Thu March 6, 2014
Health Overhaul-Delaware

Del. health care commission: About 7k choose plans

DOVER, Del. (AP) — State officials say about 7,000 Delawareans have chosen private insurance plans under the federal Affordable Care Act.

Health and Social Services Secretary Rita Landgraf told the state Health Care Commission on Thursday that 6,994 people had selected plans in Delaware's health insurance exchange as of Feb. 28, an increase of about 38 percent over the previous month

Officials are no longer reporting how many people have actually paid for coverage, as opposed to simply choosing a plan.

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Tue February 25, 2014
guy davis-the mainstay

Bluesman Guy Davis returns to The Mainstay


Guy Davis returns to the Mainstay in Rock Hall, Maryland, on Thursday March 6 at 7:30 pm. The concert is the first in a series, entitled MainstayBlues, of four concerts celebrating different aspects of the blues. Admission is $15. For information and reservations call 410-639-9133. Information is also available at the Mainstay’s website

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Thu February 13, 2014
Civil Rights Movement-Jazz

WESM continues celebration of Black History Month with 2 special programs

'Say It Loud: Black-Pride Soul Jazz' explores the black-pride movement of the late 1960s and early 1970s.
Credit PRX

WESM 91.3 FM presents two special programs Sunday (Feb. 16) as part of its ongoing celebration of Black History Month.

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Fri January 31, 2014
Maryland Mall Shooting

Md. mall where 2 died will hold moment of silence

COLUMBIA, Md. (AP) — The Maryland mall where two people were fatally shot last week says it will hold a moment of silence in remembrance of the victims.

The moment of silence for Brianna Benlolo and Tyler Johnson at The Mall in Columbia will take place Saturday at 11:15 a.m. It marks a week since a gunman fatally shot the two skateboard shop employees and then shot himself. The mall will also hand out white lapel ribbons to patrons as they enter the mall.

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Wed January 15, 2014
van williamson

Van Williamson, John Harris Quartet to perform at the Avalon

Van Williamson

You may know Van Williamson from “Radio from Downtown,” the NPR music variety program he produced from the Avalon stage.

Or perhaps you know him from his various musical incarnations as a solo guitarist playing straight-ahead, uncompromising cocktail music, as a duo with bassist Tom Anthony, or in his jazz trio with Anthony and drummer/percussionist Felix Contreras.

In whatever capacity you know him, you know that Van is a lively entertainer who always puts on one heckuva good show.

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