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New Md. governor pledges to help Baltimore reduce violence

Feb. 03, 2023 19:09 PM EST

BALTIMORE (AP) — Maryland Gov. Wes Moore, who took office last month, has pledged to work closely with Baltimore leaders to reduce gun violence by addressing the complex social forces underlying the city’s longstanding struggle to improve public safety. His approach comes in...

No lease extension, but O's and governor tout partnership

Feb. 01, 2023 23:49 PM EST

The Baltimore Orioles and Maryland Gov. Wes Moore announced a joint commitment to what they called a “multi-decade, public-private partnership" to revitalize the Camden Yards sports complex. The statement from the team and the state's new governor came Wednesday, the deadline for...

Maryland Gov. Wes Moore emphasizes public service in speech

Feb. 01, 2023 13:57 PM EST

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Maryland Gov. Wes Moore emphasized commitment to public service in his first State of the State speech Wednesday, highlighting his proposal to create a service year program for high school graduates that he said will be the first of its kind in the nation. ...

Maryland board formally OKs developing area near FedEx Field

Jan. 25, 2023 14:13 PM EST

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Maryland officials on Wednesday voted to formally begin the process of issuing up to $400 million in bonds for developing an area around FedEx Field in Prince George's County. The Maryland Board of Public Works, which is comprised of Gov. Wes Moore,...

Moore names Paul Wiedefeld Maryland transportation secretary

Jan. 24, 2023 17:08 PM EST

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Maryland Gov. Wes Moore appointed Paul Wiedefeld, a former general manager and CEO of Metro, to be the state's transportation secretary Tuesday. The appointment is a significant one for the new governor, who has made transportation a top priority of his...

Collins powers No. 8 NC State to 1st win over Georgia, 65-54

Dec. 05, 2022 22:42 PM EST

ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — Mimi Collins scored 19 points and No. 8 North Carolina State earned the program’s first win over Georgia in 10 tries, posting a 65-54 victory on Monday night. Collins, a graduate transfer from Maryland, stepped into the starting lineup with senior Jada Boyd...

Despite Caitlin Clark’s 45 points, NC State tops No. 10 Iowa

Dec. 02, 2022 08:00 AM EST

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Diamond Johnson and Saniya Rivers each scored 22 points to help No. 12 North Carolina State overcome a 45-point effort from Caitlin Clark and beat No. 10 Iowa 94-81 in an ACC/Big Ten Challenge game on Thursday night. Johnson and Rivers led a balanced scoring...

Hogan raises money amid speculation of White House bid

Nov. 30, 2022 21:59 PM EST

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Term-limited Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan raised money and launched a political action committee on Wednesday amid speculation he will run for president in 2024, telling hundreds of supporters he'll make a decision after he leaves office in January. Hogan has...

Fudd leads No. 5 UConn to 91-69 win over No. 10 NC State

Nov. 20, 2022 16:36 PM EST

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Azzi Fudd and the UConn Huskies got a scare prior to Sunday's game, then took the court and beat another top-10 opponent. Fudd matched her career-high with 32 points and No. 5 UConn toppled 10th-ranked North Carolina State 91-69. The day...

Maryland State Police superintendent retiring

Nov. 17, 2022 10:46 AM EST

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Maryland State Police Superintendent Col. Woodrow “Jerry” Jones is retiring at the end of the year. Gov. Larry Hogan announced Wednesday that Lt. Col. Roland Butler will be acting superintendent. Jones is retiring after 35 years in law...