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I read the whole paper June 10 but found no report of the Great Chesapeake Bay Swim that occurred the day before. My 62-year-old husband swam in the event for his eighth consecutive year and thus I have had seen the energy and excitement it creates...
As a pediatrician, my No. 1 concern is to keep children safe and healthy. Inside the walls of my office, I can provide services and counseling to help do just that, whether by giving an infant her first childhood vaccine, providing a mental health...
As a Foreign Service family who lived for six years in Central America, where no soda was allowed on our children's school campus, we were very surprised to discover that the highly rated Howard County schools still sell soda in vending machines. Soft...
Incumbent presidents don't run for reelection simply to preserve first-term accomplishments. Presidents and presidential candidates are men and women of big ambition, driven by the immense self-confidence required to run for the job and a desire to...
Latest in a series of school board candidate profiles. The next four years are going to be critical for Howard County schools, said Board of Education incumbent Janet Siddiqui. A new superintendent is at the helm, the federal Common Core Standards...
The federal government has awarded Maryland $36.5 million for its success at getting children enrolled in government subsidized health programs. The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services said Wednesday that Maryland was among 23 states that was...
America's children seem to be shortchanged on almost every issue we face as a society. Not only are we failing to protect our children from deranged people wielding semi-automatic guns, we're not protecting them from poverty. The rate of child poverty...
Tags: Family, Lobbying, Interior Policy, Diabetes, Fiscal Cliff
As the federal "fiscal cliff" approaches, an important group of Marylanders with a lot on the line has been largely ignored: children. The stakes are immense, because the recession has been hard on Maryland children, with one out of every seven living...
A Baltimore retailer has been ordered by city health officials to stop selling a children's ring, necklace and earrings because the items contain dangerous levels of lead. The Baltimore City Health Department said Tuesday it has issued a nuisance...
Pardon me while I rant: Are you kidding me? According to a report from the Center for American Progress, about 35 percent of Maryland teachers missed 10 or more days of the 2009-2010 school year. Excuse me? Don't most teachers work 10 months? Don't...
More than 30 years of scientific research have shown that children do best when raised by two loving, committed parents, regardless of gender. This is the conclusion reached by a comprehensive review of virtually every study on the subject conducted by...
The firetruck's door opened and Brandon Nagel, 7, came bounding out onto the parking lot on Southwestern Boulevard. "That was totally awesome," he yelled. "I was talking to the people in the back of the fire truck!" Free rides in the Arbutus Volunteer...
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