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Maryland Parents of Obese Children in Denial, New Study Finds

As the U.S. suffers from an often discussed obesity epidemic, parents are perceiving their children’s weight as “about right,” even when there is clear evidence to the contrary, according to a new study published in the medical journal Childhood Obesity. Researchers from the New York University Langone Medical Center analyzed data from the National Health and […]

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Prominent Maryland Investor Purchases $15 Million-Worth of Damaged Properties in Baltimore

  For many investors, managing their finances often comes down to a number of established rules: for example, look for stocks with higher gross profit ratios (GPR) for more timely and lucrative returns, decrease risk as you age, etc. However, in some cases, even the most prodigious investors will choose to make an investment based […]

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Home Improvement Scams Hitting Maryland

Although there are virtually no home improvements that provide a 100% return on investment, there are some that yield a pretty good ROI. According to HouseLogic, replacing a front door can provide an ROI of 98%, a minor kitchen remodel offers an ROI of 81.8%, and a bathroom remodel often nets an ROI of 77.1%. […]

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Salisbury Child Care Worker Accused of Assaulting a Child

A Fruitland, MD woman is facing assault charges after allegedly harming a three-year-old boy at Emmanuel Child Development Center in Salisbury. However, the woman denies intentionally harming the child. The incident occurred only days before Maryland lawmakers rejected bills that would have expanded employee access to sick leave and other family-friendly changes, demonstrating the importance […]

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Elkton Market Closed Indefinitely After Fire Causes $150,000 in Damage

A recent fire forced an Elkton-area eatery and grocery store to close indefinitely, after causing approximately $150,000 in damage. According to the Cecil Whig, a passerby called 911 at approximately 9:45 p.m. on Friday, April 17 after noticing smoke rising from Molly’s Market, located on Old Chestnut Road southwest of Elkton. About 40 firefighters from the […]