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Baltimore’s Beloved Sweet Baby Jesus! Beer Pulled From Grocery Store Shelves in Ohio

DuClaw Brewing Co. has become one of Baltimore’s most popular craft breweries in just a few short years, but over in Ohio, shoppers haven’t been so impressed. In fact, one grocery store chain in Cleveland decided to pull six-packs of DuClaw’s “Sweet Baby Jesus!” beer after receiving multiple customer complaints about the name. The peanut […]

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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 by the minute. Understandably, many residents in and around the metro area are growing a bit impatient to hear his decision: will Maryland end up […]

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Univ. of Maryland and Wellesley College Researchers Have Found the Surprising Benefits of ‘Sesame Street’

When the news broke in May that students in Washington D.C. and Maryland would spend less time on Common Core standardized testing, education experts and parents alike wondered how to proceed with academic testing and expectations. The Common Core standards were introduced years ago in an attempt to raise the bar for public schools, but […]

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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 to nearby residents. According to a June 3 Baltimore Sun article, the Department of the Environment said it will require more information from Targa Resources, the Houston-based […]

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Quadruple Homicide in D.C. Highlights the Importance of Maryland’s DNA Database

Maryland just took another step forward to reduce crime with the announcement that the state’s criminal DNA database has officially recorded 4,000 positive comparisons for evidence found at crime scenes — and with the recent quadruple homicide in Washington D.C. depending so heavily on DNA evidence, the importance of Maryland’s database has never been clearer. […]

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Severe Rain Storms Hit Maryland, DC Area, Triggering Flash Flooding Alerts

April showers might bring May flowers, but this year’s May flowers brought June showers throughout Maryland and the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area. On Monday, June 1, torrential downpours hit the area, resulting in severe weather alerts and flash flooding warnings in parts of D.C. and Anne Arundel, Carroll, Frederick, Howard, Montgomery and Prince George’s counties. […]