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Your Conversation Is Being Recorded On Maryland Buses — At Least For Now

Some public buses in Maryland are recording audio during the ride, but the General Assembly is considering legislation that would limit when the recording devices can be turned on.

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For Maryland's Redistricting, Expect Conflict (And Maybe A New Idea Or Two)

Efforts to change how Maryland draws its congressional districts will probably intensify as the 2020 census gets closer, especially from Republicans in the General Assembly. But there are other ideas afoot — including some that would take a regional perspective.

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Analysis Of Super Tuesday Results And The Race For The Presidential Nominations

Primary voters in thirteen states weigh in on Democratic and Republican presidential candidates: Join us to discuss what Super Tuesday results mean for front runner candidates and the race ahead.

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On Marijuana Legalization, Maryland Lawmaker Pushes For Colorado-Style Vote

Legalizing marijuana in Maryland faces long odds, but one Montgomery County lawmaker says there is a path for it: Put it to the voters.

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Friday News Roundup - International

World leaders work to negotiate a temporary ceasefire in Syria. Iranian authorities arrest a U.S. citizen whose son is imprisoned in Tehran. And E.U. ministers meet again on the migrant crisis. A panel of journalists joins guest host Susan Page for analysis of the week's top international news stories.

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Virginia Considers Keeping Police Officers' Names Private

Why is Virginia considering legislation that would keep the names of police officers from public view?

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The Possibility Of A Three-Parent Baby

The science, ethics and politics of controversial research to create human embryos from the DNA of three people.

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What An Eight Member Supreme Court Could Mean For Key Cases Still To Be Decided This Year

Senate Republican leaders say they won’t hold hearings for a Supreme Court justice nominee. This makes an Obama appointment before the end of his presidency highly unlikely. What an eight-member Supreme Court could mean for key cases to be decided this year.

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Renewed Push To Close The Guantanamo Military Prison

The Obama administration presents a plan to Congress for closing the Guantanamo detention center: The timeline, where the existing detainees would be transferred and the challenges of getting support for the proposal.

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Should Virginia Police Names Be Secret? General Assembly Is Poised To Say Yes

The legislation would allow police agencies to keep the names of their officers secret, a change that alarms open-government advocates who say police departments already lack transparency.

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