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  • Somerset drops buyout of Smith Island homes

    Somerset drops buyout of Smith Island homes
    A proposed buyout of Smith Island homeowners to help them escape future damage from tropical storms and rising waters has been dropped amid vocal resistance from residents of the low-lying community in the middle of the Chesapeake Bay. The Somerset...
  • State sticks with Smith Island buyout

    State sticks with Smith Island buyout
    State officials have decided to forge ahead with a controversial offer to buy out about 10 homeowners on Smith Island as part of a plan for helping Somerset County recover from superstorm Sandy. The Department of Housing and Community Development...
  • Southwest offers travel grants to patients seeking treatment in Baltimore

    Southwest offers travel grants to patients seeking treatment in Baltimore
    When James Russell learned that he had a rare form of appendix cancer, he thoroughly investigated his treatment options. His research led him to Dr. Armando Sardi, a surgical oncologist at Mercy Medical Center in Baltimore who is one of a few...
  • Somerset County, state at odds over U.S. disaster aid

    Somerset County, state at odds over U.S. disaster aid
    Somerset County officials are calling on Gov. Martin O'Malley's administration to revise an application for $8.6 million in federal aid, saying it will render many families hurt by the remnants of Hurricane Sandy ineligible for money to rebuild. The...
  • $250-million grant program launched to link learning and careers

    $250-million grant program launched to link learning and careers
    California officials Tuesday opened applications for a $250-million grant program to help students connect their academic learning with careers, marking the nation’s largest effort of its kind, officials said. Programs linking academics, technical...
  • Pew survey shows sharp partisan divide on combating inequality

    Pew survey shows sharp partisan divide on combating inequality
    WASHINGTON -- Americans overwhelmingly agree that the income gap between the rich and everyone else has grown in recent years, but they are divided sharply by party when asked what, if anything, the government should do about it. Roughly two-thirds of...
  • California using $2-million arts grant windfall for new programs

    California using $2-million arts grant windfall for new programs
    The California Arts Council, the agency behind state government’s arts grants, is putting down most of its chips from a one-time, $2-million funding windfall on several new bets involving arts education and community improvement through the arts....
  • Cal Grant cuts will cut into California's future

    Since 1955, California has provided a vital funding bridge to higher education for needy students. I know about this firsthand. It was only because of the state's Cal Grant program that I was able to attend college at what is now Loyola Marymount...
  • Obama calls for more spending on transportation infrastructure

    Obama calls for more spending on transportation infrastructure
    ST. PAUL, Minn. – President Obama visited a revived train station in the Midwest on Wednesday to extol the benefits of federal spending on light rail, roads and bridges, as he offered cautious praise for a Republican tax reform effort that could...
  • Input on Laguna's transit system sought

    Laguna Beach will seek public input Feb. 10 on ways to improve the city's transit system. IBI Group, Inc., a consulting firm, was hired to review the city's transit system and make recommendations for improvements. The company has studied the main-...
  • Cummings says colleges misleading applicants about financial aid

    Cummings says colleges misleading applicants about financial aid
    Rep. Elijah E. Cummings of Maryland alleged this week that more than 100 universities, including Goucher College and Loyola University Maryland, are violating federal law by requiring applicants to fill out extra forms that determine their eligibility for...