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Judge Rules Case On Blind Ballot Tool To Continue

A federal judge says he has heard enough evidence that disabled residents can’t take full advantage of absentee voting to press ahead with a lawsuit filed by the National Federation of the Blind against the state of Maryland.

08/14/2014

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Police: Md. Man Faked Blindness To Steal $9,000 Ring

A suspected con man who allegedly uses fake cashier’s checks to buy vehicles, electronics and jewelry has been charged with stealing a $9,000 diamond ring from a Pittsburgh jewelry store the same way –while also pretending to be blind.

05/15/2014

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13 Laid Off At Western Md. Blind Industries Plant

A state-sponsored employer of blind and low-vision people says it has laid off 13 workers in Cumberland.

02/28/2014

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Giant Hogweed Plant Can Burn Skin, Cause Blindness

A massive plant with sap that burns like acid. It’s not the latest Hollywood monster. It’s real.

06/28/2013

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$2 Million Prize Offered For Blindness Research

Singer Art Garfunkel and two others are offering a $2 million prize to the person or group that does the most to end blindness over the next eight years.

10/22/2012

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Man Sentenced In Car Crash That Left Toddler Blind

A man who was high on PCP when he crashed his truck traveling into a car stopped at a red light has been sentenced to 10 years in prison.

10/05/2012

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Blind Westminster Man Occupies Himself With Repairing Cars

Bob Harris’ grease-stained hands turned the bolts inside a light blue 1997 Mercury Sable. He wiped the sweat trickling down his face on his dirtied white T-shirt and carefully placed his tools on a wooden table.

07/12/2012

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Fundraiser Attendees To Dine In The Dark To Better Understand Blindness

It’s something most of us take for granted: our eyesight. But imagine losing it and then trying to navigate in this world.

06/14/2012

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Complaint: Google Programs Hard For Blind Students

A complaint filed Tuesday with the federal government accuses New York University and Northwestern University of discriminating against blind students by adopting Google e-mail and other programs that aren’t fully compatible with technology that translates written words into speech.

03/15/2011

Monday, Feb. 7, 2011

Don and Marty talked to Mark Anthony Riccobono about new cars being equipped for blind people to drive. Ron Matz was in Fells Point welcoming singers from the Kamryn Lambert Foundation.

02/07/2011

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