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In The White Marlin Open, A Hunt For The Biggest Fish

In Maryland, today is the final day of fishing in the world's largest billfish tournament: the White Marlin Open in Ocean City, where there's $2.7 million in prize money up for grabs.
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Eastern Shore Man's Arm Amputated After Dispute Over Insane Clown Posse Tattoo

Two men on Maryland's Eastern Shore allegedly attacked another man, burning him and forcing part of his arm to be amputated in a dispute over a tattoo.

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27 Indicted For Involvement In Baltimore Heroin Ring

The Baltimore State's Attorney's Office says the months-long investigation targeted neighborhoods in West Baltimore.
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O'Malley Backs Redskins Name Change

Maryland's Democratic governor has added his voice to the chorus of people calling for the Redskins to change their name.

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Lawmakers Looking To Address Montgomery County's Pawn Problem

Lawmakers in Montgomery County plan to tackle a law on the books for more than three decades in Montgomery County that makes it difficult for customers to trade in electronics to big box stores.

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Montgomery County To Reconsider Dated Pawn Shop Law

The nearly 30-year-old law restricts pawn shops to paying for goods by check only, which is causing unexpected problems in the 21st century.
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Maryland State Officials Conduct Ebola Drill

With an ebola outbreak fully occupying the attention of health officials in West Africa, officials in Maryland are testing their preparedness for such an outbreak.

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Eight Maryland Lawmakers Urge Obama To Abandon Offshore Seismic Testing

The White House has backed a proposal to use seismic airguns to search for oil and gas off the Atlantic Coast — something opposed by eight prominent Maryland lawmakers.

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Police: Credit And Debit Cards Hacked At Ocean City Businesses

Investigators say an out-of-state credit card processing company was hacked by a virus that was passed on unknowingly to various businesses in the resort area and their point-of-sale systems.
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Maryland And Virginia Tee Up To Fight For New FBI Headquarters

The list of potential sites for the new FBI headquarters is narrowing down, and the fight for the thousands of jobs it brings with has local lawmakers jockeying to land the new facility.

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