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Study: People Fear Male-Named Hurricanes More

Which scares you more: Hurricane Victor or Hurricane Victoria? A new study finds that people are slightly less likely to flee an oncoming storm with a feminine name than a masculine one.

06/03/2014

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Full Economic Study Of Md. Gas Drilling Due

Towson University researchers are preparing to release their full study of the prospective economic impact of hydraulic fracturing for natural gas in western Maryland.

05/27/2014

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Study Reveals Parents Leaving Small Children In Cars Alone

A new study reveals an alarming number of parents admit to leaving their small children alone in the backseat of cars. The survey has some safety workers on edge.

05/22/2014

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Schools In Baltimore’s Poorest Neighborhoods Outpacing Others Statewide

Cracking the code. They are schools in the city’s poorest neighborhoods. But when it comes to good grades and top test scores, students are outpacing other children in more affluent areas statewide.

05/08/2014

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Study Looks At Impact Of Minimum Wage Hike In Md.

A study on raising the minimum wage in Maryland is warning about some of the negative impacts an increase would have on businesses, particularly on the hospitality industry and food services.

02/10/2014

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Volunteers Sign Up To Get The Flu For Government Study

Dozens of volunteers are signing up to get the flu–on purpose. It’s all part of an extreme government study.

02/02/2014

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New Study Shows Howard County Has Highest Gas Prices In The Region

A fight at the pump. Some Howard County business owners are trying to tighten regulations to keep new gas stations out.

01/02/2014

Natural gas, gas drilling

Md. Study To Assess The Health Effects Of Gas Drilling

A state study of the possible public health effects of natural gas drilling in far western Maryland will be broad in scope but won’t recommend for or against hydraulic fracturing, the state Department of Health and Mental Hygiene said Tuesday.

12/24/2013

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Study Of Upgrades For Lexington Market Underway

A study of how to improve Baltimore’s historic Lexington Market is underway.

12/07/2013

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What The Bleep! Study Ranks Md. 2nd Most Potty-Mouthed State, 3rd Most Polite

Have you noticed more people around you using curse words more often? Well, you’ve come to the right place. Marylanders, according to one group, are getting a reputation for our use of foul language. But we do so very politely.

12/04/2013

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Expert Q&A: Childhood Vaccine Safety

For parents, childhood vaccines are a source of reassurance, but also anxiety about side effects and reactions.

10/23/2013

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Study: Flavored Small Cigars Are Popular With Kids

Small cigars flavored to taste like candy or fruit are popular among teens, according to the first government study to gauge their use.

10/22/2013

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