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Power Breakfast: House Science Committee Reviews Airport Security Program

From Capitol News Connection: The airport security tool in question doesn't undress you with its electronic eyes or pat you down with a gloved hand. The program known as SPOT, which stands for Screening of Passengers by Observation Techniques, relies on behavior detection.

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Government Shutdown Looms

A government shutdown could be on the way if lawmakers can't reach a deal on long overdue legislation to finance the government by Friday.

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Pr. George's Police Officer Reaches Plea Agreement

A former Prince George's County police officer accused of trafficking black market alcohol and cigarettes has reached a plea agreement with prosecutors.

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Compromise Made On Pensions, Prescription Drugs In Maryland

A panel of Maryland lawmakers has settled pension and prescription drug differences between the House of Delegates and Senate.

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Virginia Continues Redistricting Session

The Virginia General Assembly's redistricting session enters day two Tuesday. The session's first day began with constituents and even some lawmakers unhappy with their handiwork.

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Power Breakfast: Federal Investigation Of W. Va. Coal Mining Accident

It was the worst coal mining accident in the U.S. in 40 years. One year ago, on April 5th, 2010, a build-up of methane gas fueled an explosion inside Massey Energy's Upper Big Branch mine in West Virginia. 29 men were killed.

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