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June trial date set for former aide to Maryland governor

Jan. 15, 2022 15:13 PM EST

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — A former top aide to Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan is scheduled to go on trial in June on charges of misconduct in office and illegally recording conversations. The Baltimore Sun reports that Anne Arundel County Circuit Court Judge Stacy McCormack set Roy...

Maryland to open more testing sites; distribute 20M masks

Jan. 13, 2022 16:12 PM EST

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Maryland is opening six new hospital-based COVID-19 testing sites, Gov. Larry Hogan announced Thursday. Hogan made the announcement at one of the new locations at University of Maryland Shore Regional Health in Easton. The new locations are on...

Climate change, legal cannabis, budget on legislative agenda

Jan. 12, 2022 16:48 PM EST

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Maryland lawmakers gathered on Wednesday for the start of their 90-day legislative session with an unprecedented budget surplus, as they also prepared to debate high-profile issues such as the legalization of recreational marijuana and climate change. ...

Budget surplus, pot, virus, climate, top issues in Maryland

Jan. 10, 2022 14:38 PM EST

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Maryland lawmakers will be gathering for their annual 90-day legislative session this week with an enormous budget surplus, while legalizing recreational marijuana, battling COVID-19 and measures to address climate change will be among the major issues before them in an...

Hogan announces 10 hospital testing sites for COVID-19

Jan. 06, 2022 18:06 PM EST

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Maryland is opening 10 new hospital-based testing sites for COVID-19. Gov. Larry Hogan announced the locations of the sites while touring a new state-run testing site at University of Maryland's Laurel Medical Center. The nine additional sites...

Hogan declares 30-day state of emergency due to virus surge

Jan. 04, 2022 12:58 PM EST

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan declared a 30-day state of emergency on Tuesday to fight a surge in COVID-19 cases, mobilizing 1,000 members of the Maryland National Guard to help state and local health officials. Hogan made the announcement as Maryland hit 3,057...

Republicans sue to block new congressional map in Maryland

Dec. 23, 2021 16:37 PM EST

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — A group of Republican legislators and voters filed a lawsuit Thursday to block implementation of Maryland's new congressional map, arguing that it's an extreme example of Democratic gerrymandering. A group called Fair Maps Maryland filed the lawsuit in...

Maine shipyard delivers sub to Navy fleet ahead of schedule

Dec. 22, 2021 10:06 AM EST

KITTERY, Maine (AP) — Portsmouth Naval Shipyard has delivered an attack submarine back to the U.S. Navy fleet a few days ahead of schedule. The USS Annapolis underwent maintenance starting in June. About 400 employees of the Maine shipyard temporarily relocated to San Diego to do...

Maryland lawmakers convene for redistricting session

Dec. 06, 2021 16:37 PM EST

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — A new congressional map that could enable Democrats to gain a seat and sweep all eight Maryland U.S. House seats was advanced Monday by a legislative committee, which did not act on a separate proposal by Republican Gov. Larry Hogan. The committee's 18-6 vote...

Boston College and East Carolina to meet in Military Bowl

Dec. 05, 2021 17:01 PM EST

East Carolina (7-5, American Athletic) vs Boston College (6-6, ACC), Dec. 27, 2:30 p.m. ET LOCATION: Annapolis, Maryland TOP PLAYERS East Carolina: RB Keaton Mitchell is a first-team all-conference pick who led the league with...