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Md. launches pilot program against cyberbullying

Maryland Attorney General Doug Gansler is announcing a new initiative against cyberbullying in a partnership with Facebook. Gansler made the announcement Thursday. The initiative will give educators a direct connection to address issues of online bullying in their school systems. ...

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No reprieve for Md. gun rights advocates

Maryland’s new gun-control law dodged a bullet on its first day Tuesday, as a federal judge rejected arguments from gun-rights advocates to block statutory provisions banning the purchase of semi-automatic assault weapons and requiring handgun purchasers to be licensed by the state before buying.

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Md. Democratic candidates for governor woo labor group

ELLICOTT CITY — Three Maryland Democratic candidates for governor wooed a labor organization on Monday by pledging to pursue labor agreements that steer work on public projects to unionized firms. Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown said project labor agreements would have ...

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Gansler announces kick-off campaign for governor

SILVER SPRING — Maryland Attorney General Doug Gansler is announcing plans to officially launch his run for governor. Gansler’s campaign announced Thursday he will start a statewide tour beginning on Sept. 24 with events in Rockville, Ellicott City and Baltimore. ...

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Delegate asks Gansler if steps to cut backlog of gun applications are legal

ANNAPOLIS — A Maryland delegate is asking the state’s attorney general whether it’s legal for state police to allow up to 200 employees from five agencies to view prospective gun buyers’ information as the state churns through an application backlog. ...

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