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Bay meeting to focus on environment, human health

Environmental problems in the Chesapeake Bay and how they can affect human health are the subject of a two-day conference in Baltimore. The conference begins Monday at the Institute of Marine and Environmental Technology in Baltimore’s Inner Harbor. Scientists from ...

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Bartlett survives GOP primary challenge, will face Delaney in fall

WASHINGTON — U.S. Rep. Roscoe Bartlett defeated seven Republican primary challengers Tuesday and will face Democratic businessman John Delaney in the fall in what is expected to be a hotly contested House race. Preliminary election results show Bartlett with 44 ...

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O’Malley plans to address donations from Stewart

ANNAPOLIS — Gov. Martin O’Malley says he plans to address donations given to him by Richard Stewart, who pleaded guilty this month to failing to pay $4 million in employment taxes. But the governor, a Democrat, told reporters on Thursday ...

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Md. congressional redistricting lawsuit hinges on racial numbers

GREENBELT — As a three-judge panel heard arguments about whether Maryland’s redistricting map dilutes the African-American vote, one of those judges said Tuesday he doesn’t believe a case has been made to require a third black-majority congressional district. Still, the ...

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Party held for Mayor Rawlings-Blake primary victory

Incumbent Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake defeated five challengers and was named as the Democratic candidate in the city's primary on Tuesday, all but ensuring her election to the office in November. Many of her political supporters — including Gov. Martin O'Malley, Sen. Ben Cardin and Rep. Elijah Cummings — showed up to her victory party at the Baltimore Soundstage to celebrate.

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Minority contractors have concerns over EBDI site

Upcoming construction by East Baltimore Development Inc. was detailed Tuesday at a forum that drew contractors seeking work, but among the chief questions was whether laborers working on a $60 million tower at the site are in the country legally. ...

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Charm City Circulator to be expanded to Fort McHenry

Expansion of the 21-bus Charm City Circulator to include the Fort McHenry Monument and National Shrine will soon take place with the help of a $1.5 million federal transportation grant. The Circulator will expand its territory into the city’s southern ...

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Rawlings-Blake announces Baltimore mayoral bid

Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake got help from top Maryland Democrats on Monday as she launched her bid to stay in office. Gov. Martin O’Malley, Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown, Sens. Barbara Mikulski and Ben Cardin and Rep. Elijah Cummings joined the mayor ...

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Rawlings-Blake to announce Baltimore mayoral bid

Top Maryland Democrats are helping Stephanie Rawlings-Blake launch her bid to stay in office. The Baltimore mayor is announcing her campaign outside her childhood home on Monday afternoon. She’ll be joined by Gov. Martin O’Malley, Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown, Sens. ...

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