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 2020-01-17 20:44 

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Preakness bill expected shortly as lawmakers face angry constituents...

ANNAPOLIS — A Maryland bill forming the structure for a $372.9 million plan to keep the Preakness Stakes in Baltimore and transform Laurel Park into a year-round horse racing facility is on pace to drop in a matter of weeks. Some key lawmakers, howe...

 2020-01-17 20:13 

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Courthouse to be named after late US Rep. Elijah Cummings...

The city of Baltimore will formally name a courthouse after the late U.S. Rep. Elijah Cummings in the first half of 2020....

 2020-01-17 19:49 

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Young Audiences of Md. lands $75K NEA grant...

Young Audiences of Maryland has been awarded a $75,000 National Endowment for the Arts Art Works grant to support its work integrating the arts into teaching and learning in Baltimore, it was announced Friday. This grant will support a series of school-em...

 2020-01-17 19:44 

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City and protester settle suit over 2010 arrest outside circus...

A lawsuit dating to 2013 over a Baltimore Police Department policy regarding protests during circus performances has tentatively settled. Kenneth Lucero's constitutional challenge to the city's "buffer zone" restriction on leaflets and pro...

 2020-01-17 19:44 

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SBA offers new grant opportunity for women in Md....

The U.S. Small Business Administration announced a Women's Business Center (WBC) grant opportunity in Maryland Friday, part of an agency priority to open more doors for women entrepreneurs and increase access to SBA resources in underserved communitie...

 2020-01-17 19:32 

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Community Heritage Financial posts 33% jump in dividend...

Middletown-based Community Heritage Financial Inc., announced Friday its board of directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend to shareholders of $0.04 per share, which represents a 33% increase from its last quarterly cash dividend paid in November 2...

 2020-01-17 14:17 

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Maryland man sentenced for sex abuse of child 40 years ago...

A Maryland man convicted of sexually abusing a child in the 1970s and 80s has been sentenced to 30 years in prison....

 2020-01-17 14:15 

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Maryland Democratic Party announces director's resignation...

The Maryland Democratic Party announced on Thursday that its executive director has resigned....

 2020-01-17 14:13 

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Maryland senator calls greenhouse gas plan 'truly vague'...

A draft plan from Gov. Larry Hogan's administration to cut Maryland greenhouse gas emissions by 40 percent by 2030 is "truly vague," a leading state senator said Thursday over the administration's assertions that the plan was on track to m...

 2020-01-17 14:11 

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Judge scolds convicted fentanyl dealer, hands down sentence...

A federal judge handed down a 35-year-sentence on Thursday to a man convicted of dealing fentanyl, scolding him for being motivated by "pure greed."...

 2020-01-17 00:42 

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January 17, 2020...
 2020-01-16 23:32 

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Bill would make possession of ransomware a crime...

ANNAPOLIS — State lawmakers heard arguments Tuesday on a bill that seeks to add criminal penalties for knowingly possessing ransomware with the intent to use it in a malicious way. Ransomware is a type of malware that can impede the use of a compute...

 2020-01-16 23:10 

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McCray pushes Baltimore police residency requirement bill...

ANNAPOLIS — Sen. Cory McCray continues pushing legislation permitting Baltimore to require certain high-ranking police officers to live in the city, despite opposition from the department. The legislation is needed, McCray said, because Baltimore be...

 2020-01-16 23:07 

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Proposed rule could limit the number of bills senators can file...

ANNAPOLIS — Senate bills may become a hot commodity in Maryland if a rule proposed this week is enacted. The Senate Rules Committee is planning to meet Friday to consider limiting the number of bills any one senator can propose in the yearly 90-day ...

 2020-01-16 23:06 

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Frosh joins lawsuit to block Trump rule restricting food stamps...

Maryland Attorney General Brian E. Frosh has joined 13 other states in a lawsuit against the U.S. Department of Agriculture that seeks to block a Trump administration rule that would cut off food stamp benefits to nearly 700,000 people nationwide, Frosh&#...

 2020-01-16 22:33 

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Juvenile justice, parole reform needed, analyst tells Senate panel...

ANNAPOLIS — Juvenile justice and parole reform are needed to cure a Maryland prison system in which inmates are serving overly long sentences for crimes they committed as young adults, a justice policy analyst told a Senate panel Thursday. Marc Schi...

 2020-01-16 21:57 

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Federal prosecutors seek rehearing on law firm search ruling...

Federal prosecutors are seeking review of an appellate decision that invalidated their method of searching potentially privileged law firm files last year. Prosecutors seized files and emails from Brown, Goldstein & Levy LLP last year as part of an invest...

 2020-01-16 21:53 

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FBI arrests 3 white supremacists ahead of pro-gun rally...

