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Some Maryland women have the luxury of choice when navigating the workplace in Maryland as an expectant mother, but the experience for others, like Shayvon Omosanya, 24, could hardly be described as luxury, or even choice.
Some hope the new gas tax will help expand repairs for Maryland's deteriorating bridges, such as the Dover Bridge, which borders Talbot and Caroline counties over the Choptank River.
As drones have become more affordable, a subculture of hobbyists and would-be entrepreneurs has emerged. Lawmakers and regulators, struggling to reconcile the benefits with the potential dangers of the technology, are caught playing catch-up.
Despite the fact that pot is illegal on the federal level, a medical marijuana dispensary is preparing to open in the nation's capital, a mere two miles from the U.S. Department of Justice.
Thomas Perez, a Takoma Park resident who has served in top county and state-level positions in Maryland, remained calm in the face of tough questioning from Senate Republicans Thursday as he sought confirmation as the next U.S. secretary of labor.
Increased financial literacy and guidance from universities are critical to lessen the burgeoning costs of higher education, a panel of students and education experts told a Senate committee Tuesday.
Tens of thousands of immigrant rights advocates gathered Wednesday on the West Lawn of the Capitol to urge Congress to pass comprehensive immigration reform.