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State agency to move HQ to Prince George’s County (access required)

A state agency based in Anne Arundel County — and its 380 employees — will move to a new headquarters in Prince George’s County in June 2015.

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Frederick Co. officials bristle at growth plan

FREDERICK — Perceived state interference in local growth issues drew fiery language from Frederick County commissioners, with one saying leaders in Annapolis should “stay the hell out of our business.” The flare-up came as commissioners discussed carving the county into ...

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Glendening discusses superstorm, climate change

LAUREL— Superstorm Sandy and this summer’s derecho that knocked out power to many Marylanders are prompting a resurgence in discussions about global climate change, former Maryland Gov. Parris Glendening said Thursday. The former Democratic governor and president of the Smart ...

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D.C. leaders consider easing height restrictions

WASHINGTON — A leading House Republican is talking to District of Columbia leaders about easing the height restrictions that have limited buildings in the nation’s capital to about 12 stories for more than a century. Advocates say easing the restrictions ...

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Md. planning department releases new sprawl statistics (access required)

Gov. Martin O’Malley will renew his call for a statewide growth plan Friday at the annual Maryland Association of Counties summer conference in Ocean City. Plan Maryland, as the administration calls it, would steer population growth into already developed areas ...

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