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Maryland Poised to Become the First State to Ban Polystyrene Food Containers

If approved by the governor, Maryland would become the first state to ban polystyrene products.

Maryland Passes Bill Aimed at Stopping Drug “Price Gouging”

A new piece of legislation aimed at stopping the "unconscionable" spikes in drug pricing has been passed with enthusiastic bipartisan support in Maryland. The bill,...

‘Free Range’ Kids Given the Okay to Roam Free By Maryland Officials

When parents deem it safe for their children to walk to the park alone, that’s good enough for the state of Maryland. This week –...
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Critically Ill Maryland Teen Gets Classmate’s Heart After Miraculous Match

Although a teen was killed in a hit-and-run crash, his heart is now giving his ailing friend a chance to live. When Kyle Wilkerson heard...
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Maryland Offering $200 Gift Cards for Each Snakehead Fish Killed

Wildlife officials in Maryland have put a bounty on the invasive snakehead, offering $200 gift cards for Bass Pro Shops as well as other...
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Solar Home Industry Shining in Maryland and Other States

With government help in the form of tax credits and grants, with companies making equipment available through long-term leases, and with prices coming down,...

Muslim Youth in Maryland Join Hands with Jewish Groups

Three Jewish synagogues in Maryland are building bridges between faith communities through volunteerism, joining Muslim youth in renovating the home of a 75 year...

Maryland Graduates Can Stay on Insurance Until Age 25

Now a new Maryland law requires large insurance pools to extend coverage to all dependent students up to the age 25.  Staying under their...

Maryland Adopts Historic Global Warming Law Mandating Pollution Reduction at Power Plants

ANNAPOLIS, Md., March 31 -- In a major victory against global warming, the Maryland General Assembly gave final approval Friday to the strongest power-plant...

‘World’s First Eco-Sensitive Cooler’ Brings Us One Step Closer to Ditching Polystyrene

This biodegradable cooler is now replacing the pesky polystyrene containers which have been a plague on the environment for too long.

Woman Picks Up Restaurant Tab for 11 High School Prom-Goers: ‘You are beautiful inside and out’

A group of high school students had a prom night that they will never forget thanks to a random act of kindness from a stranger.

Good News in History, April 21

370 years ago, in the new American colony of Maryland, the Toleration Act was passed by the Assembly to allow freedom of worship throughout...

Watch George H. W. Bush’s Service Dog Take the Most Adorable Vow of Service to Bring Joy to Veterans

Sully the yellow Labrador was recently sworn in for his new job serving at a veterans hospital, and the ceremony was pawsitively adorable.

When His Fortune Cookie Said it Was His Lucky Day, He Bought a Lottery Ticket That Proved it Was Indeed

The Maryland man bought the lottery ticket in honor of his favorite soccer player – and as fortune would have it, it turned out to be a winner.

Good News in History, March 5

45 years ago today, Candide opened on Broadway, a revival that enjoyed a run of 740 performances in New York City. Based on a...

Good News in History, February 14

125 years ago today, comedian Jack Benny was born in Chicago. A leading 20th-century entertainer of stage and screen, Benny portrayed himself as stingy...

Photo of Multitasking Mom At Work Drums Up Support for Other Working Mothers

This powerhouse of a mom has become a prime example of how women can juggle parenting with work if given the chance by their employer.

Sanitation Worker Honored as Role Model and Student Commencement Speaker, All Thanks to Coworkers’ Love

He went from working on a garbage truck to graduating from a major university, honored as their student commencement speaker—and he says he owes...

7-Year-old Boy Has Helped Thousands of Veterans After Watching a Video About Homelessness

7-year-old Tyler Stallings may not have superpowers, but in light of how many people he’s helped, he definitely deserves to wear a cape: the...

Town Surprises Man by Replacing Truck He’s Used to Transport Veterans for 20 Years

For the last 40 years, Ron Elliott has been using a special pick-up truck to transport the bodies of dead Vietnam veterans to their...