FBI agents on Thursday arrested a former Canadian Armed Forces reservist and two other men who are linked to a violent white supremacist group and were believed to be heading to a pro-gun rally next week in Virginia's capital....

 2020-01-16 21:48 

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Hogan calls for eliminating taxes for some retirees...

ANNAPOLIS — Nearly a quarter million Maryland retirees could see dramatic tax reductions, with some paying no taxes at all, under a proposal announced Thursday by Republican Gov. Larry Hogan. The proposal, for which the text of the bill was not yet ...

 2020-01-16 21:33 

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Johns Hopkins startups get boost from Microsoft pilot program...

Startups with Johns Hopkins University's FastForward program for entrepreneurs have received funding, software licenses, support and more from Microsoft as part of a unique pilot program with the technology giant. The pilot program includes five Johns...

 2020-01-16 21:22 

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Jury awards $150K to Elkridge tenant displaced over mold dispute...

A Howard County jury awarded $150,000 — including $37,000 in punitive damages — to a tenant whose landlord repeatedly failed to address mold contamination for nearly a year. The jury found Port Capital Village Limited Partnership liable for br...

 2020-01-16 20:55 

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Eagle Bank turns profit, but earnings down in Q4, 2019...

Eagle Bancorp, Inc. the Bethesda-based parent company of EagleBank, announced earnings of $35.5 million for the fourth quarter of 2019, down 12% from $40.3 million in the same quarter of 2018. Earnings were was $1.06 per basic and diluted common share in ...

 2020-01-16 20:22 

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Editorial Advisory Board: Implied assumption of the risk defense...

Under Maryland personal injury law, defendants alleged to have negligently caused harm can not only dispute the plaintiff's claim but can raise affirmative defenses against the plaintiff. In Maryland the defense that gets the most attention is the rul...

 2020-01-16 20:20 

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Comptroller favors new office building; bid requests expected Friday...

ANNAPOLIS — Comptroller Peter Franchot said he wants to construct a new building for his agency's Baltimore offices and will consider locating that project in a wide swath of the city but not the Inner Harbor. A request for proposal for new offi...

 2020-01-16 20:07 

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Watchdog: White House violated law in freezing Ukraine aid...

The White House violated federal law in withholding security assistance to Ukraine, an action at the center of President Donald Trump's impeachment, a federal watchdog agency said Thursday....

 2020-01-16 19:22 

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Novavax gets FDA fast track designation for flu vaccine...

A Gaithersburg biotechnology company has received a designation from the Food and Drug Administration aimed at quickening the development of one of its drugs....

 2020-01-16 19:13 

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Frosh joins multistate lawsuit to stop elimination of federal food assistance...

Maryland Attorney General Brian E. Frosh Thursday joined a group of 15 attorneys general and New York City in a lawsuit to stop the Trump administration from eliminating food assistance for nearly 700,000 Americans. Joining Maryland in the lawsuit are the...

 2020-01-16 18:48 

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Kiddie Academy reports largest growth year...

Abingdon-based Kiddie Academy, a nationally recognized provider of comprehensive educational child care programs, reported Thursday total systemwide revenue of more than $350 million, its most expansive year in company history. The family-owned business g...

 2020-01-16 18:46 

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Walker & Dunlop lends $11M for assisted living facility acquisition...

Bethesda-based commercial real estate financing company Walker & Dunlop Inc. announced Thursday that it has provided $11,028,500 in bridge financing for The Vistas Fox Valley, a 136-bed supportive living facility in Aurora, Illinois. The debt was structur...

 2020-01-16 18:30 

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Calif. real estate investor acquires 2 apartment communities in Columbia...

San Francisco-based real estate firm Hamilton Zanze (HZ) has acquired two apartment communities in Columbia, including the Timbers at Long Reach apartments and the Chimneys of Cradlerock, company officials announced Thursday. Terms of the deal, which clos...

 2020-01-16 14:13 

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Baltimore detective accused of planting gun, false testimony...

Federal authorities have charged another Baltimore police detective in connection with allegations of corruption in a rogue unit....

 2020-01-16 14:12 

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Retired officer sentenced for gifting department iPhones...

A veteran police officer in Maryland was sentenced Wednesday to probation before judgment for gifting department iPhones to loved ones....

 2020-01-16 14:10 

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Senate takes over Trump's impeachment after House handoff...

In a dramatic procession across the U.S. Capitol, House Democrats carried the formal articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump to the Senate, setting the stage for only the third trial to remove a president in American history....

 2020-01-15 23:50 

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January 16, 2020...
 2020-01-15 22:28 

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Legislators, advocates press for $2.2 billion tax package for Kirwan...

