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2 hrs ago | The Washington Post

O'Malley talks to the entrepreneurs at 1776 about innovative approaches in his state

Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley sat in a gray armchair at 1776 - a start-up incubator a few blocks from the White House that has become a must-stop for politicians - and described his state as an entrepreneurial utopia in the making.

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6 hrs ago | Newswise

Maryland State Health Secretary to Join Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

Joshua M. Sharfstein, the Secretary of the Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene , will join the full-time faculty of the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health as the new Associate Dean for Public Health Practice and Training, effective Jan. 1, 2015.

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Related Topix: Maryland, Food and Drug Administration, Healthcare Law, Law, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Henry Waxman, Democrat, Baltimore, MD

6 hrs ago | The Baltimore Sun

Health Secretary Sharfstein to join Hopkins

Maryland Health Secretary Joshua M. Sharfstein will step down in January when Gov. Martin O'Malley leaves office to become an associate dean at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

ABC2 Maryland

Veterans Crisis Command Center moves locations

The paper shuffle has a pain level of its own for veterans coming to the American Legion Post in Arbutus, who are hoping for better healthcare.

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Reuters

Maryland man leaves hospital after bout with flesh-eating bacteria

A Maryland man who nearly lost a leg and his life to a flesh-eating bacterial infection he contracted in Chesapeake Bay, has been released from hospital, a spokeswoman said on Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Flesh Eating Bacteria, Health, Maryland, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Ballot Access News

Former West Virginia County Commissioner Hopes to be Elected to...

Brenda Hutchinson has qualified for the ballot as an independent candidate for the West Virginia House of Delegates in district 58. See this story in the Cumberland Times-News, which is a Maryland newspaper that covers the eastern panhandle of West Virginia.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

The Baltimore Sun

Maryland VA looks to private docs to speed up care

With Central Maryland's veterans waiting months to schedule an initial visit with a primary care doctor, the Veterans Affairs Maryland Health Care System is hoping to tap into whatever reserve capacity is available in the area's extensive network of private clinics, according to a formal solicitation.

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Related Topix: Maryland, Life, Veteran Affairs, Arbutus, MD, Baltimore, MD

WBAL-TV Baltimore

Authors give new perspective on War of 1812

The War of 1812 leaps off the pages of the book "In Full Glory Reflected: Discovering the War of 1812 in the Chesapeake."

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WBAL-TV Baltimore

Md. plan would assist more refugee children

SPILLING OVER. AS THOUSANDS OF UNDOCUMENTED CHILDREN CONTINUE TO MAKE THEIR WAY INTO THE US, MARYLAND LEADERS ARE GETTING INVOLVED.

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WBAL-TV Baltimore

New book offers different perspective on War of 1812

"In Full Glory Reflected: Discovering the War of 1812 in the Chesapeake," is written by Maryland natives Burt Kummerow and Ralph Eshelman.

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Business & Heritage Clarksville

Beretta to relocate production facility to Galatin

Beretta U.S.A. Corp., located in Accokeek, Maryland, will move its manufacturing capabilities from its existing location to a new production facility to be built in Gallatin.

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The Baltimore Sun

O'Malley to meet again with faith leaders Monday

Gov. Martin O'Malley is planning to meet again with the state's faith leaders Monday in Annapolis as part his effort to craft Maryland's response to the recent national influx of immigrant children from Central America.

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The Baltimore Sun

Are phosphorus rules in trouble?

Our view: Recent studies suggest poultry industry is to blame for rising Chesapeake Bay pollution problem, yet regulations to address it remain on hold If all went as planned, Gov. Martin O'Malley spent this past weekend in Iowa, his second trip to the state in a month, which puts him about two visits ahead of former Secretary of State Hillary ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Governors, Martin O'Malley, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Bruce Braley, Hillary Clinton, Agriculture, Science, Maryland, Opinion

Sun Jul 27, 2014

The Perspective

Transformation of our Minds, Attitudes and Behaviors

Abstract As Liberia rebuilds itself after several years of civil war, it is faced with many competing priorities.

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The Baltimore Sun

Virginia should follow Maryland's Medicaid expansion example [Commentary]

The Potomac River has long been a symbolic divide between two states with divergent histories and politics.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Maryland, US Governors, Martin O'Malley, Opinion

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Ocean Pines Independent

Tobacco tax: Eastern Shore's voting history

Tobacco tax: Eastern Shore's voting history Eastern Shore legislators are not openly endorsing a $1 increase to the state tobacco tax.

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Daily Record

Court rules for employees on workers' comp calculation

In a victory for injured employees, Maryland's highest court has held that an increase in workers' compensation awards on appeal is essentially retroactive to the first day of benefits, rejecting the employers' view that the increase should only apply to benefits in the future.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

Examiner.com

I attended Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley's Buy Local Cookout + recipes

Well, the weather held out and it was a beautiful evening on the lawn of Maryland Government House, site of the 7th annual Buy Local Cookout, featuring local products, recipes and chefs.

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The Baltimore Sun

Democrats charge Hogan with election law violations

The Maryland Democratic Party took a page from the book of Republican gubernatorial nominee Larry Hogan's GOP primary rivals Thursday by filing a complaint with the state elections board charging that his campaign illegally coordinated with a political corporation he founded.

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WMDT

Heroin Drives Spike In Overdose Deaths In MD

Maryland had a 33 percent increase in drug overdose deaths in the first quarter of this year.

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