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Soaring Gas Prices Are Causing Hardship For Americans

Soaring fuel prices are forcing drivers to make some tough choices in order to pay for that $4 a gallon gas.

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Gray Orders Spending Freeze For D.C. Agencies

D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray has ordered a spending freeze for agencies in the District that are directly under his control.

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Scammers Target Delinquent Homeowners In PG County

Prince George’s County was one of the hardest-hit areas in the country during the mortgage crisis. As the county struggles to recover, officials are now warning people about scammers.

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Q&A With CQ Roll Call David Hawkings

WAMU's Matt McCleskey talks with editor of the CQ Roll Call Daily Briefing, David Hawkings, for a preview of the week on Capitol Hill. They discuss the U.S. hitting its debt ceiling and how the dynamic on Capitol Hill will change when Wisconsin Democratic Senator Herb Kohl retires.

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Alexandria Waterfront Hearing Saturday

In Virginia, members of the Alexandria City Council will be meeting Saturday to consider a plan that could dramatically change the waterfront.

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McDonnell Says Asia Trade Mission Will Result In Business Deals

Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell says the trade mission to China is expected to result in future business deals between the two sides.

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Northrop Grumman To Cut 200, Mostly In Baltimore

Defense contractor Northrop Grumman says it plans to lay off about 200 employees, mostly in the Baltimore region.

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