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Plan would cut $25M from Montgomery county schools

ROCKVILLE — The president of the Montgomery County Council says all nine members have signed off on cuts to employee benefits and to public schools. Under the plan, the council would cut $25 million from the $1.4 billion it contributed ...

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Historically black schools fight for trial (access required)

A federal judge in Baltimore heard arguments Wednesday on a motion to end a lawsuit accusing Maryland of second-class treatment of its historically black colleges and universities. Judge Catherine C. Blake said she would rule as soon as possible. At ...

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Obama honors Md. woman as national teacher of the year

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama is honoring Michelle Shearer of Maryland as the 2011 National Teacher of the Year. Shearer teaches chemistry at Urbana High School in Frederick, Md. In a Rose Garden ceremony, Obama says Shearer represents all teachers ...

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House begins work on O’Malley’s $34.2B 2012 budget proposal

ANNAPOLIS — Business regulation and economic development funding escaped largely unscathed as the House of Delegates made preliminary changes to Gov. Martin O’Malley’s $34.2 billion budget proposal on Wednesday. “We’re in an economy where job creation and economic development are ...

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