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A Third Of Maryland Cigarette Retailers Are Selling Tobacco To Minors, State Finds

The state conducted random inspections from May through September this year, and found 32 percent of retailers sold cigarettes to youth younger than 18.

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Trash Collectors Strike In Parts Of Montgomery, Howard Counties

Trash collectors that service parts of Montgomery and Howard Counties in Maryland went on strike in search of a better contract.
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In Annapolis, An Arts Scene Grows

The Maryland capital — best known for its politics and maritime history — has drawn together a collection of diverse visual artists and musicians who are quite literally making a scene.
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Regulators Try To Determine How Uber Would Operate In Maryland

At a hearing before the state's Public Service Commission Friday, regulators sought answers about how Uber would function if they approve a proposed settlement allowing Uber to stay in Maryland.
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GOP Wave, 'Burbs And Kevin Spacey: The Biggest Stories In Maryland In 2014

From Maryland's red tide to rights for transgender residents, these were the biggest stories in the state this year.
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Maryland Business Owners Urge Shoppers To Buy Local

With less than a week to go before Christmas, local businesses are urging customers to do their shopping in-person — not online. In the Maryland suburbs, stores are showcasing their knowledge of the community to get people in the door.
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Q&A: Rep. Chris Van Hollen On Alan Gross' Return From Cuba

The congressman from Maryland discusses his involvement in bringing the USAID contractor back to his home state after five years in a Cuban prison.
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Environmental Group Calls On Maryland To Ban Fracking

The Chesapeake Climate Action Network is calling on Maryland to follow the lead of New York Governor Andrew Cuomo, who this week put a moratorium on the natural gas-extraction process.
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Door to Door: Damascus, Md. and Georgetown South, Va.

It's our ongoing journey around the region. This week, we'll visit Damascus, Md. and the Georgetown South neighborhood of Manassas, Va.
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Maryland Lawmakers Played Role In Release Of Alan Gross From Cuba

State lawmakers say they had a hand in the release of Maryland resident Alan Gross from Cuba yesterday.