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Same-sex couples finding a home in Delaware

REHOBOTH BEACH, Del. — In some Lewes and Rehoboth Beach neighborhoods, same-sex couples like Keith and John Riley-Spillane make up nearly one out of every 10 households. And, like the Riley-Spillanes, many of those couples are raising children, according to ...

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Census shows average Maryland household size stabilized

HAGERSTOWN — Maryland’s growing immigrant population helped stabilize the state’s average household size after six decades of decline, according to census data released Thursday. Rising numbers of relatively young immigrant families largely offset the effects of Maryland’s aging population on ...

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Feds block Md. from counting inmates

WASHINGTON — A federal roadblock has stopped Maryland short of counting all prison inmates at their pre-incarceration addresses in order to draw political boundaries. An appeal for the addresses has been made to the U.S. Department of Justice, said Andrew ...

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Editorial Advisory Board: Charging in-state rate for immigrants’ children makes economic sense

We urge members of the General Assembly to vote in favor of providing in-state college tuition rates for qualified children of documented and undocumented immigrants. Note that media attention surrounding this issue has not touched on the fact that legal, ...

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Johansson: Economy is turning around — just not fast enough

While poised to lead the economic rebound, Maryland has holes in its game it must shore up if the state is to retain its front-running role in a global economy driven by high-tech innovation, the state’s top economic development official ...

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