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Maryland’s medical marijuana law has been in effect for barely two months, and already there are people who say it needs to be reworked. They plan to ask the General Assembly to loosen some restrictions when it convenes in January so more people who need marijuana can get it faster.

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A look at this morning’s fog-related school delays on the Eastern Shore. Plus: tonight’s Baltimore City Council meeting, MD’s minimum wage, public transit use, hospital rates, speed camera citations, and the annual lighting of the Washington Monument in Baltimore’s Mount Vernon.

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Montgomery County Delegate Heather Mizeur will be the first gubernatorial candidate in 20 years to take part in Maryland’s public-financing system. Republican lawyer Richard Douglas eyes the Attorney General’s race. Plus: Baltimore’s strategic plan to improve its business climate, the “Bay Barometer,” and more.

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Delegate Michael Hough proposes imposing term limits on state lawmakers. A report on Maryland’s medical marijuana program. Mike Pantelides is inaugurated as Annapolis’s mayor. Weekend MARC service begins on Saturday. And much more.

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Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake and Congressman Chris Van Hollen defend the Affordable Care Act – while acknowledging shortcomings of its rollout. Mike Pantelides will be sworn in today as Annapolis’s mayor. Plus: MD’s minimum wage, O’Malley’s trip to Brazil, and more.

An old port city, a once thriving steel city, Baltimore shocked the world 30 years ago when it became a tourist and convention city.

Day-After-Thanksgiving schedule changes – around Maryland, and on WYPR. Plus, shopping projections, protests at Maryland Walmart stores, O’Malley’s upcoming trade mission to South America, Larry Hogan’s likely gubernatorial bid, and yesterday’s Ravens victory.

Thanksgiving schedule changes – around Maryland, and on WYPR. Plus: Governor O’Malley says the biggest problems with MD’s online health exchange will be fixed by mid-December. Prince George’s County lawmakers vote to raise the minimum wage. Tonight’s Ravens game. And more.

  This day before Thanksgiving is traditionally the biggest travel day of the year. A look at Thanksgiving travel, plus minimum wage legislation, Baltimore’s planned Red Line, Gansler joins a picket at a Safeway in Bowie, George calls for an investigation into test exclusions, and more.

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Parts of Maryland could see some winter weather today, as Thanksgiving travel gets underway. Gubernatorial hopeful Doug Gansler proposes offering eyeglasses to disadvantaged students. Baltimore City Council President “Jack” Young grills Police Commissioner Anthony Batts. And more.

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