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Study: Md.’s alcohol tax increase led to drop in drunken driving accidents

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The increase in Maryland’s alcohol tax in 2011 has saved lives, advocates said after a new study showed a decrease in alcohol-related car crashes in the last six years. The study, by researchers at the University of Maryland, Baltimore, showed ...

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Week in review: 7/20/12

Report: Raze Mechanic because of subway jolts A private engineering study has found widespread corrosion in the parking garage beneath the Morris A. Mechanic Theatre due in part to stray electrical currents from subway trains, according to an Owings Mills ...

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Maryland health advocates pleased by alcohol tax use

ANNAPOLIS — Most of the money raised by a 50 percent increase in Maryland’s sales tax on alcohol has been allocated for health needs under Gov. Martin O’Malley’s budget, said health advocates who cheered the result Tuesday. Vincent DeMarco, president ...

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