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Spinning flywheels said to make greener energy

Spinning flywheels have been used for centuries for jobs from making pottery to running steam engines. Now the ancient tool has been given a new job by a Massachusetts company: smooth out the electricity flow, and do it fast and clean.

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State, cities lobby Washington for transportation funding

The U.S. Senate has approved $4 million for the Baltimore Red Line, a planned light rail route that would connect East and West Baltimore, as part of the Housing and Urban Development Appropriations bill.

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Racing panel’s new look makes some unhappy

The faces of the Maryland Racing Commission changed this month when two new appointees officially took their seats — and not everyone is happy with the makeup.

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School board settles lawsuit over boy burned on slide

The family of a Middle River boy who suffered severe burns from sulfuric acid poured on a public school playground slide settled their lawsuit Tuesday against the Baltimore County Board of Education.

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Md. signs stem cell collaboration deal with Calif.

Maryland’s stem cell firms will have greater access to funding from the state based on changes to applications announced at the World Stem Cell Summit in Baltimore Monday.

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Decision close on slots at Ocean Downs

The chairman of Maryland's slot machine commission says the panel is close to making a decision to approve the first slots license in the state at an Eastern Shore horse racing track.

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News briefs – Legal edition

Gansler to investigate ACORNGov. Martin O’Malley announced Monday that the Office of the Attorney General has been given authority to investigate, and if appropriate prosecute conduct involving the Association of Community Organizations for Reform Now (ACORN). O’Malley’s action came in ...

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Skateboarder loses suit against cop

On July 1, 2007, Eric Bush received a lesson he, and more than 3.3 million YouTube viewers, will not soon forget: Don

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