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Silver Spring (Montgomery, Maryland)

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  • 89 Md. facilities bought drugs from firm linked to meningitis outbreak

    89 Md. facilities bought drugs from firm linked to meningitis outbreak
    The federal Food and Drug Administration identified 89 medical facilities in Maryland that bought drugs from the Massachusetts manufacturer being investigated for a national fungal meningitis outbreak. The facilities are among more than 3,000 in numerous...
  • Say no to MGM

    When you critically analyze a problem, you can come up with minor faults, major faults, and faults that are inexcusable. I am writing about an inexcusable fault in the bill that supports expanded casino gambling in the state of Maryland ("Path to jobs...
  • Agencies in Maryland dodge furloughs — for now

    Agencies in Maryland dodge furloughs — for now
    A month after across-the-board federal spending cuts began, there are signs that one of the most troubling potential consequences for Maryland — the furloughing of federal employees — might not be as widespread as initially feared. But the...
  • Remember gas tax in 2014

    Looks like our "tax and spend" Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley had his way again ("Md. Senate approves increase in gas tax," March 30). The Maryland Senate passed Governor O'Malley's massive 80 percent gasoline tax hike over Easter weekend. Now,...
  • 'Lost' ballot in Montgomery County suggests an effort to suppress the vote

    As an octogenarian, I hoped to avoid the problem of getting to the polls on Election Day by requesting an absentee ballot. But guess what? I spent hours in the effort but all to no avail. My recent attempt to obtain an absentee ballot for the general...
  • Gambling referendum results spur hiring plan

    Gambling referendum results spur hiring plan
    A day after voters approved an expansion of gambling in Maryland, the state's largest casino said it would hire 1,200 new employees for table games – even as the ballot question's leading opponent suggested that it will turn to the courts. David...
  • No studies, no fracking

    No studies, no fracking
    During this presidential election season, we Americans may not agree on everything. But one thing we do agree on is this: Only through democracy and open debate can we hope to solve our toughest challenges as a nation. Unfortunately, here in Maryland,...
  • New Fillmore Silver Spring could hurt Baltimore's live music scene, promoters say

    New Fillmore Silver Spring could hurt Baltimore's live music scene, promoters say
    In Silver Spring, they've been waiting for it for a decade: a brand-new music venue smack in the middle of the arts district — a rock counterpart to the dignified AFI Silver Theatre and the brainy Discovery complex. When the Fillmore Silver...
  • Maryland wine events

     
    OK, I just got off the phone with wine. Wine wasn't angry, but wine did wonder why I was posting so much about beer and had not so much as mentioned wine. Wine simply suggested that Marylanders should advantage of......
  • RAM Stars of the Industry nominees announced

     
    The Restaurant Association of Maryland just announced the 2011 nominees for the Stars of the Industry awards - online voting is now open. Winners will be announced at the M...
  • Disciplined doctors: Naughty Business of the Week

    Disciplined doctors: Naughty Business of the Week
    Here's the list of physicians and other medical professionals who were sanctioned by the Maryland Board of Physicians in May. Stay tuned for those sanctioned in June in a post later today: MAY 2011   Phyllis K. Barson, M.D. Area of Practice:...
  • 12 men charged in prostitution sting in Howard County

    Twelve men have been charged with soliciting sex from undercover female officers in exchange for money along the U.S. 1 corridor in Laurel, Howard County police said Tuesday. Thursday's arrests marked the third county police sting operation this year....