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New film shows what happens when an environmental group targets a family farm

October 21st, 2014 | by Len Lazarick

In 2010, the Waterkeeper Alliance sued Al and Kristin Hudson for keeping a pile of chicken manure outside one of its chicken houses. The suit alleged that bacteria and other pollutants were running off the chicken litter into a ditch that ran into the Franklin Branch of the Pocomoke River and ultimately into the Chesapeake Bay. A new 15-minute documentary tells how the lawsuit affected the Hudsons, who struggle to make a living.

Gun Wars: Wicomico Co. sheriff among many who won’t enforce some gun bans

August 20th, 2014 | by Maryland Reporter

Today's story talks to local sheriffs who oppose restrictions on Second Amendment rights. The article leads with Wicomico County, Md. Sheriff Michael Lewis and includes a strong video of Sheriff Lewis's view of guns on the Eastern Shore. There are also comments from Sen. Brian Frosh, the Democratic nominee for attorney general.

Attorney general candidates debate

May 20th, 2014 | by Glynis Kazanjian

The infamous undecided voters of the June 24 primary election that are dominating media polls were a no-show at the first Democratic debate for state attorney general. Frank Auditorium at the University of Maryland College Park had ample space, but almost all of the participants in attendance were supporters of the three candidates - Sen. Brian Frosh of Montgomery County, Del. Jon Cardin of Baltimore County and Del. Aisha Braveboy of Prince George's. Media made up the rest

Rascovar: Defending Joe Vallario

May 6th, 2014 | by Barry Rascovar

There's no denying Del. Joseph F. Vallario, Jr. of Prince George's County is a stingy gatekeeper when it comes to loosening Maryland's civil and criminal laws. But to blame the defeat of liberalizing legislation solely on Vallario is a misreading of the inner workings of the Maryland General Assembly

At the first mile-marker in the money race for the 2014 campaign

January 19th, 2014 | by Len Lazarick

Money can't buy you love, but in campaigns, it can buy you lots of other things: attention, status, respect, advertising, mailers, staff and headlines. The candidates with the most money don't always win. But they win most of the time since they often happen to be incumbents. An incumbent in any office with solid money in the bank, high name recognition and low negatives will win

In the wake of prison scandal, legislators discuss reforms — body scanners, wiretaps, polygraphs

October 30th, 2013 | by Len Lazarick

Body scanners and phone wiretaps throughout Maryland’s prison system are the latest in a series of legislative proposals being considered by lawmakers trying to eliminate corruption in the state’s correctional facilities. Other suggestions include polygraph tests for correctional officer applicants and mandatory minimum sentences for convicted contraband smugglers

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