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13 hrs ago | 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

15 hrs ago | 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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15 hrs ago | 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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21 hrs ago | 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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23 hrs ago | 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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Related Topix: Maryland, Gallatin, TN

Yesterday | 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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Related Topix: US Governors, Martin O'Malley, Maryland

Yesterday | 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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Related Topix: Liberia, World News, Africa, Maryland, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf

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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Related Topix: Maryland, US Governors, Martin O'Malley, Life, Food, Recipes

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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Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph

Beretta Ditches Maryland Over Restrictive Gun Laws

Beretta, the famous gun maker, is moving its entire manufacturing capacity from Maryland to a new facility in Tennessee.

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Related Topix: Maryland, Guns, Gallatin, TN

Daily Record

Primary wins edge anti-smoking group closer to tax increase

An anti-smoking group says victories in Maryland's primary election have improved the odds that an increase in the tobacco tax will become a reality in 2015.

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Related Topix: Maryland, Smoking, Medicine, Health

Wed Jul 23, 2014

ABC2 Maryland

The future of marijuana in Maryland

Marijuana advocates will be back at the State House in next year's legislative session pushing for something more like full legalization -- like what's happened in Colorado and Washington State.

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Related Topix: Marijuana, Drugs, Maryland, Criminal Defense Law, Law

The Baltimore Sun

Sinai Hospital to address 'frequent fliers' to the emergency department

When people routinely visit the emergency room for non-emergencies it's not only costly to the health care system but a stress on hospitals, especially one such as Sinai Hospital , one of several in the state that cares for the worst traumas.

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Towleroad

Maryland To Provide Trans Health Coverage

As a result of a settlement to a legal claim filed on behalf of Sailor Holobaugh, the state of Maryland will now provide nondiscriminatory health coverage for its transgender employees.

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Related Topix: Maryland, Transgender, University of Maryland Baltimore, Healthcare Law, Law

ABC2 Maryland

Conceal, carry permits tough to obtain in Md.

In a two-page deposition, she laid out the specifics for her request. Schatz started practicing at a gun range.

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Related Topix: Maryland, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Baltimore County, MD

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