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House approves bill to delay, scrap EPA rules

WASHINGTON — The Republican-controlled House on Friday took another swipe at the government’s ability to control air pollution, passing a bill that would delay or scrap rules to reduce mercury and other harmful air emissions. The 249 to 169 vote ...

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Week in review: 8/19/11

Ft. McHenry added to free bus route Expansion of the 21-bus Charm City Circulator to include the Fort McHenry Monument and National Shrine will take place soon — in time for the War of 1812 bicentennial celebration in Baltimore. A $1.5 ...

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State slots commission eases MBE rules

ANNAPOLIS — The state slots commission eased minority business participation goals for would-be casino developers in Baltimore and Western Maryland on Wednesday. The amendments approved by the Video Lottery Facility Location Commission remove specific minority, or MBE, benchmark figures from ...

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Some airline passenger-protection rules delayed

The federal government is delaying some airline consumer-protection rules for several months, after airline groups said they needed more time to prepare for the changes. The delayed rules include disclosing the full cost of travel in advertisements, requiring baggage fees ...

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High court is indeed activist, bar panel says

OCEAN CITY — The U.S. Supreme Court has not hesitated in recent years to go above and beyond the cases before it to make bold and sweeping changes to the law, three veteran court watchers said Thursday. “This court’s habits ...

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Contributory negligence standard safe for now

Maryland’s top court cannot switch, by rule, the standard for plaintiffs’ recovery in personal injury cases where they were partially at fault, according to a draft report released Thursday by its rules committee. After reviewing how the vast majority of ...

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