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Maryland Voters’ Personal Information At Risk Say Legislative Auditors

Friday, the Maryland election board released a report that says an estimated 600,000 voters’ full Social Security numbers were exposed to potential hacking. The State Board of Elections failed to fully protect the voters’ personal information, according to the report. … Continue reading

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Baltimore State’s Attorney Office Warning Prosecutors To Consider Consequences Before Charging Illegal Immigrants With Minor Crimes

On Thursday, the Chief Deputy State’s Attorney Michael Schatzow sent a memo to all staff, reacting to the Trump’s administration’s tougher immigration enforcement. Prosecutors were warned about charging illegal immigrants with minor crimes. “In considering the appropriate disposition of a … Continue reading

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Carbiz Announces The Opening Its Second Showroom In Baltimore

Carbiz, a Baltimore-based used car dealership, announced Tuesday it will be opening a new 35,000 square-feet showroom at 8751 Freestate Drive in Laurel. The dealer currently operates a flagship dealership at 6001 Reisterstown Road in northwest Baltimore. The dealership is … Continue reading

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Baltimore’s Homicide Rate Continues To Scale Higher

Baltimore is facing its highest homicide rate in 20 years, with over 100 homicides already reported this year and April has not yet come to an end. The homicide rate scaled to 100 after three new homicides were recorded on … Continue reading

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March Brings Maryland Worst Jobs Growth Since 2016

According to the latest federal jobs report, Maryland lost 7,200 jobs after three concurrent months of jobs gains, even though more people joined the workforce in March. Economists say, the growing number of people searching for work and working, shows … Continue reading

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Maryland Rates 7.5 On The 2017 National Health Security Preparedness Index

According to a new survey by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, Maryland is better prepared for serious disease outbreaks and natural disasters than many other states. Maryland rates 7.5 on a 10-point scale for planning efforts in accordance to emergency … Continue reading

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Maryland Preparing For Spike In Elephant Sedative-Related Overdoses

Maryland is seeing a spike in drug overdoses as a synthetic opioid utilized in large animals becomes more readily available. Law and health enforcement officials nationwide are concerned because it is 10,000 times more potent than the opiate, morphine and … Continue reading

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Sotterley Plantation Slave Quarters Will Soon Be Open To The Public

The Sotterley Plantation is a 94-acre historical site in St. Mary’s County, Maryland, overlooking the Pautexent River. The mansion is a 1-1/2-story building, with a wood shingle roof and beaded clapboard siding. Also, on the property is a log slave … Continue reading

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Blackhawk Helicopter Crash In Baltimore Leaves Two Injured And One Dead

Just before 1:40 p.m. on Monday, a U.S. Army UH-60 Blackhawk on a training course, when it crashed at Breton Bay Golf Course in Southern Maryland, according to military officials. One crew member was killed and two others were airlifted … Continue reading

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Prince George’s County Unveils A Plan To Launch A Bike Share Program

Cities and counties throughout the country are turning to cycling infrastructures to reduce greenhouse emissions and traffic congestion. However, these structures would not be successful without a bike share program, which allows people to rent bikes from a kiosk or … Continue reading

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