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UPPER MARLBORO, Md. (AP) Preliminary data shows $400 million in federal stimulus cash is going to local government and businesses in Prince George's County. County Executive Jack Johnson says the cash infusion has helped him avoid laying off hundreds of workers.

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) Maryland's governor says state schools were largely spared from budget cuts last time but now the crunch is coming. Gov. Martin O'Malley says the school superintendents should start searching hard for savings because of a looming $2 billion budget gap.

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'Marvel's Jessica Jones' Is About An Ex-Superhero Turned Private Investigator

The plot of the new Netflix show is something rare in superhero TV or film stories: It's a tale of women banding together to stop the man who abused them. Jessica Jones is played by Krysten Ritter.

As Big Food Feels Threat Of Climate Change, Companies Speak Up

A warming climate is likely to disrupt global food production, which has Big Food companies worried. Some, like Mars, are becoming increasingly vocal advocates for action on greenhouse gas emissions.
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U.S. Rep. John Sarbanes On How Money Influences Politics, Locally And Nationally

One of Maryland's federal lawmakers is behind some new ideas about campaign finance reform that have stalled in Congress, but are being taken up by local legislatures, including D.C.

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