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Funeral Services Underway For Former Maryland Governor

Former Gov. William Donald Schaefer was a giant in Maryland politics, but it was his touch with common people that was remembered most by those who walked past his casket in the state house in Annapolis Monday morning, many of whom were current or former state workers.

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U.S. Supreme Court: Va.'s Health Care Suit Can't Be Expedited

The U.S. Supreme Court says it will not allow Virginia's lawsuit against the new health care law to skip the normal appeals process.

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Va. Governor Weighs In On Dulles Metro Controversy

Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell has sent a letter to the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority, calling on it to reconsider its recent vote to pursue a tunnel for the stop at Dulles Airport.

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Maryland Leaders To Head To Asia In May

Maryland state leaders will head to Asia in May on a trade mission. Gov. Martin O'Malley will lead the trip, which will make stops in China, South Korea and Vietnam.

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Local Politicians Mull Lawsuit Against Pentagon

Localities in Northern Virginia are considering a lawsuit against the Pentagon. Its own Inspector General says the choice to move thousands of its workers to the Mark Center in Alexandria was a mistake.

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This Week In Congress: A Busy Time In Immigration Policy

From Capitol News Connection: House and Senate were out on recess for the week, but in Washington and in quite a few statehouses nationwide, this is a busy time in immigration policy.

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Maryland Leaders Host Mayor Of Seoul, South Korea

The state of Maryland is looking to expand its business in South Korea.

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Former D.C. Mayor Barred From Giving Obama Voting Rights Letter

Former District of Columbia Mayor Sharon Pratt had hoped to deliver a letter to the White House Thursday. But she was barred from doing so.

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D.C. Legislators Reintroduce Anti-Bullying Bill

Activists hope new legislation in the D.C. Council will strengthen the fight against bullying from the schoolyard to cyberspace. The council members introduced a similar bill in the last legislative session, but didn't pass it before the end of the council period.

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