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ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP)- Here are five things to know about Election Day in Maryland.
1. SAME-SEX MARRIAGE
Marylanders will be voting on whether to allow same-sex marriage beginning Jan. 1.
2. EXPANDED GAMBLING
Maryland voters will be deciding whether to allow table games like blackjack at casinos and whether to allow a casino to be built in Prince George's County.
3. DREAM ACT
Voters will decide whether illegal immigrants who have attended a Maryland high school for three years can pay in-state tuition at public colleges, if they or their parents have filed state income tax returns during those years.
4. CONGRESSIONAL MAP
Voters will decide whether the state's congressional redistricting map will go into effect.
5. POLL HOURS
Maryland polls are scheduled to be open from 7 a.m. until 8 p.m.
Wednesday, May 22 2013 2:57 PM EDT2013-05-22 18:57:49 GMT
MOORE, Okla. (AP)— The cost of a massive tornado that battered an Oklahoma City suburb could be more than $2 billion, according to a preliminary estimate announced Wednesday by the Oklahoma Insurance Department.More
The tornado that tore through an Oklahoma City suburb destroyed or damaged as many as 13,000 homes and may have caused $2 billion in overall damage, officials said Wednesday.More
Wednesday, May 22 2013 2:19 PM EDT2013-05-22 18:19:33 GMT
SALISBURY, Md.- The Salisbury Fire Department has received more than $200,000 in federal grant funds for the purchase of portable radios to be used for the protection and delivery of emergency services,More
The Salisbury Fire Department has received more than $200,000 in federal grant funds for the purchase of portable radios to be used for the protection and delivery of emergency services, city officials announced Wednesday.More
Wednesday, May 22 2013 1:50 PM EDT2013-05-22 17:50:26 GMT
WASHINGTON (AP)- The Senate on Wednesday rejected a Republican bid to turn the federal food stamp program over to the states. The current program, known as the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program,More
The Senate on Wednesday rejected a Republican bid to turn the federal food stamp program over to the states. More
Wednesday, May 22 2013 7:51 AM EDT2013-05-22 11:51:15 GMT
SALISBURY, Md.- A former gym teacher who taught at Beaver Run Elementary School in Salisbury was on trial Monday in a "Peeping Tom" case.Jeffrey Brabitz appeared in Wicomico County Circuit Court on chargesMore
A former gym teacher at Beaver Run Elementary School in Salisbury was found not guilty in a "Peeping Tom" case. More