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Legislature passes bill to expand post-conviction relief

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Photo by Julie Depenbrock/Capital News Service

By Alex Mann
Capital News Service

ANNAPOLIS — Many bills remained in the balance as the minute hand ticked toward midnight on April 9, the last of Maryland’s 90-day legislative session.

Among them was legislation addressing the rights of criminals to petition for post-conviction relief–a process of challenging a conviction in court.

David Simon weighs in on a Md. Senate race, endorsing Laskin over Zirkin

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David Simon, the creator of “Wire,” “Homicide: Life on the Street,” “The Corner” and, most recently, “The Deuce,” has thrown his hat into the primary election for the Maryland State Senate seat in District 11, endorsing Democratic challenger Sheldon H. Laskin over the incumbent Sen. Bobby Zirkin.

Commission Will Determine What to Do with Pikesville’s Old Armory

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The Pikesville Armory in 2009. Photo via Wikimedia Commons.

The vacant Maryland National Guard armory on Reisterstown Road in Pikesville may soon be a new candidate for redevelopment.

Mayor Pugh, Two Others to Throw Out Ceremonial First Pitches on Opening Day

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Courtesy Mayor Catherine Pugh/Twitter

Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh has been a cheerleader, a theater director, a publisher, a merchant and a politician.

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