The D.C. Court of Appeals has upheld the conviction of one of two men charged in the death of New York Times journalist David Rosenbaum, who died after he was beaten during a robbery near his home in 2006.
From MarylandReporter.com: After 20 years at the helm of the state public school system, Nancy Grasmick announces her retirement and there is a lot of coverage; local roads to get a one-time cash infusion; utilities could face millions in fines under new reliability standards; bill to put cameras on school buses hits a speed bump; public transit fare hikes are likely; and mistrial declared in trial of man who allegedly threatened O'Malley.
This month Virginia's attorney general is launching a campaign to warn the public about the latest trends in fraud. But one type of scam the Commonwealth is having a hard time keeping up with involves phony locksmiths.
Virginia Commonwealth University's men's basketball team will make its first appearance in an NCAA Final Four this weekend in Houston. The team was ranked 11th in the southwest region -- but it has won five games in a row to make it to the semifinal game against Butler on Saturday.
From Capitol News Connection: As Speaker of the House, Ohio Republican John Boehner has made the preservation of D.C.'s controversial school voucher program a top legislative priority. And he convinced a fellow Ohio Republican, Congressman Steven LaTourette, to get on board.
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