Author Archives: Capital News Service

Grant to CCBC to help train health workers

More than 2,000 allied health students at the Community College of Baltimore County will benefit from nearly $5 million in federal funding announced Wednesday by an array of public and education officials, who said the money was designed to alleviate ...

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Off-shore drilling decision sparks outrage

WASHINGTON — Maryland environmental groups were outraged over President Barack Obama’s announcement Wednesday lifting the 20-year ban on offshore drilling, saying the move could have disastrous effects on the Chesapeake Bay. “At a time when we need to tackle both ...

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Fishermen decry new scallop rules

ANNAPOLIS — Maryland fishermen say new federal regulations on sea scallops benefit large fishing companies in New England — and put small boats out of business. Last year, about 40 scallop boats worked out of Ocean City each day, said ...

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Census response varies widely in Md.

There are a number of identifiers that can distinguish the towns of Bladensburg from Chevy Chase — racial makeup, income and poverty levels — but none more timely than their census mail-back rates. Chevy Chase in Montgomery County is just ...

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