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Maryland Health Officials Ease Summer Camp Sunscreen Policy

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Under the old guidelines, camp staff members were advised to limit touching campers as much as possible while applying sunscreen. The policy also restricted other campers from helping each other apply sun block.

Health officials say they recognize the guidelines may have caused some confusion. Published reports indicate the new policy only requires parents to give permission for sunscreen application by a staff member.

Clifford Mitchell, assistant health director for the state's Department of Environmental Health and Food Protection says the original guidelines were designed to protect children from inappropriate touching while guarding them from harmful sun exposure.

Mitchell also adds there were no existing cases of inappropriate contact which led to the regulations.

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Check Out These Musicians Who Literally Play With Their Food

It turns out beans aren't the only musical fruit. The London Vegetable Orchestra is one of many musical acts that use all sorts of fruit and veg to produce sweet (and savory) sounds.
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Check Out These Musicians Who Literally Play With Their Food

It turns out beans aren't the only musical fruit. The London Vegetable Orchestra is one of many musical acts that use all sorts of fruit and veg to produce sweet (and savory) sounds.
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The Politics Hour - May 27, 2016

Congress votes to override DC's 2013 ballot initiative on budget autonomy. Virginia governor faces a federal investigation over international finance and lobbying rules. And DC, Maryland and Virginia move to create a Metro safety oversight panel.

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Hokule'a, The Hawaiian Canoe Traveling The World By A Map Of The Stars

A voyaging canoe built to revive the centuries-old tradition of Hawaiian exploration is circumnavigating the globe. Its crew has already traveled 26,000 miles navigating with the sun, star and waves.

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