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Judge To Decide Whether Festival Dispute Will Go To Trial

The Summer Solstice Projekt festival was set to be held at in Myersville in June 2009, but police shut it down after receiving numerous noise complaints. An attorney for the festival's organizer says officials didn't meet the legal standard his client was entitled to.
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Johns Hopkins Agrees To Settle For $190 Million In Case Of Spying Gynecologist

The hospital has agreed to pay the large sum in order to settle with patients who say a Hopkins gynecologist secretly recorded them with a pen-like device.
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National Harbor Casino Approved, Expected To Open In 2016

The county's district council voted 8-1 in favor of the casino at National Harbor. Officials at MGM say they're now ready to begin construction of the resort and hotel as early as next month.
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Prince George's County Officials Set To Vote On National Harbor Casino Plan

Prince George's County officials are scheduled to vote on the building plan for a $925 million casino near the nation's capital.
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Maryland Breaking Ground On $35M Annapolis Water Treatment Plant

After tears of mechanical and structural problems at the water plant in Annapolis, officials are finally ready to break ground on a new facility.

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Watchdog Group Says EPA Could Be Underestimating Bay Pollution

An absence of monitoring along Eastern Shore rivers makes it impossible to check the runoff from Maryland poultry farms, according to the Environmental Integrity Project.

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Montgomery County Launches Review Of Liquor Laws

A top state official says the county should relinquish oversight of liquor stores, but that's not likely to happen.
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Anthony Brown Says He Would Exempt Military Retirement Income From Maryland Tax

The Democratic candidate for Maryland governor made the announcement a day after a similar one from Republican candidate Larry Hogan.
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Bill Would Ease Deer Hunting In Montgomery County

The law decreases the distance archery hunters need to maintain from occupied buildings, to 100 yards from 150.
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In Immigration Spat, Advocacy Group Defends Maryland Gov. O'Malley

Supporters of the Democratic governor are coming to his defense after he exchanged barbs with the White House over immigration policy.