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8:48 am
Tue June 3, 2014

The Voter Registration Deadline, A Democratic Gubernatorial Debate, and Baltimore’s Curfew

Lieutenant Governor Anthony Brown, Montgomery County Delegate Heather Mizeur, and state Attorney General Doug Gansler. At the last televised debate between the Democratic gubernatorial hopefuls.
Credit Courtesy of MPT

Today is the last day to register to vote in advance of Maryland’s June 24th primary election; we’ve got links to do so, and to check on your registration status. Plus: yesterday’s gubernatorial debates, changes to Baltimore’s curfew, and more.

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WYPR News
10:42 am
Mon June 2, 2014

Why Brown Supports Currie, Despite Past Ethics Violations

Originally published on Mon June 2, 2014 5:10 am

Why Brown Supports Currie, Despite Past Ethics Violations

WYPR's Fraser Smith and Andy Green of the Baltimore Sun talk about why Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown is appearing on a mailer that praises State Sen. Ulysses Currie, despite Currie's past indictment and censure for ethics violations.

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8:45 am
Mon June 2, 2014

Baltimore’s Curfew, Petition Drive On Transgender Rights Law Falls Short, & New Speed Camera Laws

Del. Neil Parrott (R-Washington County) led an effort to put Maryland's new transgender rights law on November's ballot.
Credit MCGOP_Photos via flickr

The Baltimore City Council will likely cast a final vote tonight on a bill expanding the city’s curfew.

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WYPR News
11:41 am
Fri May 30, 2014

Hogan Moves To Front Of GOP Governor's Race With Message About Change

Republican gubernatorial candidate Larry Hogan, Jr.

Originally published on Fri May 30, 2014 11:50 am

Hogan Moves To Front Of GOP Governor's Race With Message About Change

Maryland Republican gubernatorial candidate Larry Hogan, Jr., was the last to throw his hat in the ring, but he has moved to the front of the polls and is sitting on the largest war chest.

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WYPR News
10:14 am
Fri May 30, 2014

Slate Campaign Fund Unites Kamenetz And Developers

Originally published on Fri May 30, 2014 5:33 am

Slate Campaign Fund Unites Kamenetz And Developers

WYPR's Fraser Smith and Alison Knezevich of the Baltimore Sun talk about contributions from developers--and from Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz--to a campaign fund that can be used to benefit members of a particular candidate "slate."

WYPR News
10:09 am
Fri May 30, 2014

Dueling Attack Ads Show Campaigns With Money To Spend And No Time To Waste

Originally published on Fri May 30, 2014 8:32 am

  Maryland’s increasingly contentious gubernatorial race got more negative Thursday when the top two Democratic candidates released tit-for-tat attack ads bashing each other. Campaign finance reports filed earlier this week show candidates with money to burn as the primary approaches.


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10:34 am
Thu May 29, 2014

Without A Baltimore Candidate, Ruppersberger Endorsement Matters

Originally published on Thu May 29, 2014 10:08 am

Without A Baltimore Candidate, Ruppersberger Endorsement Matters

Anthony and Dutch -- they’ve been doing the endorsement dance for months now.

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8:03 am
Thu May 29, 2014

Water Line Insurance, Ruppersberger’s Brown Endorsement, & Baltimore County To Pay Police Retirees

Congressman Dutch Ruppersberger
Credit Tom at en.wikipedia via Wikimedia Commons

Baltimoreans will soon be able to buy insurance for the water and sewer pipes that from the municipal main to their houses. What Congressman Dutch Ruppersberger’s endorsement of Anthony Brown could mean for the governor’s race. Baltimore County officials are expected to pay at least $1.6-million to end a dispute with the police union over health insurance overpayments. Plus: a report card on Harbor health, a sewage spill in Arnold, a Maryland man in space, and more.

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WYPR News
9:39 am
Wed May 28, 2014

Gansler, Mizeur And An Empty Podium At Second Democratic Debate

Del. Heather Mizeur and Attorney General Doug Gansler faced off at a debate at Fox 45 studios in Baltimore.

Originally published on Wed May 28, 2014 12:50 pm

Gansler, Mizeur And An Empty Podium At Second Democratic Debate

Doug Gansler an Heather Mizeur answered questions geared toward a Charm City audience on Monday at a second Democratic gubernatorial debate at Baltimore’s Fox 45 television studios.

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4:25 pm
Tue May 27, 2014

Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings and Anthony Hamilton Join the Movement at Artscape 2014

Members of the Daydreams Nightmares Aerial Theatre demonstrating their flying dance moves above Charles and Lanvale Streets after Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake announced the highlights for Artscape 2014

Originally published on Tue May 27, 2014 1:15 pm

Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings, along with Ozomatli, Galactic and Anthony Hamilton will be among the musicians to perform at the 33rd annual Artscape in Baltimore, Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake announced Tuesday.

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