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UMES acquires farm for agricultural research

PRINCESS ANNE — Organic and sustainable farming are among the areas that will be studied at a 365-acre farm recently acquired by the University of Maryland Eastern Shore for use as an agricultural research facility. Crop and livestock research and ...

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Nancy Pelosi to speak at UB Law graduation

House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi will be the speaker at the University of Baltimore School of Law’s graduation ceremony. Pelosi, former Speaker of the House who has represented San Francisco in Congress for 25 years, is a Baltimore native. She ...

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Franchot calls on Towson president to resign

ANNAPOLIS — Maryland Comptroller Peter Franchot is calling on the president of Towson University to resign over her handling of sports programs at the university. Franchot said Wednesday that University President Maravene Loeschke has “forfeited her claim to moral leadership.” ...

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First lady praises Md. bill meant to help veterans

ANNAPOLIS — First lady Michelle Obama praised a Maryland bill that helps veterans and their spouses find jobs, describing it Wednesday as one of the best laws in the country aimed at helping military personnel and their families. The Veterans ...

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State credit cards were used to dodge bidding rules at UMB

One department at the University of Maryland, Baltimore was found to have misused state-issued credit cards to dodge purchasing rules, according to state auditors. An audit report released Monday said purchases made on the two corporate purchasing cards “were artificially ...

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