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Judge preserves blind voters’ ADA suit, declines to issue injunction

A line of voting booths in the 3rd district of Baltimore City on primary election day in April, 2016. (The Daily Record / Maximilian Franz)

A federal judge last week denied a request by blind voters to mandate the use of accessible devices by all Maryland voters in 2020 elections, a change that could carry a $9.7 million price tag. However, the judge refused to ...

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Maryland appeals ruling on ballot tool

(AP) The state of Maryland is appealing a federal judge’s ruling that the state must implement an online ballot-marking tool to enable blind residents to vote privately and independently. Attorneys for the state filed notice Monday they are appealing in ...

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Guide dogs deal with more distractions than ever

LOS ANGELES — Guide dogs and their handlers have always undergone intense training on dealing with distractions from squirrels to skateboarders. But today’s guide dogs have a whole new generation of things to worry about: quiet cars, button-activated walk signals, ...

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