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Study: Wealthy And Impoverished Get Different Types Of Cancer

A new study shows the level of poverty or wealth in an area may affect the types of cancers people get.

05/28/2014

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Attorney Responds In Bail Court Case For Poor

An attorney representing poor defendants is urging Maryland’s highest court to move ahead with an order requiring lawyers to be provided for indigent defendants at initial bail hearings.

01/17/2014

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Help Shrinks As Poverty Spikes In The U.S.

The cuts started kicking in automatically on March 1 after feuding Democrats and Republicans failed to agree on a better plan for addressing the national deficit. They are hitting at a time of spiking poverty as the U.S. slowly climbs out of the deepest economic downturn since the Great Depression of the 1930s.

04/02/2013

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Diabetes Hits Especially Hard In Poor Black Communities

Nearly one in five African-Americans aged 20 and older have diabetes.

03/14/2013

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Bay Pollution Trading Impact On Poor Questioned

The impact on poor communities of cutting Chesapeake Bay pollution through credit trading is being questioned.

08/15/2012

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Nearly 100 D.C. Teachers Fired For Poor Performance

District of Columbia school officials say 98 teachers have been fired after receiving low scores on a key evaluation instrument.

08/02/2012

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Not So Green: 5 Small Cars With Poor Gas Mileage

It’s easy to forget that not all small cars are green. Learn the facts and don’t be fooled.

06/08/2012

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Officials Announce Tax Help For The Poor

Maryland officials will be gathering to talk about free community tax services for low-income families.

01/31/2012

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Chemical Plant In Md. To Close In 2 Years

State officials say a Maryland chemical plant has announced it’s closing in two years, leaving 78 workers without their jobs in that time.

04/21/2011

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