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Board OKs $43.5M In Contracts On Health Exchange

The board overseeing Maryland’s badly flawed health exchange website has approved $43.5 million in contracts to facilitate the move to new technology to fix the problems.

05/30/2014

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Panel: Health Exchange Board Broke Meetings Law

The Maryland Open Meetings Compliance Board has found that the board that oversees Maryland’s health exchange repeatedly violated a law requiring full explanations for closed meetings.

05/22/2014

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Jill Biden Promotes Post-9/11 GI Bill Website

Jill Biden is promoting a new website designed to make it easier for service members, veterans, their spouses and dependents to calculate their Post-9/11 GI Bill benefits at thousands of schools and job training programs.

04/16/2014

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Md. Panel To Examine Problems With Online Health Exchange

Maryland lawmakers on Thursday announced a new oversight panel to try to find solutions to ongoing problems with the state’s troubled online health exchange.

02/06/2014

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Gov. O’Malley Says The State’s Affordable Health Care Web Site Is Now Functional

Gov. Martin O’Malley declares the state’s health care exchange “functional,” a huge step up from the admitted “big mess” that it was on Oct. 1.

12/16/2013

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O’Malley Confident Health Exchange Will Meet Goal

Despite a rocky start with health care reform, Gov. Martin O’Malley said Thursday he is still aiming to meet the goal of enrolling 260,000 people in private insurance and Medicaid through the state’s health care exchange by the end of March.

12/12/2013

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New Life For ‘Silk Road’ Website Selling Illegal Drugs

Five weeks ago, the FBI shut down what it calls the most sophisticated and extensive criminal marketplace on the Internet. Silk Road was a website selling illegal drugs and guns, but it may be finding new life.

11/07/2013

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Md. Officials Cite More Progress With Health Insurance Website

The executive director of Maryland’s online marketplace for health insurance says more upgrades to the website have enabled more people to create accounts to use it.

10/04/2013

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GBMC Doctor Hit By Car While Jogging To Work Is Still In Recovery

A GBMC doctor who was hit by a car remains hospitalized, but relatives say he is making an excellent recovery.

04/03/2013

Bradley Manning was subpoenaed in the WikiLeaks trial in January.  He had his own trial in December.

Military Releases Some Documents In Manning Case

The military has released some court documents in the case of an Army private accused of giving classified material to the anti-secrecy website WikiLeaks.

02/27/2013

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Website Chronicles Lives Of Blacks In Civil War

In May 1862, Robert Ford was captured by Confederate soldiers and sent to the officers’ jail in Richmond, Va., known as Libby Prison. A black resident of Frederick in his early 30s, Ford had been working as a teamster for the Union Army’s quartermaster.

02/22/2013

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Website Allows Friends To Track Your Weight Loss

Public accountability may be a key weight loss aid for some.

01/09/2013

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