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‘Alternate’ forecast paints dire Md. revenue picture

Annapolis Statehouse building. (File photo)

An alternate forecast paints a more dire picture of state revenues than an official projection released by the Board of Revenue Estimates last week. The rare second report from the revenue board takes into account the stalled labor market through ...

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Baltimore County to host Super Weekend flu vaccination clinc

Baltimore County Executive Johnny Olszewski Jr. (The Daily Record file)

Baltimore County Executive Johnny Olszewski, Chief Administrative Officer Stacy Rodgers and Health Officer Dr. Gregory Wm. Branch announced the county’s plan to host a Super Weekend flu vaccination clinic Oct. 17-18 at the Cow Palace at Maryland State Fairgrounds in ...

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Md. Board of Elections has sent 1.1M mail-in ballots

FILE - In this Tuesday, April 28, 2020, file photo, a motorist drops off a mail-in ballot outside of a voting center during the 7th Congressional District special election, in Windsor Mill, Md. Maryland’s attorney general warned Friday, July 10, 2020, of “devastating consequences” if all eligible voters are not directly sent ballots to mail in for November's election due to safety concerns about the coronavirus, instead of Gov. Larry Hogan's directive to mail applications for voters to request absentee ballots if they want to vote by mail. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez, File)

The Maryland State Board of Elections has shipped more than 1.1 million ballot packets to voters for the 2020 Presidential General Election. To expedite delivery to voters, ballot packets are being shipped to Maryland and then entered directly into the ...

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PG officials concerned over crowds of youths at National Harbor

FILE - In this Sept. 3, 2016, file photo, children play on J. Seward Johnson's sculpture, "The Awakening," along the Potomac River waterfront at National Harbor, Md. Federal prosecutors say a man inspired by the Islamic State group stole a U-Haul truck with plans to drive it into a crowd at National Harbor, a convention and tourist destination just outside the nation's capital. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana, File)

Large gatherings of teens disrupting business at National Harbor are now drawing the attention of Prince George’s County Executive Angela Alsobrooks. Alsobrooks said county officials are working to provide other recreational activities for the county’s youth and stopped short of ...

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Goucher Poll finds overwhelming support in Md. for Biden

Democratic presidential candidate, former Vice President Joe Biden speaks in Philadelphia, Tuesday, June 2, 2020. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

New polling from Goucher College suggests that Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden is on the verge of an historic margin of victory in Maryland. The poll released Thursday morning offers few surprises. Maryland will likely continue in its history of ...

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Maryland casinos saw an increase in revenue in September

This 2014 photo is from an Anne Arundel Community College class to train Maryland Live! casino employees. (The Daily Record/Maximilian Franz)

BALTIMORE — Casinos in Maryland are seeing an increase in revenue for the first time since the coronavirus pandemic shut their doors for three months. The Baltimore Sun reported Monday that the casinos brought in more than $1.4 million during this past ...

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In about-face, Trump seeks to salvage parts of virus aid

President Donald Trump pauses while speaking about the repatriation of Native American remains and artifacts from Finland, in the Oval Office at the White House, Thursday, Sept. 17, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump on Wednesday tried to salvage a few priority items lost in the rubble of COVID-19 relief talks that he himself blew up, pressing for $1,200 stimulus checks and new aid for airlines and other businesses ...

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Thiam makes history as Md.’s first Black woman GOP delegate

Del. Brenda Thiam, R-Washington, and her husband, Malick Thiam, at her swearing-in in Annapolis Tuesday. (The Daily Record/Bryan P. Sears)

ANNAPOLIS — After nearly 390 years, the Maryland House of Delegates has sworn in its first Black woman Republican. Del. Brenda Thiam, R-Washington, was sworn in Tuesday by the first Black woman speaker of the House months before the General ...

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Baltimore County to secure outside vendor to assist with water billing

Baltimore County Executive Johnny Olszewski Jr. (The Daily Record file)

Baltimore County Executive Johnny Olszewski Tuesday announced that the county will hire an outside contractor to assist with water meter readings, and will deploy county staff to assist the Baltimore City Department of Public Works with sending bills to County ...

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