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Local banks have a lot invested in financial regulatory reform.

Small lenders don't like being lumped in with big Wall Street firms. Take the proposal for a new consumer protection office - could it end up working at cross-purposes with existing federal regulation? Maryland Bankers Association president Kathleen Murphy says evaluating a local lender's business practices requires understanding that bank's business model.

Elizabeth Wynne Johnson reports.

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'Stronger Than Ever' Sundance Docs Tackle Scientology, Campus Rape

Critic Kenneth Turan says Going Clear and The Hunting Ground are among the films that "blew people away" at this year's Sundance Film Festival.
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Sandwich Monday: Girl Scout Cookie Coffeemate

For this week's Sandwich Monday, we try Girl Scout Cookies in a new form. Coffeemate has somehow blended them into nondairy creamer, so you can start your day the disturbing way.
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Court Approves McDonnell's Request To Remain Free During Appeal

A federal appeals court is approving former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell's request to remain free while he appeals his corruption convictions.
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Facebook, Instagram Suffer Outage

Facebook suffered a widespread outage lasting roughly 40 minutes on Tuesday affecting users in the United States, Asia, the United Kingdom and Australia.

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