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Frederick County (Maryland)

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  • Critics say wrong number is latest failure of Md. health exchange

    Critics say wrong number is latest failure of Md. health exchange
    Critics said Saturday that the latest problem to hit Maryland's online health exchange — an incorrect help-line number that directed hundreds of callers to a Seattle-based pottery business — was another symptom of the poorly operating website....
  • Gansler's shoot-from-the-lip style makes him unsuitable for governor [Letter]

    Gansler's shoot-from-the-lip style makes him unsuitable for governor [Letter]
    For Maryland Attorney General Doug Gansler to liken Obamacare's implementation to "a 'Saturday Night Live' skit," as The Washington Post quoted him as saying, shows a disturbing pattern. Maybe he should have considered attending a meeting of the Health...
  • Baltimore County teacher is finalist for national Teacher of the Year

    Baltimore County teacher is finalist for national Teacher of the Year
    Sean McComb was sitting Wednesday morning on one of the worn wooden benches at Baltimore's Penn Station reading a book on how to improve teaching when his phone began to buzz wildly with text messages and email notifications. The word was out: McComb had...
  • Maryland to stick with own health care site

    Maryland to stick with own health care site
    As legislators grilled Lt. Gov. Anthony G. Brown on Tuesday over the dismal debut of Maryland's health insurance exchange, the O'Malley administration stood by the website and said it will not switch to the federal version. Rejecting calls to shut...
  • Back Story: All-but-forgotten Marylander was first president under Articles of Confederation

    Back Story: All-but-forgotten Marylander was first president under Articles of Confederation
    "Many consider John Hanson, who was John Hanson Briscoe's relative and for whom he was named, as being the first president of the United States, and not George Washington," said Rep. Steny H. Hoyer, who was discussing the recent death of Briscoe, his...
  • Group says Maryland backsliding in bay cleanup

    Group says Maryland backsliding in bay cleanup
    Nitrogen pollution from Maryland sewage plants and industries increased in 2012, a new report says, partially undermining gains the state has made in prior years in cleaning up the Chesapeake Bay. While nitrogen discharges from treatment plants and...
  • After Ethan Saylor death, panel calls for better training on disabilities

    After Ethan Saylor death, panel calls for better training on disabilities
    Maryland law enforcement workers need more guidance in dealing with individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities, according to a commission formed after a man with Down syndrome died in a struggle with Frederick County sheriff's deputies....
  • First sub-zero temperatures since 1996 possible after fresh blanket of snow

    First sub-zero temperatures since 1996 possible after fresh blanket of snow
    Temperatures could dip below zero for the first time since 1996 early Saturday as the fresh blanket of snow and calming winds chill the region overnight, according to the National Weather Service. Forecasters are calling for a low of 1 degree below...
  • Arundel's 'rain tax' Republicans are destroying the party's brand

    Arundel's 'rain tax' Republicans are destroying the party's brand
    Few enactments emanating from Maryland's General Assembly have gained as much intense and prolonged debate as the unfunded mandate placed upon Maryland's 10 largest jurisdictions to carry out stormwater management projects.  Popularly known as the "rain...
  • A word from the Vichy wing of the Md. GOP...

    A word from the Vichy wing of the Md. GOP...
    Sunday in an op-ed in the Frederick News-Post, former delegate and county commissioner Charles Jenkins (no relation to Frederick County Sheriff Chuck Jenkins) waxed poetic at great length about how his former colleague Jan Gardner was a shoo-in to be...
  • Happy Repudiation Day!

    Happy Repudiation Day!
    I've lived in Maryland for my entire life, and I didn't even know that Frederick County had its own holiday on November 23rd until this week. On this week's episode of J. Doug at Night, House of Delegates candidate Darren Wigfield introduced us to the...