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Md. officials and utilities prep for big storm

HAGERSTOWN — Maryland utility companies and emergency management officials say they’re preparing for large-scale power outages, flooding and other damage from a storm that could arrive as early as Sunday. Baltimore Gas and Electric Co. said Thursday it’s planning for ...

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Sequestration would hit Md. economy hard

WASHINGTON — Maryland’s economy would be particularly hard-hit if Congress is unable to reach a budget agreement to avoid the broad, automatic cuts to the federal budget set to take effect in January, according to economic experts. Going over the ...

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Md. pulls housing agency from New Carrollton site

NEW CARROLLTON — Maryland is no longer planning to build a new headquarters for the Department of Housing and Community Development in New Carrollton. The Washington Post reports that state officials have been unable to negotiate an acceptable lease. They’re ...

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Maryland company has role in ‘Jellybean Election’

Eligible voters in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, are testing an Internet-based voting system designed by Baltimore-based Scytl, a provider of electronic elections technology, by voting for their favorite color of jellybean. The 2012 Jellybean Internet Voting Election will help the city ...

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