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Maryland Moves To Make Medical Marijuana Available To Patients

The Maryland House of Delegates has passed by a wide margin a measure to make the state's medical marijuana law effective.
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Potholepalooza In The District

Across the area, the consensus seems to be winter weather has worn out its welcome. And it's taking a toll on more than people's patience. Roads across the region are showing lots of wear and tear from storms and efforts to clean up after them.

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O'Malley Pins Health Exchange Problems On Contractors

In defense of the Maryland health exchange website, Gov. Martin O'Malley cited the contractor used as a possible explanation — something Republican lawmakers refuse to accept as an excuse.

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Montgomery County Schools Apply For Waiver After Snow Cancellations

With snow days continuing to pile up, many area schools have exceeded the number of days they're allowed to take off, and Montgomery County Schools are applying for a waiver.

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Winter That Doesn't End: Federal Government, Schools Closed

Winter doesn't officially end until March 19, and just to remind us, at least six inches of snow is on the ground in areas with more coming early Monday.

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Senate Passes Day Care Bill With A Push From Sen. Mikulski

This week the Senate passed a day care bill long in the making, thanks in large part to Maryland Sen. Barbara Mikulski.
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Maryland Senate Votes To Close Sexual Abuse Loophole

Legislation that passed the Maryland Senate would extend a prohibition on sexual conduct between students and teachers to part-time teachers and school employees.

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To Bring Marijuana To Maryland, Decriminalization Has Strongest Prospects

Advocates of medical marijuana programs have been stymied in this year's legislation session in Annapolis, but decriminalization of the plant still has a chance of passing.

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Carroll County Candidate Fails To Add "Conservative" Next To His Name On Ballot

A Carroll County candidate sought to put the word "conservative" next to his name on the ballot. It didn't work.

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Laurel Traffic Jam Exacerbated By Driver Misbehavior

Drivers, please stop behaving badly on Route 198.

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