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  • Local governments confront questionable claims

    Local governments confront questionable claims
    Police officers rushed into the downtown parking garage, weapons drawn. As Detective Anthony Fata sat bleeding from a leg wound, officers scrambled around corners and up stairwells, frantically searching for a "junkie-looking black male." The...
  • Abingdon man pleads guilty to bilking AFLAC out of commissions

    An Abingdon man pleaded guilty Tuesday to a felony theft scheme that involved bilking a national insurance company he represented out of sales commissions. Michael Paul Citro, 30, of Phillips Choice Court, pleaded guilty in Harford County Circuit Court...
  • Emergency ambulance costs in Harford remain ill-defined [Editorial]

    Emergency ambulance costs in Harford remain ill-defined [Editorial]
    Before Harford County starts pumping money into the paid ambulance service run through the volunteer organizations, someone needs to get a better handle on how much money will be involved. For the first time since the government of Harford County became...
  • James J. Lacy Jr., standout college athlete

    James J. Lacy Jr., standout college athlete
    James J. Lacy Jr., who set a national scoring record as a standout basketball forward at what is now Loyola University Maryland and was a retired insurance broker, died of complications from melanoma Saturday at his North Roland Park home. He was 87....
  • Mizeur swipes at Brown over health exchange

    Mizeur swipes at Brown over health exchange
    As hopefuls in the governor’s race debated transportation Tuesday night, Del. Heather Mizeur questioned Lt. Gov. Anthony G. Brown's competence in light of the failing health care exchange he oversaw. Mizeur said the pending public-private-...
  • Julia Kappler, rug artisan

    Julia Kappler, rug artisan
    Julia T. Kappler, an insurance agent who won awards for her handmade hooked rugs, died of cancer Feb. 2 at Gilchrist Hospice Care. The Towson resident was 74. Born Julia Scott Todd in Orange, Va., she was the daughter of James T. Todd, a longtime Orange...
  • Doctors propose limiting charges on workers' compensation pills

    Doctors propose limiting charges on workers' compensation pills
    Facing criticism from Baltimore and nearby counties over high drug bills, doctors who prescribe marked-up medication under Maryland's workers' compensation system have proposed capping their prescription fees. But the doctors' proposal would allow them...
  • Costs rising for state health exchange, which is still 'not functional'

    Costs rising for state health exchange, which is still 'not functional'
    Maryland's poorly performing health exchange will cost taxpayers $33 million more than expected this year, bringing the state's total annual expense to $138 million, officials said Monday. The money is needed, in part, to pay the company hired to help...
  • Maryland bill would create birth injury fund

    Maryland bill would create birth injury fund
    Prompted by recent multimillion-dollar medical malpractice judgments, Maryland lawmakers are pushing to create a fund to help pay for treating babies who suffer neurological injuries during birth. Proposed legislation calls for hospitals and doctors with...
  • Maryland health exchange enrollment continues to tick up

    Maryland health exchange enrollment continues to tick up
    The Maryland health exchange, where uninsured and underinsured can buy insurance, reported that 26,832 people have enrolled through the website for private coverage as of Jan. 25. That's up 1,655 from last week's report. Another 1,800 people were...
  • The ACA is the only option [Commentary]

    The ACA is the only option  [Commentary]
    The bungled roll-out of the website used by Americans who want to enroll in the new Health Insurance Marketplaces under the Affordable Care Act (ACA) has obscured the fundamental reasons why the U.S. must make health reform work: a vital component of a...
  • Watching reruns in the Capitol [Editorial]

    Watching reruns in the Capitol  [Editorial]
    The nation's debt ceiling is back in the news this week and for all the old, familiar reasons. By month's end, it will need to be raised or the U.S. Treasury will run out of money to pay the country's outstanding bills, and House Republicans are once...