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Maryland Senate delays debate on gay marriage bill

ANNAPOLIS — The Maryland Senate is delaying the debate on a bill to legalize gay marriage. Republican leaders asked that discussion of the bill and potential amendments be postponed until Thursday. Sen. President Thomas V. Mike Miller said the Senate ...

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O’Malley to outline plans for gay marriage bill

ANNAPOLIS — Gov. Martin O’Malley is scheduled to talk about his plans to push harder for same-sex marriage legislation in Maryland. O’Malley, a Democrat, will hold a news conference on Friday afternoon to talk about how he will support legislation ...

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Maryland House to take final vote on gay marriage

ANNAPOLIS — The Maryland House of Delegates is preparing to take its final vote gay marriage, in what could be the last step before Gov. Martin O’Malley signs the bill into law. The House is set to begin deliberations at ...

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Top 5: ‘I was there to reclaim our badge’

It was an eventful week in the city of Baltimore and in the state of Maryland, as city police announced charges against officers allegedly involved in an extortion scheme, and the same-sex marriage bill moved its way through the state ...

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Maryland Senate set to move gay marriage bill to House

ANNAPOLIS — Maryland senators are set to approve gay marriage after modifying the marriage bill to include more protections for religious groups. Senators voted 25-22 Wednesday to advance the bill to a final vote. They added protections for religious institutions ...

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Gay marriage prospects unclear in Maryland

ANNAPOLIS — Advocates and opponents of gay marriage took their pitches to the Democratic-controlled Senate on Tuesday afternoon, seeking to lobby a key committee over whether to make Maryland the sixth state in which members of the same sex could ...

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