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New Year Brings Minimum Wage Bump For Workers In Maryland

A minimum wage bill passed in Maryland last year means the state's lowest-paid workers will see an extra 75 cents per hour on their paychecks.

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Parents Push For Bilingual Education In Prince George's County

For two years, a parents group has touted the merits of a bilingual education in Prince George's County — something that has finally found its way into the county's budget proposal for the next fiscal year.

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How To Dispose Of Your Christmas Tree In The D.C. Area

The holiday season is behind us, and many are already packing away the ornaments. See where and when you can dispose of your Christmas tree.

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Maryland Fire Department Makes The Rounds To Give Out Smoke Detectors

Fatal fires over the holiday are driving home the point that every home needs a smoke detector, says the Prince George's County fire department.

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Trash Collectors Continue To Strike In Maryland Counties

Residents in parts of Montgomery and Howard counties could see delays in their garbage pickups.

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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.