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  • Casino Night raises $1,700 for Port VFW's cancer aid, research fund

    Four talented performers took the stage at the 2nd Annual Vegas Night Saturday at Port's VFW Post 8185. Guitarist Norman Gaither was followed by "Singing Cindi" Lamb. Then emcee and DJ Bob Cross performed several Neil Diamond tunes. The evening's...
  • New firefighter benefits stoke workers' comp debate

    New firefighter benefits stoke workers' comp debate
    Mary McElroy gave 22 years to the Baltimore City Fire Department as a firefighter-paramedic. The job, she says, gave her breast cancer. The state Workers' Compensation Commission agreed, issuing an order last fall that requires the city to cover any...
  • Presumption on top of presumption [Editorial]

    When it comes to the potential for on-the-job dangers, few workers can match the risks faced by firefighters. That they willingly run into places the rest of us would flee in terror, all to save our lives and property, is nothing short of remarkable....
  • Brain-boosting nutrition

     Brain-boosting nutrition
    Nutritionists from the University of Maryland Medical System regularly contribute a guest post. The latest post is from Whitney Wallace. We all know that eating right, getting regular physical activity and getting adequate sleep are important for...
  • Doctors overcharge on workers' comp medicine, critics say

    Doctors overcharge on workers' comp medicine, critics say
    When Marylanders purchase the painkiller Vicodin, it costs about 37 cents a pill at a pharmacy. But when a doctor dispenses it under Maryland's workers' compensation system, the cost per pill can increase dramatically, officials and doctors acknowledge....
  • Gambling in youth has link to sexual behavior

    Gambling in youth has link to sexual behavior
    Youth who gamble are more at risk for gambling problems and early sexual activity, according to new research involving African American youth in Baltimore. As the city is poised to open its first major casino, researchers from Columbia University joined...
  • Monica Pence Barlow, Orioles PR director, dies at 36

    Monica Pence Barlow, Orioles PR director, dies at 36
    SARASOTA, Fla. -- Monica Pence Barlow, the Baltimore Orioles public relations director who worked for the team for more than a decade and had become a fundraiser for lung cancer research, died Friday morning at Howard County General Hospital of the...
  • Public relations director Monica Barlow epitomized 'The Oriole Way'

    Public relations director Monica Barlow epitomized 'The Oriole Way'
    SARASOTA, FLA. – Even though Monica Barlow was the Orioles public relations director – and as part of her job she was the link between Baltimore’s baseball team and its fans and media – she never liked the spotlight. I can just...
  • The importance of looking forward during Women's History Month [Commentary]

    In the modern age, Women's History Month, observed annually during March, includes social media posts of Rosie the Riveter, a feminist hero who came to symbolize the strength of women's economic power and changed the perception of "women's jobs" in the...
  • Obama calls for more infrastructure, education spending in U.S. budget

    Obama calls for more infrastructure, education spending in U.S. budget
    President Barack Obama proposed a $3.9 trillion federal budget on Tuesday that calls for spending billions more on infrastructure, raising taxes on the wealthy and closing the gap between rich and poor that he has vowed to make a focus of his second term....
  • Along with cutting-edge research comes costly overhead for Hopkins, other institutions

    Along with cutting-edge research comes costly overhead for Hopkins, other institutions
    Along with the Johns Hopkins University's distinction for its nation-leading haul of federal research dollars comes another for charging the government more for utilities, administrative staff and real estate than any other institution. The federal...
  • St. Baldrick's head shaving fundraiser planned in Bel Air Saturday

    St. Baldrick's head shaving fundraiser planned in Bel Air Saturday
    Gentlemen, prepare to get shorn! St. Badrick's Foundation head shaving events are planned this Saturday in Bel Air and next Saturday in Havre de Grace. The Bel Air event is Saturday, March 8, at Looney's Pub, 312 S. Main St. in Bel Air, from 1 to 5 p....