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Business Leaders To Hogan: Build The Purple Line

It's not just transit advocates pulling for the Purple Line in Maryland — business leaders say it would be good for the bottom line.

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Hogan Focuses On Tax Relief In State Of The State Address

In a 28-minute speech in Annapolis Wednesday, Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan laid out some concrete policy proposals, including a repeal of the stormwater management fee and untethering the gas tax from inflation.

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'No Illusions' For Starr As He Prepares To Leave Montgomery County Schools

The Maryland county's superintendant is leaving his job under public uncertainty about what conflicts led to the decision.

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With Board Support In Question, MoCo Schools Superintendent Resigns

Montgomery County Schools Superintendent Dr. Joshua Starr is resigning, leaving his post four months before his contract was up.
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Proposal For Montgomery County Transit Authority Scrapped

Just two months ago, Montgomery County Executive Isiah Leggett proposed an independent transit authority for the county. After a flurry of criticism in Annapolis, the plan is beign reconsidered.

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Montgomery County Schools Plan To Beef Up Background Checks On Employees, Contractors

After the recent arrest of a substitute teacher accused of sexually assaulting a student, Montgomery County school leaders promised action on preventing similar incidents in the future.
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MoCo Firefighters Find Communications Dead Zones In Metro System

Montgomery County firefighters are having trouble communicating inside Metro stations, three weeks after communication problems may have delayed a rescue effort at L'Enfant Plaza.
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Maryland To Bring Back Paper Ballots For 2016 Elections

All that is old is new again, as Maryland brings back paper ballots into its voting booths ahead of the next big elections in 2016.

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Maryland Gets A Lesson In Marijuana Legalization From Colorado And Washington State

Supporters of legalizing marijuana in Maryland got a boost Friday from officials in the first two U.S. states where voters chose to legalize the drug.
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Maryland Pols To Get Pot Legalization Briefing From States That Have Legalized

It's a big morning for supporters of legalizing marijuana in Maryland as officials from the first two states to do so will brief lawmakers in Annapolis on how it has gone.