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Happenings in Annapolis include new senator; lobbying for healthy vending machines; bay briefing

Happenings in Annapolis include new senator; lobbying for healthy vending machines; bay briefing

A round up of all the need-to-know news from Thursday's General Assembly session.

Maryland Lawmakers to Introduce Bills Guaranteeing a Week of Paid Sick Leave for All Workers

Maryland Lawmakers to Introduce Bills Guaranteeing a Week of Paid Sick Leave for All Workers

Advocates say that paid sick leave will make everyone healthier.

Maryland Legislators and Farmers Introduce ‘Poultry Litter Management Act’

Maryland Legislators and Farmers Introduce ‘Poultry Litter Management Act’

Introduced to both chambers of the General Assembly on Tuesday, the bill would require major animal agriculture companies to pay the cost of properly disposing excess manure on their contract farms.

A Roundup of Happenings in Annapolis

A Roundup of Happenings in Annapolis

Alan Gross, educational organizations, new candidate for Congress among capital happenings.

Some States Surpass Maryland in Spending per Powerball Jackpot

Some States Surpass Maryland in Spending per Powerball Jackpot

Maryland has only won two Powerball jackpot tickets since the state started participating in the lottery in 2010, but $541 million have been spent on tickets in the state. That means $271 million per each jackpot.

Unclaimed property list includes state agencies, famous Marylanders

Unclaimed property list includes state agencies, famous Marylanders

The state is holding unclaimed property belonging to universities and a medical center, Treasurer Nancy Kopp, Carmelo Anthony, Ray Rice, Kirk Bloodsworth and other famous Marylanders.

Maryland’s Path to Prescription Pot

Maryland’s Path to Prescription Pot

The state's medical cannabis commission will soon pre-approve Maryland's first legal growers and distributors of medical marijuana. Track the evolution of medical marijuana policy in Maryland with this timeline.

Adele’s “25” Made Sales History in a Declining Industry

Adele’s “25” Made Sales History in a Declining Industry

Adele's new album "25" sold 3.38 million copies in the U.S. in the first week, the highest number of albums sold in a single week in history.

Drones Are Cutting Costs for One Maryland Service

Drones Are Cutting Costs for One Maryland Service

Corporate drone companies are lining up to register their businesses for possible profit.

Food Trucks Are a Hot Business in Baltimore, When They Find a Place to Park

Food Trucks Are a Hot Business in Baltimore, When They Find a Place to Park

The number of food trucks in Baltimore has doubled in less than two years. But regulators have yet to catch up with the rapid change in food industry.