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Md. same-sex marriage backers ally with immigrants

HYATTSVILLE — Gay and lesbian advocates teamed up with Maryland’s largest Latino and immigrant rights group on Tuesday, hoping to build support for November ballot questions to allow same-sex marriage and in-state tuition for illegal immigrants who have attended a ...

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Obama’s shift on gay marriage energizes immigration activists

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — President Barack Obama’s shift to support gay marriage is energizing young Hispanic voters who have been working side-by-side with gay activists in their push for immigration reform. The alliance has been growing nationwide and helping dispel what ...

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Md. students show improvements in reading

ANNAPOLIS — Maryland’s fourth- and eighth-graders each showed improvements in reading compared to results from tests they took two years ago, but eighth-graders performed about the same in math, according to results from the National Assessment of Education Progress released ...

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New toolkit is helping Frederick’s Hispanics

After months of tests, doctors diagnosed Amalia Ochoa’s infant daughter Vicky with brain abnormalities. Doctors said that Vicky wouldn’t walk or speak, and if Vicky’s head continued to grow at the current rate she wouldn’t live past 3. Ochoa is ...

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Maryland gained more minority judges than rest of U.S.

While the percentage of minority judges nationwide remained stagnant in the last decade, Maryland bucked the trend. According to figures from the Maryland Judiciary, as of July 1 nearly 23 percent of all state judges were minority members. That’s an ...

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