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Impending Federal Budget Cuts May Have Negative Impact On D.C. Region

A local economist says impending federal budget cuts will have a negative impact on the region’s economy.

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Connolly To Sponsor Bill To Compensate Recently Furloughed FAA Employees

A local congressman is pushing legislation to provide back pay to workers who were recently furloughed at the Federal Aviation Administration.

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D.C. Pushes Back Online Gaming Meetings

D.C. continues to tap the breaks on online gambling. City lawmakers now say they will delay community meetings aimed at alleviating concerns about the new law.

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Walmart Donates $3 Million For D.C. Job Training

Walmart continues to shower D.C. with donations as it looks to looks break into the market and open several stores, and the latest gift – a $3 million grant for job training -- impressed local leaders.

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Wal-Mart Continues Charitable Donations, Pushes To Open More Stores In D.C.

As Wal-Mart pushes to open up stores in the District, it continues to make charitable donations to different local causes. Today the giant retailer announced it's donating $3 million to job training programs in D.C.

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Baltimore Sun Union Fighting Job Losses

The Baltimore Sun is offering buyouts to some employees. Baltimore Sun Media Senior Vice President of Marketing Judy Berman said in a statement the company is bargaining with the Washington-Baltimore Newspaper Guild over the terms of a voluntary buyout offer.

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Striking Verizon Workers Threaten Ongoing Protests

Verizon workers from across the region are preparing for a long, heated battle with their company.

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