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Editorial: Thumbs up and down for 2013 session

In what many observers consider one of the more productive sessions of Maryland’s legislature, there are some clear winners. Gov. Martin O’Malley batted 1.000 on his legislation. Gun-control supporters and anti-death penalty activists were among the other victors. Here is The Daily Record’s take on some of the landmark legislation passed this year:

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Editorial: Communication key for development

This week’s decision by a Baltimore City Circuit Court judge to halt construction of a major casino project, due in part to environmental concerns raised by residents of the nearby Westport neighborhood, offers some insight into the challenge developers face in balancing the interests of myriad stakeholders.

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Editorial: Repeal protects wrongly convicted

Maryland legislators took an important step forward this week in ensuring that no innocent people will be put to death at the hands of the state. With Wednesday’s approval of a death penalty repeal by the Senate, Maryland is poised to become the 18th state to ban the practice. The District of Columbia also does not allow executions.

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