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Maryland Sen. Catherine Pugh Gets Coveted Spot At State Of The Union

The Baltimore Democrat introduced a bill that mandates certain employers offer workers paid sick leave, helping her win a guest spot at the Tuesday address.
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Maryland Universities Raise Tuition After Budget Cuts

This semester, students at several public universities in Maryland will have to dig a little deeper into their pockets for tuition.
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Maryland Senator Introduces Bill To Allow Terminally Ill To Take Own Lives

Following the lead of states like Oregon and Washington, a Maryland state senator has introduced a "Death with Dignity" bill that would make it legal for terminally ill patients to take their own lives.
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Remove Md. Governor From Process For Releasing Parole-Eligible Lifers, Groups Say

Maryland is one of the few states where the governor must sign off on the release of inmates serving parole-eligible life sentences. Activists want to change that.

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In Last Presser, O'Malley Offers Scant Hints About Presidential Ambitions

Martin O'Malley held his last press conference Friday as governor of Maryland. Whether he'll be holding others in the future — as a presidential candidate — is still up in the air.
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Students, Hogan's Your Man — Governor-Elect Backs Post-Labor Day School Start

Supporters of moving the start of school in Maryland past Labor Day are going all in this year in Annapolis to get their way.
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O'Malley, Brown Address Maryland General Assembly For The Last Time

Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley and Lieutenant Gov. Anthony Brown addressed the General Assembly for the final time Thursday.
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How Paul Reed Smith Built a Guitar Empire on Maryland's Eastern Shore

Famed guitar maker Paul Reed Smith is celebrating his 30th anniversary of building instruments on Maryland's Eastern Shore.
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Door To Door: Oyster Harbor, Md. And The Plains, Va. (rebroadcast)

It's our weekly trip around the region. This time around, we'll visit Oyster Harbor, Md. and The Plains, Va.
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Transportation, Education Could Be Big Sticking Points For Hogan's Budget

Funding for large transportation projects — such as the Purple Line — and for large school districts are among Democrats' concerns as the new GOP governor prepares his fiscal plan.