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In Md., Democrats and Republicans oppose offshore drilling

Environmental groups opposed to allowing offshore drilling near the Maryland coast picked up bipartisan support Tuesday ahead of an open house by the federal Bureau of Ocean Energy Management.

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Lower Shore officials slow to embrace social media

SALISBURY — Within the past few years, politicians have begun courting voters in 140 characters or less on Twitter and by making friends on Facebook. As more and more people sign up for the two social media platforms, state lawmakers ...

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Eastern Shore communities consider tax increases

SALISBURY — Local governments in Maryland’s shore communities are weighing whether to raise taxes as they struggle with budgets hurt by declining property values. The Daily Times reports that Salisbury Mayor Jim Ireton has proposed raising the property tax rate ...

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