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Student alleges ADA violations by Frostburg over vaccine requirement

FILE - In this March 27, 2019, file photo, a woman receives a measles, mumps and rubella vaccine at the Rockland County Health Department in Pomona, N.Y. Outbreaks in New York state continue to drive up U.S. measles cases, which remain on pace to set a record for most illnesses in 25 years. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)

A former Frostburg State University student who claims he cannot receive the measles vaccine because he is immunocompromised has sued the school, and the state of Maryland, for blocking him from registering for classes after his first year, which he said ...

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Baltimore jury awards $113K to woman fired after cancer diagnosis

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A Baltimore jury has awarded more than $113,000 to a Hampstead woman who was fired weeks after informing her employer she had breast cancer. Kelly Rankin was awarded $37,800 each for economic damages, emotional distress damages and punitive damages on ...

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Nonprofit Chimes gets new CEO

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Chimes International Ltd., a Baltimore-based nonprofit that supports and provides training to thousands of people with disabilities, is getting a new CEO. Terence Blackwell, who formerly worked with Services for the Underserved in New York, will be taking over the position ...

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JAMES DWYER ET AL. v. POTOMAC VALLEY NURSING AND WELLNESS CENTER, ET AL.

Did the circuit court err when it found that an individual was unable to manage her affairs effectively because of physical and mental disabilities, and that no less restrictive form of intervention is available that is consistent with her welfare and safety?

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DOJ assessing death of Frederick man with Down syndrome

FREDERICK — A Justice Department official says the agency is looking into the death of man with Down syndrome after he was removed from a theater by sheriff’s deputies. Down syndrome advocates met Tuesday with officials from the Justice Department’s ...

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