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Supreme Court to consider Louisiana’s non-unanimous juries (access required)

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court will consider overturning a criminal conviction by a 10-2 jury vote in Louisiana. The justice acted Monday, four months after Louisiana voters amended the state constitution to prohibit non-unanimous verdicts in criminal cases. Oregon is ...

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Md. led nation in 2011 crab catch

Maryland’s crab harvest last year led the nation. That’s according to figures released Wednesday by the National Marine Fisheries Service. Nearly 200 million pounds of blue crabs were landed nationwide last year, with Maryland accounting for more than 25 percent ...

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O’Malley on Sunday television — again (access required)

Gov. Martin O’Malley has quite the run going — he’s been booked on a national network’s Sunday news program four out of the last seven weeks. This Sunday, O’Malley will be on ABC’s “This Week” at 9 a.m., where he’ll ...

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Maryland lawmakers question raising migrant worker wages

WASHINGTON — Two members of Maryland’s congressional delegation are questioning the impact of visa changes that will increase wages for migrant workers at seafood processing plants. Sen. Barbara Mikulski and Rep. Andy Harris say the new regulations set to go ...

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