On Nov. 18, the county council in Anne Arundel County, MD, passed that advocates say will reduce forest loss from development. The tract shown here was cleared in preparation for a housing development. (Jim Lyons)

Forest conservation bills rippling through Maryland counties

By: Timothy B. Wheeler, Bayjournal.com Anne Arundel passes stronger protection law, with actions pending in Howard and Frederick Forest conservation

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A global study confirms that the United States has the highest child-incarceration rate in the world. (Adobe Stock)

Does U.S. Juvenile Justice System Fall Short on Basic Human Rights?

By: Mary Schuermann Kuhlman, Public News Service  CHICAGO – As the world marks the 30th anniversary of the United Nations’

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U.S. Attorney for the District of Maryland Robert K. Hur speaks at a press conference Nov. 20, 2019, after a federal grand jury indicted former Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh in relation to "Healthy Holly" children’s book sales. (Ian Round/Capital News Service)

Former Baltimore mayor indicted on federal fraud charges

By: Ian Round, Capital News Service BALTIMORE — Former Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh fraudulently enriched herself, funded her mayoral campaign

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