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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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Spending Cuts To Affect Community Action Committees' Ability To Help Poor

As the White House and Congress talk about cutting federal spending, groups in Virginia that work with the poor say those cuts will mean big problems for their clients.

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Transition To Civilian Economy: Bill Would Aid Servicemen And Women

Some young servicemen and women in the Washington metro area and across the country are finding it very hard to get jobs in the civilian economy -- 27 percent are unemployed nationwide.

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MoCo Council Rejects Proposal To Cut Union Benefits

In Maryland, it's back to the drawing board for lawmakers in Montgomery County when it comes to cutting benefits for unionized employees.

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