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Senate OKs Strict Liability For All Dog Bites In Maryland

The Maryland Senate has voted to change a state law so that it creates a strict liability standard for owners of all dogs, not just pit bulls.


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Maryland Senate Votes To Allow Table Games, New Casino

The Maryland Senate is debating amendments to a measure to permit table games like craps at Maryland casinos and to allow a casino in Prince George’s County.


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Charles Amofa Arrested For Sexual Assault And Kidnapping Of Young Girls

Prince George’s County Police have arrested 25-year-old Charles Amofa for the kidnapping and sexual assault of a six-year-old girl in Lewisdale.


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Maryland Offering Free Boat Noise Tests

The Maryland Department of Natural Resources says it is offering free tests to allow owners to find out if their boats meet new noise regulations.


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Department of Labor Heat Safety App For iPhone And Android OS

The Department of Labor has released a heat safety app for smart phones. The app, which is available for Android and iPhone operating systems, allows workers and supervisors to calculate the heat index for their worksite.


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Name A Baby Monkey At The National Zoo

The National Zoo is asking for help naming their new black howler monkey baby. The monkey was born on March 22 and is touted as the zoo’s newest and loudest animal.


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Sponsor A Pet For Father’s Day

Forget that tired old tie for Father’s Day. Demonstrate that you know what unconditional love means by sponsoring one of our homeless animals at the Baltimore Humane Society.


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DMV Family Fun Weekend Guide: Baseball And Bacon Brunch For Father’s Day

Here are some fun tips on events to check out this Father’s Day weekend around the capital region.


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InternsROCK! Intern Appreciate Week Kicks Off In DC

“InternsROCK!” is an appreciation week for interns in the nation’s capital that begins June 8.

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Maryland Zoo’s Free Programs Keep Kids Busy This Summer

The Maryland Zoo is offering a slew of educational activities for youngsters interested in animals this summer.