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Hear gunfire? Md. med students doing combat casualty training (access required)

BETHESDA — Medical students at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences in Bethesda are taking part in combat casualty training. Officials said in a statement that the training at the school, which is run by the federal government ...

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Baltimore’s barriers: Job seekers face rough path, study finds (access required)

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Challenging commutes, low education levels, criminal records and insufficient training opportunities. These are a few of the big problems facing jobs seekers in the Baltimore region, according to a new study from the Opportunity Collaborative, and they tend to come as a package deal.

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Police taught to spot signs of psychiatric crisis

When a 6-foot-5, 270-pound man with a history of violence broke out of a mental health ward near Philadelphia and tried to withdraw money from a bank, a confrontation with police seemed likely. But Lower Merion Township police officer Matthew Freind used his mental health training to calmly talk to the man and defuse the crisis.

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