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The National Health Service Corps is sponsoring a grant program which offers loan repayments to medical students (MD and DO) who are in their last year of school.
In order to be eligible for the...more
Washington County signed five contracts to lease land at Hagerstown Regional Airport ten years ago. However, the properties are being made taxable when the state agency discovered they are being used...more
Cork County Council is planning on providing its towns with festive lighting this upcoming holiday season.
County officials consider using its Economic Development Fund (EDF) to fund Christmas...more
One of the Young Enterprise firms, 'Making A Future Difference' (MAFD), has created an innovative mobile and tablet application to encourage children up to the age of 10 to read and write in...more
Dr. Robert Zarr, seeking to help kids with obesity and diabetes in Washington D.C., has a different prescription for his patients: take a walk in a park.
He scours his database of green spaces for...more
In a CLASP study, House and Senate conferees are now meeting to try to reconcile the differences between the Farm bills passed by the two chambers.
The Farm bill does not offer any new funding for...more
Sally Arcolio, a former home economics teacher from rural Tuston, California, is often seen leading and working with members of the Ville Quilters on the quilt they are designing and will make to ...more
A University of Missouri team of psychologists found that preschoolers with inability to estimate the number of objects in a group were 2.4 times more likely to have a later mathematical learning...more