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Commentary: Here there be dragons

News out of the Veterans Administration is tragic, and not just for those cackling souls taking the bus to the wrong end of the line. It’s tragic for all the people who never set foot in a VA hospital and hoped they never would, but knew they could if they needed to.

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Maryland Moment – Marking Memorial Day

Charlestown flags

A “Field of Flags” was installed by residents of the Charlestown retirement community in Catonsville in preparation for Memorial Day. Each of the 500 flags was sponsored by a local business for $35, with proceeds going to the Wounded Warrior Project and the Charlestown Benevolent Care Fund. Photo submitted by Mel Tansill.

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Memorial Day crowds raise hopes for O.C. businesses

An estimated 400,000 people went “downy ocean” Memorial Day weekend, one of the busiest in Ocean City’s recent history. Employees at several small businesses off Coastal Highway talked about their holiday weekends and the overall business climate this year. (Hint: ...

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Americans spending a bit more as gas prices fall

WASHINGTON (AP) — Americans are starting to see some relief from higher gas prices, a change that could revive the economy in the months ahead. Consumer prices were flat in April, largely because of a decline in gas prices. Lower ...

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AAA: Gas prices fall in time for Memorial Day weekend

Gas prices are falling just in time for Memorial Day weekend. AAA Mid-Atlantic said Friday that the price drop and a summer-like forecast after a long winter and rainy spring are motivating people to travel. AAA Mid-Atlantic says about 719,400 ...

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