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  • Audit finds guitars, plane tickets among $255,000 of improper purchases on state credit cards

    Audit finds guitars, plane tickets among $255,000 of improper purchases on state credit cards
    Four Maryland employees made about $255,000 in improper purchases — including guitars, plane tickets and toy soldiers — with state credit cards intended for business spending, a state audit of the program found. The audit concluded that...
  • After son's suicide, Pennsylvania couple starts foundation

    PHILADELPHIA Dan Maxwell played varsity lacrosse, football, and basketball at Radnor High School. He was a member of the National Honor Society. He had a great sense of humor, and girls at school had crushes on him. Maxwell graduated in June. In July, he...
  • Red Cross counselors offer help to grieving families

    ARLINGTON, Wash. Slowly, gradually, the families who have suffered the loss of loved ones and homes are starting to talk to mental health counselors about what comes next. "They haven't talked about recovery yet, about where they're going to live. But...
  • Some ex-patients, former hospital owner reach deal in stent cases

    Some ex-patients, former hospital owner reach deal in stent cases
    Lawyers have reached settlements in two pending class action cases alleging that former cardiologist Mark G. Midei performed unnecessary stent procedures at St. Joseph Medical Center, according to the hospital's former owner. Michael Romano, a...
  • Maryland Votes To Adopt CT Health Exchange System

    The board overseeing the Maryland health exchange voted unanimously Tuesday evening to scrap its dysfunctional website and adopt software developed by Deloitte Consulting and used by the more successful health exchange in Connecticut. The software is...
  • Kamenetz proposes hookah lounge regulations

    Kamenetz proposes hookah lounge regulations
    Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz proposed legislation Tuesday that would mandate county hookah lounges close at 8 p.m. on weeknights and 9 p.m. on weekends, hours before their current early-morning closing times. "This is another common-sense...
  • DuPage officers begin carrying drug to counteract heroin

     DuPage officers begin carrying drug to counteract heroin
    Police in Burr Ridge, Lombard, the DuPage Sheriff's Office and other west suburban departments are carrying a drug that reverses the effects of heroin in an effort to limit the rising number of overdose deaths. Officers in those departments — as...
  • Former math teacher becomes Lehigh Valley Health Network's 100th patient to undergo innovative heart procedure

    Mary Longo looked confused soon after waking up from her heart surgery. Her children worried that their 90-year-old mother and former math professor did not know where she was. They needed a sign to show that she was well. That's when her daughter Peggy...
  • More support for caregivers to Iraq and Afghanistan veterans urged

    More support for caregivers to Iraq and Afghanistan veterans urged
    The nation needs to better acknowledge and support the efforts of the "hidden heroes" from the Iraq and Afghanistan wars: the estimated 1.1 million civilian, volunteer caregivers tending to the needs of wounded and disabled veterans, according to...
  • Sports program helps anchor troubled lives

    Sports program helps anchor troubled lives
    Theirs are not problems that can be fixed on a baseball diamond or soccer field: My mom was really young when she had me. She was 14 and my dad wasn't around. I was never home when I was eight years old, because I was using drugs, and I had a lot of...
  • More support needed for military caregivers, study finds

    More support needed for military caregivers, study finds
    The nation needs to better acknowledge and support the efforts of the "hidden heroes" from the Iraq and Afghanistan wars: the estimated 1.1 million civilian, volunteer caregivers tending to the needs of wounded and disabled veterans, according to...