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This story is the third installment in a five-part series on mental health care. Click here for the entire series.

Millions of Americans are expected to have expanded mental health and substance abuse benefits under Obamacare and the 2008 Mental Health Parity Law.

This story is the second installment in a five-part series on mental health care. Click here for the entire series.

For years, having health insurance didn't necessarily mean you were covered for mental healthcare.  But, recent regulations from The White House aimed to fix that.  Think it can work?

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Anthony Brown has issued a five point plan aimed at helping Maryland’s veterans, a plan he hopes to implement if he’s elected governor next year. Another Democrat in the race – Heather Mizeur – will announce her running mate tomorrow. Plus, “The Magic Pill,” home sales, school discipline, and more.

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We round up the schedule changes in effect on this Veterans’ Day. A look at Mike Pantelides’ victory in the Annapolis mayoral race. Plus: the “rain tax,” the US Conference of Catholic Bishops’ meeting in Baltimore, yesterday’s Ravens’ victory, our new series “The Magic Pill,” and more.

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Vote counting in Annapolis will resume at noon Friday; the city’s mayoral race is still undecided. Governor O’Malley calls for a higher minimum wage, but doesn’t specify what it should be. Plus: BGF indictments, Ruppersberger on the governor’s race, Cardin calls on the House to approve ENDA, and more.

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The official vote canvas for Annapolis's mayoral race begins at 9 Thursday morning. Democratic gubernatorial candidate Heather Mizeur proposes lowering income taxes for most Marylanders. A cougar sighting has been reported in Harford County. And more.

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Wednesday headlines from around the region.

Frederick Keeps Their Mayor; Annapolis Waits

WYPR's Karen Hosler and Joel McCord report on mayoral elections in Annapolis and Frederick.

The Arts and Common Core—a Natural Fit

Nov 5, 2013

The Arts and Common Core—a Natural Fit

For the second year, a local organization is aligning arts instruction with the new Common Core State Standards for math and English/language arts.

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Information about today's elections in Maryland. Plus: a delayed vote on a bill cracking down on panhandling in Baltimore, a look at rezoning in the city, stormwater fees in Anne Arundel, and more.