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Back in the 1950s, college athletes began filing for workers compensation and benefits because they were not only being injured on the playing field, but some were even dying. 

Most college programs were scared of the idea of players being treated like state employees at the time.

On this episode of UMES 30, host Dr. Joshua K. Wright discusses the current state of college sports with Keith Davidson, Direrctor of Athletics at the University of Maryland Eastern Shore, and two student athletes from UMES.

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The Google+ social network inadvertently gave app developers access to information on some 52.5 million users — even data that users designated as private — because of a "bug" in its software, Google says. The company had already announced it was pulling the plug on the social network because of an earlier incident, and now says the shutdown will happen four months sooner.

Lawmakers unveiled the much-anticipated farm bill compromise Monday night, ending the months-long impasse over whether a critical piece of legislation that provides subsidies to farmers and helps needy Americans buy groceries could pass before the lame-duck session concludes at the end of the year.

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For December, 3 Romantic Holiday Escapes

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'Tis the season when an escape from holiday madness may be necessary --and these three romance novels will whisk you away to fictional worlds where all the high stakes drama is resolved with true love and happily ever after.

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We have been here before - yet another game of chicken over the budget and the threat of a partial government shutdown.

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