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Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan on Monday stripped local governments' authority to issue blanket closures of schools, following his disagreement with a Montgomery County decision to shutter private as well as public schools.

Baltimore residents, particularly those living in low-lying areas of the city, are being encouraged to move their cars and take other precautions in preparation for the arrival of Tropical Storm Isaias, Mayor Bernard C. “Jack” Young announced Monday.

A group of roughly two dozen housing providers across Maryland are challenging in court laws that are intended to protect tenants from rent increases during the coronavirus pandemic.

The Maryland Public Secondary Schools Athletic Association has postponed the fall and winter high school sports seasons because of coronavirus concerns.

Students struggling during the pandemic say it’s unfair for the University of Maryland to charge them normal prices even though the coronavirus has disrupted the university’s usual offerings.

The musical force for more than eight decades both internationally and here in Baltimore died in a hospice.

The Orioles and Marlins will play a doubleheader Wednesday at 5 p.m. and night games Tuesday and Thursday as Miami returns from the COVID-19 outbreak that paused its schedule for a week.

Your children have had to adapt in the age of coronavirus by learning how to social distance and remotely celebrating events like birthdays and graduations. Now, they’ll have to adjust to something new: how to go back to school. Across the nation, schools are reopening this fall. Much like gyms, offices and restaurants, schools will have to reimagine how they look and function to best protect students, teachers and other staff from spreading or contracting coronavirus. If you plan to send your child back to the classroom, you might be wondering what steps you can take to help keep your kids safe from COVID-19. We spoke with Dr. Bridget Boyd, an associate professor at Loyola University Medical Center who specializes in general pediatrics, to determine the best practices to keep your kids healthy as schools reopen.

Forty-eight workers received a layoff notice last month, a city spokesman said Monday. Eliminating those jobs saves about $2 million.Affected jobs include laborers, traffic enforcement officers, call takers and administrative staff.

Maryland has confirmed 870 new cases of the coronavirus and eight more deaths as the state announced it would temporarily close testing sites Tuesday in preparation for Tropical Storm Isaias.

The legislation would prohibit the county from hiring officers who either resigned or were fired at previous departments for abusing use of force.

Parents of Baltimore County students with IEPs say the sudden shift to remote learning in March amid state orders to curb the spread of the coronavirus resulted in the loss of specialized services.

This back-to-school shopping season will be like no other. Some parents may spend on laptops and computer accessories to help with home-based education, which could could boost overall back to school spending, one retail group says. But retailers that count on students returning to buildings face more uncertainty.

Lexington Market has reopened, but without some of its usual vendors, officials from the public market said.

Dr. Deborah Birx, speaking on CNN’s “State of the Union” Sunday morning, said “What we are seeing today is different from March and April. It is extraordinarily widespread.”

A pregnant woman shot inside a home in Columbia has died, according to Howard County Police. Her baby was delivered but is in critical condition.

The Department of Recreation and Parks is investigating a park ranger after murals supporting the Black Lives Matter movement were removed from Patterson Park.

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