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Ocean City Considering A Ban On Swearing

Ocean City officials could potentially one-up their controversial "no sagging" policy introduced last year with a new proposal to post "no swearing" signs on the boardwalk.

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The Real Legacy Of Martin Luther King Jr. (Rebroadcast)

Pulitzer Prize-winning author Taylor Branch argues that while we invoke Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s name frequently, few understand the principles he championed or the history of race relations in America.

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"The Burglary:" The Inside Story Of FBI Surveillance (Rebroadcast)

A new book reveals the long-secret identities of the 1971 burglars who disclosed FBI documents that proved the agency was spying on black and anti-war activists.

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Legislation Would Shift Mental Health Treatment Away From Virginia Jails

Virginia jails are the largest provider of mental health services in the state, but a new report says the care they're receiving is inadequate and more care options have to made available.

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After Media Pressure, Virginia Supreme Court To Release Audio Recordings

Advocates for open government have a long history of battling with the state of Virginia, but they were granted a small victory recently as the state Supreme Court has agreed to release audio of their oral arguments.

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"The Burglary:" The Inside Story Of FBI Surveillance

A new book reveals the long-secret identities of the 1971 burglars who disclosed FBI documents that proved the agency was spying on black and anti-war activists.

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Critics Urge Moving Away From Maryland Health Care Exchange

The rollout of Maryland's state-operated health care exchange has been frought with problems, prompting some lawmakers to consider using the federal exchange on a temporary basis.

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Recreational Marijuana Now Legal In Colorado

As of Jan. 1, those who wish can now purchase recreational pot in some 40 stores across the state of Colorado. We explore the seismic shifts taking place in the debate over marijuana.

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FDA: Star Scientific Illegally Marketing Products

Virginia-based Star Scientific Inc. is illegally marketing at least two products, according to an FDA letter made public on Tuesday.

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An Indian Diplomat's Arrest And The Role Of Diplomatic Immunity

The arrest of Indian diplomat Devyani Khobragade in New York triggered a diplomatic rift between the U.S. and India. We explore the legal foundation of diplomatic immunity and understand why it can open the door for abuse.

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