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OLNEY, Md. (AP) Authorities are investigating whether the shooting death of a man walking home from work in Olney is linked to another killing in the same community last week. Montgomery County police say 41-year-old Punyasara Gedara was killed yesterday afternoon in the 3400 block of North High Street.

WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) An appeals court says the state may not let in-state contractors on public works projects pay reduced wages to apprentices while denying the same right to out-of-state contractors. The federal panel upheld a judge's ruling on the issue.

ANNAPOLIS (AP) The Anne Arundel County Council has failed to override the county executive's veto on amendments to a bill that affects collective bargaining disputes. He vetoed three amendments that would have reaffirmed that the administration is boundy by the arbitrator's ruling.

(Copyright 2011 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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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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'Invisible Army' Of Immigrant Women Finds Its Voice Through Cooking

Brazilian immigrant Roberta Siao says being both a foreigner and mother made it hard to find work in London. At Mazi Mas, a restaurant that trains and employs immigrants, she found more than a job.
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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 Barack Obama lifts the embargo against U.S. arms sales to Vietnam. We discuss 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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