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McDonnell Leaves On Trade Mission To Asia

Gov. Bob McDonnell (R-Va.) and several senior administration officials are on the first leg of an 11-day Asian tour. The trip is aimed at job creation and economic development.

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Avg Gas Price Jumps to More than $4

Pump prices have climbed for more than 40 straight days, and in the District, the average cost for a gallon of gas is now $4.16. But many stations have fuel prices much higher than that.

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U.S. House to Vote on Offshore Drilling in Virginia

The U.S. House is scheduled to vote today on legislation that could open Virginia waters to offshore oil and gas exploration.

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Maryland Governor Pushes For Changes In The Gas Tax

Gov. Martin O'Malley is talking transportation Friday and challenging a panel to come up with new and better revenue plans that move away from taxing gas by the gallon.

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‘Briefcase Brigades’ Look To Lawmakers For Answers

Ian Maggard is a 24-year-old college student looking for answers. And he says he represents an entire generation of Americans under 30 questioning the growing unemployment rate among their peers that now tops 14 percent and looming budget cuts that might result in reducing federal grants for college students.

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Young Adults Head To Capitol Hill To Ask: 'Where Are The Jobs?'

As Congress negotiates impending budget cuts including a possible reduction of federal grants to college students, unemployment among those under 30 is higher than the national average. A group of young adults who call themselves the "Briefcase Brigade" is heading to Capitol Hill Wednesday to urge lawmakers to support educational funding and to deliver on promises of jobs.

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MoCo Firefighters Protest Against County Executive

Professional firefighters in Montgomery County are staging a protest Wednesday in Burtonsville, Md., against County Executive Isiah Leggett.

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