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As Md. bear numbers rise, so does hunt quota

HAGERSTOWN — The Department of Natural Resources says Maryland’s black bear population has more than doubled since 2005 and it’s adjusting the hunting rules accordingly. Wildlife biologist Harry Spiker said Friday that a population study done last year indicates at ...

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Realities of Real Estate: 1 year later, housing shortage could be real

Exactly one year ago, we speculated that there may be a housing shortage in the not-too-distant future. Last June we wrote: What most people fail to recognize is that our population is constantly growing. Right now, the United States has ...

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Mayor pushes bottle tax increase for school construction

Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake has pledged to seek a three-cent increase in the bottle tax this year as a way to help raise $300 million to help fund school construction and renovations. In her first State of the City address ...

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