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Van Hollen Seeks Medal of Honor for Black World War II Hero

Maryland Rep. Chris Van Hollen wants the United States to award a Medal of Honor to an African American soldier whose heroism in World War II was undeniable.

Community Trust of Police Requires Reforms, Experts Say

Nationwide reform of law enforcement practices is critical to restoring community trust in the police, officials said at a congressional forum Wednesday afternoon.

A Twitter Trend Sparks Cultural Conversation in Midst of Immigration Debate

Immigration remains a popular debate topic on the political circuit, but social media conversations suggest that presidential hopefuls and the Latin-American community equally fail to identify with the Latino culture.

‘Roots’ revived: Haley’s nephew talks records and remake

The novel-turned-popular Emmy-nominated miniseries “Roots” is in production for a remake, scheduled to air in 2016. Chris Haley, nephew of the “Roots” author, talks about his work as director of the study of legacy of slavery at the Maryland State Archives.

‘Smart’ Meters Energize a Controversy in Maryland

Utilities, Activists Disagree on Digital Meters’ Benefits

General Assembly’s Proposed Reforms Focus on Police Conduct, Drug Crime Sentencing

Hogan to Sign Body Camera Legislation, Spokeswoman Says

Attorney General’s Report on Same-Sex Marriage Calls Bans Hateful

State bans on same-sex marriage are founded on “hate, prejudice, ignorance, fear or moral disapproval,” according to a report released Thursday by Maryland Attorney General Brian Frosh.

Bills Would Require More Transparency, Accountability From Maryland Law Officers

Bills Would Strengthen Review Process for Misconduct, Introduce Body Cameras

A Call for Congress to Support Gender Equality in the Workplace

Advocates and congresswomen push for laws and policies for equality for women in the workplace.

Panelists Discuss Charlie Hebdo Attack and Freedom of Speech

Although the First Amendment grants Americans the freedom to say what they want, some things may be better left unsaid, a panelist in a discussion about reaction to the bloody attack at Charlie Hebdo headquarters said Thursday.