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  • State recommends pushing forward Youth's Benefit, Havre de Grace Middle/High replacements

    State recommends pushing forward Youth's Benefit, Havre de Grace Middle/High replacements
    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. The...
  • Severn health and community center moves forward

    Severn health and community center moves forward
    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...
  • Congressmen call for federal audit of Md. health exchange

    Congressmen call for federal audit of Md. health exchange
    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...
  • Politics and the exchange [Editorial]

    Politics and the exchange  [Editorial]
    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...
  • HCPS officials a no-show at school construction funding appeals meeting in Annapolis

    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...
  • Md. insurance carriers can't discriminate against transgender individuals, state says

    Md. insurance carriers can't discriminate against transgender individuals, state says
    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...
  • Balto. Co. X-ray company accused of falsifying reports

    Balto. Co. X-ray company accused of falsifying reports
    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,...
  • Low turnout for latest public session on Harford school budget

    Low turnout for latest public session on Harford school budget
    Although only three people spoke Wednesday during a public input session hosted by the Harford County Board of Education on the budget for the 2015 fiscal year, county school officials said they appreciated the comments they received and encouraged county...
  • Delay health mandate fines against ministries [Commentary]

    Delay health mandate fines against ministries [Commentary]
    Pope Francis recently reaffirmed that religious freedom is "a fundamental human right" and warned against the impulse to "relegate [religions] to the enclosed precincts of churches, synagogues or mosques." The freedom of religion cannot be reduced to...
  • State leaders embrace Medicaid expansion

    State leaders embrace Medicaid expansion
    Nearly two out of every three people signing up for health care coverage so far on Maryland's troubled insurance exchange qualified for Medicaid — helping the state top its goal for the program's enrollment. Enrolling more lower-income residents...
  • A happy, healthy New Year [Commentary]

    A happy, healthy New Year [Commentary]
    As we wish our friends and family a happy, healthy New Year, these words have renewed meaning in 2014. January 1st is a new day in health care for millions of families and individuals in the Baltimore area and throughout Maryland. It's now against the...
  • Howard County's McFadden wins 'Grand Slam' with New York marathon win

    Howard County's McFadden wins 'Grand Slam' with New York marathon win
    Tatyana McFadden surged to the lead of the New York City Marathon, and mile after mile, waited for a rival to challenge her. As has been the case all year, however, no one could catch the Clarksville resident. McFadden won the women’s wheelchair...