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Supreme Court must decide whether to press on with gun case

FILE - In this Oct. 8, 2018, file photo, Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh stands before a ceremonial swearing-in in the East Room of the White House in Washington. Newly released tax records show an obscure non-profit last year gave nearly $15 million it received from anonymous donors to a conservative advocacy group that backedKavanaugh’s Supreme Court nomination. The Wellspring Committee made the contributions to the Judicial Crisis Network. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)

As the nation renews debate over gun control, the Supreme Court must decide whether to press ahead with a Second Amendment case it has accepted for the coming term, its first in a decade. Gun-control groups operate under a no-news-is-good-news ...

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New law promised Md.’s female inmates free tampons. They’re still paying.

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Female inmates in Maryland are still paying for tampons, sometimes at high prices, despite a law requiring free access to feminine hygiene products in the state’s prison system. Republican Gov. Larry Hogan signed legislation last year to ensure a free ...

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Maryland Dream Act closer to expansion

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ANNAPOLIS — Maryland lawmakers want to increase the number of undocumented immigrants who are afforded the chance to receive in-state tuition breaks. The General Assembly approved legislation that expands the Maryland Dream Act, a 2012 law that grants an in-state ...

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