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Broken Promises And Bleak Economics Fuel El Salvador's Troubles

Part 3 of Armando Trull's series: El Salvador’s poor are getting caught in the middle of a deadly free-for-all between gangs intent on holding their positions and police forces that show unchecked aggression.

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Attorneys Seek To Move Freddie Gray Trials Out Of Baltimore

A judge is scheduled to hear arguments Thursday from the attorneys for the six police officers charged in the arrest and death of Baltimore resident Freddie Gray.
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Why Environmentalists Want To Curb Maryland's Poultry Industry

Environmentalists worry the poultry industry's growth means setbacks for the health of the Chesapeake Bay.
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From Prison Cells In El Salvador, Violent Gangs Remain Connected To U.S.

Part 2 of Armando Trull's series: The prison crisis in El Salvador and gang activity in the D.C. region are part of the same dynamic, authorities say. Money flows back to leaders, even those stuck in the Central American nation's crowded cells.

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Though They Fled For Safety, Salvadorans Still Fight Gang Scourge From Afar

Reporter Armando Trull returns to El Salvador to look at the continuing gang violence that has driven many Salvadorans to seek refuge in the D.C. area.

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Labor Advocates Ready To Push For Paid Sick Leave, Pay Equity In Maryland

Workers issues aren't just something highlighted on Labor Day. In fact, next year's session of the Maryland General Assembly will likely be full of them.
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Bill Would Make Maryland Employers Set Work Schedules Earlier

As Labor Day approaches, advocates in Maryland are pushing for a change in how workers receive their schedules.
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How Do D.C. Area Schools Decide When There's A Snow Day?

Sure, it's hot outside, but winter will be upon us before long. And with winter comes the perennial question: will tomorrow be a snowday? Area educators explain what goes into the decision.

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Protesters Gather In Baltimore As Hearings Begin On Freddie Gray's Death

Prosecutors and defense attorneys will present arguments on three key issues in Baltimore Circuit Court.

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Panel Begins To Shape Guidelines For Police Body Cameras In Maryland

The regulations address everything from when the devices should be turned on to what to do with dysfunctional cameras.

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