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Panelists Debate Whether Student-Athletes are Employees

Panelists Debate Whether Student-Athletes are Employees

The State of College Athletics, held Oct. 21, 2014 in Washington, D.C., raised the question of whether student-athletes should be paid and whether they are university employees. CNS-TV's Dennis Ting has the story.

From Seed to Smoker: The Medical Marijuana Process

From Seed to Smoker: The Medical Marijuana Process

A state committee will spend years working on detailed regulations before medical marijuana becomes legally available in Maryland. The process is long, complex, and controversial.

Sour U.S.-Russia Relations Hit Maryland, State Closes Trade Office

Sour U.S.-Russia Relations Hit Maryland, State Closes Trade Office

Opened amid much fanfare in 2010, Maryland's trade office in Russia has been closed for now, a casualty of sour U.S.-Russia relations.

Cautious Optimism over Maryland-India Trade

Cautious Optimism over Maryland-India Trade

Despite exports from Maryland to India decreasing by almost 15 percent in recent years, Maryland businesses are optimistic about growth in trade between the two.

Wage Gap Map | State of Maryland Women

Wage Gap Map | State of Maryland Women

Nationally women earn 77 cents for every dollar earned by men

Mills, Environmentalists Debate Energy Subsidies For Black Liquor

Mills, Environmentalists Debate Energy Subsidies For Black Liquor

Environmentalists will seek to free up state funds for renewable energy resources by excluding “black liquor” from the list of renewable energy sources eligible for state subsidies, after an effort to do so failed this year.

D.C. Drivers Fuel Ridesharing Competition With Creativity

D.C. Drivers Fuel Ridesharing Competition With Creativity

The giant stuffed pink moustache affixed to the front of Elizabeth Croydon’s silver Mazda Tribute isn’t just for decoration. It means she’s a driver for Lyft, one of the half-dozen ridesharing companies competing for passengers in Washington, D.C.

Goats to Serve as Eco-Friendly Landscapers Around the State

Goats to Serve as Eco-Friendly Landscapers Around the State

Have you herd? Goats will soon be making their way through Maryland, as property owners trade machinery for hungry, four-legged landscapers.

Brewpubs and Beer Drinkers Could Benefit From Recent Legislative Measure

Brewpubs and Beer Drinkers Could Benefit From Recent Legislative Measure

Legislative measures awaiting Gov. Martin O'Malley's approval could allow microbreweries to bottle and sell their beer for customers to take home.