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Maryland Democrats Pressure Gov. Hogan On Education Spending

The General Assembly has been adjourned for almost a month, but Democrats in Maryland are still pressuring Republican Gov. Larry Hogan to release funding for public education.
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Report: Benefits Of Purple Line And Baltimore Red Line Outweigh Cost

Maryland will soon decide whether to build a pair of light rail systems: the Purple Line in the D.C. suburbs and the Red Line in Baltimore. A new report on the benefits of both projects comes just days before Gov. Larry Hogan is expected to announce their fate.
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The Freddie Gray Case, From The Vantage Of A Former State's Attorney

Glenn Ivey, a former state's attorney for Prince George's County, Maryland, discusses the charges filed against Baltimore police officers in the death of Freddie Gray, and what shape their trials might take.

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Public Election Fund Already Running Into Problems In Montgomery County

The Montgomery County executive and county council are at odds over whether to fund a newly-created public fund for county elections.

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Police Body Cameras Coming Soon To Montgomery County

A pilot program to put body cameras on police officers in Montgomery County is about to begin.
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Maryland National Guard To Be Pulled Out Of Baltimore

At the behest of Gov. Larry Hogan, the Maryland National Guard will begin pulling out of Baltimore, where they have been stationed since last week when rioting broke out.

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Dancing, Prayer In Baltimore After Charges Announced In Freddie Gray's Death

Six police officers have been charged in the death of Baltimore resident Freddie Gray — and the reaction on the streets has been visceral.

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First Latina In Maryland Legislature Sets Sights On New Goal: Congress

Ana Sol Gutierrez was the first Latina elected to Maryland's State House, and now she wants to be the first Latina to represent Maryland voters in Congress.

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Traffic Deaths On Maryland Roads Hit Six-Decade Low In 2014

Officials with Maryland's Department of Transportation report the number of traffic fatalities on Maryland roads was 442, the lowest figure since 1948.
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Will Maryland Follow In D.C.'s Footsteps In Approving Recreational Pot Use?

For several legislative sessions in a row, Maryland lawmakers have approved marijuana-related bills. We'll explore what that trend means for the future.