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Lakin appointed to Alzheimer’s commission

Karin Lakin, assisted living co-chairwoman with the LifeSpan Network, has been appointed to the Maryland Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Disorders Commission. Lakin owns and operates a community in Charles County specializing in Alzheimer’s care. She owns two medical adult day ...

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Maryland awards $1.1 million for community health care

ANNAPOLIS — The Maryland Community Health Resources Commission is awarding $1.1 million to improve access to medical and dental care statewide. Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown announced the 15 awards Wednesday. Baltimore City tops the list, with three grants totaling $183,000. ...

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Maryland health care exchange could see 360k customers in year two

Some 180,000 people could buy health insurance through a state-run exchange in 2014 and that figure could double the following year, Maryland health officials told a Senate committee Thursday. Gov. Martin O’Malley’s administration is backing legislation to firm up more ...

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Court of Appeals withdraws decision, letting murder conviction fall

Maryland’s highest court has withdrawn a decision it took nearly three years to issue — which, in turn, erased the murder conviction the Oct. 25 decision had revived. Monday’s one-sentence order offered little explanation for the court’s rare step, saying ...

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Court of Appeals overturns Charles County cold-case rape conviction

Citing a case decided in June by the Supreme Court, Maryland’s highest court held Thursday that a lab analyst who testifies at a criminal trial must be the one who conducted or supervised the DNA tests being offered into evidence. ...

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Flooding causes road closures throughout state

WASHINGTON — Heavy rainfall has flooded roads and swelled waterways in the mid-Atlantic region, posing challenges for the morning commute. In Annapolis, officials say the Annapolis dam has overflowed and nearby Route 450 was closed early Thursday. A number of other ...

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Federal spending fuels Southern Maryland

LA PLATA — In a business park of red brick buildings and ornate marble fountains, programmers at Zekiah Technologies are engineering the next generation of software that will help the U.S. government and military respond to natural disasters and terrorist ...

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Locust Point Harris Teeter’s opening a few months away

Harris Teeter’s name towers above Key Highway in Locust Point, but it will be four more months before the upscale grocery opens its doors there. The store – and adjacent wine shop – is part of the McHenry Row complex ...

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12 hearings on redistricting scheduled in Maryland

ANNAPOLIS — A panel on legislative redistricting in Maryland has scheduled 12 public hearings across the state. The Governor’s Redistricting Advisory Committee announced the full hearing schedule on Monday. The first two will be held in Hancock and Frederick on ...

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