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Maryland marks 10K deaths from COVID-19

Sep. 16, 2021 10:58 AM EDT

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Gov. Larry Hogan directed flags in Maryland to fly at half-staff on Thursday in remembrance of more than 10,000 state residents who have died from COVID-19. The state reported Thursday morning that 21 more Maryland residents have died from...

Maryland legislative panel votes to require masks in K-12

Sep. 14, 2021 16:06 PM EDT

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — A panel of Maryland lawmakers approved an emergency measure on Tuesday to require masks in K-12 schools to help stop the spread of COVID-19. The 10-7 vote by the General Assembly's Joint Committee on Administrative, Executive and Legislative Review...

The Latest: Australia state to begin easing out of lockdown

Sep. 08, 2021 23:08 PM EDT

SYDNEY — Parts of Australia’s New South Wales state will come out of lockdown Saturday and the government plans to ease restrictions in Sydney once 70% of its residents aged 16 and older are fully vaccinated. The government on Thursday outlined plans to ease...

Maryland OKs boosters for 65 and older in congregate care

Sep. 08, 2021 16:33 PM EDT

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Maryland is authorizing COVID-19 booster shots for all residents 65 and older who live in congregate care settings, Gov. Larry Hogan said Wednesday. Residents in nursing homes, assisted-living facilities, residential drug treatment centers and...

Maryland nursing homes see another rise in coronavirus cases

Sep. 06, 2021 09:39 AM EDT

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Nursing homes in Maryland are seeing another rise in coronavirus cases — and that means that facilities are having to suspend visits from loved ones. The Washington Post reported Sunday that the halt to visitations has led to a new wave of...

‘Five Minute Histories’ tells tales of Baltimore landmarks

Sep. 05, 2021 09:03 AM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — The day Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan announced the COVID-19 stay-at-home order in March 2020, Baltimore Heritage’s weekly schedule of walking tours to showcase local history came to a halt, but Johns Hopkins, executive director of the historical preservation organization,...

Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

Sep. 04, 2021 12:40 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — ABC’s “This Week” — Cedric Richmond, senior adviser to the president; Sen. Bill Cassidy, R-La. __ NBC’s “Meet the Press” — Govs. Larry Hogan, R-Md., and Andy Beshear, D-Ky.; former Sen. Claire McCaskill, D-Mo.;...

Hogan names new chief judge to Maryland's highest court

Sep. 03, 2021 13:38 PM EDT

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Gov. Larry Hogan appointed a new judge to Maryland’s highest court on Friday and also named a new chief judge. Judge Steven Gould will fill the seat that will be vacant when Chief Judge Mary Ellen Barbera retires next week from the Court of...

Local officials declare emergency in Maryland's Anne Arundel

Sep. 02, 2021 18:13 PM EDT

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Officials in Anne Arundel County declared a state of emergency Thursday, a day after remnants of Hurricane Ida swept through the region and a tornado touched down near Maryland's capital city. Annapolis Mayor Gavin Buckley and Anne Arundel County...

After census, citizens panels seek sway in redistricting

Aug. 29, 2021 10:47 AM EDT

The Indiana Citizens Redistricting Commission held numerous public hearings. It produced a report prioritizing redistricting criteria. Soon, the bipartisan panel will cap its work by drafting new voting maps for Indiana's nine U.S. House seats and 150 state legislative districts based on the...