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Hogan vetoes 18 bills, including ballot signature measure

May. 27, 2022 21:55 PM EDT

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan announced vetoes of 18 bills Friday, including a measure that would have allowed voters who forget to sign their mail-in ballot envelope to do so after mailing it to get it counted. The Republican governor also vetoed a bill that...

Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

May. 27, 2022 21:51 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — ABC’s “This Week” — Sen. Chris Murphy, D-Conn.; Rep. Adam Kinzinger, R-Ill. __ NBC’s “Meet the Press” — Sen. Cory Booker, D-N.J.; former Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings Blake; Tony Monalto, president of Stand with Parkland. ...

Episcopal diocese awards $175K in reparations fund grants

May. 27, 2022 16:54 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — The Episcopal Diocese of Maryland has awarded $175,000 in grants to community organizations from a fund established to make reparations for systemic racism and slavery. The diocese announced Thursday that six organizations doing the work of “restoring African...

Biden tells Naval Academy grads Putin 'NATO-ized Europe'

May. 27, 2022 13:36 PM EDT

ANNAPOLIS, Maryland (AP) — President Joe Biden told Naval Academy graduates Friday that they will be “representatives and defenders of our democracy,” as free societies are under threat from Russia's invasion of Ukraine to China's maritime expansion. Delivering a commencement...

Officials: 2 swimmers exposed to toxic gas, hospitalized

May. 27, 2022 10:02 AM EDT

WEST OCEAN CITY, Md. (AP) — A woman and 6-year-old girl were taken to a hospital after they were exposed to a toxic gas while swimming at an indoor pool in West Ocean City on Thursday, officials said. The Worcester County Fire Marshal’s Office said firefighter paramedics...

Baby formula shortage highlights racial disparities

May. 27, 2022 07:50 AM EDT

COLUMBIA, Md. (AP) — Capri Isidoro broke down in tears in the office of a lactation consultant. The mother of two had been struggling to breastfeed her 1-month-old daughter ever since she was born, when the hospital gave the baby formula first without consulting her on her desire...

Maryland edges Indiana 6-5 in 11 innings in Big Ten tourney

May. 26, 2022 23:34 PM EDT

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Ian Petrutz singled to tie the game in the bottom of the 10th inning before being hit by a pitch with the bases loaded in the 11th as top-seeded Maryland survived an upset bid by No. 8 seed Indiana for a 6-5 victory in the first round of the weather-delayed Big Ten Tournament...

Ravens sign former Packers QB Brett Hundley

May. 26, 2022 17:14 PM EDT

OWINGS MILLS, Md. (AP) — The Baltimore Ravens have signed quarterback Brett Hundley. The Ravens announced the move Thursday. Hundley appeared in two preseason games with the Indianapolis Colts last season. The previous time he played in a regular-season game was in 2019, when he...

No Lamar Jackson at voluntary Ravens practice

May. 25, 2022 18:45 PM EDT

OWINGS MILLS, Md. (AP) — Practice this week for the Baltimore Ravens looked a bit like it did at the end of last season. Several significant absences — including quarterback Lamar Jackson. Wednesday was the first day reporters were invited to observe one of the...

Maryland lawmakers: Cutting tax won't fix high gas prices

May. 25, 2022 15:23 PM EDT

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Top Maryland lawmakers said Wednesday that eliminating a scheduled gas-tax increase of more than 6 cents this summer won't solve the problem of high gas prices and would set back efforts to maintain infrastructure. With gas now priced at about $4.60 a gallon...