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This is Severe Storms Awareness Week, and the Maryland Emergency Management Agency (MEMA) is teaming up with the National Weather Service and local emergency managers to ... During spring, Maryland is at risk for heavy rainstorms, flooding, damaging winds, tornadoes, hail and lightning. Weather
Maryland bill would allow past criminal behavior to be used in sex offense cases ... After more than a decade of failed attempts, the Maryland General Assembly passed legislation allowing prosecutors to use suspects' previous predatory behavior as evidence in trying sex offense cases. The bill, called ...

Furthermore, the caveats listed under Maryland law do not protect minors from coercion. In many religions, it is a sin to engage in sexual activity outside the bonds of marriage. Should a minor get pregnant, she might face pressure or coercion from her guardians to marry. This accomplishes nothing ...
Infielder Anna Kufta rounds third base after hitting a home run during Maryland Softball's game against Michigan on Apr. 14, 2017 at Maryland Softball Stadium (Matt ... In the sixth inning of the first game of a doubleheader against St. Francis, Maryland softball brought the tying run to the plate trailing 3-0.

BALTIMORE (WJZ)- The Maryland Zoo still needs help naming it's newest penguin chick -- and you can help! The little girl arrived back in February and it's the 1000th African penguin to hatch at the zoo. This little girl was the 1000th African penguin chick to hatch at The Maryland Zoo! We need YOUR ...
ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — A Maryland Senate panel has approved a measure to create consistent standards for school safety statewide. The Senate ... The bill requires the Maryland State Department of Education and the Maryland Center for School Safety to develop a policy for school-safety assessment.
A Maryland mother is putting her voice behind the fight to have a controversial guardrail removed from the nation's roads. Sandra Johnson-Carter testified in front of the Tennessee House Transportation Committee Tuesday, supporting a resolution that would call on the U.S. Secretary of Transportation to ...
The Maryland Senate passed a bill last week banning conversion therapy for minors. The bill passed 34-12 and has yet to be voted on in the House. Conversion therapy for minors has been a controversial topic in state legislatures for many years, but it's time Maryland finally bans the practice by passing ...
Coach Julie Wright applauds a hit on the field during Maryland softball's game against Michigan State at Maryland Softball Stadium on April 8, 2016. ... While Maryland softball went 3-2 in last weekend's Louisville Invitational, the team struggled at the plate, scoring just 12 runs combined across the five ...
ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Maryland will provide nearly $40,000 in state grants for services to assist deaf survivors of abuse. The Governor's Office of Crime Control & Prevention announced Thursday that the $37,882 grant will go to the Deaf Abused Women Network for the Deaf Survivors project, which will ...
Fourteen women will be inducted into the Circle of Excellence, receiving the award for a third and final time. A panel of business professionals and previous Maryland's Top 100 Women honorees from throughout the state reviewed the final applications and selected this year's honorees. “Maryland's Top ...
House and Senate joint resolutions urge all private-sector companies in Maryland to increase their gender diversity. Supporters hope that by December 2021, at least 30 percent of the directors of all companies doing business in the state will be women, and that companies measure their annual progress ...

