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Community groups want to move Baltimore elections

Every four years, Baltimore City hogs the Election Day spotlight in Maryland by default. A alliance of community groups wants to change that. The Baltimore Election Change Coalition will kick off its campaign Monday to sync the city’s election calendar with ...

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Court OKs immunity for telecoms in wiretap case

SAN FRANCISCO — A federal appeals court has ruled as constitutional a law giving telecommunications companies legal immunity for helping the government with its email and telephone eavesdropping program. Thursday’s unanimous ruling by a three-judge panel of the 9th U.S. ...

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$60,000 deal ends Maryland inmate’s open-records case

CUMBERLAND — The state of Maryland is paying $60,000 to resolve a lawsuit that established that state prison inmates have the same right to public records as anyone else. The Cumberland Times-News reports that the state Board of Public Works ...

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