections in Maryland on Tuesday bode well for LGBT rights -- at least according to Equality Maryland, the state's largest lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender rights organization. Of 93 candidates endorsed by the group in...