Dozens of gun bills are being heard in Annapolis on topics ranging from arming teachers and school employees to arming church-goers. "Allow local school boards to have the opportunity to decide whether or not to have certain school personnel be armed and protect our children," said Delegate Rick ...
Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan proposed a measure in January to create term limits for state lawmakers. Amid recent developments from across the globe — the Chinese Communist Party has announced plans to lift presidential term limits, solidifying President Xi Jinping's hold on power and revealing the ...
Friends of the daughter, who was a University of Maryland graduate, were there to support her memory by testifying in front of the committee. And like Adebayo's mother, they wore purple T-shirts with a photo of her on them. “If antique handguns and the replica her killer had had been classified under the ...
The Washington Post reports the new rules come as the number of Maryland women running for office surge. There are no women in Maryland's congressional delegation nor top statewide elective offices. State party chair Kathleen Matthews says reserving an equal number of seats for men and women will ...
BALTIMORE (WJZ) — A late winter blast hit Maryland Wednesday morning, bringing snow to some parts of the state and causing school delays and closures. A Winter ... Maryland happens to be “on the best side of a bad situation,” because this system will bring significant snowfall to areas to our north.
Meteorologist Tony Pann shows how Monday starts mostly cloudy in Maryland before clearing in the afternoon. Advertisement. Monday starts mostly cloudy in Maryland. Loading more articles... Advertisement. College students battle video game addiction. Share. Shares. Copy Link. Copy. {copyShortcut} to ...
Maryland scored twice in the third to cut the lead to one and tied the game in the fifth on a home run by infielder Brigette Nordberg, her third hit of the day and her second RBI. The homer was Nordberg's first of the year. Nordberg had a terrific weekend in Gainesville, raising her average from .259 to .439.
A new law to provide paid sick leave for Maryland workers will not be delayed after efforts to postpone its implementation failed. The Maryland Senate voted to give employers until July 1 to comply, but the House Economic Matters Committee voted down the Senate's bill last week, which effectively killed it.
Under the Maryland Contraceptive Equity Act, insurers generally can't charge patients a copayment or require any other cost sharing for prescription contraceptive drugs or devices approved by the Food and Drug Administration. The 2016 law is similar to what's required under the federal Affordable Care ...
The United States is the only country in the world that sentences children to life in prison without parole. Recent Supreme Court cases give hope for change, but over 2,000 Americans are currently serving life sentences for crimes committed as juveniles. The state of Maryland technically allows the release ...
Trained by Graham Motion and owned by the Skeedattle Associates of Robert White, Lou Rehak, and Bob Orndorff, Just Howard also was named champion Maryland-bred 3-year-old and turf horse. He went 4 for 10 last year, with victories in the Grade 3 Commonwealth Derby and restricted Find and ...
Bernhardt, who served as the team's wide-eyed freshman sparkplug during its national championship run a year ago, appeared confident in possession throughout the win. With increased familiarity of Maryland's offensive system and experience playing two games in three days from the squad's final four ...
Gov. Larry Hogan signed legislation Tuesday terminating the parental rights of rapists in Maryland. It took nine years to get the bill passed, but it is considered emergency legislation, so it takes effect immediately. Advocates believe the bill sends several messages, two of which are particularly key: One, that ...
Maryland is touting a new bus route intended to provide residents access to jobs at the massive Tradepoint Atlantic development at Sparrows Point. The Maryland Department of Transportation/ Maryland Transit Administration officially celebrated the launch of the LocalLink 63 bus route on Monday.
COLLEGE PARK, Md. -- The No. 2 Maryland men's lacrosse team is set to welcome the Red Foxes of Marist for a mid-week contest Tuesday, Feb. 13, at 5 pm at Capital One Field at Maryland Stadium. The game will be streamed live online through and the BTN2Go app. Fans can watch using ...
SALISBURY, Md.- After a lengthy battle and numerous set backs, including vetos by Governor Larry Hogan, the state of Maryland now has a new paid sick leave policy in effect. The bill is called the Healthy Working Families Act, and it requires employers with 15 or more workers to give them paid time off if ...
Hoyer, a Maryland Democrat, represents a district including Prince George's County, which had been viewed as a favored location for the project. “Time and time again, Congress was told that the FBI needed a new, fully consolidated headquarters in order to complete its vital national security mission, and it ...
350 Plus Maryland Jobs: Vetegrity, Samaritan, REI, Total Wine. Hundreds of Maryland job openings at Maryland Golf and Country Club, LOFT, Blasting News, Phillips Collection, Len Stoler Lexus and more. By Deb Belt ... The Patch Jobs Board is the best place to find your next job in Maryland. There are ...
Maryland will recover $81 million from a contractor that the state says failed to rebuild the state's Medicaid computer system. Attorney General Brian Frosh announced the settlement Friday with Computer Sciences Corporation, which was a state contractor to the state health department. He says it ...
WASHINGTON - A new law requiring Maryland businesses with 15 or more employees to provide up to five days of earned paid sick leave is scheduled to go into effect. The law is set to take effect Sunday. The measure, approved last year by the General Assembly, initially was scheduled to take effect Jan.
Andy Harris says he doesn't support offshore drilling off of Maryland's coast. Feb. 10, 2018, at 3:10 p.m.. Rep. Harris: Doesn't ... Andy Harris says he doesn't support offshore drilling off Maryland's coast. Harris, the only Republican in Maryland's congressional delegation, was asked about his position at a recent town hall.
Then, with a numbers advantage early in the third, Kelly fed the ball to redshirt freshman midfielder Logan Wisnauskas, who extended Maryland's edge to four scores. Fairman, Inside Lacrosse's No. 2 overall recruit last year, put the game out of reach with a pair of consecutive goals later in the quarter.
A 6-year-old girl died in a crash Monday night when the car she was riding in went down an embankment in Maryland City and rolled over into the trees. Anne Arundel County firefighters responded around 11 p.m. to a crash reported near the Baltimore Washington Parkway and Route 198, a fire department ...
The path to a bloc of independents in the Senate will start Tuesday in Maryland, according to a group trying to spark a national movement away from the Republican and Democratic parties. Neal Simon, a Baltimore businessman with plans to partially self-fund his race, will officially enter the Senate race as ...
Though no such case has happened in Maryland – current law establishes that all are entitled access to information on government affairs and that the Office of the Attorney General must post the contact information for every unit representative – Feldman said he wants Maryland to lead the way in ...
COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — Surely, there will come a time in the near future when Michigan State coach Tom Izzo will allow himself to savor another 20-win season and look forward to competing in the NCAA Tournament. For now, however, the Hall of Fame coach has other things on his mind. Minutes ...
For the Ravens, a team in desperate need of a wide receiver, D.J. Moore has been a hot name. Moore has played his college football career at the University of Maryland, making him a player that many local fans have already seen many times. Ignoring the local ties, Moore does appear to be the type of ...
Maryland was knocked from the No. 5 position down to No. 6. This after five straight years of holding down the #1 ranking. The magazine said the nation as a whole received a grade of C. Maryland received an overall score of B minus or 82.4 percent. The state's lower grade is tied in part to school finance.
Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan will propose an incentive package of more than $5 billion to try to attract Amazon's second headquarters to Montgomery County. ... the governor's spokesman, said Thursday there will be multiple pieces of legislation introduced in the next several weeks in the Maryland General ...
COLUMBIA, Md. — The roof of an outdoor concert venue in Maryland collapsed early Saturday morning, but no injuries were reported, according to a Facebook post by the venue. The roof of the Merriweather Post Pavilion in Columbia was in the final stage of a planned 5-year $55 million renovation project ...
If in fact there is a windfall, the trick will be to balance "holding harmless" Maryland taxpayers who could be hurt by the reform bill with funding needs. Sen. Andrew Serafini, R-Washington, said he supports the governor's plan to return money to taxpayers, but there would be important requests for funding.
A new poll commissioned by advocates of the stalled State Center project shows strong support for the $1.5 billion development in west Baltimore. The poll by Gonzales Research & Media Services found that 75 percent of voters surveyed supported the state moving ahead with the project. The poll also ...
Prince George's County, Maryland, police said a man with dementia who has been missing from the Beltsville area was found dead in Anne Arundel County on Tuesday. Daniel DeHaven, 65, was last seen at 11:30 a.m. on Jan. 2 at a Costco store on the 10900 block of Baltimore Avenue in Beltsville. Police ...


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