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Partial Ban On 'Neonic' Pesticides, Believed To Be Bee Killer, Passes Maryland Senate

Controversial neonicotinoid insecticides are believed to be a contributor to honey-bee colony collapse disorder, prompting the Maryland Senate to pass a partial ban on the substances.

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Death By Electric Chair: Virginia's Back-Up Or The New Norm?

Virginia is one of eight states to allow death by electrocution. Now, the option will become the default if lethal injections drugs are unavailable.

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Should Maryland DUI Offenders Be Required To Use An Ignition Interlock?

A Montgomery County police officer was struck and killed by a suspect drunk driver last year, prompting a push for stricter limits on DUI offenders.

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Adding 'How Not To Get Shot' To Driver's Education Is Maryland Senator's Goal

Driver's education classes would teach students what to do and how to react if a police officer pulls them over under a bill making its way through the General Assembly.

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Cuccinelli No Longer In Consideration For Virginia Supreme Court

Republicans had proposed putting former Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli on the state's highest court on Tuesday after the General Assembly rejected their other pick, but Cuccinelli withdrew his name.

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Police Departments Implement Body-Worn Cameras

As more and more police departments deploy body-worn cameras, questions arise over privacy, transparency and how they impact they impact police-community relations.

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The Latest On The 2016 Presidential Race

Pressure mounts for both Republican and Democratic presidential hopefuls: primary results from Michigan and Mississippi plus Republican contests in Idaho and Hawaii. Join us for the latest on the race for delegates.

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Jane Bryant Quinn: "How To Make Your Money Last"

A longtime personal finance commentator explains how to stretch your retirement savings including advice on sound investment strategies when interest rates are low and how to put together a budget that matches spending to future income estimates.

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New Questions About The Future Of Europe As Leaders Discuss The Refugee Crisis

European Union leaders meet at a summit in Brussels while more than ten thousand migrants are trapped in Greece at closed borders. The ongoing refugee crisis and new questions about the future of Europe.

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With Execution Drugs Scarce, Virginia Pols Approve Renewed Use Of Electric Chair

The Virginia Senate passed a bill Monday that would force death row inmates into the electric chair if lethal injection drugs — of which there is currently a shortage — are unavailable.

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