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Virginia Bill To End Continuing Contracts For Teachers Dies

Virginia public school teachers can rest easy this year, as the bill the would make it easier for them to get fired has died.

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Maryland Approves Tax Hike, Continues Working On Budget

Maryland lawmakers have approved an income tax hike for the state, and are continuing to hammer out other budget proposals.

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D.C. Income Disparity Amongst Highest In U.S.

Levels of income disparity within D.C. are higher than almost anywhere else in the United States, which is putting pressure on the lower-income residents of the District.

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D.C. Considers Community Solar Power

A new law proposed in the District would make it easier for businesses and organizations to get on the solar-powered bandwagon, even if their particular building leaves something to be desired in the sun department.

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JOBS Act Passes With Rare Bipartisan Support

Congress passed the JOBS Act Thursday with bipartisan support -- a rarity in Congress in recent months. Democratic legislators were supportive, but emphasized that the legislation does not go far enough.

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D.C. Mayor Denies Involvement With Raided Campaign Fundraiser

D.C. Mayor Vince Gray is denying knowledge of any wrongdoing that may have occurred during his 2010 campaign for mayor. 

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Virginia Tech Researchers Study Asthma Using Horses

When it comes to finding treatments for asthma, researchers at Virginia Tech have found that there is no species better suited than man's old friend -- the horse.

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Victims' Families Call For End To Maryland Death Penalty

Legislators in Maryland are considering a bill that would repeal the death penalty in the state, and dedicate some of the cost savings to the families of crime victims.

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Virginia Regulators Fail To Notify Public On Mountaintop Removal

Environmental groups are calling for the EPA to strip Virginia regulators of the ability to issue permits for mountaintop removal, saying they have been doing so without providing sufficient notice to the public.

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Tame Primary Campaigns In Virginia Could Benefit GOP

Virginia was largely spared the vitriol among GOP presidential candidates leading up to the Super Tuesday primary, and that could end up benfitting the eventual Republican candidate in November. 

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