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  • Cash-flush, GOP lawmakers look to tax-cuts first, then waiting lists

    Cash-flush, GOP lawmakers look to tax-cuts first, then waiting lists
    TALLAHASSEE -- Florida's economic rebound is affording lawmakers the election-year opportunity to spread extra dollars to schools, retailers, shoppers, corporations, state employees and environmental groups. Just Tuesday, a Senate committee advanced a...
  • Alzheimer's support group meets second Thursday of the month

    These groups meet regularly. Asperger's Syndrome — Second Thursday, 7:30-9 p.m. Support and education. Howard County Autism Society Resource Center, 10280 Old Columbia Road, Suite 215, Columbia. Elaine McAuliffe, 410-730-0068 or elainemcauliffe@...
  • Drug reverses autism brain activity in mice, study shows

    Drug reverses autism brain activity in mice, study shows
    A generic blood pressure drug could prevent hyperactive brain cell firing associated with early stages of autism spectrum disorder, according to a new study. Injecting pregnant mice with Bumetanide, a diuretic, appears to correct a developmental...
  • Weather could boost Super Bowl viewership

    Weather could boost Super Bowl viewership
    This year's Super Bowl will be played in an open-air stadium in a cold-weather city while the 2015 version will take place in a domed stadium in warm-weather Phoenix. So pardon Terry Bradshaw if he remains confused with the NFL's logic to subject him,...
  • Potential birth defects: What expectant mothers should know

    Source: Pacific Prime Health Insurance whatdoctorsknow.com While birth defects is not a subject parents-to-be are especially keen to discuss, it's vital to open this conversation as early as possible. In the U.S., about 3 percent of babies are born with...
  • Orioles LHP Troy Patton suspended 25 games without pay for amphetamine use

    Orioles LHP Troy Patton suspended 25 games without pay for amphetamine use
    Orioles left-hander Troy Patton said he took an Adderall pill four days before this past season ended as a temporary fix to improve focus and then was tested for banned substances the next day. On Friday, Major League Baseball announced that Patton...
  • Bereaved Parents meets third Wednesdays

    These groups meet regularly. Alzheimer's Caregiver Support Group — Third Wednesday, 5:30 p.m., at Lighthouse Senior Living at Ellicott City, 3100 N. Ridge Road, Ellicott City. 410-465-2288. Bereaved Parents, USA — Third Wednesday, 8 p.m....
  • Fox Taps the Lonely Island to Develop TV Shows Via Digital Platforms

    Fox is extending its efforts to mine the next generation of TV hits on digital platforms, inking comedy troupe the Lonely Island to an "alternative" development deal. The Lonely Island is comprised of Andy Samberg, who stars on the Golden Globe-winning...
  • Chris Brown's probation revoked; he remains free in treatment program

    Chris Brown's probation revoked; he remains free in treatment program
    A judge revoked Chris Brown's felony probation in his 2009 conviction for assaulting Rihanna but chose to let him remain free after Brown showed progress during a stay in rehab. The R&B singer made a brief appearance Monday in a downtown Los Angeles...
  • Dark pigmentation in cat's mouth likely a harmless sign of aging

    Q: Tigger, my 13-year-old cat, now has black pigment just inside the lower part of his mouth. Also, there's a clump of hair on his back; it's like gum stuck there, but I know that's not the case. I tried to wash the area, but that didn't help. What's...
  • Only a few other mammals - besides reindeer - can fly

    Q: I was thinking about flying reindeer. Of course, I don't believe reindeer can fly, but do any other animals fly aside from birds? -- P.P., Little Rock, AK A: Bats are the only mammals that actually fly. There are several species which glide, such as...