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Rainelle Jones flourished in her final match for Maryland volleyball


Date Published: Monday 28 November 2022
Article Description: Rainelle Jones jumps for the ball during Maryland volleyball ... of eligibility from the COVID-19 pandemic-riddled season ...



With Maryland in a child care crisis, what can turn trend around?


Date Published: Monday 28 November 2022
Article Description: MARYLAND:Digital ad tax was ... already a 'confusing and frustrating maze.' Coronavirus made it worse. Morison, grandmother ...



Crews in Maryland work to rescue 2 in plane caught high in power lines


Date Published: Monday 28 November 2022
Article Description: The Federal Aviation Administration said in a statement that the single-engine plane, which had departed White Plains, New York, crashed into a power line tower near Montgomery County Airpark in Gaithersburg around 5:40 p.



Pocket-Sized Breath Analyzer Detects COVID-19, RSV, Influenza In Under 60 Seconds


Date Published: Monday 28 November 2022
Article Description: ViraWarn, that detects COVID-19, Influenza, and RSV in less than 60 seconds. The device, which is multiple-use and rechargeable, has been submitted to the FDA for review as a new easy-to-use and convenient way to self-test for COVID-19 and other respiratory illnesses.



COVID-19, RSV and the flu are straining health care systems and endangering children


Date Published: Sunday 27 November 2022
Article Description: The early surge in respiratory infections with high rates of hospitalization highlights the importance of prevention. The best tool we have for prevention is vaccination.



Chesapeake Bay’s dead zone shrinks Study: 94% in U.S. have had covid-19


Date Published: Monday 28 November 2022
Article Description: The dead zone of the Chesapeake Bay -- sometimes covered in red and brown algae and deadly to fish -- is shrinking, according to a recent study by the Maryland Department of Natural Resources and Old Dominion University.



Emergencies Act inquiry studies fundamental rights and freedoms at stake in protests


Date Published: Monday 28 November 2022
Article Description: The inquiry into the Liberal government's historic choice to invoke the Emergencies Act to quell weekslong demonstrations against COVID-19 mandates last winter is now moving into its public policy phase.



Employers rethink need for college degrees in tight labor market


Date Published: Monday 28 November 2022
Article Description: The persistently tight labor market has accelerated the trend that builds on a debate about the benefits and drawbacks of encouraging more people to attend four-year colleges and as organizations try to address racial disparities in the workplace.



How a national teacher shortage is affecting Delaware and what's being done to fix it


Date Published: Monday 28 November 2022
Article Description: Because of the teacher shortage, we have educators who are doing double duty. Class sizes have doubled on certain days,” said one Delaware teacher.



Cherokee Nation receives national IHS awards


Date Published: Sunday 27 November 2022
Article Description: Cherokee Nation Health Services was recently honored as the recipient of two national Indian Health Service awards, including the Pandemic Heroism Award for its COVID-19 Task Force and the Director's



Cities with the fastest-growing home prices in St. Mary's County


Date Published: Sunday 27 November 2022
Article Description: It goes without saying that the coronavirus pandemic has sparked a wave of uncertainty across myriad industries, and no other market has quite felt its impact like that of real estate. The pandemic has become a driving force behind the continued real estate boom,



1M units of imported kids' pain meds now hitting pharmacy shelves as flu rates spike


Date Published: Sunday 27 November 2022
Article Description: Federal Health Minister Jean-Yves Duclos says the previously announced one million units of imported kids' pain relievers are starting to arrive on pharmacy shelves, while an additional 500,000 units have been ordered and are expected over the next few weeks.



The Nonprofit Doctor: Maryland business woman helps spot pain points and solutions for local organizations


Date Published: Sunday 27 November 2022
Article Description: By Megan Sayles,, Report for America Corps Member, msayles@afro.com After 30 years of dedicating her life to serving nonprofit organizations, Maryland native Jaye Matthews is launching her […]



No. 19 UCLA routs Bellarmine 81-60 without Jaylen Clark


Date Published: Monday 28 November 2022
Article Description: Jaime Jaquez Jr . scored a season-high 27 points, and No. 19 UCLA beat Bellarmine 81-60 on Sunday despite the absence of leading scorer Jaylen Clark.



Three-day strike by 400 INSPQ union members to begin Monday


Date Published: Monday 28 November 2022
Article Description: The union representing around 400 Quebec Institute of Public Health (INSPQ) employees confirmed that the organization's activities will be disrupted as of Monday by a three-day strike by members working in Quebec City and Montreal.