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Maryland Governor Wades Into Septic Tank Battle

In Maryland, Gov. Martin O'Malley is stepping further into the debate over one of his top legislative priorities for this year: banning septic tanks in new developments.

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DCPS' Kaya Henderson Drops 'Interim' From Title

Kaya Henderson has accepted the top job in DC's public school system. She sat down with WAMU's Kavitha Cardoza to talk about what the community can expect from her.

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Fight For Gay Marriage Is Personal For Maryland Delegate

A final vote on Maryland's same-sex marriage bill in the House of Delegates is expected to take place Friday. For Del. Heather Mizeur, passing the bill is not just a fight for her constituents -- it's a struggle for her rights, and the rights of her family.

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Power Breakfast: Echoes Of 'Drill Baby Drill'

In the throes of yesterday's diametrically opposed and ultimately moot votes on spending bills, two Gulf Coast senators found an opportunity to talk gas.

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Muslim Americans React To 'Radicalization Hearings'

A House hearing Thursday called by New York Rep. Peter King is stirring an emotional debate about the radicalization of American Muslims.

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Draft Report Released On Gray Administration's Hiring Practices

In the District, questions surrounding who got hired and for how much continue to dog Mayor Vincent Gray's administration. A council member released a preliminary report Thursday afternoon looking at the issue.

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Virginia's Public Media Funding In Governor's Hands

Gov. Bob McDonnell proposed cuts to that funding, but legislators reached a compromise to support public media services.