The stands at Maryland stadium are partially full as the Terps football team plays Syracuse on Sept. 7, 2019. As college football attendance has decreased in recent years, NCAA rules have allowed Maryland and other schools to report attendance figures that do not always match the number of fans in the stands. (Photo: Ben Cooper/Capital News Service)

NCAA rules help UMD, others inflate football attendance figures

By: Ben Cooper, Capital News Service Fifteen minutes before Maryland football’s Big Ten Conference bout with Illinois on Oct. 27,

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Carl Lee of Swanton, Maryland, harvested a 539-pound bear in Garrett County — the largest bear taken in Maryland’s annual black bear hunt — on Oct. 21, 2019. (Courtesy of Maryland Department of Natural Resources.)

Black bear hunt numbers up with growing population

By: Cody Wilcox, Capital News Service ANNAPOLIS, Maryland — Starting with a chance in a lottery, black bear hunting in

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WASHINGTON - The sign over the Pennsylvania Avenue entrance to the Trump International Hotel in Washington, just a few blocks from the White House. (Heather Kim/Capital News Service)

Trump presidency brings unprecedented attention to the Constitution’s emoluments clauses

By: Nora Eckert, Captial News Service WASHINGTON — Before 2016, the foreign and domestic emoluments clauses of the U.S. Constitution

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A state law now requires Maryland to begin collecting stormwater permit fees for livestock operations with large numbers of animals that impact water quality. (Dave Harp)

Maryland leaders at odds over fees for livestock operations

By: Jeremy Cox, When Maryland vastly expanded the number of farms with large numbers of animals that would require

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