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Fairfax County Construction Brings Hope Of Revitalization

Many in the Groveton neighborhood of Fairfax County are hoping a new development will help revitalize the area.

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Business In A Slump: Scraping By Three Years Later

Guest host David Greene revisits the Stone Soup Kitchen in Atlanta to see how the business is doing in the economy. He checks in with some of the people he first met three years ago, during President Obama's first 100 days in office.
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Salary Tax On D.C. Commuters Sparks Controversy

Maryland and Virginia lawmakers are resisting calls to tax commuters who work in the District but live in the suburbs.

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Obama, Romney Campaigns Clash Over Federal Pay Issue

The race for support for federal workers compensation in the region is heating up.

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A Smaller Government: Risks, Rewards, Reform

In many ways, the entire Washington region is a "company town." All of us, not just federal employees and contractors, will be affected by the $100 billion dollar federal budget cuts slated to automatically start in less than five months.

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Try, Try Again: O'Malley Schedules Special Session On Gambling

Gov. Martin O'Malley wants Maryland lawmakers to take yet another stab at expanding gambling in the state with a special session Aug. 9.

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The U.S. Economy, Sliced And Diced In Two Graphics

Economic growth slowed in the second quarter. We look at just how the U.S. economy breaks down into goods and services.
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FCC Funds Will Help Expand High-Speed Internet In Virginia

Virginia will get $2 million from the federal government to help extend high-speed internet access to some rural areas of the state.

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