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Md. seeks to improve care for foster children with disabilities


  • Baltimore Sun, The

Maryland health officials outlined five steps aimed at improving coordination among agencies that govern group homes for foster children with disabilities. It also created a task force to recommend im… Read More

Mitsubishi unveils first MRJ regional jet



Mitsubishi Aircraft is on track to put its new MRJ regional jet into the air in the second quarter of 2015 following a roll-out last week. The first flight test aircraft, which will undergo ground tes… Read More

Texas city council finds manager in Wis. administrator


  • KTRE-TV (Lufkin, Texas)

The Crockett, Texas, City Council unanimously decided to hire Sean Hutchison as city manager. Hutchison has served as village administrator and director of public works in Combined Locks, Wis., for se… Read More