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Susquehanna River’s nitrogen levels threatening Chesapeake Bay

Looking north, the mouth of the Susquehanna River flows into the bay.  By the Army Corps of Engineers. By Rebecca Lessner For MarylandReporter.com U.S. senators from Maryland and Pennsylvania are raising concerns over the nitrogen levels in the Susquehanna River, […]

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Susquehanna River’s nitrogen levels threatening Chesapeake Bay

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Looking north, the mouth of the Susquehanna River flows into the bay.  By the Army Corps of Engineers. By Rebecca Lessner For MarylandReporter.com U.S. senators from Maryland and Pennsylvania are raising concerns over the nitrogen levels in the Susquehanna River, […]

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Environmentalists praise new Clean Water Rules

By Rebecca Lessner for MarylandReporter.com The Obama Administration introduced an addition to the Clean Water Act on Wednesday, despite pushback from farmers across the country and the U.S. House of Representative,

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Maryland’s new law aims to protect oyster farms from poachers

Photo by MdGovPics with Flickr Creative Commons License By Rebecca Lessner For MarylandReporter.com As oyster farming grows in Maryland, legislators moved to protect the product that protects the Chesapeake Bay by enacting

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Preakness moving to Laurel? No way

Gov. Larry Hogan awards the Woodlawn vase at the Preakness this month. (Photo by Executive Office of the Governor) By Barry Rascovar For MarylandReporter.com The Stronach Group, which owns Maryland’s two thoroughbred

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Naval Academy graduation in pictures

The annual Naval Academy graduation took place Friday.Vice President Joe Biden gave the commencement speech, with the second half of the speech emphasizing the role of the United States

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Obama’s Labor Secretary Tom Perez: No. 1 priority is ‘putting people back to work’

Tom Perez by MDGovpics with Flickr Creative Commons License By Len Lazarick Len@MarylandReporter.com “We’ve got to keep causing good trouble,” U.S. Labor Secretary Tom Perez told a crowd of Howard County Democrats

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Maryland pushes low-interest loans to help Baltimore businesses

Brewer Mike Kolankowski pours the yet-to-be unveiled Old Oriole Park Beer Bohemian Lager in tasting room of Peabody Heights Brewery. (Photos by Rebecca Lessner) By Rebecca Lessner For MarylandReporter.com Maryland officials are

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Free meals program expansion coming to more Maryland schools

USDAgov with Flickr Creative Commons License By Rebecca Lessner For MarylandReporter.com Through expanding a free meals program, legislators hope to come up with a simple solution for the complex question of enhancing

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Marvin Mandel, 95, feted as ‘architect of modern Maryland’

Gov. Larry Hogan presents former Gov. Marvin Mandel with a proclamation, as M.C. Tim Maloney lends a hand. By Len Lazarick Len@MarylandReporter.com If you live long enough in politics, all may not

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Larry Hogan is full of ‘hogwash and hypocrisy’

Budget Secretary David Brinkley explains Maryland’s failure to fund supplemental pension contributions. Barry Rascovar has been covering Maryland politics since 1971. The topics and opinions in his Monday columns that

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