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Same-sex marriage campaigns gearing up

ANNAPOLIS — Gay rights activists, religious leaders and politicians are gearing up for two months of campaigning on the Maryland referendum to strike down same-sex marriage legislation that passed in March. Hot off the Republican and Democratic national conventions, volunteers ...

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Eye Opener: Port fears longshoremen will strike

President Barack Obama accepted the Democratic party's nomination in Charlotte, N.C., Thursday, saying he needs more time to fix the fragile national economy. Here's a few state government headlines to go along with that national news.

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Survey finds U.S. competitive ranking down again

LONDON — The United States’ ability to compete on the global stage has fallen for the fourth year running as confidence in the country’s politicians continues to decline, an annual survey from the World Economic Forum found Wednesday. Even though ...

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Maryland Democrats to honor Sargent Shriver at DNC

WASHINGTON — Maryland Democrats are holding a special tribute for the late Peace Corps founder Sargent Shriver at the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, N.C. The Washington Post reports Gov. Martin O’Malley, House Minority Whip Steny Hoyer and Shriver’s son, ...

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O’Malley to speak at Democratic convention

ANNAPOLIS — Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley will be a speaker at the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, N.C., next month. The Democratic National Convention Committee announced additional speakers on Monday. O’Malley has a high profile in the party, frequently appearing ...

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