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Local School Advocates For Healthy Eating

Local School Advocates For Healthy Eating

LANDOVER -- William Paca Elementary School is doing things a little bit different from the rest of the pack. All school children now receive free breakfast. CNS-TV's Jessie Karangu has the story.

Organization courts lawmakers in an attempt to push paid sick leave bill through House

Organization courts lawmakers in an attempt to push paid sick leave bill through House

The Mom's Rising organization brought their kids to Annapolis in an effort to help push through a bill, now before a House committee, that would mandate paid sick leave for businesses with at least 10 employees.

ABORTION RALLY: SCOTUS hearing on abortion brings out opponents and supporters

ABORTION RALLY: SCOTUS hearing on abortion brings out opponents and supporters

As the remaining eight members of the U.S. Supreme Court heard arguments about a Texas law which imposes restrictions on the state's abortion providers, supporters and opponents made their voices heard outside the court.

Montgomery County Choir Comforts Hospice Residents

Montgomery County Choir Comforts Hospice Residents

Music is something that connects with people and sometimes it’s even the best medicine.

Activists, legislators tout statewide poll results before hearing for Clean Energy Jobs Act

Activists, legislators tout statewide poll results before hearing for Clean Energy Jobs Act

The bill includes a $40 million investment in clean-energy jobs training.

Bill Would Increase Marriage Age in Maryland

Bill Would Increase Marriage Age in Maryland

Delegate Vanessa Atterbeary is pushing legislation to increase the minimum marriage age to 18 in Maryland.

Bill Would Mandate Paid Sick Days for Businesses of 10 Employees or More

Bill Would Mandate Paid Sick Days for Businesses of 10 Employees or More

Legislation expected to be heard in Senate committee Thursday

Advocates Rally For Mental Health, Substance Use Disorder Legislation

Advocates Rally For Mental Health, Substance Use Disorder Legislation

More than 400 behavioral health advocates, care providers, patients and their family members rallied in Annapolis on Thursday.

Bills Aim To Alter the Process of Selling Structured Settlements

Bills Aim To Alter the Process of Selling Structured Settlements

Initiated by the office of the attorney general in September, a study of 171 Maryland cases found that structured settlements worth $21 million in present value were sold for just $6 million.

GROCERY AUCTION: Food Discounts Come in Bulk at Chesapeake Marketplace

GROCERY AUCTION: Food Discounts Come in Bulk at Chesapeake Marketplace

Calvert County residents flock to the Chesapeake Marketplace about once a month for the nearby grocery auction: a bidding war to get tons of food at cheap discounts.