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MD's New 'Ban-the-Box' Law Extends Fair Chance at Jobs A new ban-the-box law that aims to help formerly incarcerated people avoid employment discrimination starts Saturday in Maryland. Under the law, private employers with at least 15 full-time workers can't require applicants to check the box on job applications that asks if applicants have a criminal record.

Recycling misconceptions costing city, counties more money It's called 'wishful recycling'; people recycling things that can't be and the costs to Waste Management and in turn, its customers, are adding up.

New Goucher Poll: Marylanders discuss Kirwan Commission, taxes, sports betting, Hogan This Goucher College Poll was conducted from February 13-18.

Gordon Medenica talks about Maryland's lottery approach to sports betting So I think it's the natural area for gaming regulation and oversight and I think sports betting will just become another product in that whole universe." But the lottery won't be competing with sports betting operators, as Medenica sees it. Rather, they'll become partners.

Poll shows Maryland residents back education but leery of higher taxes Security features have been integrated on this site: If someone signs in with your credentials while you are logged in, the site will automatically close your ongoing login and you will lose access at that time. To inquire about group subscriptions or an enterprise site license for your organization, contact Tracy Bumba.

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Immigrant detainees speak out against Howard County ICE contract Under the contract with ICE, the Howard County Detention Center houses detainees that are criminally involved.

Gallery: Men's Basketball v. Maryland Ohio State Men’s Basketball faces off against Maryland Feb. 23. Ohio State won 79-72. Photos by Cori Wade.

Baltimore Natives Posthumously Receive Congressional Medal Of Honor For Volunteer Efforts In World War I Officials said the two served above and beyond their duties as civilians during World War I in a time of great need.

Prosecutors Work To Crack Down On Sentencing For MS-13 Gang Members In Maryland Maryland has become one of the first states to offer a tipline specifically for reports of MS-13 gang activity.

The Charmery Transforms Into Movie Theater Harry Potter Screening The Charmery transformed their ice cream factory into a movie theater to show Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone, complete with a new ice cream flavor!

India pours on the pageantry with colorful welcome for Trump AHMEDABAD, INDIA - Basking in adulation from a massive, colorful crowd, President Donald Trump and India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi lavished each other with praise Monday in a reaffirmation of U.S.-India ties as the subcontinent poured on the pageantry in a joyful welcome for the U.S.

CBS Bracketology update: Where things stand in ACC With that in mind, CBS Sports' Jerry Palm has updated his Bracketology projections following a wild Saturday of college basketball that included three of the top four teams in the Associated Press Top 25 poll suffering losses. According to the latest update, there are five teams from the ACC currently in the field.

Photo of special climbing wall for red pandas wins award The photo by Uriel Nouri, a keeper in the Biblical Zoo's carnivore section, shows two of the zoo's three red pandas - named Ying, Yang and Tika - playing on the structure built for them by the carnivore keepers led by Binyamin Feinsod.

Mount St. Mary's Upsets Merrimack, Hayes Sets Steals Mark The Mountaineers leveled the season series against the Warriors.

Exclusive: Daughter Of East Harlem Hit-And-Run Victim Says She's Desperate For Answers Deborah Gray's eyes welled with tears as she thought about her mother inside Harlem Hospital.

CBS Bracketology update: Where things stand in Big Ten With that in mind, CBS Sports' Jerry Palm has updated his Bracketology projections following a wild Saturday of college basketball that included three of the top four teams in the Associated Press Top 25 poll suffering losses. According to the latest update, there are 10 teams from the Big Ten currently in the field.

Theater Review: ‘Swan Lake’ at Ballet Theatre of Maryland Tchaikovsky's beloved classic, “Swan Lake, ” has been repeated so many times, one would think it would become rote. That is not the case for this production under the direction of the Artistic Director Dianna Cuatto.

Brooklyn Nets at Charlotte Hornets odds, picks and best bets NBA odds courtesy of BetMGM; access USA TODAY Sports for a full list. Odds last updated at 12:30 p.m. Nets 107, Hornets 98. Brooklyn was playing well before the All-Star break but lost an overtime game against the Philadelphia 76ers, 112-104, Feb. 20.

Expert Picks: Kansas-Baylor Rematch Leads Weekend 1 Baylor in a Big 12 clash. The Bears already won Round 1 in Lawrence, the only game either team has lost in 2020. Saturday's showdown will have the eyes of the college hoops world, but it's not the only important matchup this weekend. This week's picks include Oregon-Arizona, Michigan-Purdue, Creighton-Butler, Gonzaga-BYU and more.

Ohio State's Three-Point Success Upsets No. 7 Maryland Luther Muhammad's season-high 22 points, built off four three-point field goals, carried the Buckeyes to a seven-point halftime lead that doubled early in the second half before the Terrapins rallied in search of a 10th straight win. OSU will attempt to get over.500 in the Big Ten for the first time this season in a 9 p.m.

Three takeaways from No. 7 Maryland men’s basketball’s 79-72 loss at No. 25 Ohio State 7 Maryland men's basketball dropped its first game since Jan. 14, falling in Columbus to No. 25 Ohio State, 79-72. Here's what stood out from the Terps' first loss following nine consecutive victories. Entering Sunday's game, Smith was playing the best basketball of his life.

Capitals trade for Ilya Kovalchuk from Montreal Picture from Capitals Twitter. Sunday night was supposed to be a quiet night, after basking in the glory of a Sunday matinee win over the Pittsburgh Penguins The Capitals made a HUGE steal from the Montreal Canadiens:. The Capitals acquired Ilya Kovalchuk from the Montreal Canadiens for a 3rd round pick AND MTL agree to retain 50% of his salary.

Police Searching For Missing Aberdeen Man Last Seen In August 2019 Anyone with information on where he may be is asked to call 410-272-2121.

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