Howard County

Howard County Sheriff Resigns Amidst Racism Allegations

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Growing Number of Maryland High School Students Earning College Course Credit

More high school students in Maryland are earning college credit through Dual Enrollment courses within their high schools and local community colleges.

Teaching Life Lessons Through Chess

Kids and volunteers at the Columbia Association Youth and Teen Center share a bond and learn some lessons through a classically strategic game.

Committee Bill Roundup in Annapolis

Tech schools; elderly taxes; college savings among the topics discussed.

Bill Would Require 150 Minutes Weekly of Physical Education for Elementary School Students in Maryland

A bill introduced on Thursday in Annapolis may give elementary school students more physical education time if passed.

Maryland Lawmakers Override 5 of Hogan’s Vetoes; Senate Delays on Felon Voting Rights

The Maryland General Assembly voted to overturn several vetoes, including one that decriminalizes marijuana paraphernalia.

Maryland House revisits last year’s legislation, overrides three of Gov. Hogan’s vetoes

The Democratic-controlled House of Delegates exercised its power over the Republican governor’s vetoes from last year’s session.

Maryland commission studies standardized-testing times in all 24 jurisdictions

Commission sets timeline for recommendations

New App Saves Lives

ELLICOTT CITY – About 300 cardiac arrests happen each year in Howard County and a new app PulsePoint is trying to bring this number down.