World  |  Environment  |  Science & Technology  |  Health  |  Human Rights  |  Feel Good  |  Regions
Great News Network

Positive news from Maryland


Maryland state senate passes gay marriage bill

A bill that would legalise gay marriage in the US state of Maryland has been approved in the state Senate, less than a week after it passed the state House.
"Along with coalition partners, we look forward to educating and engaging voters about what this bill does. It strengthens all Maryland families and protects religious liberty."
- the Human Rights Campaign

Spread the word: Share


More positive news from Maryland

Maryland state senate passes gay marriage bill

Source: BBC, Fri February 24, 2012
A bill that would legalise gay marriage in the US state of Maryland has been approved in the state Senate, less than a week after it passed the state House.

Decline in dead zones: Efforts to heal Chesapeake Bay are working

Source: AFP, Thu November 10, 2011
Efforts to reduce the flow of fertilizers, animal waste and other pollutants into the Chesapeake Bay appear to be giving a boost to the bay's health, a new study that analyzed 60 years of water quality data has concluded.

New life for horses ... with prisoners

Story contains video Source: CNN, Sat September 18, 2010
It's the dirty little secret of the racing industry. Thoroughbreds who don't make the winner's circle, are injured or simply too old to race are discarded by their owners, auctioned off -- sometimes to the slaughterhouse. Now these horses are getting new lives.

Hubble’s New Camera Delivers Another Stunner

Source: Wired News, Sat November 07, 2009
The Hubble Space Telescope’s new camera is returning incredibly detailed, stunning images of space.

Google founder gives $1m to HIAS

Source: Sideways News, Wed November 04, 2009
The co-founder of arguably the biggest brand on the internet has taken a step back into his past by giving $1 million (£604,960) to a charity which helped him settle in the US.

Virus Is Found in Many With Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Source: New York Times, Sat October 10, 2009
Many people with chronic fatigue syndrome are infected with a little known virus that may cause or at least contribute to their illness, researchers are reporting.

Harford teen brings a playground to Siberian orphanage

Source: Baltimore Sun, Thu August 27, 2009
Alex Griffith doesn't remember it, but he lived the first year of his life at a Siberian hospital for abandoned children where the playground consisted of a single metal swing and an unkempt sandbox.

“We Didn’t Know He Was Clarence Thomas”

Source: NBC News, Tue June 16, 2009
High school seniors Terrence Stephens and Jason Ankrah, star football players at Quince Orchard High School in Gaithersburg, Md., were sitting on a plane returning from a recruitment session at the University of Nebraska when they struck up a conversation with the man sitting next to them.

Key to blood clotting discovered

Source: BBC, Sat June 06, 2009
Scientists have discovered a molecular mechanism that is key to regulating the way blood clots.

US state mows with goats to go gently on environment

Source: Seed Daily, Mon June 01, 2009
Officials in the eastern US state of Maryland have come up with an innovative, cost-saving way to protect the environment: they use goats to mow the grass.

Page 1 of 9 pages  1 2 3 >  Last » Add GNN's Maryland News feed to My Yahoo! Free RSS/XML feed of GNN's Maryland News feed.  
 
Search Maryland news:
 advanced

Recommendations

About

The Great News Network is meant to supplement your daily news sources - not replace it. It's role is to show that there is hope, people are making a difference, and that a lot of things are getting better.

Optimism is a great catalyst for making the world a better place. When we can see there is hope, then we'll be more compelled to make the effort to do our part.

© 2003-2017 GNN