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Analysis: GOP Voters Actually Get A Say In Maryland, D.C. Presidential Primaries

Looking ahead to the congressional races in the Maryland and D.C. primaries, scheduled for April 3.

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'A Huge Loss': Program Helps Families Grieve Pets Who Pass

When a pet dies, many families are unsure of how to grieve. Prince George's County is offering counseling to help them through those tough times.

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60 D.C. Employees Fired For Unemployment Fraud

The D.C. government has fired dozens of city employees accused of committing unemployment fraud.

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Maryland Senate Approves Slots, Plays Host To Gingrich

It was a busy day in Annapolis, Md. on Tuesday as the Maryland Senate approved the state's sixth slots casino license and also played host to Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich.

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Analysis: Rep. Chris Van Hollen And The House Budget Negotiations

Both Democrats and Republicans have laid out their visions for the federal budget in the U.S. House. While the Republican plan is almost assured to pass, Maryland Democrat Chris Van Hollen has had a high-profile role in the negotiations.

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D.C. Budget Highlights: What’s Cut, What’s Not

Anticipating a shortfall in the budget next year, D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray has released a budget plan that includes a number of cuts and raising revenue through alcohol sales and traffic cameras.

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Wind Power Bill Passes Maryland House Committee

A bill to pave the way for wind energy in Maryland has cleared one hurdle, and will now move on to the full state House.

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Political Donor Jeffrey Thompson Resigns From Firm

Documents have been released showing that Jeffrey Thompson, D.C. political donor under investigation by federal authorities, has stepped down from his accounting firm.

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Plugged In: Area Businesses Opening Up To Electric Vehicles

An activist in Maryland says he has a plan to spark the local electric vehicle movement, by encouraging hotels and and parking garages to offer low-costing charging to their customers.

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Suspect Arrested In Hate-Fueled IHOP Shooting

Police in D.C. have arrested a suspect in connection with the shooting that occurred at a Columbia Heightsin what has been described as a crime motivated by homophobia.

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