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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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Counties bristling over Plan Maryland rules

OCEAN CITY — The brewing discontent by county officials over Gov. Martin O’Malley’s Plan Maryland project at the Maryland Association of Counties annual meeting is not just due to bristling over state authority or even property. It is money. While ...

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Census shows average Maryland household size stabilized

HAGERSTOWN — Maryland’s growing immigrant population helped stabilize the state’s average household size after six decades of decline, according to census data released Thursday. Rising numbers of relatively young immigrant families largely offset the effects of Maryland’s aging population on ...

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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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