Wendy Salo was alarmed when she learned where her doctor had scheduled her gynecologic operation: at an outpatient surgery center. "My first thought was 'Am I not important enough to go to a real hospital?' " recalled Salo, 48, a supermarket department manager who said she felt "very trepidatious" about having her ovaries removed outside a hospital.
KRMG-AM Tulsa, Tue, Dec 16 2014 @ 10:11 AM
Maria Romero has her candle lit by Dianne Gayle during a candlelight vigil held for their neighbors, the Gemmell family, in East Montgomery Village, at the site of Monday's plane crash, on Friday December 12, 2014. Donations have continued to pour in for the family of a woman and her young sons who were killed in a Dec. 8 plane crash in Gaithersburg, with the benefit fund for the surviving members of the Gemmell family hitting $467,329 by Tuesday evening.
Gazette.net, Tue, Dec 16 2014 @ 07:28 PM
U.S. Secretary of Labor Thomas E. Perez and U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker speak with student Kolawole Oyekanmi about what he was studying for his final exam during a tour of the cybersecurity lab at Montgomery College's Germantown campus. U.S. Secretary of Labor Thomas E. Perez and U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker visited the Germantown campus of Montgomery College on Wednesday to tour the cybersecurity lab and discuss the development of 21st century skills at the college.
Gazette.net, Tue, Dec 16 2014 @ 01:50 PM
Some freedom-from-religion advocates are pressing Maryland and six other states to remove provisions from their state constitutions prohibiting people who don't believe in God from holding public office. The Openly Secular coalition, based in Columbus, Ohio, says the other states are Arkansas, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee and Texas.
Baltimore News, Thu, Dec 18 2014 @ 02:26 PM
Washington Gas was working on installing water lines when they struck a 3-inch Washington Gas plastic main with a back hoe on the 600 block of Thayer Ave. The gas company stopped the leak at about 1:18 p.m. and has the gas line under control. Residents in the area are now allowed back in their homes.
CBS Local, Thu, Dec 18 2014 @ 02:52 PM
Montgomery County Police will join with Target at the store located at 5700 Bou Ave. in Rockville this Saturday, Dec. 20, for a Heroes and Helpers holiday shopping spree. From 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday, police will help in-need youth buy holiday gifts for their families.
Patch.com, Fri, Dec 19 2014 @ 02:08 PM
FREDERICK, Md. Maryland officials are considering creating toll lanes on Interstate 270 in an effort to alleviate traffic and congestion in Montgomery and Frederick counties.
WJLA-TV Arlington, Fri, Dec 19 2014 @ 12:06 PM