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Author Archives: Capital News Service

Proposed Langley transit center has tradeoff

LANGLEY PARK — Where horses once roamed open farmland, now discount furniture stores, Peruvian chicken joints and 95,000 vehicles a day consume the area around New Hampshire Avenue and University Boulevard. Here, 35,000 bus riders a day transfer among 11 ...

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Debate sure to go on over structural deficit

ANNAPOLIS — Although the General Assembly was poised to pass the state’s budget for the next fiscal year by Monday, debate will surely continue about Maryland’s financial future as candidates gear up for November’s elections. Republicans will likely seek to ...

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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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Very slight improvement seen in Chesapeake Bay’s health

ANNAPOLIS — Despite 25 years of restoration and protection efforts, the Chesapeake Bay’s health is still bad and making only slight improvements, according to an assessment released Wednesday. With the waters of the bay sparkling through the glass doors at ...

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Md. Board of Public Works approves $200M to buy machines for 2 parlors

ANNAPOLIS — The Board of Public Works compromised with the Maryland State Lottery Agency Wednesday, awarding a master contract with a $200 million spending ceiling that will allow the agency enough room to begin buying machines for two gaming facilities ...

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Md. BPW awards lottery agency $200M slots ‘master contract’

The Board of Public Works voted to award the Maryland State Lottery Agency a master contract that will allow it enough money to make purchases in advance of two gaming facilities opening this fall. The contract, with a price ceiling ...

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AG: School must disclose findings in sex-assault cases

COLLEGE PARK — The University of Maryland Office of Student Conduct should not keep student disciplinary actions on sexual assault private, according to an Attorney General’s opinion obtained by Capital News Service. The Attorney General’s opinion states that disclosing this ...

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Master slots contract another bump in road

ANNAPOLIS — Pull a lever and win some coins. While this may be what a typical person thinks of when envisioning slot machines, gamblers in Maryland may be in for a much more interactive experience when the state’s slots parlors ...

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