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Supreme Court Denies Eastern Shore Maritime Worker Case

The Supreme Court decided not to weigh in on the case of William Dize, whose widow was suing for compensation under a maritime law.

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Bethesda Metro Escalator Replacement To Take More Than Two Years

Those who use Bethesda's Metro station will only have two escalators at their disposal through spring of 2017, according to WMATA.

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Ocean City Looks To Cash In On Wallops Island Rocket Launches

With the NASA launches out of Wallops Island attracting science fans in droves, Ocean City is seizing on it as a tourism opportunity.

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Newspaper Says It Should Have Access To Drowning Victim's Name; Public Disagrees

A newspaper company is taking Ocean City to court over the city's refusal to release the name of a 17-year-old drowning victim. The newspaper says it's a matter of governmental accountability. Many Marylanders disagree.
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Singing And Praying Band's Traditions Stretch Back To Slavery

The Singing and Praying Bands of Maryland and Delaware have been key in the African-American Methodist community for generations.

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19-Year-Old Sought In Murder At Bowie Swim Club

Prince George's County police are charging Deon Eugene Warren of Upper Marlboro with first degree murder.
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The Politics Hour - Oct. 3, 2014

Join us for our weekly review of the politics, policies and personalities of the District of Columbia, Maryland and Virginia.

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Swimmer Michael Phelps Apologizes After DUI Arrest In Maryland

Olympic gold medalist and Baltimore native Michael Phelps is apologizing after police caught him driving intoxicated nearly 40 miles per hour over the speed limit.

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Plan For Larger Bethesda Purple Line Station On Hold For Now

A deal to build a roomier Purple Line station in Bethesda never came through due to cost concerns, leaving planners in Maryland with a design that is more cramped than they wanted.

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Father Of Missing Hoggle Children Makes Plea For Amber Alert

Jacob and Sarah Hoggle have been missing for more than three weeks, but their case may not meet the criteria for a wider-reaching Amber Alert.