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No Opponents So Far For Maryland Democrat Doug Gansler

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By Meymo Lyons

If Democrat Doug Gansler can expect opposition in the race for Maryland attorney general, candidates are waiting until the last minute to let him know. As of 11 a.m., Gansler, who is the incumbent, did not have a Democratic or Republican opponent. Maryland's deadline to file for candidacy in November's election is 9 p.m. Tuesday.

Maryland's House of Delegates will clearly have a number of new faces after the election. At least 15 delegates are running for other offices, mostly in the state Senate. Seven other delegates have either retired or moved to another job. Maryland's primary is Sept. 14th.

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Barry Meier: "Missing Man"

Nine years ago, former FBI agent Robert Levinson disappeared in Iran while on a mission for the CIA. The story of his secret journey to Iran, the CIA cover-up that followed and efforts to rescue the longest-held U.S. hostage.

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5,000-Year-Old Chinese Beer Recipe Revealed

Researchers discovered ancient "beer-making tool kits" in underground rooms built between 3400 and 2900 B.C. Analyses of funnels, pots and jugs show the brewers were using pretty advanced techniques.
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The Fight for D.C.'s Budget Freedom

Last week, a House committee with oversight of the District passed legislation that would block the ability of the Council to spend its own tax dollars.

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The U.S. Expands Ties To Vietnam

President Obama lifts the embargo against U.S. arms sales to Vietnam: Please join us to talk about what closer ties between the U.S. and Vietnam mean for trade, leverage on human rights and growing concerns over China's military expansion.

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