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National Anthem draft leaves Baltimore home for 1st time

The original manuscript of “The Star-Spangled Banner” written by Francis Scott Key is leaving Baltimore for the first time in nearly 200 years for an event in Annapolis. The document will be moved from its home at the Maryland Historical ...

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Baltimore senator pushes to resurrect ‘millionaires’ tax’

ANNAPOLIS — A Baltimore senator said Wednesday that she will press to resurrect the “millionaires’ tax,” an effort sure to face resistance from lawmakers loathe to raise taxes to balance Maryland’s $1.6 billion budget deficit. “I think we have to ...

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Highway officials say snowy roads near Baltimore

Maryland State Highway Administration officials are asking drivers to slow down on roads and highways as a winter storm passes through the area. The agency says snow plows were deployed before the morning rush hour to treat roads. Crews are ...

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Maryland benefits panel to vote on funding problems

ANNAPOLIS — Members of a state employees benefits commission will begin voting on how to resolve large unfunded liabilities in Maryland’s pension and health benefit system for state workers. The Public Employees’ & Retirees’ Benefits Commission will meet Monday in ...

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Maryland deficit about $1.6 billion

ANNAPOLIS — Maryland budget analysts say the state’s deficit is about $1.6 billion. Members of the state’s nonpartisan Department of Legislative Services gave lawmakers a briefing on the state’s budget situation on Wednesday in Annapolis. The projections reflect a loss ...

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