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State gives $1M to small, minority businesses

The Maryland Department of Commerce announced that four small and minority-owned businesses, including one in Columbia and one in Annapolis, have received a total...
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Howard County faces stark health disparities, report says

Persistent racial disparities in numerous health measures pose challenges and opportunities for Howard County, according to a new report released by the Horizon Foundation. The...

Ribbon cut for HCGH expansion

Howard County General Hospital (HCGH) has officially opened its two-story, 50,000-square-foot expansion. The project houses a new entrance and waiting area for the emergency...

Howard’s Ball highlights opioid progress

Howard County saw a 37 percent decrease in opioid related deaths in 2019 compared to 2018. There was also a 17 percent decrease in...

Maryland ranks 27th in drunk driving arrests

A new study found that Maryland has the nation’s No. 27 highest rate of drunk-driving arrests. Maryland’s rate of DUI arrests in 2018 was 308.7...

Anne Arundel unveils gun report

The Anne Arundel County Gun Violence Prevention Task Force (GVPTF) presented its preliminary report, which aligns a series of local proposals to reduce firearm-related...

CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield to acquire Medicaid MCO plans

To advance its mission to provide affordable access to health coverage, CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield (CareFirst) has reached separate definitive agreements to acquire Trusted Health...

Ruppersberger supports funding bills

Congressman C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger voted in favor of two bipartisan funding agreements that will have a far-reaching impact on the Second District and Maryland,...

AAMC gets a new president

Victoria Bayless, CEO of Luminis Health, has appointed Sherry Perkins, as the new president of Anne Arundel Medical Center (AAMC), effective early next year....

‘Gratitude Tuesday’ kicks off at MUIH               

In December, Maryland University of Integrative Health (MUIH) kicked off a weekly celebration of “Gratitude Tuesday” as a reminder to focus on giving, expressing...

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