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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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No Longer Omar: Actor Michael K. Williams On Lucky Breaks And Letting Go

Over the course of his career, Williams says he's learned to separate himself from his characters (like The Wire's Omar). In HBO's The Night Of, he plays a powerful prison inmate named Freddy.
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#FoodPorn, Circa 1600s: Then And Now, It Was More About Status Than Appetite

A new study of old masters finds that capturing and showing off decadent and expensive meals is a decidedly old-fashioned practice. Like today's Instagrammers, it was all about projecting an image.
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The Legality Of Restoring Virginia Voting Rights

Virginia's governor is bypassing the commonwealth's Supreme Court ruling and restoring felon voting rights individually. Kojo examines Terry McAuliffe's move with a legal expert.

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The Big Internet Brands Of The '90s — Where Are They Now?

Verizon's purchase of Yahoo will close the book on one of the oldest Internet companies. What happened to the other famous 90s brands, like GeoCities, Netscape and CompuServe? A nerdy remembrance.

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