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General Assembly passes Somerset redistricting bill

ANNAPOLIS — Maryland’s General Assembly has passed a measure that redistricts five Somerset County commissioner districts. Maryland’s House of Delegates passed the bill 135-1 on Tuesday. The emergency legislation will take effect when Gov. Martin O’Malley signs the bill later ...

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FEMA makes Irene recovery money available

WASHINGTON — The Federal Emergency Management Agency says federal aid has been made available for the state of Maryland for Hurricane Irene recovery efforts. FEMA announced Friday that federal aid will supplement state and local recovery efforts for areas affected ...

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Quake felt across Maryland, but little damage reported

Maryland officials say the earthquake was felt across the state, but no injuries or major damage are being reported. Maryland Emergency Management Agency spokesman Ed McDonough says Tuesday’s 5.8 magnitude quake, which was centered in Virginia, was felt from Garrett ...

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Top 5: ‘It was a case that should never have gone to trial’

After insisting that he was a victim of police retaliation, West Baltimore boxer Deon Johnson had his attempted murder case dropped this week on the morning of the trial. That story and more in this week’s legal affairs top 5. ...

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