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Maryland School Systems Seek Snow Day Waivers

Eleven school systems in Maryland are asking for waivers for snow days used this winter, and state education officials say others will likely make similar requests in the coming weeks. Yesterday, the state school board voted to give local systems up to a three-day waiver from the 180-day school year requirement. Under the plan, Maryland State School Superintendent Dr. Lillian Lowery will consider the waiver requests on a case-by-case basis. 

Six Sickened By Carbon Monoxide 

Council Defeats Restaurant Ratings Bill 

The Baltimore City Council is saying "no" to a public restaurant ratings system. The measure, which would have required restaurants to post grades from the health department in their windows, failed last night by one vote. The Restaurant Association of Maryland was opposed to the legislation, but Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake said she would have signed it, had it passed. 

Raskin to Run for Congress

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Maryland Women Continue in NCAA Tournament

The University of Maryland men’s hoops season may be over, but the Maryland women are still in the middle of their NCAA tournament run as they look to extend a 25-game win streak against 31-0 Princeton. The good news for Maryland is that they will play at home. Tip-off is at 6:30 this evening in College Park. 

Hogan, Congressional Leaders Talk FBI Headquarters 

Morgan Holds 5th Annual Innovation Day

Mar 19, 2015
Morgan State University

Morgan State University’s 5th Innovation Day brought a host of professionals, government officials, students and alumni to the Miller Senate Building today in Annapolis.

This year’s gathering celebrated Morgan’s accomplishments in four thematic areas—the Morgan Community Mile, atmospheric science, environmental development and “The Next Big Thing.”