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  • Md. casinos broke revenue records in August

    BALTIMORE (AP) — Maryland casinos in August brought in their highest one-month total since gambling was legalized in the state. The Maryland Lottery and Gaming Control Agency says the state's five casinos, including Baltimore's week-old Horseshoe Casino, earned a total of $80.6 million in...

  • Former Md. governor to visit New Hampshire

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Former Maryland governor Robert Ehrlich Jr. is scheduled to be at events in New Hampshire this month. An online invitation shows Ehrlich is booked as the keynote speaker at an event Sept. 12 in Nashua, New Hampshire. The event is being hosted by the Nashua Area Republican City...

  • AAA: Md. drivers paying $3.38 per gallon

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Motorists in Maryland are paying the same price at the pump when compared with a week ago. AAA Mid-Atlantic said Friday in a weekly report that the average price of a gallon of regular unleaded gas in Maryland remained at $3.38. The price of gas in the state is 6 cents less...

  • Maryland top court's new term underway

    ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Maryland's top court this term will consider appeals that could change the liability landscape in cases concerning police brutality, hospitalizations for mental illness and insurance coverage. During the 2014-2015 term, which started Sept. 3, the Court of Appeals will...

  • Md. National Guard welcomes troops home

    BALTIMORE (AP) — The Maryland National Guard is welcoming home about 200 members of the 1229th Transportation Company from their nearly yearlong deployment to Afghanistan. The ceremony is Saturday afternoon in Baltimore. The Baltimore-based unit conducted operations at the Kandahar...

  • 2 drivers hurt when dump trucks collide

    FREDERICK, Md. (AP) — The Frederick County Sheriff's Office says two dump truck drivers were injured when their vehicles collided head-on in Frederick. It happened about noon Friday on Elmer Derr Road. Deputies say one truck traveling west crossed the center line and hit another truck traveling...

  • Silk Road drug seller sentenced to 6 years

    BALTIMORE (AP) — An Edgewood man who prosecutors say sold drugs through the Silk Road website has been sentenced to six years in prison. Thirty-three-year-old Jacob Theodore George IV had pleaded guilty to conspiracy to distribute and possess with intent to distribute drugs. He was sentenced...

  • Fisherman admits to trafficking striped bass

    BALTIMORE (AP) — A St. Michaels fisherman has pleaded guilty to trafficking in illegally harvested striped bass. Thirty-seven-year-old Lawrence "Daniel" Murphy entered the plea Friday in federal court in Baltimore. According to his plea deal, Murphy worked on a ship owned and operated by...

  • Western Md. teacher charged with molesting student

    FROSTBURG, Md. (AP) — A high school math teacher in Frostburg faces allegations he had sexual contact with a 17-year-old female student. Police say 42-year-old Bart Mazer of Frostburg was charged Friday with two counts of fourth-degree sex offense. Mazer couldn't' be reached for comment. His...

  • Md. DNR backs off on expanded Sunday hunting

    HAGERSTOWN, Md. (AP) — The Maryland Department of Natural Resources is putting expanded Sunday hunting opportunities in western Maryland on hold. The agency said Friday that a dispute over the proper procedure for implementing the regulations means they cannot take effect until at least Dec....

  • O'Malley to appear with candidates in 3 states

    ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley is scheduled to visit three states this weekend, including Iowa, as he hosts fundraisers for Democratic candidates. O'Malley, who is considering running for president in 2016, is scheduled to be in Illinois on Saturday for a public event with...

  • Some patients object to $190M Hopkins settlement

    BALTIMORE (AP) — A proposed settlement between Johns Hopkins hospital and 8,000 former patients of a gynecologist who secretly recorded exams is being challenged, with some women saying lawyers could get too much of the $190 million deal. Twenty-five of those former patients filed an objection...

  • Body of missing Md. man found near wrecked car

    CUMBERLAND, Md. (AP) — Police say the body of a Gaithersburg man missing since Aug. 21 apparently has been found in western Maryland. Authorities say they believe the remains found Thursday are those of 54-year-old Martin John Rogers. They say the body has been sent to the state medical...

  • Martin O'Malley will run in 2016 even if Hillary Clinton does

    Though nearly seven in 10 Democrats say they have never heard of the governor -- who has been in office since 2006 -- Democratic fundraisers say O'Malley has told them he will still run so she will "face at least some competition" from an "established elected official," according to the Wall...

  • O'Malley to return to New Hampshire

    Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley will make his third trip to New Hampshire in September, a sign that he is likely to challenge Hillary Clinton for the presidential nomination.



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