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Virginia Budget Problems Could Affect Domestic Violence Prevention Programs

Virginia's Domestic Violence Prevention Board has drawn up proposals on ways to curb the number of attacks, but budget problems could delay implementation.

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Debt Ceiling: Md. Treasurer On State Impacts Of A Federal Default

Lawmakers are beginning yet another day of work on plans to raise the debt ceiling and cut the federal deficit. As the country approaches a possible default, local and state leaders in the D.C. area are watching very closely. Maryland State Treasurer Nancy Kopp talked to WAMU's Matt McCleskey about what these negotiations could mean for Maryland.

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Local Board of Trade Informs, But Can't Reassure Local Businesses

The Greater Washington Board of Trade gathered today to discuss the effects on local businesses of a federal default. Attendees found the meeting informative, but not reassuring.

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Maryland SHA Moves Forward On BRAC Upgrades Without Federal Money

In Maryland, the state Highway Administration will begin upgrading roads connected to the massive expansion of the Bethesda Naval Hospital because of BRAC, even though it doesn't have the money to pay for the projects yet.

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Nearly A Thousand FAA Employees On Furlough In D.C. Area

Thousands of Federal Aviation Administration workers are on furlough this week because of a failure by Congressional lawmakers to agree on funding for the agency.

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