Senate passes $14.6 billion budget with fee increases; IWIF premium exemption extension killed; Miller says transgender discrimination bill won't see light of day; families of victims testify for stiffer penalties against negligent drivers who kill; anti-poaching bills swim through legislature; farm protection bill faces setbacks: sponsor "sickened" by politicking; Bring Your Own Wine bill dead; and Leslie Johnson gets May court date.
Google sends your emails, gives you driving directions and answers just about every question you might have. But earlier this month a court decision regarding its books project showed that Google is not perfect. A Virginia professor with a new book about the company says we should always keep that in mind.
For more than a hour Tuesday federal law enforcement officials closed down several streets near the National Air and Space Museum in the District, as they investigated a suspicious vehicle. The scene has since been cleared and streets have been reopened.
Smoking is already banned in all workplaces, bars and restaurants in Montgomery County. Now, one county council member wants to expand the ban to public areas of apartment buildings and townhouse developments where smoking is currently allowed.
In Maryland, Prince George's County Council Member Leslie Johnson is continuing with her council work -- days after prosecutors filed a criminal information document charging her with conspiracy to commit evidence and witness tampering.
In Salisbury, Md., a new female roller derby league has sparked of a resurgence of interest in the sport. But it's also bringing attention to the league's 19-year-old founder, and her inspirational battle off the track.
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