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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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VA Adds Staff To Accelerate Md. Claims Processing

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs says it’s adding staff and installing new managers at its Baltimore regional office to reduce a large backlog of claims from Maryland veterans.

02/21/2013

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Frederick Training Center Boss Chooses Jail

The former director of a shuttered workplace for developmentally disabled adults in Frederick is choosing to stay in jail rather than cooperate with a state-sponsored investigation of the center’s failure.

01/03/2013

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D.C. Council To Consider Disabled Parking Overhaul

The D.C. Council is again pushing forward with a major overhaul to the way people with disabilities can park on congested downtown streets.

10/01/2012

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Man Who Collected Disability Benefits Convicted

A man who prosecutors say collected Social Security disability benefits while working for the agency has been convicted of fraud.

09/28/2012

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Md. Nonprofit Placed In Receivership

The Jeanne Bussard Center, a nonprofit that provided employment opportunities for people experiencing disabilities, has been placed in receivership.

08/14/2012

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Disabled Md. Boy’s Stolen Specialty Trike Returned

Police in Hagerstown say they have recovered a therapeutic tricycle worth $8,000 that was stolen from a disabled 7-year-old boy.

07/31/2012

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Md. Man Sails Nonstop Around The Americas To Raise Money For Disabled Sailors

One Maryland man is making the journey of a lifetime, sailing 25,000 miles around the Americas by himself.

03/07/2012

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Disability Nonprofit Needs Your Vote To Win Passenger Van

You have the opportunity to help hundreds of Marylanders who are disabled and all you have to do is log onto Facebook.

08/05/2011

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Verizon To Pay $20M To Settle Discrimination Suit

Verizon will pay $20 million to resolve a lawsuit over its treatment of disabled employees who missed work as a result of their disability.

07/06/2011

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Double Leg Amputee Counts Himself Lucky

It would be easy for Randy Samu to dwell on his misfortune. But that’s not his nature.

06/30/2011

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Caregiver Accused Of Sexually Abusing Disabled Man

What started as a child pornography investigation uncovered much more. Baltimore County Police say a Parkville man is under arrest for sexually abusing someone with developmental disabilities.

05/26/2011

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