Crab Companies Hurt By New Wage Rules

At J.M. Clayton’s crab packing house in Cambridge, more than 100 workers spend the day unloading, picking, stacking and then packing the sweet crabmeat that Maryland is famous for.

Maryland Gears Up for War of 1812 Bicentennial

Maryland is getting ready for a “Star Spangled” bicentennial celebration. 2012 will mark the 200th anniversary of the War of 1812, a critical moment in both U.S. and Maryland history.

College Park Gets “Crunchified”

College Park is about to get “crunchified.” Food Network fans were lined up out the door for the grand opening of Bobby Flay’s new burger restaurant, “Bobby’s Burger Palace.”

Officials Debate Painting Statehouse Dome Yellow

The statehouse dome in Annapolis, which has been painted white for the last 180 years, is closed for a new paint job. Officials are now debating whether to keep the dome white, or re-paint it yellow.

Fire Prevention Week Kicks Off

This week is National Fire Safety Week, and the Consumer Product Safety Commission is spending it testing out fire safety hazards at their new facility in Rockville.

“Occupy Wall Street” Hits Baltimore

With “Occupy Wall Street” protests filling the streets of New York, organizers in Maryland hoped to bring the same energy to “Occupy Baltimore.”

Rockville Tackles Deer Population Problem

The start of fall in Maryland brings a change in the weather, falling leaves and increasing encounters with deer. In Montgomery County, officials say they’re trying to cope with an overpopulation of deer which has also resulted in an increase in Lyme disease.

Maryland Universities Help Student Veterans

More and more veterans coming home from the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan are signing up for college.

Chesapeake Bay Recovers from Storms

Many around the state are still picking up the pieces in the wake of Hurricane Irene and Tropical Storm Lee…and that includes the Department of Natural Resources.

Redskins Go Solar

The NFL team says more than 8,000 solar panels installed on top of one of the parking lots will now supply the stadium with enough power to completely power the facility on non-game days, and enough to power the stadium 20% on game days.