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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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O’Malley Signs Alcohol Tax Increase

A new law goes on the books that could cut into your entertainment dollars. Governor Martin O’Malley signed an alcohol tax increase that applies to all adult beverages.

05/19/2011

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Disability Advocates Are Proponents For Higher Alcohol Tax

The fight over a higher alcohol tax is pitting bar owners and liquor stores against a very vulnerable group. If the tax goes up, that money would fund programs for the disabled.

03/03/2011

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Md. Center For Mentally Disabled To Close

Gov. Martin O’Malley is proposing closure of a state center for the intellectually disabled in Cumberland.

01/21/2011

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