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Fall oyster survey shows good results

Results of Maryland’s 2012 Fall Oyster Survey show that oyster population and reproduction increased for the second consecutive year, and diseases, which decimated the oyster population in 2002, remained far below their long-term averages, the Maryland Department of Natural Resources ...

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Budget includes $5 million for demolition in East Baltimore

The General Assembly has approved a $3.5 billion capital budget that includes money for major Baltimore revitalization projects, infrastructure improvements for a proposed Western Maryland casino and renovations of Ripken Stadium in Harford County.

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$3.5B capital budget includes money for Ripken Stadium, Rocky Gap resort

Ripken Stadium

The House of Delegates on Saturday approved a $3.5 billion capital budget that includes money for major Baltimore revitalization projects, infrastructure improvements for a proposed Western Maryland casino and renovations of Cal Ripken Jr.’s minor league baseball stadium in Harford County.

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Prince George’s budget boosts spending on schools

UPPER MARLBORO — The Prince George’s County Council has adopted a $2.7 billion budget that increases spending on schools and includes bonuses for county employees. Under the budget unanimously adopted Thursday, the public school system’s operating budget will increase 3.1 ...

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Assembly restores $2.5M for Baltimore Convention Center project

ANNAPOLIS — After several furious hours of maneuvering, a panel of lawmakers restored $2.5 million to the capital budget to fund the planning and design for a project that includes an expansion of the Baltimore Convention Center plus a new ...

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Baltimore Convention Center funds eliminated

A legislative panel deleted planning and design funds Saturday for the proposed expansion of the Baltimore Convention Center that would be linked to a new hotel and arena. A conference committee of lawmakers from the House of Delegates and state ...

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House passes $1.1B capital budget

ANNAPOLIS — With tempers flaring, the Maryland House of Delegates on Wednesday approved authorizing $1.1 billion in borrowing for the state’s capital budget. The House passed the bill on a 97-41 vote, mostly along party lines. The capital budget, which ...

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O’Malley proposes more taxes for more jobs

ANNAPOLIS — Gov. Martin O’Malley called for tax hikes Wednesday in his State of the State address, urging lawmakers to weigh those “tough choices, the costs and the trade-offs” against the jobs he hopes to support through increased spending on ...

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O’Malley set to give State of the State speech

ANNAPOLIS — Gov. Martin O’Malley will be giving his sixth State of the State speech. O’Malley, a Democrat, is scheduled to give the speech at noon Wednesday in Annapolis before a joint session of the Maryland General Assembly. The governor ...

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