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Maryland to Raise Minimum Wage to More Than 10 Dollars an Hour

Maryland to Raise Minimum Wage to More Than 10 Dollars an Hour

New legislation that would raise the minimum wage in Maryland to exactly $10.10 per hour is now ready to be signed and made the law by Governor Martin O’Malley. In his final legislation session, increasing the minimum wage was the governor’s top priority and although the bill that was originally proposed has been severely changed […]

Maryland Making Changes: Marijuana and Minimum Wage

Maryland Making Changes: Marijuana and Minimum Wage

Residents of Maryland who are minimum wage workers and those who use marijuana unite: changes are happening. Laws were passed Monday, decriminalizing possession of marijuana and raising the minimum wage for workers. The law in Maryland for any adult caught with a small amount of marijuana (under 10 grams,) has been changed so that they […]

Maryland Approves Measure to Ban Transgender Discrimination

Maryland Approves Measure to Ban Transgender Discrimination

In Maryland, the State House approved a measure on Thursday that is aimed at preventing discrimination against individuals who are transgendered, encompassing the areas of employment, housing, credit applications, and public facilities. After a great deal of debate, the bill was passed with a vote of 82-57. Opponents have claimed that the bill is vaguely […]

Autistic Maryland Boy Assaulted and Tortured by Teen Girls

Autistic Maryland Boy Assaulted and Tortured by Teen Girls

Two teen girls have been charged with multiple crimes related to what appears to amount to numerous assaults against, and the torture of, an autistic boy in Maryland. According to St. Mary’s County, Maryland officials, the girls, 17-year-old Lauren Bush and an unidentified 15-year-old, both students at Chopticon High School in Morganza, abused the 16-year-old […]

Tumor With Teeth Discovered in Baby’s Brain

Tumor With Teeth Discovered in Baby’s Brain

Surgeons discovered a tumor with teeth in a four-month-old infant’s brain, after the baby’s mother noticed his head was quickly growing larger. The unnamed child from Maryland might be the first person to have had teeth found in his brain as a result of a rare brain tumor and further analysis revealed a craniopharyngioma that […]

Cheese Contaminated With Listeria Kills One Sickens Three Newborns

Cheese Contaminated With Listeria Kills One Sickens Three Newborns

Cheese contaminated with listeria monocytogenes, a potentially deadly bacterium, has already killed one person of indeterminate age and sickened seven more including three newborns. Five of the illnesses are connected to pregnancy with two mother/newborn pairs and an additional newborn that was infected. According to the Centers for Disease Control, the death from the contamination […]

Maryland Police Name Suspect in 1975 Disappearance of Two Girls

Maryland Police Name Suspect in 1975 Disappearance of Two Girls

In 1975, two little girls in Maryland went missing and today police have finally named a suspect in their disappearance. A 57-year-old convicted sex offender, Lloyd Lee Welch, also known as “Mike” or “Michael,” currently serving time in Delaware on unrelated charges, has been identified as a person of interest in the case. Nearly 40 […]

Mysterious Maryland Shaking Not Due to Earthquake

Mysterious Maryland Shaking Not Due to Earthquake

For some mysterious reason, the Earth was shaking in Ocean City, Maryland on Thursday morning, however seismologists state the vibrations did not come from or match up with an earthquake and so whatever the cause is a mystery at the present time. Richard Ortt, who is the director of the Maryland Geological Survey, explained that […]

Maryland Mall Shooter Identified

Maryland Mall Shooter Identified

The shooter in Saturday’s deadly attack at a Maryland mall has been identified by police. They report that 19-year-old Darion Marcus Aguilar of College Park, Maryland was the man behind the mayhem at the Zumiez store in The Mall of Columbia yesterday. Although police have identified the shooter, his motive for the crime remains a […]

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    South Korean officials have warned that the North may be planning to launch another nuclear test. This news has come ahead of the official visit by President Obama. But officials are not sure if the test is legitimate, or just a bluff on behalf of their northern counterparts. Kim Min-Seok, spokesman for the defence ministry […]
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  • Mental Illness Not Strongly Associated With Criminal Behavior April 23, 2014
    Research conducted on 143 people with severe mental illness taken from a mental health court in Minneapolis has found that a relatively small number of the crimes they commit are directly related to the symptoms of their illness. The study, conducted by researchers at Normandale Community College in Bloomington, Minnesota, is the first to take […]
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  • Heroin Sold by Hospital Inpatient April 23, 2014
    A Pennsylvania woman has been charged with selling heroin … out of the intensive care unit (ICU), and then her hospital room while a patient at Excela Westmoreland County Hospital. The hospital is an adult inpatient mental health facility in Greensburg, a suburb of Pittsburg. After an undercover informant bought heroin from the woman, 38-year-old […]
    Fern Remedi-Brown
  • Game of Thrones Not Short on Talent with Peter Dinklage April 23, 2014
    The hot series Game of Thrones is full of action and suspense, leaving the viewer yearning for more with each passing episode.  The ongoing saga has spectators glued to their television sets, waiting and wondering what will happen next. The HBO series has captured audiences for four seasons with a dramatic fantasy story line and talent […]
    Roanne FitzGibbon
  • Teenage Stowaway Miracle Survival April 23, 2014
    A teenage stowaway has beaten the odds with his miraculous survival crossing the Pacific ocean. He was hidden in the flight wheel of a Hawaiian airlines plane. The boy, who has been taken into child services, was said to be unconscious for the entirety of the flight, which went from San Jose to Maui. The […]
    Sara Watson

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