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Ocean City Hurricane Update 10 p.m. Monday night

October 29, 2012

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10 p.m. Monday. Good news: No injuries or deaths reported today in the Ocean City area. Some minor damage to buildings, but no major property damage confirmed so far, except for the large Ocean City fishing and amusement pier. I’m surprised that, at least in my neighborhood of West Ocean City, this evening’s high tide […]

Ocean City MD Hurricane Update 10:30 a.m.

October 29, 2012

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Ocean City, MD, 10:30 a.m. Monday. No traffic except emergency vehicles is being allowed into Ocean City at this time. The Route 50 bridge is closed. Anyone wishing to leave Ocean City may still depart via the Route 90 bridge at 62nd St. Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley has just called Hurricane Sandy a “killer storm.” […]

Special Session On Gambling in Maryland

August 10, 2012

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Here it is the dawg days of August, and the General Assembly is back in Special Session in Annapolis. It’s the second Special Session this year. Makes you wonder if Maryland legislators can accomplish anything at all without a Special Session. Gov. Martin O’Malley called this August session to consider the urgent issue of gambling. Specifically, […]

O’Malley: Focus on Good Principals and Vocational Education

April 25, 2012

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The following news story is reprinted from the Baltimore Sun: By Liz Bowie Gov. Martin O’Malley made a rare appearance at the state school board meeting Tuesday to welcome the new state school superintendent, Lillian M. Lowery, and encourage the members to work harder on preparing principals and providing vocational training to students. The state […]

Maryland Legislative Redistricting Maps (Proposed)

December 18, 2011

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BREAKING NEWS Gov. Martin O’Malley’s Redistricting Advisory Committee released late Friday a proposal for redrawing legislative districts for the State Senate and House of Delegates, as required under the 2010 Census. This being the last shopping weekend before Christmas, most news outlets in the state have yet to cover the story. Full data and maps are […]

Gov. Martin O’Malley Speaks Out In Support Of Worcester County Farm Family

November 18, 2011

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Gov. Martin O’Malley has taken the unusual step of intervening with the Law Clinic at his alma mater, the University of Maryland School of Law, on behalf of a beleaguered Worcester County farm family. A costly environmental lawsuit filed against the Hudson family farm has been a source of local controversy from the beginning. The […]

Jim Mathias Widens Lead over Michael James in District 38 Absentee Ballot Count

November 5, 2010

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Del. Jim Mathias, the hard-working former mayor of Ocean City, appears to be one of the few Eastern Shore Democrats whose boat was not swamped by the Republican high tide that flooded across the U.S. on Election Day. Mathias led Republican Michael James by a paper-thin margin at the close of voting on Tuesday. In […]

Election Fatigue

October 27, 2010

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I’ve been talking to voters in Worcester County, Maryland, nearly every day since mid-August, and here’s how the mood has changed. Before the September primary, voters were relaxed and friendly. If they were angry about politics in general, they were civil and friendly when talking face-to-face. After the primary, I found many voters were increasingly […]

Martin O'Malley, Leading By 14 Points, Tours Maryland Eastern Shore, But Quietly

October 26, 2010

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The Washington Post has released a poll showing Gov. Martin O’Malley leading challenger Bob Ehrlich by 14 points in Maryland. O’Malley is the popular Democratic incumbent in a blue state. The Post’s reported margin is exactly the same as the spread reported in a separate poll by The Baltimore Sun on Sunday. Meanwhile, Rep. Frank […]

Gov. Martin O'Malley Leading Bob Ehrlich in Maryland

October 24, 2010

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Democratic Gov. Martin O’Malley has opened a 52-38 percent lead over former Gov. Bob Ehrlich, the Republican challenger, in the Maryland governor’s race, The Baltimore Sun reported today. On the Lower Eastern Shore, early voting on Friday and Saturday was heavier than expected, according to reliable election observers in Berlin and Salisbury.  It looks as […]