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If you want to dispose of an old American flag properly, all you have to do is bring it to the dump. Howard County has become the first jurisdiction in Maryland to offer a flag retirement program. It's the result of a joint project between the County and a local American Legion Post.
A group of citizen activists gathered at the future site of the new D.C. United Stadium demanding an ethics investigation into D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser's role in a $6.8 million merger between Pepco and Exelon.
In its first meeting, the group, with stakeholders from the public and private sectors, outlined goals to minimize cyber risks.
With one year until the general election, Hillary Clinton holds a wide lead in the Democratic primary, just as she did in 2008. Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley still sits at 3 percent and hopes he can make a name for himself in time for the Iowa caucus.
Rep. Elijah Cummings, D-Baltimore, and several other House Democrats launched a new task force on Wednesday to combat what they said is the inflation of prescription drug prices by pharmaceutical companies.
In Wednesday's Board of Public Works meeting, Gov. Larry Hogan and Comptroller Peter Franchot aired serious concerns about state public school construction projects in a heated discussion.