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Local Editorial: Welcome to Maryland, home of the immortal voter

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Why do the world's oldest people live in Maryland? Even though modern medicine has greatly increased human longevity, it's still unusual to make it well past the century mark. It was news when Guinness World Records formally recognized 114-year-old Misao Okawa of Japan as "the world's oldest woman" in February. So it was a bit of a shock to find out that Maryland's voter rolls contain the names...

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