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  • Baltimore nursing home closes, displaces nearly 70 residents

    Baltimore nursing home closes, displaces nearly 70 residents
    Nearly 70 elderly patients and vulnerable adults must find new homes because of the planned closure of Harborside Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Baltimore, a sprawling facility with numerous fire hazards uncovered in a recent state inspection....
  • Romney wins a Denver snoozefest

    Romney wins a Denver snoozefest
    Mitt Romney won Wednesday night's debate with President Barack Obama. That might be a substantial help to him in the presidential race — if enough Americans managed to stay awake through the whole thing. This first encounter between the...
  • Romney and the GOP construct an alternate reality

    Romney and the GOP construct an alternate reality
    "We're not going to let our campaign be dictated by fact-checkers," says Neil Newhouse, a Romney pollster. A half-dozen fact-checking organizations and websites have refuted Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan's claims that President Obama removed the work...
  • Obama offers hard path to 'a better place'

    Obama offers hard path to 'a better place'
    — Arguing that he needs more time to fix the nation's sluggish economy, President Barack Obama formally accepted his party's nomination for a second term Thursday while stressing that voters will face a stark choice in November that could affect...
  • Clarksville: City Gives will raise funds for Women's Giving Circle

    There's plenty to see and do Sept. 13. The Mall in Columbia will host City Gives, a fundraiser benefiting the Women's Giving Circle of Howard County from 5 to 8 p.m. If you're not familiar with the Giving Circle, check it out at http://www....
  • 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...
  • Obama's full remarks

    Below are President Barack Obama's full remarks as prepared for delivery at the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, N.C., on Thursday night. Michelle, I love you. The other night, I think the entire country saw just how lucky I am. Malia and...
  • Maryland braces for Supreme Court decision on health care reform law

    Maryland braces for Supreme Court decision on health care reform law
    Miriam Brand just graduated from the University of Maryland and does not have a job, but she does have health insurance. The 22-year-old diabetic is among the 2.5 million Americans who were allowed to stay on their parents' policies because of the...
  • Health care Catch-22

    Maryland is the only state in the nation to enjoy a federal exemption that allows it to regulate how much hospitals can charge patients, much like the state public service commission regulates utility rates. Under the system administered by state's Health...
  • UnitedHealthcare to add 335 jobs to Baltimore area

    UnitedHealthcare to add 335 jobs to Baltimore area
    UnitedHealthcare will announce Wednesday that it plans to hire 335 people in the Baltimore area as it enhances services to Medicare beneficiaries. The jobs will support the insurers' recently acquired XLHealth division, which provides Medicare health...
  • Good morning, Baltimore: Need to know for Wednesday

    Good morning, Baltimore: Need to know for Wednesday
    WEATHER The National Weather Service is calling for Wednesday to be sunny and hot in the Baltimore area, with a high near 98. A heat advisory will be in effect from noon Wednesday until 10 p.m. Thursday. The heat index is expected to reach 100 to 105...
  • Maryland poised for next phase of health reform

    Maryland poised for next phase of health reform
    Infinite Biomedical Technologies started to see the benefits of President Barack Obama's health reform law well before the Supreme Court decided its fate. The six-person medical device firm in East Baltimore, which develops technology for prosthetics,...