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Victim’s mother fights license renewal bill in Maryland Senate

ANNAPOLIS — The mother of a young man who died after being struck by a car driven by an 83-year-old woman testified Wednesday before the Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee against proposed legislation that would lengthen the validity of noncommercial driver’s ...

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O’Malley makes case for gay marriage law

ANNAPOLIS – In testimony before a Senate committee Tuesday, Gov. Martin O’Malley stressed the importance of balancing the freedom of Maryland’s religious institutions to practice their faith with the civil rights of same-sex couples in the state. “As a free ...

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Legislators seek lock on dedicated funds

ANNAPOLIS — A bipartisan group of delegates wants to amend Maryland’s constitution to prohibit the transfer of dedicated funds to the General Fund, except in a state of emergency, as they look for ways to stave off potential tax increases. ...

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Advocates voice support for Calvert Cliffs’ third reactor

SOLOMONS — Calvert County business owners and nuclear energy advocates support a plan to build a third reactor at Calvert Cliffs Nuclear Power Plant, saying it would help the local economy. The hearing held by the federal Atomic Safety and ...

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