U.S. and coalition airstrikes have forced some Islamic State militants out of the Syrian border town of Kobani, but it may yet fall under the extremists’ control because air power alone cannot prevent it, a Pentagon spokesman said Wednesday.
Thursday is the Great American Smokeout and, in case you need incentive, there’s a campaign to raise the cigarette tax next year.
The prospect of a gas tax hike this year stirs Marylanders to action. Demonstrations on both sides have already started.
The Maryland Citizens’ Health Initiative will be taking part in a national coalition of health groups to help enroll the uninsured who are set to become eligible for health coverage in 2014 under the national health care overhaul.