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Database shows some doctors getting millions from Medicare
WASHINGTON (AP) — Medicare paid a tiny group of doctors $3 million or more apiece in 2012. One got nearly $21 million.
Treatment plant bid accepted
Contract for repairs awarded.
Giant/Martin's alerts customers to peppercorn recall
CARLISLE, Pa. — Following a recall by Frontier Natural Products Co-Op, Giant Food Stores LLC and Martin’s Food Markets announced they removed from sale select varieties of organic peppercorns due to potential salmonella contamination.
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Loaded gun found in carry-on at BWI checkpoint
LINTHICUM, Md. (AP) — Authorities say a Virginia man was recently arrested at Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport after a loaded handgun was found in his carry-on bag at a security checkpoint.
The Transportation Security Administration announced Tuesday that the man was stopped Sunday afternoon when an officer staffing the X-ray machine spotted the gun in the bag of a man ticketed to fly to Salt Lake City. TSA says the gun was loaded with seven rounds, but there’s no indication it was packed in the bag deliberately.
Maryland Transportation Authority Police say 36-year-old Ryan Watson of Stafford, Va., was charged with interfering with security procedures and wearing, carrying or transporting a handgun.
Watson could not be reached for comment and no attorney was listed in online court records.
Speed camera reform passes
A bill designed to tighten requirements on the use of speed cameras used to catch motorists driving above the posted speed limit passed the General Assembly by overwhelming margins and is headed to Gov. Martin O’Malley’s desk for signature.
City awards sanitation contract
Officials awarded the city’s sanitation contract to Burgmeier’s Hauling Inc. of Altoona, Pa., at a meeting of the mayor and city council Tuesday evening at City Hall.
Speed camera reform passed
General Assembly passes speed camera reform.
City man gets 12 years for distributing meth
CUMBERLAND — A city man was sentence to a 12-year prison term Tuesday in Allegany County Circuit Court after being conviction of drug possession and distribution charges relating to methamphetamine.
Deep Creek Lake may have pink look
DEEP CREEK LAKE — The Maryland Department of Natural Resources (DNR) will be performing a study to monitor water flows in portions of Deep Creek Lake April 26 through May 24. The lake may appear pink in some areas during this time as crews add non-toxic red dye to the southern end, around Turkey Neck and Deep Creek Coves.
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