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West Maryland? A Secessionist Movement Brewing In The Free State

It was roughly 150 years ago that a group of Virginia counties broke off from the Old Dominion to form their own state: West Virginia. Now there's a movement underway in Western Maryland for counties to do the same. Activists behind Maryland's secession movement say the politics and culture in Annapolis don't reflect their region. We explore the issues and learn about similar debates taking place across the country.

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Dick Van Dyke: "Keep Moving"

Actor Dick Van Dyke is beloved for his roles in movie classics such as Mary Poppins and Chitty Chitty Bang Bang and the TV series, The Dick Van Dyke Show. In a new memoir he shares his tips aging well and the value of living in the moment.


Sip On This: That $10,000 Bottle Of Wine Might Really Be 2-Buck Chuck

Take a close look at the glass of wine you're drinking. There's a chance it could be some cheap plonk packaged with an upmarket label. Counterfeiting wine is big business among old and rare vintages.

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