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5:07 am
Wed July 30, 2014

How Proposed Medical Marijuana Regulations Might Affect Doctors

Credit Kyle Leslie, Matt Purdy / WYPR

How Proposed Medical Marijuana Regulations Might Affect Doctors

WYPR's Fraser Smith and Michael Dresser of the Baltimore Sun talk about Maryland's medical marijuana commission and why one important lawmaker is criticizing a few of its proposed regulations.

Federal Government
7:46 am
Mon July 28, 2014

Lawmakers Announce $17 Billion Deal Intended To Fix VA System

House Veterans' Affairs Committee Chairman Jeff Miller, a Florida Republican.
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Originally published on Mon July 28, 2014 3:36 pm

This post was updated at 3 p.m. ET:

House and Senate negotiators unveiled a $17 billion plan Monday to address the crisis in care for veterans.

The agreement would provide $10 billion to allow veterans to be treated outside the Veterans Affairs system, if they've had trouble getting appointments within it. More than two dozen clinics would be leased around the country, with $5 billion spent to hire additional doctors, nurses and other medical personnel at the VA.

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Baltimore
5:40 am
Mon July 28, 2014

With Stricter Curfew Set To Begin, Community Voices Concern

Credit Kyle Leslie, Matt Purdy / WYPR

With Stricter Curfew Set To Begin, Community Voices Concern

WYPR's Fraser Smith and Roberto Alejandro of the Afro talk about the stricter curfew law that will take effect in Baltimore on August 8th and the community's concerns about its implementation.

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