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‘Chrisley Knows Best’ stars to stand trial in Atlanta

ATLANTA (AP) — A federal trial for reality television stars Todd and Julie Chrisley on charges including bank fraud and tax evasion is set to get underway Monday in Atlanta. The Chrisleys were initially indicted in August 2019 and a new indictment was filed in February of this year. Prosecutors say the stars of "Chrisley Knows Best" submitted false documents to banks to get loans and failed to pay federal […]

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Governor Hogan signs bills to strengthen cybersecurity

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Gov. Larry Hogan signed measures Thursday to strengthen cybersecurity in state and local governments in Maryland. The bill signings happened after lawmakers approved legislation and big investments this year to protect vital systems against cyberattacks. One of the measures aims to help local governments, school systems and health departments work with more resources and assistance from the Maryland Emergency Management Agency to improve cybersecurity. The agency […]

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High inflation leaves food banks struggling to meet needs

Kendall Nunamaker and her family of five in Kennewick, Washington, faced impossible math this month: how do they pay for gas, groceries and their mortgage with inflation driving up prices? Their struggle is increasingly common. The 8.5% jump in the consumer price index in March was the largest year-over-year increase since 1981, according to the Labor Department. The national average gas price reached a record high Wednesday of $4.40 a […]

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Can you believe it? More people watched Kentucky Derby later

NEW YORK (AP) — Did an 80-1 longshot really win the Kentucky Derby? People apparently wanted to make sure of Rich Strike's win. NBC Sports says some 36 million people watched a replay of the race on one of the network's social media accounts, including a record-setting 11.6 million on TikTok. Live race coverage itself averaged 16 million viewers on NBC and the Peacock streaming service, with the numbers peaking […]

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MD Gov. Hogan announces aid package for Odesa, Ukraine

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Maryland is shipping a multimillion dollar aid package to Odesa, Ukraine, including medical supplies and body armor. Gov. Larry Hogan made the announcement Tuesday at a warehouse in Hanover, Maryland, with Yaroslav Brisiuck, deputy chief of mission for the Embassy of Ukraine. The Maryland Department of Health is donating more than 485,000 bandages and wound care supplies, 95 Eternity mechanical ventilators for intensive care units and […]

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US casinos had best month ever in March, winning $5.3B

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Inflation may be soaring, supply chains are snarled and the coronavirus just won't go away. But America's casinos are humming right along, recording the best month in their history in March. The gambling industry's national trade group reported Wednesday that the country's commercial casinos won more than $5.3 billion from gamblers in March. That's their best single-month total ever. The previous record month was July […]

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MSP Investigating Wicomico County Homicide

(SALISBURY, MD) – Maryland State Police are investigating a fatal shooting following the discovery of human remains in Wicomico County. The body of, Craig Polk Jr., 23, of Salisbury, Maryland was discovered earlier this month on the edge of a field near Rockawalkin Road in Salisbury. His body was taken to the Office to the Chief Medical Examiner in Baltimore for an autopsy and formal identification. His death was ruled […]

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Hogan announces new Maryland Department of Environment chief

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan has named an official at the state’s Department of the Environment to be the agency’s new secretary. Horacio Tablada, who now serves as a deputy secretary at the department, will be the agency’s chief, effective June 1. Tablada has more than three decades of experience as an environmental leader in the state. He has served in management and technical capacities in state […]

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Ocean City Special Event Zone In Effect starting May 17th

OCEAN CITY, MD – (May 9, 2022): With thousands of car enthusiasts in our resort community next week, Ocean City will be designated a Special Event Zone beginning Tuesday, May 17 through Sunday, May 22, during the Cruisin’ Ocean City event. The Special Event Zone reduces established speed limits in the zone and increases fines for violations. Additionally, legislation signed in 2020 allows for increased penalties for specific motor vehicle […]

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