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March 17, 2017
Annapolis restaurant goes to the dogs to pay it forward

ANNAPOLIS, Maryland– With more than 10 percent of Marylanders live below the poverty line, Pips Dock Street Dogs in Annapolis has a unique way to pay it forward to people in need.

Baltimore County museum taps into some local history

Some local home schooled students are taking a step back in time to learn all about tapping maple trees for sap just as Benjamin Banneker did on his property back in the 18th century.

March 8, 2017
Chicken ‘Flockstars’ prove music is for the birds

GERMANTOWN, Maryland — Tucked away in coop in Germantown, Maryland, lives a group of nine pet chickens. On the surface they may seem like ordinary farm animals that flap their feathers, nibble their food and enjoy nature, but beneath the facade lies a group of true artists. Shannon Myers and Seihee Arii started off with […]

January 24, 2017
Counter inauguration celebration raises funds for progressive organizations

SILVER SPRING, Maryland– While inaugural balls celebrated the new Trump administration in Washington, in nearby Montgomery County a sold-out crowd gathered to listen to an assortment of bands and raise money for progressive causes that organizers say are most threatened by the incoming administration.

March 17, 2017
CP Dream Team

COLLEGE PARK, Maryland — The College Park community youth teams up with local law enforcement by way of sports to promote engagement and build a connection.

February 21, 2017
Former Raven helps to promote importance of school breakfasts

ANNAPOLIS–Valentine’s Day wasn’t just about candy hearts and Hershey’s Kisses at Germantown Elementary School in Annapolis. It was a day for celebrating Maryland Meals for Achievement Day and getting a first-hand lesson from former Ravens wide receiver Qadry Ismail about the importance of the first meal of the day.

April 13, 2017
Growing craft brewing industry holds national convention

Even though a battle continues to brew in Maryland about regulations for craft brewers, the growing industry is being celebrated all week at a national convention in Washington.

January 19, 2017
Marylanders Stand Up For The Affordable Care Act

CLINTON, Md.– Residents of Prince George’s County gathered at Mount Ennon Church Tuesday evening to discuss the future of the Affordable Care Act. Maryland Senators Chris Van Hollen and Ben Cardin were present along with other legislators.

March 17, 2017
Metro’s Finance Committee approves budget with service cuts, fare hikes

Metro’s revised $1.8 billion budget was approved Thursday by the the Board’s Finance Committee. It now awaits approval by the full Metro board. The budget includes cuts which will mean a reduction in service and higher fares for riders.

April 27, 2017
New Baltimore distillery opens with the backing of businessman Kevin Plank

Whiskey making is underway at Sagamore Spirits distillery along the Baltimore City’s waterfront. A ribbon cutting for the campus was held on Thursday. The facility includes the distillery, a visitor’s center and a soon-to-open restaurant.

April 4, 2017
Prince George’s steps up efforts to clean-up the county

Prince George’s County kicks off a “Litter Movement” campaign aimed at getting residents to help pick up the trash that others leave behind. The effort to clean-up Prince George’s will also involve the county school system and the use of inmates to help with getting the job done and getting the message across to residents.

March 17, 2017
Read Across America Day brings out a little Seuss for students and adults

Some local officials joined with elementary school students in celebrating the joy of reading and the importance of literacy. One favorite author for both kids and adults was Dr. Seuss.

February 17, 2017
Senate Walk Out

ANNAPOLIS, Md–During a heated conversation on the Senate Floor Thursday morning, the majority of the 14 Republican senators walked out of the chamber in protest. The senators complained they were not given sufficient time to review the Maryland Defense Act which would give the state’s Attorney General the sole authority to sue the federal government.

February 22, 2017
State lawmakers asked to help with battle against skyrocketing drug prices

ANNAPOLIS–Imagine having a life threatening condition and not being able to afford the cost of your prescription drugs? That’s a very real problem for many Marylanders. The legislature is being asked to approve a series of bills aimed at providing a little understanding and relief.

April 19, 2017
The Farm Women’s Market has more than eight decades of local tradition

It’s called The Farm Women’s Market and it was established by a group of women more than 80 years ago at a time the men had gone off to war. Today, that market continues to thrive and is open to all.