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Railroad retiree from Md. gets 18 months for tax evasion

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. — An ex-railroad worker from Maryland who ran a West Virginia scrap yard while collecting disability checks will spend 18 months in prison for tax evasion. Fifty-year-old Kenneth Harold Hogan of Oldtown, Md., was sentenced in U.S. District ...

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Gary S. Williams: How retirees can find affordable insurance

For most people these days, the idea of retiring early is just a dream. That’s due, in part, to the costs associated with obtaining health insurance before age 65, when Medicare eligibility kicks in. And, even with Medicare, a retiree’s ...

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Roche unhappy with his pension commission’s report

ANNAPOLIS — The special state pensions commission has wrapped up its work, recommending more possible changes in public employee retirement benefits. These included shifting half the cost of teacher pensions to local school systems and asking the attorney general to ...

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Analysts: Maryland retiree benefit freeze illegal

ANNAPOLIS — Members of a Maryland commission continued to grapple with how to resolve large, unfunded liabilities in the pension and health benefit system for state workers Monday, delaying any decisions until next week after one contested cost-savings option was ...

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