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Capital Panel Gives Final Approval To Eisenhower Memorial

A long-delayed effort to build a memorial honoring President Dwight D. Eisenhower is gaining design approvals to potentially move forward.


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Md. Health Exchange Bill Receives Final Approval

The Maryland Senate on Wednesday gave final approval to a bill to help people who could not enroll in a private health plan on Maryland’s health exchange website due to computer problems, sending the measure to Gov. Martin O’Malley who will sign the legislation.


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Recent Polls Show Congressional Approval Ratings At All-Time-Low

Some are now expressing growing frustrations with the nation’s leaders. A slew of recent polls show congressional approval ratings at an all-time-low.


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House Passes $37B State Budget

The Maryland House of Delegates has approved the state’s $37 billion budget on a 103-36 vote.


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Charter Schools Seek Approval For 10 New Sites

Three charter school operators are applying for fast-track approval to operate 10 campuses serving thousands of Washington students.


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Bay Foundation Appeals Baltimore Steel Mill Ruling

A federal judge’s approval of a monitoring agreement between the owners of the Sparrows Point steel plant and environmental regulators is being appealed by the Chesapeake Bay Foundation, the environmental group announced Wednesday.


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Events At Annapolis City Dock May Need Council OK

After hearing complaints from some downtown business owners, Annapolis officials plan to consider requiring council approval for special events at City Dock.


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O’Brien Says Md. Same-Sex Vote Threatens Families

Baltimore’s Cardinal Edwin O’Brien says he is not surprised by the state Senate’s approval of gay marriage, but that the move threatens families.


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D.C. Mayor’s Approval Ratings Continue To Sag

District of Columbia Mayor Vincent Gray’s pproval ratings continue to suffer after a first year in office arked by scandals and questionable staffing decisions that led to federal investigation.


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Purple Line Gets Approval For Next Step

A 16-mile light rail proposal between Bethesda and New Carrollton has received federal approval to move into a preliminary engineering phase.


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Baltimore Red Line Gets Go-Ahead For Next Phase

Some say it will revitalize the city. Others say it will destroy neighborhoods. Now, Baltimore’s Red Line is one step closer to being a reality.



Md. Congressman Critical Of Use Of Force In Libya

Maryland Republican Rep. Roscoe Bartlett is critical of President Barack Obama for sending forces to Libya without congressional approval.