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As Pepco-Exelon Deal Enters Review Period, Opponents See Chance To Fight

Opponents of the Pepco-Exelon merger are asking D.C. regulators to reconsider their decision to approve the deal.

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FBI Probing Computer Virus Behind Outage At MedStar Health Facilities

A computer virus has crippled information systems at the major Washington-area hospital chain MedStar Health Inc., the FBI says.

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How Governor Hogan Slimmed Down The Budget For The Purple Line

Maryland's governor pushed for cuts to proposals to build the Purple Line, and his administration is touting $550 million in savings for taxpayers. So what was cut to make the budget?

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Both D.C. And Montgomery County To Consider $15 Minimum Wage

Both D.C. and Montgomery County will take up bills this year to raise the minimum wage to $15, just like in 2013 they agreed to coordinate on raising it to $11.50 an hour.
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If Trump Wins GOP Nod, Gov. Hogan Says He'll Consider Voting For Another

Maryland's governor told The Associated Press in an interview Thursday that he's "not a Trump fan,'' and he doesn't think Trump should "be the nominee.''

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D.C. Regulator Approves Exelon's Takeover Of Pepco

The District of Columbia Public Service Commission has approved Exelon's nearly $7 billion takeover of rival utility Pepco.

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Building Trust, Note By Note: High School Band Program Integrates Immigrants

An after-school program in Prince George's County is attempting to bridge the divide between two groups of students who share a campus but attend different high schools.

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Package Of Police Reforms Makes Progress In Maryland On 'Crossover Day'

In the wake of the death of Freddie Gray while in police custody, lawmakers convened a workgroup to recommend a slate of reforms to law enforcement — many of which have made it through the House of Delegates so far.

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40 Years Of Metro: Was D.C.'s Transit System Always Like This?

Kojo examines 40 years of Metro history and how the transit system's bright beginnings shed light on its current troubles.

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LISTEN: Highlights From Maryland Senate Debate On 'The Politics Hour'

Donna Edwards and Chris Van Hollen, the two frontrunners for the Democratic nomination in Maryland's Senate race, squared off Friday in a live debate at WAMU 88.5's studios, featuring questions from Kojo Nnamdi and Tom Sherwood.

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