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"Love in the Time of Algorithims"

About a third of single Americans are using online dating sites to find love and companionship. These sites aren't the first technology that's changed the way we date and think about relationships, but they're dramatically changing the game. We explore the history of dating technology, how it works and its broader effect on our social dynamics.

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Maryland Democrats Pressure Gov. Hogan On Education Spending

The General Assembly has been adjourned for almost a month, but Democrats in Maryland are still pressuring Republican Gov. Larry Hogan to release funding for public education.
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