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The Wounded Warrior Project’s ‘Soldier Ride’ Comes to the DMV

The Wounded Warrior Project’s ‘Soldier Ride’ Comes to the DMV

Washington-The Wounded Warrior Project is hosting a Soldier Ride in the DMV. The organization aims to unite veterans by hosting events that promote wellness, friendship and healing.

Hogan, Franchot Continue Expressing Frustration Over State Agencies’ Contracts Process

Hogan, Franchot Continue Expressing Frustration Over State Agencies’ Contracts Process

Republican Gov. Larry Hogan and Comptroller Peter Franchot, a Democrat, on Wednesday again railed in frustration against the procurement processes of state agencies requesting contract approval from the Board of Public Works.

Senate Passes Bill Decriminalizing Marijuana Paraphernalia

Senate Passes Bill Decriminalizing Marijuana Paraphernalia

After some discussion and two failed amendments, the Maryland Senate on Friday passed a bill decriminalizing the use or possession of marijuana paraphernalia.

Gov. Hogan Funds State Pension, Continuing Budget Battle With Democratic Legislators

Gov. Hogan Funds State Pension, Continuing Budget Battle With Democratic Legislators

Hogan said no one will get all their priorities this session

Maryland Puts Voluntary Ban on Palcohol

Maryland Puts Voluntary Ban on Palcohol

Maryland State Comptroller Peter Franchot and Maryland Alcohol Wholesalers and Distributors have reached an agreement on the voluntary ban of the product Palcohol. Pacohol, powdered alcohol, was approved by the FDA but state leaders say there are too many risks associated with the product.

Kids find Inner Peace in the Inner City

Kids find Inner Peace in the Inner City

At the after-school program at Robert W. Coleman Elementary School, kids do yoga, meditation, and mindfulness exercises. This program sponsored by Holistic Life Foundation serves 58 students from Pre-K through 5th grade.

Montgomery County Ranked Healthiest County in Maryland For Second Year

Montgomery County Ranked Healthiest County in Maryland For Second Year

Montgomery County is Maryland’s healthiest county for the second year in a row, according to the 2015 County Health and Roadmaps Rankings report.

Maryland House, Senate Pass Bills to Restrict Hydraulic Fracturing

Maryland House, Senate Pass Bills to Restrict Hydraulic Fracturing

Opponents Say Moratorium, Liability Bills Ignore Economic Interests

Fire Department Provides In-Depth Look at Rescue Training

Fire Department Provides In-Depth Look at Rescue Training

Reporters stepped into the boots of firefighters Wednesday with the Prince George's County Fire/Emergency Medical Services Department

Enrollment in Private Health Plans Nearly Doubles This Year

Enrollment in Private Health Plans Nearly Doubles This Year

The number of people who signed up for private qualified health plans through the Maryland Health Connection nearly doubled during this year’s enrollment period, numbers released Monday show.