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  • Public funding gives Hogan lead in campaign cash

    BALTIMORE (AP) — Republican gubernatorial nominee Larry Hogan has more than three times as much campaign cash on hand than his Democratic rival, Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown — but it's an edge that's almost certain to evaporate. That's because Hogan is relying on public campaign financing, which gave...

  • Dominion awards $1.3M in education grants

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Dominion Resources' charitable arm is awarding more than $1.3 million in grants to schools and educational institutions in nine states and Washington. The Richmond-based energy provider says more than 100 schools and educational institutions have been chosen for the grants...

  • AAA projects increase in Labor Day travel in Va.

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — More Virginians are expected to travel this Labor Day weekend, reaching a new post-recession high for the state. AAA Mid-Atlantic says that the number of people taking a trip at least 50 miles away from home is anticipated to increase slightly this year. That's more than...

  • Ethan Saylor's mom endorses sheriff's opponent

    FREDERICK, Md. (AP) — The mother of a man with Down syndrome who died in the custody of three off-duty deputies is joining a campaign to oust the Frederick County sheriff. Democratic nominee Karl Bickel says Patti Saylor's endorsement on Wednesday demonstrates their shared commitment to making...

  • Rep. Delaney to host panel on women in workforce

    GERMANTOWN, Md. (AP) — Maryland Rep. John Delaney is hosting a panel discussion on the challenges facing women in the workforce. The panel is scheduled for Wednesday in Germantown at Montgomery College. The discussion is expected to cover issues including pay equity, managing work and child...

  • Brown reports raising $1.5M in bid for governor

    BALTIMORE (AP) — Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown reports raising about $1.5 million dollars in the latest reporting period in his run for governor of Maryland. Brown, a Democrat, reported Tuesday that his campaign has more than $760,000 cash on hand. Brown's campaign also noted that the Maryland...

  • Baltimore's first casino opens its doors

    BALTIMORE (AP) — Baltimore celebrated the opening of the city's first casino as crowds lined the block and packed into the parking garage, eager to try their luck. Horseshoe Baltimore is the last of five casinos to open in Maryland after lawmakers legalized gambling in the state. Before the...

  • Former Naval Academy dairy farm to be organic

    GAMBRILLS, Md. (AP) — Anne Arundel County officials say the current tenants of the former Naval Academy dairy farm will resume organic operation of the property. County Executive Laura Neuman said Tuesday that the county will award a 5-year-old lease on the Gambrills farm to Maryland Sunrise...

  • DC prosecutors defer to judge in corruption case

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Prosecutors say they won't oppose a light sentence for a former District of Columbia Council candidate who lied about his campaign financing. The Washington Post (http://wapo.st/1vLlEXt ) reports that prosecutors say they will defer to Judge Anita Josey-Herring at Jeff Smith's...

  • Police identify Rosedale slaying victims

    ROSEDALE, Md. (AP) — Baltimore County Police have identified the two people slain in an apartment in Rosedale. Officers said Tuesday that 39-year-old Charles William Mitter and 26-year-old Tyray Avia Wise were attacked in their apartment early Monday. Mitter was pronounced deceased at the...

  • Editorial cartoon: Striking a deal

    Cartoon by Nate Beeler/Cagle Cartoons.

  • Editorial cartoon: Grounds for impeachment?

    Cartoon by Michael Ramirez/Creators Syndicate.

  • Editorial cartoon: Answering machine

    Cartoon by Gary Varvel/Creators Syndicate.

  • Editorial cartoon: Walking into a minefield

    Cartoon by Eric Allie/Cagle Cartoons.

  • Editorial cartoon: I have a pen

    Cartoon by Bob Gorrell/Creators Syndicate.



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