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Physicians are expressing concern that a 90-day grace period rule for health plans covered under the Affordable Care Act will allow insurance companies to deny payment to doctors.  (Getty Images)

Doctor With Rape Conviction Settles Civil Suit in Md.

A doctor who got a Maryland medical license despite his Florida rape conviction has settled a civil lawsuit alleging he molested a female patient in 2013.

06/24/2015

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Maryland Scout Leader Dies On Father’s Day Hike With Troop And His Two Sons

Vernon “Rick” Rippeon of Westminster suffered a fatal heart attack while hiking in New Hampshire’s White Mountains with his troop, which included his two sons.

06/22/2015

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Best Day Trips from Washington, D.C.

D.C. is a great place to live, but sometimes you need to get out of the city. Luckily, there are several nearby destinations to enjoy. From West Virginia to Delaware, you will find there are fun things to do not too far from the city. Here are some suggestions for a day trip away from Washington, D.C.

06/20/2015

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Rep. Donna Edwards Endorsed by 7 Local Officials

Rep. Donna Edwards has been endorsed by seven members of the Prince George’s County Council in her bid to replace retiring Sen. Barbara Mikulski.

04/16/2015

A Lyft car drives along Montgomery Street on January 21, 2014 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Ride-Share Bill Gets a “Lyft” From Maryland Lawmakers

Baltimore Sen. Bill Ferguson is calling it a “Sine Die Miracle,” while stakeholders are applauding legislation to address rules for ride-share companies.

04/15/2015

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Smartphone App will Help Md. Map Invasive Plants

The Maryland Department of Natural Resources is promoting a smartphone application that helps scientists track the spread of invasive plants.

04/13/2015

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Maryland Union Assails Tax Credits to Private School Donors

The president of a teachers union is urging Maryland lawmakers to reject a tax-credit backed by Republican Gov. Larry Hogan for businesses that support students who attend private schools.

04/08/2015

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Hollywood Actor Makes ‘Don’t Frack Maryland’ Ad

Edward Norton is best known for his roles in Fight Club, The Incredible Hulk and The Illusionist, but the Maryland native is now the voice of a new radio ad calling on residents of his home state not to allow fracking.

04/07/2015

Monique Currie of the Duke Blue Devils tries to drive around Marissa Coleman of the Maryland Terrapins during the 2006 NCAA Women's Basketball Championship Game. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Maryland Won’t Let Loss to UConn Define a Memorable Season

Undefeated in the Big Ten. A second straight appearance in the Final Four. A school-record 28-game winning streak.

04/06/2015

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Ask an Expert: Fashion Forward Thinking For The Season In D.C.

Washington, D.C. thrives in spring; with the cherry blossoms in bloom and many wonderful outdoor events. This means an opportunity to break out your spring fashions. From light jackets and flowery dresses, to rain coats and wedges, you can finally ditch that winter coat. Local artist Melissa Romulus has tips to help make your sure your wardrobe is ready for spring.

03/31/2015

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