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Should Maryland DUI Offenders Be Required To Use An Ignition Interlock?

A Montgomery County police officer was struck and killed by a suspect drunk driver last year, prompting a push for stricter limits on DUI offenders.

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Casino Revenue Is Already Built Into Prince George's Education Budget, Baker Says

The MGM National Harbor casino hasn't opened yet, but Prince George's County Executive Rushern Baker says he is already banking on revenues from gaming and entertainment to help fund public schools next year.

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For Those Who Do An About-Face Beyond Metro's Gates, A Refund Is Coming

Metro is solving one of riders’ biggest pet peeves.

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Baltimore Police To Start Wearing Body Cameras In May

Officials say the city is finalizing a $11.6 million contract with Taser International that includes 2,500 cameras and storage.

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Adding 'How Not To Get Shot' To Driver's Education Is Maryland Senator's Goal

Driver's education classes would teach students what to do and how to react if a police officer pulls them over under a bill making its way through the General Assembly.

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Hogan's Popularity Continues To Climb In Maryland As He Shirks Presidential Politics

A new poll shows Marylanders continue to approve of the job their governor is doing, despite opposition he's running into with Democrats over taxes and spending.

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New Metro Boss Promises Focus On 'Nuts And Bolts' To Win Back Commuters

General Manager Paul Wiedefeld outlined a broad agenda in his first major remarks since taking the job in November, promising to improve rail service for customers and create transparency across the troubled transit authority.

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The Future of the Purple Line

Last week, Maryland Governor Larry Hogan selected a team to design and build the long-planned light rail connection between Montgomery and Prince George's Counties. We take a look at the timeline and impact of the Purple Line.

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No Doctor Signoff Required To Change Birth Certificate Under Maryland Transgender Bill

The legislation would allow people who were born in Maryland to make the change on their birth certificates without involving a doctor.

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Sponsor Of Maryland 'Death With Dignity' Bill Runs Out Of Options

Legislation to allow terminally ill patients to take their own lives has stalled in the Maryland General Assembly for a second straight year, and lawmakers might not consider the issue again anytime soon.

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