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Hogan sends his list of appointments to fill key executive and advisory boards in Maryland

ANNAPOLIS, MD – Governor Larry Hogan today submitted 331 appointment nominations, known as “Green Bag” appointments, to the Maryland State Senate.

The governor’s appointments secretary, James Fielder, presented Senate President Mike Miller with the names of nominees, which include representatives from all 23 counties and Baltimore City. The 331 names submitted represent one of the highest totals in recent history for these types of appointees and demonstrates the outpouring of bipartisan support the governor and the administration have received from the citizens of Maryland.

“The names submitted today represent our administration’s commitment to the people of Maryland to provide the responsive, competent, and well-qualified state government they deserve and expect,” said Governor Hogan

Three Killed in Brooklyn Park Dwelling Fire Included Hero Neighbor, Wife, Son of African Missionary

Just before 2:40 this morning firefighters were dispatched for a reported dwelling fire in the 100 block of Hilltop Road West. The first arriving units encountered heavy fire from a two story, single family dwelling. Firefighters immediately made entry and removed three unconscious patients from the dwelling. The patients, a 57 year old female, a 19 year old male and a 17 year old male were all transported to local hospitals where they were pronounced dead.

Heroin: From Shore to Shore, Maryland’s Black Plague of Death

DENTON, MD. — Heroin, the home wrecker, the heart-stopper, the black ice. For some, the final door to hell.

Maryland officials are scrambling statewide to find a way to reduce heroin use and the crescendo of overdose deaths linked to heroin and to that of a new/old synthetic drug called Molly, which killed two young people at a traveling dope show held last weekend at the Merriweather Post Pavilion in Columbia, Md.

One particularly dangerous version of the toxic drug is a fentanyl-laced heroin.

Heroin was once the province of junkies in the inner city — desperate and degraded, shooting up in alleys and tenements of major cities.

NEWS 4 I-Team: candidates missing campaign signs might want to volunteer for fines

The I-Team’s review of Maryland State Highway Administration records found government work crews had removed more than 1,600 unlawfully placed road signs in Montgomery and Prince George’s counties over a recent four-month span. Crews pulled 450 more from state roads in Frederick, Howard and Carroll counties. Those signs include a large number of campaign advertisements, according to a state spokesman.

Once removed by crews, the campaign signs are deposited in storage areas at state garages. News4 I-Team cameras captured images of hundreds of signs piled near a salt dome at the state garage in Upper Marlboro. Advertisements for local and state candidates, including candidates from both parties, were among those retrieved.

Rascovar: Is the end near for Maryland’s GOP

From PoliticalMaryland.com • A nasty civil war is raging on the Upper Eastern Shore over replacing one of the GOP’s few bright lights, state Sen. E. J. Pipkin, who opted…