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Shopkeepers Sentenced For $1.1M Food Stamp Fraud

Two Baltimore shopkeepers have been sentenced to four years in prison for illegally redeeming food stamp benefits in exchange for cash.

11/14/2014

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Laurel Woman Admits To Stealing Dead Mother’s Checks

A Laurel woman has admitted to stealing nearly $300,000 in Social Security benefits for 16 years after her mother died.

10/30/2014

Veterans Affairs

VA Cites Progress On Backlog; Congress Disagrees

The Department of Veterans Affairs says it has made “tremendous progress” in reducing a disability claims backlog that reached above 600,000 early last year.

07/15/2014

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Dutch National Sentenced For Benefits Fraud

A Dutch national and registered sex offender who has lived in the U.S. illegally for more than 40 years and fraudulently obtained social security benefits has been sentenced.

03/07/2014

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Salisbury Grapples With Rising Cost Of Benefits

Many city employees in Salisbury haven’t had a raise in six years, but a new analysis shows the cost of benefits is substantially increasing city spending.

11/17/2013

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Utility Workers Picket For New Contract

Union utility workers are picketing in Frederick to draw attention to their contract dispute with FirstEnergy Corp.

10/25/2013

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Families Of Fallen Soldiers Hit Hard By Government Shutdown

The shutdown in Washington continues. And families of fallen soldiers are being hit especially hard.

10/16/2013

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Maryland-Based Charitable Organization Helps Families Of Fallen Military Members

A Maryland-based charitable organization steps up to help those impacted by the government shutdown at a time of devastating loss.

10/10/2013

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14 Charged With Unemployment Benefits Fraud In D.C.

Fourteen people have been charged with obtaining unemployment benefits from the District of Columbia government even though they were employed at the time.

09/05/2013

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Social Worker Pleads Guilty To Health Care Fraud

A former social worker who prosecutors say continued to submit insurance claims after her license was suspended has pleaded guilty to health care fraud.

03/29/2013

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Red Wine Component Provides Anti-Aging Benefits

Harvard Medical School researchers say they have confirmed red wine’s anti-aging benefits.

03/27/2013

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House Advances Measure To Pay For Health Exchange

The House of Delegates has advanced a measure to expand Medicaid eligibility and create a funding stream for Maryland’s health benefit exchange as part of the federal health care overhaul.

03/23/2013

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