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O’Malley forms panel on developmental disabilities

ANNAPOLIS — Gov. Martin O’Malley has created a commission to help law enforcers and others better respond to incidents involving people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. O’Malley issued an executive order creating the Maryland Commission for Effective Community Inclusion of ...

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O’Malley appoints medical marijuana panel

ANNAPOLIS — Gov. Martin O’Malley has appointed 11 members to Maryland’s Medical Marijuana Commission. The governor announced the appointments on Thursday. The commission has the authority to permit academic research centers to design and implement programs to make marijuana available ...

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Key arts panel approves Eisenhower Memorial design

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Commission of Fine Arts has voted to grant general approval to architect Frank Gehry’s design for a planned national memorial honoring Dwight D. Eisenhower in Washington. The commission overseeing civic art and architecture in the capital ...

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D.C. Mayor Gray to chair key Chesapeake Bay panel

RICHMOND, Va. — District of Columbia Mayor Vincent C. Gray is the new chairman of the Chesapeake Executive Council, the policy-making body of the program overseeing the restoration of the Chesapeake Bay. Gray’s election came Monday at the annual meeting ...

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Panel’s deliberations on Baltimore casino have slowed

ANNAPOLIS — As the gambling expansion work group nears a Wednesday deadline to recommend changes to the state’s casino gambling law, the panel’s deliberations have slowed the final decision on a facility planned for Baltimore. The 11-member work group held ...

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’09 groundwater pollution study at Ft. Detrick flawed

HAGERSTOWN — A 2009 federal study that concluded groundwater contamination from Fort Detrick was unlikely to have harmful health effects was flawed, a national scientific panel said Monday, prompting the state’s two U.S. senators to demand a faster cleanup of ...

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Mikulski demands faster Fort Detrick groundwater cleanup

HAGERSTOWN — U.S. Sen. Barbara Mikulski is demanding a faster cleanup of Fort Detrick groundwater after a national panel of scientists faulted a study that concluded harmful health effects were unlikely. The Maryland Democrat said Monday that cleanup efforts at ...

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