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Start off your week with the news from around the state in crime, business and politics.
Opinion, Schools, Public Safety
After the Newtown, CT school shooting, Maryland legislators are looking at a number of ways to make schools safer.
Some franchise owners of these popular chains are making big changes to offset costs of Obamacare, but it's causing some customers to rethink which businesses they'll support.
While residents and officials continue to clean up after a superstorm hit the East Coast, we take a look at the most dramatic images from the superstorm.
BGE officials are mobilizing, you can too.
What does Maryland think?
Marylanders appeared to agree with national pundits that Mitt Romney was forceful and persuasive in his debate with President Obama.
Police & Fire
Police say suspect wore T-shirt that read, "Guns don't kill people, I do."
The National Weather Service says the heat index will make it feel like it will be in the mid 90s.
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