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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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Consider This With Fred Fiske: Jobs

Like you, I've made some bad decisions in my lifetime. But one of the best decisions I've made was in 1947, when I was offered jobs in Washington, Baltimore and Philadelphia, and I chose to come to Washington.

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Judge To Rule Montgomery County Labor Dispute

Montgomery County Circuit Court Judge Robert Greenberg says he plans to issue a ruling Monday in a dispute between the county and a public employee's union.

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Animal Shelter Hopes Food Pantry Will Keep Pets In Homes

Pets are often the unsung victims of economic downturn, but a cat shelter in Alexandria, Va., is trying to take the financial burden off animal ownership.

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Commentary By Peg Hacskaylo: Preserving Victim Services

It's budget season in the District of Columbia. Mayor Vincent Gray has released his vision of a spending plan -- to close a budget gap of more than $300 million. Now the D.C Council must reevaluate it's priorities. Commentator Peg Hacskaylo, executive director of the nonprofit District Alliance for Safe Housing, is asking the city to remember victims of domestic violence.

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Maryland Acquires Land For Final Part Of ICC

Maryland now has the land in Prince George's County that will allow for the final phase of the Intercounty Connector to be completed.

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Flash Mob Does 'Tax The Rich Shuffle' In Arlington

In Northern Virginia Monday, some residents showed their dissatisfaction with how the tax code is written in our country by dancing.

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