Latinos have the highest rate of COVID-19 infection of any race or ethnic group in Maryland, according to the Maryland Department of Health. (Wikimedia Commons)

MD Latinos Devastated by COVID-19 to Get Assistance

By: Diane Bernard, Public News Service – MD ANNAPOLIS, Md. — The coronavirus pandemic is hitting the Latino community particularly hard across

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Christian Gruber managed to spend some time fishing for largemouth bass in a local pond — and came up big with this 23-inch largemouth bass that he released after a quick picture. Photo courtesy of Kirk Groves The inlet and back bay waters have cleared up and flounder fishing has been excellent. The channels leading towards the inlet have been popular places to fish as well as Sinepuxent Bay near the airport. Gulp baits in pink or white have been a good choice for bait and the minnow-squid combination will always be a favorite. There has been some striped bass action around the inlet and the Route 90 Bridge. Casting swimshads and soft plastic jigs is a favorite way to fish for them. Most fail to reach the 28-inch minimum length but offer some fun catch-and-release action. After almost a week of fierce winds, the ocean laid down a bit to allow charter and party boats to head out of the inlet and venture out to the offshore wreck and reef sites. Boat limits are common and some beautiful sea bass are being caught. Some of the charter fleet from Ocean city took the long ride south to the Norfolk Canyon where they found yellowfin tuna. Perhaps some of those yellowfin will reach the canyon areas closer to Ocean City by the weekend. “There is only one theory about angling in which I have perfect confidence and that is that the two words, least appropriate to any statement, about it, are the words ‘always’ and ‘never’” — Lord Grey of Fallodon, 1899

Maryland Fishing Report for Friday, May 29, 2020

Maryland Fishing Report is written and compiled by Keith Lockwood, Maryland Department of Natural Resources fisheries biologist.  Click Before You Cast is written

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Different mindsets about rules can lead to different behaviors. AP Photo/Lynne Sladky

As states reopen, tensions flare between the rule followers and rule breakers

By: Michele Gelfand, Distinguished University Professor, Department of Psychology, University of Maryland Since Republicans, on average, are five times more likely than

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