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Maryland Educators Launch Campaign to Advocate Against Standardized Testing

Maryland Educators Launch Campaign to Advocate Against Standardized Testing

“Less testing, more learning.” For educators in Maryland, this has become the campaign moniker in their advocacy against what they feel is an outdated practice in Maryland’s education system. The…

Is Southern Maryland Doing Enough To Protect Disabled Citizens?

Is Southern Maryland Doing Enough To Protect Disabled Citizens?

To help educate the public about the Americans with Disabilities Act and the many services it provides, the Charles County Commission on Individuals with Disabilities is hosting an event on…

E-Cigarettes Remain Unregulated Despite Marketing Controversy

E-Cigarettes Remain Unregulated Despite Marketing Controversy

The debate over whether or not electronic cigarettes are safer than traditional ones is not new. However, more and more states are beginning to tighten the reins on not only…

Light Rail Lines Would Provide Job Opportunities to Baltimore’s Poorest Residents, But Will Hogan Agree?

Light Rail Lines Would Provide Job Opportunities to Baltimore’s Poorest Residents, But Will Hogan Agree?

Gov. Larry Hogan has a big decision to make for the Baltimore community, and he’s promised to make it by the end of the month — which is creeping closer…

Maryland Refuses to Grant Permit for Planned Baltimore Crude Oil Terminal

Maryland Refuses to Grant Permit for Planned Baltimore Crude Oil Terminal

The state Department of the Environment recently denied a Houston-based company’s application to permit crude oil shipments through its port of Baltimore terminal in Fairfield, citing a potential safety threat…

Richest Man in Russia Facing Huge Divorce Bill

Richest Man in Russia Facing Huge Divorce Bill

Divorce often comes with a heavy price tag. For some, the cost of separating from a spouse is figuratively high; for others, it’s literally more costly. Take, for example, the…

Maryland Bans Fracking for Next 2 Years

Maryland Bans Fracking for Next 2 Years

Fracking has been banned in Maryland for the next two years as Gov. Larry Hogan let a bill pass into law without his signature last week. He had until May…

Maryland Loosens Hunting and Gun Laws

Maryland Loosens Hunting and Gun Laws

Marylanders love to hunt, which is why the news of two new laws may be welcome tidings. More than 38 million Americans hunt and fish. In fact, more Americans hunt…

After Legislative Approval, Tesla Waits for Gov. Hogan’s Signature To Begin Selling Cars Directly To Consumers

After Legislative Approval, Tesla Waits for Gov. Hogan’s Signature To Begin Selling Cars Directly To Consumers

Just minutes before Maryland’s General Assembly closed on April 13, Tesla Motors Inc. received the OK to sell its car directly to consumers. As Automotive News has noted, the legislative bill, House…

Maryland Poised to Pass Social Media Law

Maryland Poised to Pass Social Media Law

Just a few weeks after two high school students were caught using social media to cheat on a standardized test, the state of Maryland House of Delegates voted to support…

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