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  • Christine M. Flowers: Ebola blame game enough to make you sick

    I remember, as a child, watching "Ben-Hur" and wondering why being sent to a "leper colony" was such a bad thing. To me, lepers were regal animals with beautiful coats and according to my Time-Life Nature book, not particularly vicious unless provoked. It seemed that Mrs. Ben-Hur and her daughter were exaggerating about the inconvenience.
  • City expands surveillance system to include private cameras of residents, businesses

    City expands surveillance system to include private cameras of residents, businesses
    Baltimore is expanding its public surveillance network to include private security cameras that city officials hope will quadruple the number of digital eyes on neighborhoods and make residents and business owners feel more secure. City officials on...

    No Ebola in Virginia, health department says

    The state health department and its string of local outposts are in close contact with 81 people who arrived in the state from the three west African countries where Ebola has taken hold, a department spokeswoman said Thursday. These travelers,...

    Civil rights groups ask court to strike down liability cap

    Civil rights groups ask court to strike down liability cap
    Civil rights groups are asking Maryland's highest court to strike down a state law capping the amount of money plaintiffs can receive after successfully suing a local government, saying larger penalties are necessary to ensure justice in police...

    NY recovers $18 million using warrants for Facebook accounts

    (Reuters) - New York prosecutors have secured more than $18 million in a series of fraud cases using warrants to access hundreds of Facebook accounts, a move the social medial firm says was unconstitutional and is still fighting. The information...