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  • Voters yet to get clear picture of Brown's vision for Maryland

    Voters yet to get clear picture of Brown's vision for Maryland
    As the front-runner in the Democratic race for governor, Lt. Gov. Anthony G. Brown often rallies his supporters as though he were already the incumbent. He touts the past seven years under Gov. Martin O'Malley as "righting the ship" — but then...
  • Gibson touts community approach for State's Attorney campaign

    Gibson touts community approach for State's Attorney campaign
    It sounds odd for an office that oversees the prosecution of criminal cases in Howard County, but Ellicott City resident Rich Gibson, a Democrat running for Howard County State's Attorney, said his campaign will focus on community outreach. "The...
  • House panel approves minimum-wage increase

    House panel approves minimum-wage increase
    Gov. Martin O'Malley's proposed increase in Maryland's minimum wage to $10.10 cleared its first hurdle Monday night as a House committee approved the bill and rejected a proposal to set a different standard for rural areas. The House Economic Matters...
  • Lawmakers respond to ground-rent ruling

    Lawmakers respond to ground-rent ruling
    Lawmakers in Annapolis moved Monday night to take another look at Maryland's arcane ground-rent system only days after the state's highest court invalidated a key element of sweeping reforms enacted seven years ago. Emergency ground-rent bills were...
  • Laurel mayor declares snow emergency, schools close

    Laurel mayor declares snow emergency, schools close
    Laurel Mayor Craig Moe has declared a snow emergency in anticipation of a snowstorm expected to drop more than a half a foot of snow on the region.  The National Weather Service is predicting between five and 10 inches of snowfall in Laurel beginning...
  • Democrats agree on 3 gubernatorial debates

    Democrats agree on 3 gubernatorial debates
    Democrats running for governor said Monday they have agreed on a schedule of three televised debates, essentially accepting a plan proposed by front-runner Lt. Gov. Anthony G. Brown. Brown, Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler and Del. Heather R. Mizeur...
  • Laurel Police report robbery with firearm [Crime log]

    Laurel police report felonies, arrests and property crimes. Prince George's County police report violent crimes and property crimes. Howard County police report major crimes, break-ins and car thefts. City of Laurel Montrose Avenue, 300 block, Feb....
  • Side by Side breakfast in Laurel celebrates growth, achievement

    Side by Side breakfast in Laurel celebrates growth, achievement
    Community members and education advocates filled Bethany Community Church on Saturday morning for the Laurel-based nonprofit Side by Side's fifth annual fundraiser breakfast and silent auction. Side by Side, launched in 2009 by former Laurel Leader...
  • Work of lawyer-legislator raises question about conflict

    Work of lawyer-legislator raises question about conflict
    In 2011, Prince George's County Del. Benjamin S. Barnes became a partner in one of the state's busiest workers' compensation firms. The lawmaker wrote a three-word disclosure in blue ink on his state ethics forms, and began working on legislation that...
  • Advocates square off over state immigration bill

    Advocates square off over state immigration bill
    Advocates and law enforcement officials called on state lawmakers Thursday to approve legislation that would limit the circumstances under which illegal immigrants could be held in jail — a proposal intended to curb a 5-year-old federal...
  • Judge rules Julius Henson violated probation by running for office

    Judge rules Julius Henson violated probation by running for office
    Baltimore Circuit Judge Emanuel Brown ruled Thursday that veteran political consultant Julius Henson violated probation by running for an East Baltimore state Senate seat and sentenced him to four months in jail. But Brown suspended the sentence pending...
  • Laurel Police report two forced-entry burglaries [Crime log]

    Laurel police report felonies, arrests and property crimes. Prince George's County police report violent crimes and property crimes. Howard County police report major crimes, break-ins and car thefts. City of Laurel Baltimore Avenue, 14900 block, Feb....