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Maryland county set to offer free condoms at high schools
WashingtonTimes.com / Fri, 18 Jan 2019 11:01:12 -0500

ELLICOTT CITY, Md. (AP) — In response to an increase of various sexually transmitted infections, another Maryland school system is set to provide condoms free of charge at its high schools.

Howard County's school system is partnering with health officials to offer condoms at the nurse's offices in all its ...


March for Life kicks off as students stream in to nation’s capital for pro-life event
WashingtonTimes.com / Fri, 18 Jan 2019 12:16:14 -0500

Overnight the bus carrying some students from Franciscan University in Ohio to Friday's March for Life in Washington D.C. got a flat tire. But they came anyway.

"We waited for two hours and then turned around to get a part, but we were going to make it," said freshman Patrick ...


Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan to call for repudiation of ‘debilitating’ politics in second inaugural
WashingtonTimes.com / Wed, 16 Jan 2019 10:19:52 -0500

ANNAPOLIS — Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan on Wednesday was sworn in for his second term in office, calling for a repudiation of the kinds of "debilitating" politics plaguing Washington and holding up Republican politicians such as the late former President George H.W. Bush and the late Sen. John McCain as models ...


Hasher Jallal Taheb arrested in White House attack plan
WashingtonTimes.com / Wed, 16 Jan 2019 18:06:59 -0500

A Georgia man was arrested Wednesday on suspicion of planning a jihad attack on the White House, other high-profile national targets and at least one Jewish site in the nation's capital.

Hasher Jallal Taheb was taken in after a year-long FBI sting operation that grew out of local authorities' fears ...


Sheila Jackson Lee sued by ex-staffer over rape claim firing
WashingtonTimes.com / Wed, 16 Jan 2019 18:43:23 -0500

A former congressional staffer filed a lawsuit last week saying she was raped by an employee at the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation, and when she said she was taking legal action against the foundation, she was fired by Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee.

The employee, who is ...


Maryland explores faster way to approve sports betting
WashingtonTimes.com / Thu, 17 Jan 2019 11:57:03 -0500

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Maryland lawmakers are exploring a faster way to approve sports betting this year, but it's unclear if they will be able to do it without voter approval in 2020.

Voters endorsed a constitutional amendment allowing casinos in 2008, but further commercial gambling expansion requires another voter ...


Daniel Lipinski, Katrina Jackson, pro-life Democrats, speak at March for Life rally
WashingtonTimes.com / Thu, 17 Jan 2019 21:05:32 -0500

The 46th annual March for Life on Friday in Washington promises a diverse lineup of speakers to address tens of thousands of marchers — including two elected pro-life Democrats, an increasing rarity on the national stage.

"I was very upfront when I ran for office. Before I was a Democrat, ...


4.7-magnitude earthquake reported off coast of Ocean City, Maryland
WashingtonTimes.com / Tue, 15 Jan 2019 21:07:29 -0500

OCEAN CITY, Md. (AP) — A light earthquake has been recorded off the coast of Maryland.

The U.S. Geological Survey says the 4.7-magnitude earthquake struck Tuesday evening in the Atlantic Ocean, about 136 miles (219 kilometers) southeast of Ocean City, Maryland. No tsunami warning has been issued.

In a Facebook ...


Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan to call for repudiation of ‘debilitating’ politics in second inaugural
WashingtonTimes.com / Wed, 16 Jan 2019 10:19:52 -0500

ANNAPOLIS — In his second inaugural address, Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan will call for a repudiation of the kind of "debilitating" politics that's ground Washington, D.C. to a halt, saying politicians down the road can take a lesson from how he's governed during the past four years.

Mr. Hogan will ...


Larry Hogan, Maryland governor, sworn in for second term
WashingtonTimes.com / Wed, 16 Jan 2019 12:09:00 -0500

ANNAPOLIS — Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan on Wednesday was sworn in for his second term in office, calling for a repudiation of the kind of "debilitating" politics plaguing Washington, D.C., and holding up politicians like former President George H.W. Bush and Sen. John McCain as models to emulate.

Mr. Hogan, ...


Karen Pence Immanuel Christian School return blasted by gay groups
WashingtonTimes.com / Wed, 16 Jan 2019 17:23:03 -0500

WASHINGTON (AP) – Karen Pence's return to teaching at a Virginia school that lists "homosexual or lesbian sexual activity" as among the disqualifying criteria for employees is drawing criticism from the nation's largest gay rights advocacy group.

The office of the vice president's wife said it was "absurd" to attack ...


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