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Panel releases Maryland legislative district map

ANNAPOLIS — An advisory panel on redistricting for the Maryland General Assembly has released a proposed map to represent demographic changes from the 2010 census. The map released Friday contains 12 districts that are majority African American, an increase from ...

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Real Estate Weekly – 11/25/11: Md. faults Frederick County growth plans

Frostburg State University erecting energy research center (AP) A center for sustainable energy research is rising on the campus of Frostburg State University. The $2.4 million facility will house research on energy independence and sustainable sources of energy, university President Jonathan ...

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Maryland faults Frederick County growth proposals

FREDERICK — The Maryland Department of Planning says a proposed rewrite of Frederick County’s 20-year land-use plan would extend residential sprawl and require construction of more roads and schools. The Frederick News-Post reported Tuesday on the agency’s letter to the ...

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Maryland residents have a week to comment on redistricting

ANNAPOLIS — Maryland residents have a week to comment on a recommended map for the state’s congressional districts. The draft plan was formally made public on Tuesday on the Maryland Department of Planning’s website, a day after members of a ...

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Feds block Md. from counting inmates

WASHINGTON — A federal roadblock has stopped Maryland short of counting all prison inmates at their pre-incarceration addresses in order to draw political boundaries. An appeal for the addresses has been made to the U.S. Department of Justice, said Andrew ...

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Law, technology to inform Maryland redistricting

WASHINGTON — It could drastically alter election results and affect who runs for public office. No, it’s not voting or a scandal. It’s redistricting. And the practice that occurs after each decennial census is getting a few updates in Maryland ...

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State agencies finding friends on Facebook

Several Maryland state government agencies are discovering that there’s a lot to “like” on Facebook. The social networking site, which boasts more than 500 million users worldwide, is free; offers an easy way to share information, videos and pictures; and ...

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