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Rep. Harris: Visa approval amid crab crisis ‘imminent’ (access required)

A Maryland congressman says federal immigrant officials have agreed to approve 15,000 more seasonal guest worker visas. The Baltimore Sun reports the announcement Thursday from U.S. Rep. Andy Harris came amid reports that Maryland’s crab industry is suffering a labor shortage. Nearly ...

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Baltimore’s enduring eccentricities shine at Christmas (access required)

From kitschy ornaments to model train extravaganzas and a holiday song dedicated to bottom-feeding crustaceans, Baltimore’s unique brand of quirky creativity really shines at Christmas. For moviemaker John Waters, the city’s favorite offbeat son, the Yuletide season offers up a ...

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Crabby? Md. Gov. Hogan chooses shellfish over GOP convention (access required)

ANNAPOLIS — Crabs and clams, not confetti and balloons, are on Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan’s agenda for the week of the national GOP convention. Matt Clark, a Hogan spokesman, confirmed Tuesday that the Republican is planning to attend the annual ...

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