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‘Marketing’ advice for young attorneys

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I was recently asked what I do for marketing. Actually, I get asked this quite often. For starters, no disrespect to my marketing friends out there, but I never think of what I do as marketing and I don’t much ...

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With GOP opposition cooling, backing for legalizing pot grows, poll finds

The Goucher College Poll finding growing support for legalizing recreational marijuana in Maryland comes as lawmakers in Annapolis are again taking up the issue. (AP File Photo/Ed Andrieski)

A growing number of Marylanders support the legalization of recreational marijuana, according to a new poll released by Goucher College. The latest numbers, which feature growing support from Republicans, come as Virginia is on the verge of legalizing recreational marijuana. ...

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Schrader’s nomination as Md. health secretary still in peril

"We are looking at every possible intervention into Prince George's County that's possible," says acting Maryland Health Secretary Dennis Schrader. (The Daily Record/File Photo)

ANNAPOLIS — Efforts to vaccinate the state’s population against the coronavirus could ultimately derail Dennis Schrader’s second attempt at becoming the state’s health secretary. Schrader’s confirmation by the Maryland Senate remains in limbo and tied to vaccinations. In recent weeks, those ...

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Who decides who prosecutes police brutality?

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Welcome to Monday, the 60th anniversary of President John F. Kennedy’s establishment of the Peace Corps. Here are some news items to get your week started. — Should a judge decide who prosecutes alleged police use of excessive force? — ...

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Md. GOP legislators make a bid to rein in executive orders

A state police trooper directs a flow of cars in downtown Annapolis participating in a protest against restrictions ordered by Gov. Larry Hogan to fight the spread of the coronavirus. (The Daily Record/Bryan P. Sears)

Supporters of a resolution calling for an end to Maryland’s state of emergency related to the pandemic pleaded with a state legislative panel it is time to end what they called an overreach by Republican Gov. Larry Hogan. The House ...

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Jolie sells Churchill painting after Pitt divorce

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Welcome to Monday, the 231st anniversary of the U.S. Supreme Court’s first session. Here are some news items to get your week started. — Actress Angelina Jolie sells a Winston Churchill painting she had owned with ex-husband Brad Pitt. — ...

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Pittman loosens Anne Arundel pandemic restrictions

Anne Arundel County Executive Steuart Pittman, shown in 2018, may reissue some pandemic orders because the state is withdrawing its previous authorization to do so. (AP File Photo/Brian Witte)

Anne Arundel County Executive Steuart Pittman Wednesday announced the loosening of some pandemic-related restrictions as his county experiences a drop in coronavirus cases and hospitalizations. Effective Friday, businesses including restaurants, that have been restricted to 25% of normal indoor capacity ...

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Sandy Hook parents can pursue defamation claims

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Welcome to Monday, the 60th anniversary of the first live televised presidential news conference, featuring President John F. Kennedy. Here are some news items to get your week started. — Texas Supreme Court lets parents of Sandy Hook Elementary School ...

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