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O'Malley Continues Foreclosure Mediation Push

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Baltimore Congressman Elijah Cummings (left) and Maryland Governor Martin O'Malley speak with reports after a state house committee meeting in Annapolis.
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Baltimore Congressman Elijah Cummings (left) and Maryland Governor Martin O'Malley speak with reports after a state house committee meeting in Annapolis.

Maryland Governor Martin O'Malley continues his push to force banks and mortgage companies into mediation before they foreclose on a home.

O'Malley and Baltimore Rep. Elijah Cummings (D-Md.) testified before the state house environmental matters committee. O'Malley says his bill was crafted in response to what he heard from non-profit groups who work with homeowners who are about to lose their homes to foreclosure.

Matt Bush reports.

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O'Keeffe Museum Acquires Rarely-Seen Work By The Famed Artist

An atmospheric image of barns in Lake George, N.Y., is joining the collection at the Georgia O'Keeffe Museum in Santa Fe, N.M. The painting reveals a lesser-known genre of the artist's work.
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We Don't Know How Many Workers Are Injured At Slaughterhouses. Here's Why

Injuries in the meat industry are likely to be under-reported, a new GAO report finds. Workers may be sent back to the line without seeing a doctor, or may not report out of fear of losing their jobs.
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Power Plant Fight In Prince George's County

A predominantly African American community in rural Prince George's County recently filed a federal civil rights complaint in response to plans to build a third power plant in one town, and fifth in the region.

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Reports Peg Tech Billionaire As Funder Of Hulk Hogan's Case Against Gawker

The New York Times says entrepreneur Peter Thiel confirms he has been bankrolling the ex-wrestler's lawsuit. Gawker is appealing a jury award to Hogan of $140 million over publication of a sex tape.

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