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Md. Farmer Denies Abusing Livestock at Animal Cruelty Trial

A Maryland farmer charged with 24 counts of animal cruelty testified Wednesday that he treated his cattle, goats and sheep better than authorities did when they seized the livestock he allegedly neglected.


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Maryland Governor Says He’s ‘Doing Great’ on Day 5 of Chemo

Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan is on his fifth day of chemotherapy, but he says he’s “doing great” and getting things done from the hospital.


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Body of Missing Boater Found Near Rock Hall

The body of a boater missing since a vessel capsized Sunday in the Chesapeake Bay off Kent Island has been found near Rock Hall.


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Md. Tax Amnesty Program Starts in September

Maryland residents who are behind on their taxes will soon get a chance to pay up with reduced penalties.


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Police: Bethesda Man Charged With Sex Abuse of 2 Minors

Authorities say a Bethesda man has been arrested on charges of sexually abusing a young neighbor and a child who was in his care when he worked as a live-in nanny.


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Georgia Ave. in Wheaton Reopened After Water Main Break

Lanes are still closed on Georgia Ave. southbound in Wheaton due to major flooding caused by a water main break.


BALTIMORE, MD - JANUARY 9:  Baltimore Mayor Sheila Dixon holds a news conference in her lawyers office after being indicted on 12 counts of corruption January 9, 2009 in Baltimore, Maryland. Dixon is being indicted on charges that she excepted illegal gifts as Baltimore's mayor and when serving as City Council president.  (Photo by Steve Ruark/Getty Images)

Former Baltimore Mayor Sheila Dixon Announces She Will Run Again in 2016

Baltimore’s 48th mayor Sheila Dixon will run for the office again in 2016.


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Minimum Wage Goes Up Today in D.C., Maryland

The latest minimum wage increases in D.C. and Maryland are now in effect.


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Overnight Storms Called Worst Since the 2012 Derecho

Severe storms brought down trees and power lines throughout the mid-Atlantic region, affecting some roads and rail service.


Miguel Gonzalez #50 of the Baltimore Orioles pitches in the second inning against the Texas Rangers at Oriole Park at Camden Yards on June 30, 2015 in Baltimore, Maryland.  (Photo by Greg Fiume/Getty Images)

Moreland Hits 2 HRs to Lead Rangers Past Orioles 8-6

Mitch Moreland hit two home runs in a second straight game, and the Texas Rangers celebrated the return of Josh Hamilton by defeating the Baltimore Orioles 8-6 on Tuesday night.