SHA using its roadkill compost for turf this year

Deer are acting up for mating season — and while that means more collisions with motorists and more roadkill, for the State Highway Administration, it also means more compost.

Maryland tech company pays employees to volunteer

Skyline Technology Solutions, based in Glen Burnie, Maryland, was given a Governor’s Service Award in October — but according to employees, the tech company has been a volunteering powerhouse for 14 years.

Maryland AG race pits national issues against local crime

Maryland Attorney General Brian Frosh, a Democrat, is running for reelection against Republican and political newcomer Craig Wolf — and the race has gotten tighter over the last few months.

Md. settles with nursing home firm that discharged patients

The state of Maryland on Thursday announced a $2.2 million settlement in its suit against the owners of Neiswanger Management Services, a nursing home company that routinely discharged patients when their Medicare coverage ran out and they had no income for further care.

Maryland’s high court weighs texts as marital privilege

The Maryland Court of Appeals is considering whether to deem sensitive text messages between husbands and wives confidential communication, which usually may not be admitted as evidence in criminal trials.

Juvenile detention centers use yoga to teach mindfulness

If not for the guards, this could be any school gym — but the yoga and mindfulness class that’s about to begin serves boys in a secure detention center in Baltimore.

Marylanders are preparing for Hurricane Florence

ANNAPOLIS, Maryland — From chicken houses to festivals, business, agencies and residents across Maryland are preparing for Hurricane Florence. Florence, as of Tuesday afternoon a Category 4 storm in the Atlantic Ocean, was expected to hit the Carolinas as early…