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Trump removes inspector general tapped for $2T virus rescue oversight

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump has removed the inspector general tapped to chair a special oversight board for the $2.2 trillion economic relief package on the coronavirus, the latest in a series of steps Trump has taken to confront government ...

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University of Maryland raises more than $162k for Student Crisis Fund

In a time of crisis, the University of Maryland community—alumni, faculty, staff and more—came together to lend a helping hand to students struggling financially as a result of the unprecedented hit from COVID-19, raising more than $162,000 since launching a ...

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Kaiser Permanente gives $1M, provides first injection of investigational vaccine

Kaiser Permanente is contributing $1 million to 10 leading public health organizations and collaborating with CDC Foundation to strengthen the United States’ public health infrastructure and response systems to stop the spread of COVID-19, the disease caused by the novel coronavirus. In ...

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M&T contributes $100K to Baltimore City Public Schools’ fund

M&T Bank, which operates more than 150 branches in Maryland, is contributing $100,000 to Baltimore City Public Schools’ Fund for Educational Excellence to help feed the city’s students and their family members directly or indirectly affected by the COVID-19 outbreak. ...

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CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield to start volunteer program for coronavirus response and relief

CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield Friday announced a volunteer program available for the company’s licensed clinicians in response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. This initiative offers CareFirst employees, who are licensed nurses and behavioral health practitioners, the opportunity to volunteer their time, ...

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