| May 12, 2014
| 9:00 AM
Last month, when Gov. Martin O'Malley passed historic legislation to decriminalize the possession of small amounts of marijuana, Maryland was abuzz. Politicians, the media, advocates and critics voiced their opinions (both supporting and opposing the...
| Apr 29, 2014
| 1:53 PM
Seniors often remark how fast time flies as they get older. I certainly identify with that. It seems like I just wrote about Older Americans Month and here it is again.
Older Americans Month is now a tradition in the United States. The idea was first...
| Mar 31, 2014
| 6:00 PM
As a government and politics major at the University of Maryland, Joe Chapman knew he might end up working for the federal government.
"It was not always at the top of my list for a career, but it was among the places that I knew I was going to shoot...
| Apr 4, 2014
| 4:36 PM
For 11 days last summer, Shawna Gunter worked as a physician assistant, treating 200 patients at a Centreville doctor's office and prescribing medication. But, authorities said Friday, the 36-year-old had no medical training.
Federal prosecutors said she...
| Apr 7, 2014
| 9:14 AM
My daughter, Tatyana McFadden, was born with a disability — an underdeveloped spinal cord that resulted in paralysis below her waist — in St. Petersburg, Russia. She fought for her life then, and later, with the same determination, for her...
| Jan 9, 2014
| 4:18 PM
An unqualified executive at an Owings Mills medical firm allegedly reviewed X-rays and other tests, potentially endangering patients, according to court documents filed by federal authorities.
The allegations were laid out in the documents by the FBI,...
| Jan 28, 2014
| 11:15 AM
Maryland's insurance regulator issued a bulletin Tuesday clarifying that while insurance policies in the state do not have to cover treatments related to gender reassignment, insurance carriers cannot discriminate against transgender Marylanders based...
| Feb 11, 2014
| 1:03 PM
Harford County school officials, including interim school Superintendent Barbara Canavan and board members, did not attend an appeals hearing before the Board of Public Works in Annapolis last Wednesday to advocate for state funding for school...
| Feb 12, 2014
| 5:12 PM
Two Republican lawmakers called Wednesday for an investigation into federal money spent on Maryland's troubled health insurance exchange, raising questions that could shed light on whether the Obama administration foresaw problems with the site before its...
| Feb 13, 2014
| 7:27 AM
Are Republican Reps. Andy Harris of Maryland and Jack Kingston of Georgia calling for an investigation into the federal spending on Maryland's Affordable Care Act insurance exchange out of a sincere desire to make sure it works efficiently and...
| Feb 24, 2014
| 5:24 AM
For more than two decades, residents and activists in Severn have lobbied for a health clinic and community center for their neighborhood. During that period, some simply gave up as plans fell through time and time again.
Not Glenda Gathers. The local...
| Mar 4, 2014
| 3:52 PM
Proposed new school buildings in Fallston and Havre de Grace got a big push forward Tuesday, as the state agreed to fund the Youth's Benefit Elementary School replacement and recommended approval to replace Havre de Grace Middle/High School.