County and city leaders testify on school construction funding before the House Appropriations Committee on Thursday in Annapolis. (MarylandReporter.com photo by Bryan Renbaum)

Hearing on school-construction funding highlights desperate state of some schools

BY: Ryan Renbaum, MarylandReporter.com(Republished) Annapolis, MD- County and city leaders highlighted the desperate state of some of the schools in

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The national average of state prison populations that are African-American is 32%, according to a new report. (Adobe iStock)

Report: Maryland Has Largest Black Prison Population in U.S.

By: Diane Bernard, Public News Service  BALTIMORE — While racial disparities in imprisonment in the U.S. have decreased overall, Maryland’s

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Early danger. Smoking during pregnancy could have long-lasting effects on the child. WONG YU LIANG/SHUTTERSTOCK

Combined prenatal smoking and drinking greatly increases SIDS risk

News Release, National Institutes of Health Children born to mothers who both drank and smoked beyond the first trimester of

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Image courtesy of The Center for Immigration Studies

Governor Hogan Urges Federal Officials to Lift Cap on H-2B Visas to Help Seafood Industry and Seasonal Employers

Failure to Act Would Threaten Maryland’s $355 Million Seafood Industry and Supply Chain; Governor Renews Call for Long-Term, Permanent Fix

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Babies need to make eye contact with people, not phones. AFP via Getty

Is secondhand screen time the new secondhand smoking?

By: Joelle Renstrom, Boston University The Environmental Protection Agency first warned of secondhand smoke in 1991, some 30 years after scientists determined that smoking cigarettes

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