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Snowstorm (Blizzard) Moving Northeast Through Maryland

February 10, 2010

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Snowiest winter ever in Maryland. At 3 p.m. Wednesday, the center of the low-pressure system out over the Atlantic Ocean has moved northeast from Virginia, and is now reported offshore at about Cape May, N.J. It’s heading toward New York City and Long Island, and they can have it. Some major highways are reported too […]

Snow Priorities: Your Heart Comes First

February 10, 2010

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People in Maryland are responsible for keeping their own sidewalks clear of snow, Gov. Martin O’Malley noted today. But much more important, people are also responsible for taking care of their hearts, the governor said. Shoveling snow causes many heart attacks. Gov. O’Malley urged Marylanders to use extreme caution when shoveling snow. As for driving, […]

Costco in Wheaton? What About Woodies and Hot Shoppes?

January 17, 2010

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Adam Pagnucco over at Maryland Politics Watch has broken a big story about Montgomery County subsidizing a Costco store to locate in Wheaton. He’s promising more details on Monday. Seems like it would be more sensible for the county to fight to keep Costco out of Wheaton. If we have to have one, why not […]

2010 – Year of Real Estate Growth in Montgomery County?

January 15, 2010

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My sister, Eileen, who is a Realtor, knows a lot more about real estate than I do. She is somewhat optimistic about the outlook for residential real estate in the Washington suburbs during 2010. You can learn more about Maryland real estate at Eileen’s Web site, http://www.EileenCriggar.ReMax.com. I suspect Eileen is correct, at least regarding […]

Blogs in Maryland, Read All About It

November 19, 2009

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If you’re interested in the state of the blogosphere in Maryland, Adam Pagnucco at Maryland Politics Watch has you covered. Read all about it in Adam’s most recent analysis of Maryland blogging. The vitality of blogs in Maryland becomes more important as the MSM collapses and the media audience continues to fragment. BTW, Maryland Politics […]

Ted Kennedy: “The Dream Shall Never Die.”

August 26, 2009

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The Kennedy Campaign in Montgomery County, 1980 Before Ted Kennedy had announced his intention to run for president in 1980, Gus Gentile sparked the Kennedy campaign in Montgomery County with a Sunday-morning meeting in the basement of his home in Wheaton. Enthusiasm was running high for Sen. Kennedy in Maryland, and Gus’ basement was packed […]

Blogging In Maryland — MPW Displaces RM As No. 1 In Politics

February 12, 2009

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Congratulations to Maryland Politics Watch, which is justifiably proud that it is now the most-visited political blog in Maryland. MPW reports that it recorded 45,654 visits in the four-month period from October 2008 through January 2009, for the first time surpassing Red Maryland, which had 43,022 visits. The visits counts are according to Sitemeter. In […]

Life and Politics in Maryland, 2009

January 5, 2009

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First Monday of the Year in Ocean City Back to work! I’m always happy when we have survived the holiday season, and we can get back to life and work and politics as normal in Maryland, whatever that is. This morning, I have already dust mopped the entire apartment with a Swiffer-brand dust cloth. This […]

Barack Obama Wins in Maryland

November 5, 2008

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Sen. Barack Obama captured Maryland’s 10 electoral votes in the presidential election. The incomplete results Wednesday morning are Barack Obama, 1,160,347 (56.9 percent) and John McCain, 842,673 (41.3 percent). Obama’s victory margin will be significantly increased when the votes are reported from Prince George’s County. Barack Obama, a Democrat, won in Maryland by rolling up […]

Maryland Votes on Slot Machines and Early Voting: Yes and Yes

November 5, 2008

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Was I wrong, or what! The vote on slot machines in Maryland wasn’t close. The statewide totals Wednesday morning are 1,155,204 votes for the constitutional amendment to allow slot machines in Maryland, and 818,156 against slot machines. That’s without votes from Prince George’s County, which are not yet available. Slots won everywhere, in Baltimore City […]