Feds Deny Storm Assistance For Eastern Shore

The Federal Emergency Management Agency has denied Maryland’s request for financial help for lower Eastern Shore residents affected by Superstorm Sandy.

Thousands Could Be Eating Contaminated Anacostia Fish

Half of the Anacostia fishermen share their contaminated fish with others along the watershed, according to a new survey released by local environmental groups.

Crisfield Still Waiting For Government Help After Sandy

Nearly a month after Sandy ravaged the East Coast and displaced hundreds, Crisfield residents are still waiting to hear whether the federal government will help them rebuild their flooded homes and businesses.

Consumer Group Warns Parents About Dangerous Toys

Some toys on store shelves this holiday season could cause choking, have toxic components or damage children’s ears, according to a consumer advocacy organization.

Storify: Marylanders Vote on Same-Sex Marriage Question

Marylanders used social media on Tuesday to make a last minute push for or against Question 6. The ballot referendum would effectively legalize gay marriage in the state.

Maryland, a Hotbed for Immigrant Tech Entrepreneurs

Immigrant entrepreneurs founded about a quarter of the engineering and technology startups in Maryland between 2006 and 2012. Maryland tends to attract high-skilled immigrants, researchers said.

Baltimore program provides job support for ex-prisoners coming home

At Jericho, a Baltimore City-based program that helps former prisoners get jobs, counselors start with the basics — how to dress for an interview, write a resume and prepare for interviews.

Major Banks Spend Millions to Help Maryland Homeowners Under Mortgage Settlement

Banks spent $224 million in mortgage relief for Marylanders but advocates complain that there haven’t been enough modifications that would allow people to keep their homes.

Democrats, Republicans Reach Out to Women Voters

Women voters were the target of much of the rhetoric at the Republican and Democratic conventions in the past two weeks.

Mikulski Rallies Women for Obama at Convention

“When women are in the halls of power, our national debate reflects the needs and dreams of American families,” Mikulski said in speech punctuated by appeals to women.