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  • Of course Obama has a plan for Medicare

    Are the Republicans really that stupid, or has telling lies become such a way of life for them that they can't keep them all straight? I see in the paper from Republican babbling heads like Bob Ehrlich, as well as their cadre of misinformed letter...
  • North Laurel Civic Association wants to hear from you [North Laurel/Savage]

    The North Laurel Civic Association will hold its monthly meeting July 18, at 7 p.m., at the North Laurel Community Center. The meeting will bring everyone up to date on the new zoning that has been suggested for the area. This is a great way to learn...
  • Howard mother, son advocate for those with immune disorders

    Howard mother, son advocate for those with immune disorders
    Every three weeks, a nurse arrives at the Columbia home of John Boyle, 35, for his infusion of intravenous immunoglobulin, or IVIG. "My son [John Stephen Boyle, 3] and I sit on the couch and watch a Disney movie." Boyle said. "I'm hooked up to an IV...
  • U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan urges Maryland GOP to take control of State House

    U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan urges Maryland GOP to take control of State House
    U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan, the Republican Party's nominee for vice president last year, challenged the Maryland GOP on Thursday night to follow the example of the party in his home state of Wisconsin and take back the State House. Bringing a message of hope...
  • Congress kicks the can

    Congress kicks the can
    It almost seems like distant history now, but it was really just a few short months ago that President Barack Obama and Senate Republicans, spurred by fear of fiscal chaos, did the unthinkable: They went out to dinner and talked civilly about the...
  • Everything's up to date in the new Savage Fire Station 6 [North Laurel/Savage]

    Savage Fire Station 6 is officially opened and ready to help serve our community even better. The old station, which served us well for years, was old and the bays were no longer large enough for the new equipment. The station will house 80 volunteer...
  • For better health at lower cost, fix Maryland's Medicare waiver

    We live in a time of great change in terms of our medical care: how we access it, how it is coordinated, and who pays for it. The change we face in health care is kind of like going back to the future; like the house calls of old, more health and long-...
  • In Denver, Romney told some mile-high lies

    The recent presidential debate served the American people with another dish of lies and distortions ("Battle is joined over jobs, taxes," Oct. 4). Mitt Romney is repeatedly on record as proposing a $5 trillion tax cut, but during the debate he made the...
  • Regulators and consumer advocates focus on senior identity theft

    Regulators and consumer advocates focus on senior identity theft
    Older consumers are no more vulnerable to identity theft than others, but they do tend to be victims of the types of ID theft that are on the rise — cases involving tax returns and medical care. For that reason, the Federal Trade Commission held a...
  • Biden connects, Ryan dances

    Biden connects, Ryan dances
    Vice President Joe Biden was stronger in Thursday's debate than challenger Rep. Paul Ryan, but the matchup didn't produce the kind of clear winner that the debate between President Barack Obama and Mitt Romney did. Joe Biden was Joe Biden —...
  • Maryland panel approves hospital rate increase

    Maryland panel approves hospital rate increase
    A state panel voted unanimously Wednesday to increase the rates hospitals can charge by 1.65 percent, but the medical institutions say the amount is inadequate and will collectively drive hospitals into the red. The Maryland Hospital Association said the...
  • HealthSpring changes its name

    HealthSpring changes its name
     HealthSpring, an arm of Cigna that manages Medicare plans, said Wednesday it is rebranding and changing its name to Cigna-HealthSpring. Tennessee-based HealthSpring serves more than 18,200 Medicare Advantage patients in Maryland. HealthSpring...