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Maryland Organization Pushes 2010 Agenda

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By Bill Redlin

An activist group is calling on Maryland's lawmakers to encourage transit-oriented development and for storm water management fees.

Environment Maryland released its environmental agenda on Wednesday. The group also says lawmakers should fully fund the Chesapeake Bay 2010 Trust Fund. It provides incentives for reducing bay pollution, and requires farmers and lawn care companies to report how much fertilizer and insecticide they use.

The organization also plans to release a report today showing how much pollution would be reduced from a transit-heavy approach to development.

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Art Beat With Lauren Landau, April 21

You can see a visual art exhibit that’s all about birds or check out two Shakespeare plays at a local theater.

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Soup to Nuts, Restaurants Smoke It All

While you won't find cigarettes in restaurants anymore, some smoking isn't banned. It's not just meat, either; it's hot to smoke just about anything edible.
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In Asian-Majority District, House Race Divides Calif. Voters

The U.S. mainland's only Asian-majority congressional district sits in California's Silicon Valley, where two Indian-American candidates are trying to oust Japanese-American Congressman Mike Honda.
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Taking Transit Information Off Mobile Devices And Onto Public Displays

A transportation signage company is trying to change the way D.C. commuters make their transit decisions.

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