The utility grid operator that serves Maryland and 12 other states on Friday suspended plans to build a power line that Gov. Larry Hogan opposed because he was concerned it would drive up electrical rates for some Maryland residents.
Democratic presidential candidate Martin O'Malley is winning praise from corn growers in Iowa and elsewhere for his recent support of a federal mandate to blend biofuels such as corn-based ethanol into gasoline, but the stance isn't sitting as well as with his home state poultry industry.
Nearly 6,000 Delaware elementary school students with poor vision but without access to eye care are expected to get glasses as Los Angeles-based nonprofit Vision to Learn takes its mobile eye clinics across the country, starting in the nation's first state.
Gov. Martin O'Malley and Delaware's governor sent a joint letter to Pfizer Thursday expressing concerns about its plans to acquire pharmaceutical firm AstraZeneca, which employs thousands in both states.
Maryland joined seven other Northeast and Mid-Atlantic states Monday in asking for federal help to curb air pollution from outside their borders, saying emissions from the Midwest and South are hurting their residents' health and their economies.
Maryland has hosted 1,775 clinical trials for new medicines targeting major diseases since 1999, including 369 that are still in the early stages of recruiting patients, according to a study by two pharmaceutical industry groups released Friday.