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Without funding, Md. fracking could face delay

ANNAPOLIS — Failure to pass legislation that would have forced energy companies to fund gas drilling studies could mean more delays for those wanting to tap in the natural gas lurking in western Maryland. Members of a commission created to ...

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Court of Appeals delays bail counsel rule (access required)

ANNAPOLIS — Maryland’s top court has effectively decided to hold off on ordering that public defenders be provided to indigent suspects at initial bail hearings until the General Assembly acts on legislation that could make such an order moot. The ...

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Obama delays request for $1.2T debt limit increase

HONOLULLU — President Barack Obama is delaying his request for another $1.2 trillion increase in the nation’s debt limit at the request of congressional leaders. It’s basically because of a technicality. The White House had been ready to ask for ...

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Top 5: ‘Then he realized he was in over his head’ (access required)

The family of a 25-year-old woman who died of lung cancer winning in a  Frederick County trial and how one man’s battle against his cooperative association over secondhand smoke might become an issue before the General Assembly are among the ...

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House approves bill to delay, scrap EPA rules

WASHINGTON — The Republican-controlled House on Friday took another swipe at the government’s ability to control air pollution, passing a bill that would delay or scrap rules to reduce mercury and other harmful air emissions. The 249 to 169 vote ...

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