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Past articles by Elisha:

'Your first reaction is a little disbelief': Inside the Virginia Beach ER after the mass shooting

Kirsten Bunker was not at the Virginia Beach General ER when she realized it was about to face its gravest hour. → Read More

Maryland congressional delegation asks White House to nominate Capital Gazette shooting victim for Medal of Freedom

Maryland’s congressional delegation is urging the president to consider the nation’s highest civilian honor for a Capital Gazette shooting victim who spent her last moment rushing a rampaging gunman. → Read More

County Executive Schuh touts $4 million boost for filling potholes and paving roads in Anne Arundel

Anne Arundel County Executive Steve Schuh increases the 2019 budget for road maintenance projects to $30 million but says that's just a drop in the bucket of what's needed. → Read More

Annapolis lines up Good Charlotte for festival honoring press freedom

Good Charlotte, a band led by the Maddon brothers of Waldorf, has committed to perform at a festival in Annapolis to honor press freedom. → Read More

Lawyers Mall construction to require temporary removal of Marshall statue

A failing heating system in front of the State House will require uprooting the Thurgood Marshall statue, along with its stone fixtures and surrounding bronze figures. It will have a big impact on Lawyers Mall. → Read More

Heroin in Anne Arundel: Officials grapple with repeat offenders in drug crimes

A year after a round of arrests police said would "disrupt if not dismantle" two significant drug networks in Annapolis, authorities in August announced another 25 people were charged as part of a new investigation into heroin dealing. → Read More

Heroin in Anne Arundel: Ex-dealers struggle to find jobs

On a weekday morning in late September, Terrell Ridgely sat in his tidy Annapolis apartment with a vase of potpourri on the coffee table perfuming the living room. → Read More

Heroin in Anne Arundel: Whites are dying, blacks are going to jail

Speaking at a symposium on opiate and prescription painkiller abuse, County Executive Steve Schuh described heroin as an addiction that knows no bounds. → Read More

Republicans push for hybrid school board

As a few Anne Arundel County Democrats work on proposals to get more minority representatives on the school board, some Republicans are backing a bill to shift member decisions to voters. → Read More

Workers urge change in BWI's food, retail provider

While lawmakers debate whether to rebid a contract for the state's main airport in search of a better deal, a large contingent of airport workers say they're desperate for new management. → Read More

Mother of pedestrian killed in Annapolis pushes for older driver policy changes

Josie Hollingsworth's daughter was fond of seniors. → Read More

Community college students fight against tuition hikes

More than 100 students descended on Annapolis Wednesday to urge lawmakers to resist community college tuition hikes. → Read More

Annapolis seeks direct line to emergency assistance

City officials are asking the Maryland General Assembly to add Annapolis to a statewide mutual aid system. → Read More

Anne Arundel school board lacks black representation for first time in decades

For the first time in at least 42 years, the Anne Arundel County school board will not have a single black representative among its members. → Read More

Statewide bills propose end to newspaper notices on government meetings

Though Anne Arundel County has withdrawn a proposal to advertise some public notices on the government’s website rather than in newspapers, other bills in the legislature could have similar implications across the state. → Read More

Anne Arundel lawmakers take aim at archery bill

A proposal could help some bowhunters in Anne Arundel County who want to draw back their arrows on their own land. → Read More

Gov. Larry Hogan to focus on bipartisanship in second State of the State address

Gov. Larry Hogan will deliver his second State of the State speech to the Maryland General Assembly at noon Wednesday. → Read More

Assembly debate heats up over raw milk

Milk: Perhaps it doesn't always do a body good. → Read More

Maryland Democratic leaders announce economic bills

Democratic leaders of the Maryland General Assembly announced Monday three policy proposals they believe will benefit middle-class residents. → Read More

Lawmakers try to set aside money for Bay Bridge plans

For years ever-escalating gridlock at the Bay Bridge has had Maryland lawmakers debating the need for a third span across the Chesapeake. → Read More