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Bill That Delays Wind Farm Gets Preliminary Approval In Maryland Senate

The Maryland Senate has given preliminary approval to a bill stalling a wind farm project off the coast of the state's Eastern Shore.
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Under Bill, All Dog Owners In Maryland Liable For Dog Bites

All Maryland dog owners would be liable for their pets if they bite someone, but owners would have a chance to rebut a presumption of liability in court, under a bill that has been passed by the Maryland General Assembly.
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Why Silver Spring is A Destination for Lovers of Vinyl

With three independent record stores, Silver Spring has become a destination for music lovers. But with so much redevelopment in the area, how long will that last?
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Family And Friends Remember Sailor Killed In Norfolk Shooting

Families and friends gathered last night to honor Mark Mayo, the sailor who was fatally shot last week in Norfolk, Va. after a gunman boarded a ship.
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Maryland Senate Bill Would Hike Minimum Wage, But Not Until 2018

The Maryland Senate is scheduled to take up a bill raising the state's minimum wage this morning, but it's a different version than one passed by the House of Delegates last month.
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Maryland House Committee Stalls On Marijuana Decriminalization

In Maryland, a House committee has voted to study marijuana decriminalization rather than act. But supporters in the Senate say the fight isn't over.
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Inside One of Our Region's Last Duckpin Bowling Alleys

We visit White Oak Lanes: one of our region's last remaining duckpin bowling alleys.
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The Politics Hour - April 4, 2014

Kojo and Tom Sherwood chat with Muriel Bowser, the Democratic nominee for mayor of the District of Columbia.

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Remembering The Golden Age Of Silver Spring's Flower Theatre

The Flower Theatre in Silver Spring's Long Branch neighborhood no longer functions as a movie house, but it entertained generations of residents eager to see the latest films.

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Amidst Prosperity, Many In Silver Spring Struggle To Survive

While Silver Spring has long been a rare oasis of affordability, census data show a rising number of residents living in poverty.

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