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Founder And CEO Of Hammer & Nails Grooming Shop Announces Plan To Expand To Maryland

Hammer & Nails Grooming Shop for Guys, a California-based salon featured on ABC’s Shark Tank, announced Tuesday that it will be expanding to Maryland. The first location in Owings Mills is set to open within the next six months. The … Continue reading

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U.S. Census Bureau Report Shows Baltimore Population Reaching 100-Year Low

Last week, the U.S. Census Bureau reported the number of people leaving Baltimore had doubled. The report was released as city leaders celebrated signs that appeared to show a slight population gain.

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PEPCO Donating Free Smoke Alarm To Prince Georgians Just In Time For Spring

Spring is just around the corner and Prince Georgians are encouraged to prepare for Daylight Savings Time, by making the necessary time adjustments. The local EMS and Fire department has taken it upon themselves to utilize this special time to … Continue reading

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Open Alcohol Container Violations May Become A Civil Offense

On Friday, the Maryland Senate passed legislation that would permit police officers to issue citations for open alcoholic container violations. Under the legislation, offenders would not be arrested, but only be issued a citation in most cases.  

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$15-An-Hour Minimum Wage Approved By Montgomery County Council

The Montgomery County Council voted 5-to-4 in favor of increasing minimum wage to $15 an hour by 2020. However, it is unclear whether Isiah Leggett, Montgomery County Executive, will allow the measure to become law. Leggett made a statement last … Continue reading

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The Dip In Life Expectancy Raises Concern For Americans

Life expectancy in the United States was on the rise for decades, but that came to a sudden stop last year. According to new data released by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the rates of every leading … Continue reading

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