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Allegany County

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  • Second patient alleges sexual assault by Dr. William Dando in lawsuit

    Second patient alleges sexual assault by Dr. William Dando in lawsuit
    A second patient at a Western Maryland urgent care center is accusing Dr. William Dando, a former Catonsville family practitioner, of sexually assaulting her, according to a lawsuit filed in Allegany County. A woman from Keyser, W.Va., said she...
  • Maryland casino revenues rise 10 percent in a year

    Maryland casino revenues rise 10 percent in a year
    Maryland's four casinos brought in $75.9 million in July, a jump of nearly 10 percent from the same month a year earlier, with the bulk of the increase coming from the state's largest casino, Maryland Live, the state lottery agency reported Tuesday....
  • Porous pavement gets another tryout in Maryland

    Porous pavement gets another tryout in Maryland
    The concrete oozed rather than poured out of the mixer truck, almost as if reluctant to cover the ground — partly because it won't, entirely. Laborers shoveled pebbly gobs around to form a new sidewalk at a park-and-ride lot in Waysons Corner, one...
  • Early voting finished with a flourish in Harford

    Early voting finished with a flourish in Harford
    Early voting picked up steam on the final two days to close with a flourish in Harford County. Almost 4 percent of the county's eligible voters participated over the eight days of early voting that ran from June 12 through 8 p.m. Thursday, according...
  • Eastern Shore native excited to compete in Miss America pageant

    Eastern Shore native excited to compete in Miss America pageant
    Jade Kenny is still in shock over winning Miss Maryland 2014. “I honestly never really thought it would happen,” said Kenny, 23, who represented Allegany County in the pageant and will go on to compete in the 88th Miss America pageant in...
  • Maryland casinos see 8 percent revenue increase in June

    Maryland casinos see 8 percent revenue increase in June
    Maryland's four casinos brought in $72 million in revenue in June, an 8 percent jump over the month a year earlier, lottery officials said Monday. Maryland Live Casino, the top earner of all casinos on the East Coast that offer both slots and table...
  • Ex-Catonsville doctor charged with sexually assaulting patient in Western Md.

    Ex-Catonsville doctor charged with sexually assaulting patient in Western Md.
    The practitioner of a now-closed Catonsville laser surgery center who was convicted of raping a woman at gunpoint in 1987 was indicted by an Allegany County grand jury last week for sexually assaulting a patient behind locked doors. Dr. William Thomas...
  • State likely didn't know of Allegany doctor's rape conviction

    State likely didn't know of Allegany doctor's rape conviction
    To become licensed as a nurse, a social worker or even to drive around dead bodies in Maryland, a criminal background check is required. But not to get a doctor's license. Instead, the state Board of Physicians asks would-be doctors to voluntarily...
  • Maryland casino earnings jump 10 percent in May

    Maryland casino earnings jump 10 percent in May
    Maryland's four casinos raked in about 10 percent more revenue in May than they did a year ago that month, although two of the four locations recorded slumps, according to figures released Thursday by the Maryland Lottery and Gaming Control Agency....
  • State launches investigation into licensure of doctor with rape conviction

    State launches investigation into licensure of doctor with rape conviction
    State health officials launched an investigation Thursday into how Dr. William Dando was allowed to practice medicine in Maryland, given his 1987 rape conviction in Florida, and they suspended his medical license because of a sexual assault indictment...
  • First, do no harm [Editorial]

    There's good reason nursery schools don't hire convicted child molesters as teachers and banks won't consider people found guilty of embezzlement for positions as tellers. The explanation is simple: Certain jobs — including nurses, therapists,...
  • Allegations against Allegany doctor highlight dearth of complaint info

    Allegations against Allegany doctor highlight dearth of complaint info
    If patients in Maryland want to learn about complaints or concerns about their doctors, there is little that can be made public under state law. But that's not the case in all states. Complaints made to medical licensing boards are made public in nine...