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Crude Oil On A Train Through Your Town? You Have A Right To Know, Judge Says

Rail giants CSX and Norfolk Southern have tried to keep information about crude oil moving along their rails quiet, but a federal judge disagreed.

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To Spread Message Of Nonviolence, Men Walk From Baltimore To D.C.

A group of men walked from Baltimore to Washington, D.C. to spread a message of non-violence.
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Prince George's Purple Line Deal, And More, With Robert McCartney Of 'The Washington Post'

The columnist discusses transportation news in Maryland, as well as Gov. Larry Hogan's approach to immigration policy, and the machinations around filling a vacant state Supreme Court seat in Virginia.

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Baltimore's Loring Cornish Turns The Detritus Of Everyday Life Into Art

One man's trash is another man's art.

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Maryland Startup Gobbles Greenhouse Gases With Algae

A local start-up is aiming to curb greenhouse gas emissions by capturing them and turning them into algae, which they can then turn around and sell for a tidy profit.

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Baltimore Historians Shake Off The Dust On Forgotten Fashion Relics

Researchers with the Maryland Historical Society are combing through a collection of more than 10,000 costumes that have languished in a storage space, finding some fashion gems with a story to tell.

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Project Turning A Vacant Baltimore Lot Into A Greenspace

A partnership between the city of Baltimore, the EPA and the Chesapeake Bay Trust will turn one of the city's many vacant lots into an environmentally-friendly greenspace.

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Silver Spring Transit Center Could Open By Fall 2015

Metro has taken a big step toward finally opening the Silver Spring Transit Center, the multilevel transit hub that is four years behind schedule and $48 million over budget.
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Gov. Larry Hogan Takes Steps Toward Changing Maryland Congressional Map

Maryland's current Congressional map was created in 2011. It was upheld by voters the following year, but it's been harshly criticized as being heavily gerrymandered to benefit Democrats.
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Fishing Versus Farming: Aquaculture And The Future Of Chesapeake Bay Oysters

Maryland's oyster trade is evolving as more watermen give up "hand tonging" and move into aquaculture.

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