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Maryland committee presses for debt ceiling deal

Maryland lawmakers urged their federal counterparts Thursday to raise the country’s debt limit without hashing out a deal to reduce the long-term debt and deficit. Del. Tom Hucker and Sen. Jennie M. Forehand, both Montgomery County Democrats and co-chairs of ...

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O’Malley lobbies for more rail funding

Gov. Martin O’Malley is hoping Florida’s loss may be Maryland’s gain. The Sunshine State governor, Rick Scott, announced this week Florida would return $2.4 billion in federal rail funding from the economic stimulus package. On Friday, O’Malley assured Transportation Secretary ...

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Metro train evacuated for smoke, possible fire

FOREST GLEN — A Metro train has been evacuated after something caught fire and filled a tunnel with smoke near the Forest Glen station on the red line in Maryland. Montgomery County fire department spokesman Capt. Oscar Garcia says firefighters ...

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Living Cities aims to create jobs and hope for Baltimore

We’ve got good news, Baltimore. Living Cities, a collaborative of 22 of the world’s largest foundations and financial institutions, announced last week that Baltimore is one of five cities selected to participate as part of its national Integration Initiative. The ...

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