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‘Finally won one’: Court of Appeals reverses rule change that struck police officers from court database

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The Maryland Court of Appeals. Back row, from left to right: Judge Michele D. Hotten, Judge Robert N. McDonald, Judge Shirley M. Watts, Judge Joseph M. Getty. Front row, from left to right: Judge Clayton Greene, Jr., Chief Judge Mary Ellen Barbera, Judge Sally D. Adkins.

Duane “Shorty” Davis stood before the judges of the Maryland Court of Appeals, the highest court in the state, and told them he was an ex-felon. He was the one who left a toilet outside a courthouse in Towson, triggering a bomb scare, he reminded them. He’s had hostile encounters with the Baltimore Police Department, he recounted.

Emergency meeting called over court database change

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A screenshot from the Maryland Judiciary Case Search website.

The Maryland Judiciary will hold an emergency meeting tomorrow to consider changes to a rule that wiped police officers’ names from online court records.

Annapolis Restaurant Week Now – March 3

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Foodies of many different tastes are readying their palates for a week of deals and savory dishes during the last week of February for the city’s annual Restaurant Week.

Bill expanding medical cannabis licenses advances

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Medical marijuana growing in Colorado

By Sean Whooley
Capital News Service

ANNAPOLIS, Maryland — A bill that would expand Maryland’s medical cannabis industry to include more minority ownership, after more than a month in legislative limbo, is moving again in the General Assembly, with amendments.

Marylanders strongly back term limits for General Assembly members, poll finds

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The inside of the General Assembly chambers in Annapolis. Photo by Roxanne Ready, via Flickr, used with a Creative Commons license.

Three of every four Marylanders support capping the time that state delegates and senators can serve in Annapolis, according to the newest Goucher Poll.

Annapolis Restaurant Week Starts Sunday!

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Foodies of many different tastes are readying their palates for a week of deals and savory dishes during the last week of February for the city’s annual Restaurant Week.

Trump’s Proposed Chesapeake Bay Cleanup Cuts Faces Hill Battle

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Ducks gather on the ice in the Chesapeake Bay. Image by Amanda Salvucci/Capital News Service.

By Julia Karron, Jarod Golub and Timmy Chong

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump’s plan to slash 90 percent of Chesapeake Bay cleanup funding, which could dismantle several decades of environmental restoration, met resistance from Maryland’s Democratic congressional delegation.

Annapolis Restaurant Week Starts February 25!

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Foodies of many different tastes are readying their palates for a week of deals and savory dishes during the last week of February for the city’s annual Restaurant Week.

Even Diageo Doesn’t Support the Beer Bill That Would Help its Guinness Brewery in Md.

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Courtesy: Taylor Strategy

Guinness parent company Diageo came out against a recently introduced Maryland bill that would limit the amount of beer craft breweries can produce while allowing a forthcoming Guinness brewery in Baltimore County to remain unscathed.

Prince George’s, AA Co. Residents to Protest Maglev Project Tonight in Annapolis

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Image via City of Bowie

Amid the hype around plans for a high-speed Maglev train that would shuttle passengers from Baltimore to Washington D.C. in 15 minutes, hundreds of residents from Anne Arundel and Prince George’s counties are less than thrilled about the prospect of a train moving at hundreds of miles per hour through their towns. Tonight in Annapolis, they’ll protest to make that clear.

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