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Technical Issues Persists On Maryland's Online Health Insurance Marketplace

Thousands of Maryland residents have enrolled in the state's new online marketplace for health insurance, but technical issues remain a problem.

More than 13,000 residents have created accounts on Maryland Heath Connection, the state-based online marketplace for health insurance.

The Connection's executive director, Becca Pearce says a technical team has added server capacity and plans to update the system's software to accommodate the large number of people getting involved.

Pearce also says there have been 170,000 unique visitors to the website, and more than 10,000 people have dialed in to the call centers since the connection opened on October 1.

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Gamer, Girlfriend Take Relationship To Next Level After Super Mario Proposal

Pam Edwards was playing the video game next to her boyfriend, Shane Birkinbine. Little did she know, Birkinbine had redesigned the level so the bricks spelled out "Will you marry me?"
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'Sweetbitter' Is A Savory Saga Of Restaurant Life And Love

Oysters, cocaine, fine wine, love triangles: Stephanie Danler's debut novel Sweetbitter follows a year in the life of a young woman working at a top-tier Manhattan restaurant.
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The Week In Politics: Bernie Sanders, Clinton's Emails And A Trump (Non)Debate

Steve Inskeep talks with columnist and commentator Cokie Roberts and Washington Times columnist Charles Hurt about what to expect this week from Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders.
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Gamer, Girlfriend Take Relationship To Next Level After Super Mario Proposal

Pam Edwards was playing the video game next to her boyfriend, Shane Birkinbine. Little did she know, Birkinbine had redesigned the level so the bricks spelled out "Will you marry me?"

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