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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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,...
  • Head start sequestration cuts smaller than expected, but still painful

    Head start sequestration cuts smaller than expected, but still painful
    Newly released numbers from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services tell a bittersweet story: Federal sequestration spending cuts had a smaller impact on Maryland's Head Start early childhood education program than expected, but they still hurt. ...
  • Havre de Grace High Hall of Fame names four inductees for 2013

    Havre de Grace High Hall of Fame names four inductees for 2013
    Mark P. Becker, Bert J. Hash Jr., Robert "Bobby" Parker and Clark Turner have been announced as the Class of 2013 of the Havre de Grace High School Hall of Fame. "We are very excited to add these distinguished alumni to our Hall of Fame," said Richard...
  • State owes $21 million for faulty Medicaid claims, report says

    State owes $21 million for faulty Medicaid claims, report says
    A federal investigator has found that Maryland's Medicaid program had a 95 percent error rate in seeking reimbursement for room and board for the developmentally disabled and thus owes the U.S. government nearly $21 million. Advocates expressed concern...
  • Weekend walk at Druid Hill Park will promote infant health

    Weekend walk at Druid Hill Park will promote infant health
    This Saturday hundreds of people are expected to converge on Druid Hill Park — some pushing strollers, some toddling alongside their moms — to raise awareness about prenatal health. The second annual Baby Buggy Walk in the Park is an attempt...
  • Career Connections in Park Heights offers the jobless training and hope

    Career Connections in Park Heights offers the jobless training and hope
    When Toni Coleman walked into Career Connections in Baltimore's Park Heights a month ago, she saw the rows of computers and training classrooms she'd expected of a new employment center. But Coleman, who's struggled for about a year to find work, said...
  • Lawmakers seek deal on drug-mixing a year after outbreak

    Lawmakers seek deal on drug-mixing a year after outbreak
    Lawmakers on Capitol Hill are closing in on a deal to grant the Food and Drug Administration more authority over the type of drugs that caused a deadly outbreak of meningitis last year, advocates close to the issue said Tuesday. Though details of the...
  • Cable news adds to confusion in healthcare coverage on day one

    Cable news adds to confusion in healthcare coverage on day one
    If you came to cable news Tuesday looking for hard information and analysis that would help you sort through the virulent spin from both sides on what's known as either Obamacare or the Affordable Care Act, depending on your politics, here is a snapshot...
  • Md. has a long way to go to support the developmentally disabled

    Maryland's Developmental Disabilities Administration provides a coordinated service delivery system so that individuals with developmental disabilities receive appropriate services oriented toward the goal of integration into the community and with the...
  • Problems at state disabilities agency cost taxpayers millions

    Problems at state disabilities agency cost taxpayers millions
    Widespread problems at the state's Developmental Disabilities Administration cost taxpayers millions of dollars over the past two years, an audit released Friday said. The agency failed to collect $5.5 million in federal funds because it did not file the...