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New building opens at Fort Meade

A ceremony attended by high-ranking military officials and civilian lawmakers including U.S. Sen. Ben Cardin and Rep. John Sarbanes is scheduled Wednesday at Fort Meade to mark the official opening of the Defense Adjudication Activities facility, a new, 151,000-square-foot building ...

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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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Senate approves bill to end partial FAA shutdown

WASHINGTON — The Senate approved legislation Friday ending a two-week partial shutdown of the Federal Aviation Administration, clearing the way for thousands of employees to return to work and hundreds of airport construction projects to resume. Employing the so-called “unanimous ...

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Pat McDonough considers U.S. House and Senate runs, too

Del. Pat McDonough, one of the most vocal Republican lawmakers in the Maryland General Assembly, announced Thursday morning his aspirations to higher office have expanded. McDonough, of Baltimore and Harford counties, said he would seek the GOP nomination to challenge ...

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Mikulski, Cardin frustrated over oyster farm approvals

WASHINGTON — Sens. Barbara Mikulski and Ben Cardin say it is taking too long to approve oyster aquaculture projects in the state. Mikulski and Cardin wrote to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration last week to express their frustration over the ...

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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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$100K grant fosters trail-related jobs in western Maryland

CUMBERLAND — A $100,000 federal grant is helping to create jobs along the western Maryland section of a Pittsburgh-to-Washington bicycling route. Senators Ben Cardin and Barbara Mikulski announced the award Monday from the Appalachian Regional Commission to the Maryland Trail ...

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Sen. Cardin visits Skimmer Island restoration project

OCEAN CITY — The nesting habitat of two endangered birds is being restored with material dredged from a West Ocean City marina. Sen. Ben Cardin visited Skimmer Island on Monday to view the restoration efforts. The island is used for ...

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