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44 senators write Cuban president about Md. man

WASHINGTON — Forty-four senators have written to Cuba’s president to call for the release of a Maryland man imprisoned in Cuba for almost three years. The one-page letter released Tuesday is signed by 34 Democrats, nine Republicans and independent Joseph ...

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Gay marriage ban backers look to U.S. Supreme Court

SAN FRANCISCO — Gay marriage took another step Tuesday on its march to the U.S. Supreme Court, when a federal appeals court that struck down California’s ban on same-sex unions refused to reconsider the ruling. Now that the case has ...

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Joe Surkiewicz: UB Family Law Clinic looks at the big picture

At the University of Baltimore’s Family Law Clinic, student attorneys do more than help low-income clients seeking child custody, support, divorce, adoption, and civil remedies for domestic violence. They also look at the big picture. And they get results: Clinic ...

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FreeState hopes to step up outreach, double its services to Md.’s low-income LGBT community

Lee Ann Hopkins spends each day in a tiny brick-walled office crammed with books and fliers on FreeState Legal Project, of which she is the executive director — and only employee. “I wear all the hats,” Hopkins said. “I am ...

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In wake of Biden comment, N.C. vote, Obama backs gay marriage

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama declared unequivocal support for gay marriage on Wednesday, becoming the first president to endorse the politically explosive idea and injecting a polarizing issue into the 2012 race for the White House. Obama’s announcement, after refusing ...

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Spackman joins Silberstein Insurance Group

Christi Spackman has been named a senior account manager with Silberstein Insurance Group, where she will provide strategic account development and support for clients of all sizes. Previously, Spackman worked as a broker consultant with Group Benefit Services. Spackman is ...

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Advocates voice support for Calvert Cliffs’ third reactor

SOLOMONS — Calvert County business owners and nuclear energy advocates support a plan to build a third reactor at Calvert Cliffs Nuclear Power Plant, saying it would help the local economy. The hearing held by the federal Atomic Safety and ...

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Progressive group wants $2.6B in tax hikes

The progressive Maryland Budget and Tax Policy Institute is recommending $2.6 billion in tax increases to cure state budget shortfalls, including $2 billion on consumer services that are not currently taxed. The group also is recommending raising the state income ...

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