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Permits Allow Hunting on Maryland Farmers’ Fields to Control Crop-Eating Deer

Permits Allow Hunting on Maryland Farmers’ Fields to Control Crop-Eating Deer

Year-round hunting is possible through Deer Management Permits for farms with damaged crops.

State Debates Folding Tax Credit For ‘House of Cards,’ Other Productions

State Debates Folding Tax Credit For ‘House of Cards,’ Other Productions

Maryland has provided $62.5 million in film tax credits since 2012, but a new report estimates that the state gets only a meager 10-cent return on each dollar spent.

Exelon Commits to Pepco Charities

Exelon Commits to Pepco Charities

Local philanthropies were initially concerned that management changes would affect Pepco’s commitment to non-profits. But Exelon has issued assurances that the company will remain committed to Pepco’s 2013 level of philanthropic giving.

Thanksgiving Won’t be a Day Off For All

Thanksgiving Won’t be a Day Off For All

Not everyone can afford to take the day off on Thanksgiving. Maryland's Craigslist sites are full of interesting opportunities for those looking to make a profit on Thanksgiving Day. Some, like Lori Queen, a chef from Washington, like to spend the day helping others.

Talking Turkey With Grower of Bourbon Red Heritage Birds

Talking Turkey With Grower of Bourbon Red Heritage Birds

Raising Bourbon Red turkeys for the first time, Lee Swift, 57, owner of Chestnut Springs Farm in Jarrettsville, Maryland, said she's finding these bratty birds can be a handful. She's already sent about 50 to the butcher to be sold for Thanksgiving and plans to sell more for Christmas.

Report: Nutrients, Not Just Sediment at Conowingo, Affect Chesapeake Bay

Report: Nutrients, Not Just Sediment at Conowingo, Affect Chesapeake Bay

A multi-agency report found that the Conowingo Dam is not the biggest culprit for water quality issues affecting the bay, and dredging sediment from the reservoir behind the dam should not be considered a cost-effective solution.

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.