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Md.’s new laws: Minimum Wage, Gas Tax to Go Up

ANNAPOLIS, Md. —Maryland’s minimum wage and the state’s gas tax are going up. Here’s a look at some new laws that take effect Friday, July 1st: 98 more words

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Well, Governor

It was a shock to me — and evidently to him as well — to hear Virginia Governor Terrence “Terry” McAuliffe (D) is under investigation… 285 more words

The Misreporters

I’m returning to a theme I’ve hit several times — the purposeful misreporting of the whole “transgender” and bathrooms issue, especially by Washington’s news radio station WTOP. 388 more words


Inspiration and Desperation

I listened to 10 hours of streaming, on-demand radio and podcasts. Non-stop. I didn’t seek out fringe offerings. I was doing due diligence to hear what some consider to be the best news and talk offerings the U.S. 260 more words


Algae toxin exposure linked to health concerns

Source: The Daily Mail.

When one thinks of algae, green comes to mind. Not just because of its physical appearance but because of its role in combating climate change, from being a potentially sustainable… 307 more words


More public grammar and spelling don'ts

Ignorance, sloppiness, autocorrect (a bane if I ever saw one) … there are many reasons for poor grammar and usage. But there are few excuses. 811 more words