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Ocean City Smoking Ban Delayed Until 2015

A planned smoking ban for Ocean City has been delayed by a year over concerns that imposing it this summer would have negative consequences for the vacation hotspot.
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Door To Door: Lake Barcroft, Virginia and Fort Washington Estates, Maryland.

It's our weekly trip around the region. This time around we visit Lake Barcroft, Virginia and Fort Washington Estates, Maryland.
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Maryland Health Insurance Enrollments Fall Short Of Expectations

Newly released figures show that Maryland fell far short of projections enrolling residents for private insurance through its troubled health exchange, even as national enrollment figures exceed expectations.
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Prince George's County Police Say They Will Live-Tweet A Prostitution Sting

The Prince George's County Police Department is taking an unorthodox step in its fight against prostitution — it will live-tweet a sting.
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Heavy Rains Bring Flooding, Evacuations In Prince George's

Heavy rains on Wednesday swamped area waterways, forcing the WSSC to open the floodgates on the T Howard Duckett Dam, forcing evacuations and flooding many areas of Laurel, Maryland.

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Conservative Group Wants Referendum On Maryland Transgender Discrimination Bill

The "Fairness For All Marylanders Act" offers transgender residents protections from job and housing discrimination, but conservatives want to overturn the bill via referendum, citing issues with changes to provisions governing bathrooms.

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Nearly Half Of Maryland Residents Say They Would Move Elsewhere

Almost half of Maryland's residents say they would move if given the chance, the third-highest number of the 50 states.
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Salisbury Cracking Down On Crime By Increasing Police Force

Officials in Salisbury want to put 15 additional police officers on the streets as part of an effort to tamp down crime in the Eastern Shore town.

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Silver Spring Transit Center Concrete Could Be Dangerous, Report Finds

Chunks of concrete could break off and fall on commuters unless the Silver Spring Transit Center's beams and girders are strengthened, a new report reveals.
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Prince George's County Opens Multi-Service Center In Langley Park

Prince George's County opened a new "one-stop shop" for health, education, and public safety services in Langley Park.