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Analysis: Lawmakers Stumping For FBI HQ In Maryland

Roll Call columnist David Hawkings explains the prospects as Senate lawmakers pull for the new headquarters of the Federal Bureau of Investigation to be built in Prince George's County.

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Maryland Lawmakers Move To Dismantle Ruling That Deemed Pit Bulls 'Dangerous'

Maryland legislators are in the process of dismantling a 2012 court ruling that increased liability for pit bull owners in the state, but their proposed solution could make all dog owners more liable if their dog bites someone else.
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Maryland Renews Push For New FBI Headquarters

Maryland officials are gathering to push for relocating a new FBI headquarters in the state.
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Maryland Lawmakers To Receive 15.7 Percent Raise

A commission has recommended an increase in the salaries for Maryland lawmakers over the next four years.

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Behind The Scenes At Local Public Libraries

Over the last decade, public libraries have changed and evolved rapidly to meet patron demand. Directors must balance the budget, find new ways to use existing space and manage collections that include books and resources, both tangible and virtual. We talk with directors of three local systems about the role of the library in our modern communities.

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Maryland Moves To Increase Penalties For Distracted Driving

The Maryland Senate is advancing a measure to increase penalties for distracted driving.
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Door to Door: Clover-College Park, Alexandria, Va. and Accokeek, Md.

It's our weekly trip around the region. This time around we visit visit Clover College Park area of Alexandria, Va. and Accokeek, Md.
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Spacey To Lobby Maryland Legislators For 'House Of Cards' Tax Credits

Actor Kevin Spacey, who plays Frank Underwood on the hit series "House of Cards," will appear at a wine bar in Annapolis tomorrow night to lobby legislators for more tax credits for the show's producers.
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On The Coast: Chincoteague Island Gets Very First Theater Company

Long known for its wild ponies, Chincoteague Island now has another distinctive feature: it's very own theater company.

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Maryland Judge Mystified By Man's Bizarre Strength

A judge in Hagerstown says it's a mystery how a man broke a set of steel handcuffs and withstood 30 stun-gun jolts during a struggle with police.

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