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FEMA makes Irene recovery money available

WASHINGTON — The Federal Emergency Management Agency says federal aid has been made available for the state of Maryland for Hurricane Irene recovery efforts. FEMA announced Friday that federal aid will supplement state and local recovery efforts for areas affected ...

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Schools in southern Maryland remain closed after Irene

WASHINGTON — Schools in areas of southern Maryland that were hit hard by Hurricane Irene are still closed. All schools in Calvert and St. Mary’s counties will be closed Wednesday. And in Anne Arundel County, about 15 schools remained closed. ...

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O’Malley visits areas damaged by Irene

HOLLYWOOD — Gov. Martin O’Malley toured Maryland counties Tuesday to assess the damage caused by Hurricane Irene, while hundreds of thousands of utility customers in the Mid-Atlantic region remain without power. O’Malley visited a community in Hollywood in the southern ...

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Federal spending fuels Southern Maryland

LA PLATA — In a business park of red brick buildings and ornate marble fountains, programmers at Zekiah Technologies are engineering the next generation of software that will help the U.S. government and military respond to natural disasters and terrorist ...

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Constellation names new GM at Calvert Cliffs

Constellation Energy Nuclear Group LLC, a subsidiary of Baltimore-based Constellation Energy Group, said it has named Chris Constanzo, an experienced nuclear power executive, as the plant general manager of the Calvert Cliffs Nuclear Power Plant in Calvert County. Costanzo joins ...

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Md. trade mission – hotel rooms and great dirt walls

The price of Gov. Martin O’Malley’s trip to Asia this month is slowly trickling out from the state agencies that participated, but the governor’s detractors aren’t yet satisfied. The Department of Business and Economic Development released a $144,086 tab for ...

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Md. GOP wants full accounting of O’Malley trade mission

As Gov. Martin O'Malley's prepares to travel back to Maryland after 10 days spent drumming up business for the state in Asia, Republican lawmakers are asking for total price tag on the trade mission. "As we are sure you will both agree, in this austere fiscal climate, we must be good stewards of the taxpayer dollar," GOP leaders wrote to Gov. Martin O'Malley and Business and Economic Development Secretary Christian Johansson. The letter was signed by House Minority Leader Anthony J. O'Donnell, R-Calvert and St.Mary's, and the No. 2 Republican in the House, Minority Whip Jeannie Haddaway-Riccio, of the Middle Shore.

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Court of Appeals extends statute of limitations’ reach

A woman who alleges her grandfather molested her when she was a child will get to proceed with her lawsuit against him, Maryland’s top court has unanimously ruled. In its 7-0 decision, the Court of Appeals rejected the grandfather’s argument ...

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Md. House Democrats decry Tea Partier’s proposed fees

ANNAPOLIS — Members of the newly formed Maryland Tea Party Caucus are pushing a series of bills to give counties the power to raise fees, proposals House Democrats are calling “hypocritical.” The tea partiers’ measures would increase assessments from Anne ...

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