ANNAPOLIS — Legislators and a union-backed coalition of education advocates are proposing a tax package of nearly a dozen bills they said will help pay for the state's portion of the proposed Kirwan Commission education plan. Lawmakers are expec...

 2020-01-15 22:13 

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Bill creates sunset for Maryland's opportunity zone incentives...

ANNAPOLIS — Legislation working its way through the Maryland General Assembly would require businesses located in opportunity zones to provide more information in order to qualify for state incentives, clarify which businesses are eligible for those...

 2020-01-15 22:01 

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IN RE: A.C....

Juvenile law — Sufficiency of the evidence — Armed carjacking A.C., appellant, was charged in a fourteen-count juvenile petition, filed in the Circuit Court for Baltimore City, sitting as the juvenile court, with attempted armed carjacking and...

 2020-01-15 21:59 

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IN THE MATTER OF THE PETITION OF PROVEN MANAGEMENT, INC....

Administrative law — Public works contract — Due process This appeal arises out of a contract dispute between ProVen Management, Inc. ("ProVen"), appellant, and the Mayor and City Council of Baltimore ("the City"), appellee, sp...

 2020-01-15 21:57 

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ANNA ORVARSSON, ET AL. v. ATLANTIC UNION BANK, ET AL....

Wills and trusts — Bequeath — Properly exercised legal authority The appellants, Anna Orvarsson and Thomas J. Wallen, Jr., filed a Complaint for Declaratory Judgement and Other Relief in the Circuit Court for Kent County. The appellee is the A...

 2020-01-15 21:55 

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AVA WYLER v. KATHLEEN TULLY...

Torts — Medical malpractice — Standard of care This is an appeal from the dismissal of a medical malpractice action in the Circuit Court for Baltimore County. Ava Wyler, as personal representative of the estate of Annette Samuels, filed a medi...

 2020-01-15 21:53 

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RICHARD O'BRIEN PRESTON v. STATE OF MARYLAND...

Criminal procedure — Illegal sentence — Pretrial detention credit Richard O'Brien Preston pleaded guilty to first-degree murder and conspiracy to commit robbery in the Circuit Court for Baltimore County. He was sentenced to life imprisonme...

 2020-01-15 21:19 

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Exonerees ask Md. for compensation law, jailhouse witness reform...

ANNAPOLIS — A group of men who served a combined 250 years in prison for crimes they did not commit asked legislators Wednesday to support bills to standardize post-release compensation for exonerees and increase transparency about the use of jailho...

 2020-01-15 19:44 

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Judge agrees to block Trump order on refugee resettlement...

SILVER SPRING — President Donald Trump can't give state and local governments "veto power" to reject refugees from resettling within their borders, a federal judge ruled Wednesday. U.S. District Judge Peter Messitte agreed to block Trump...

 2020-01-15 19:28 

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Legal programs say they're stemming tide of Baltimore evictions...

Facing a third eviction notice from her east Baltimore home, Lennea Anderson stood out from the 40 other tenants in Baltimore's rent court last Thursday, as she had a volunteer lawyer from the Pro Bono Resource Center of Maryland (PBRC) by her side to...

 2020-01-15 18:51 

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Smartronix spins off products engineering unit, Parraid...

The founders of an information technology and engineering firm in Hollywood have formed a new engineering firm located at the company....

 2020-01-15 18:32 

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CertifiKid goes national after $600K 'Shark Tank' investment...

A website based in Potomac that offers discounts on activities for children and families has expanded from offering the deals in specific markets to offering them across America. CertifiKid LLC received a $600,000 investment after appearing last year from...

 2020-01-15 18:29 

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Mosby, other black prosecutors back Gardner, say they've faced resistance...

ST. LOUIS — Baltimore's Marilyn Mosby and other black female prosecutors from across the country are rallying behind St. Louis' top prosecutor, who has filed a federal lawsuit alleging a concerted and racist conspiracy to push her out of off...

 2020-01-15 18:13 

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Frosh seeks repeal of Md. license suspensions based on inability to pay...

ANNAPOLIS Maryland Attorney General Brian E. Frosh on Wednesday called for repealing the state's authority to suspend the driver's licenses of motorists who fail to pay a traffic fine or fee because they lack the funds, saying such a suspension cr...

 2020-01-15 18:12 

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Community Bank of the Chesapeake to repay debt early...

A Maryland bank plans to repay some debt five years before it is due....

 2020-01-15 18:04 

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Sprouts to host hiring fair for new Pasadena Store...

Sprouts Farmers Market announced Wednesday it will host a hiring fair Feb. 26 and 27 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. to fill approximately 110 full- and part-time positions for its new location in Pasadena. The hiring fair is scheduled for the Doubletree Baltimore ...

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