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Tough pill to swallow

News: The U.S. Supreme Court ruled that pharmaceutical sales representatives aren’t entitled to overtime pay for the extra hours they put in outside the normal business day.

View: This decision may make the sales reps feel stressed out. Maybe they can find someone to give them something for that.


News: The Maryland State Archives, which stores the state’s historical keepsakes and loads of documents on things such as births, marriages and deeds, has run out of storage space.

View: To raise funds, maybe the state could be featured on an episode of “Hoarders.”


News: Local residents, including farmers filling large tanks, were using most of the water from a drinking-water spigot meant for campers at Big Run State Park, so Maryland’s Department of Natural Resources has shut it off.

View: It sounds as if the residents considered the water the same way your kids do their texts on the cell phones you pay for — you know, free.