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Obama Signs Order On Response To Climate Change

A year after Superstorm Sandy devastated the East Coast, President Barack Obama signed an executive order Friday to make it easier for states and local governments to respond to weather disasters.


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Obama Open To Name Change For Washington Redskins

President Barack Obama says he would “think about changing” the Washington Redskins’ name if he owned the football team as he waded into the controversy involving a word that many consider offensive to Native Americans.


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Study: Climate Change Could Affect D.C. Water Supply

A new study finds climate change could cut stream flows in the Potomac River basin, a major source of drinking water in the Washington region.


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After hitting 69 degrees, we did actually top out in the low 60s Tuesday – but that was at midnight. Temperatures have fallen drastically since then and will hold in the 40s Tuesday afternoon. The colder air will moderate, but is going to stick around for the rest of the week.


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Ex-Md. Gov. Discusses Superstorm, Climate Change

Superstorm Sandy and this summer’s derecho that knocked out power to many Marylanders are prompting a resurgence in discussions about global climate change, former Maryland Gov. Parris Glendening said Thursday.


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Opinion: 8.2 Percent Unemployment Rate Won’t Reelect Obama

Of all the signs leading to a defeat for President Barack Obama in the presidential election of 2012, the most glaring sign is the 8.2% unemployment rate.


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Venue Change Sought For Va. Lacrosse Slaying Suit

Lawyers for a former University of Virginia lacrosse player convicted of killing his ex-girlfriend are seeking a new venue for the trial of a wrongful death lawsuit against him.


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Change Could Happen: 5 Things That Could Derail Obama’s Re-Election Bid

President Barack Obama is facing a tough re-election campaign with unemployment above 8 percent, gas prices hovering around $4 and his groundbreaking health care law under review from the Supreme Court.


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Univ. Of Maryland, Beijing University Partner On Climate Change

The University of Maryland says it is partnering with a Chinese university to track climate change.


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Md. GOP Delegates Protest Change To House Rules

Republicans in the House of Delegates say a change to the body’s rules will keep the minority party from debating critical issues.


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Maryland Couple’s Nonprofit Helps Cambodian People

Ted and Bonnie Nieman of Frederick first visited Cambodia in 2005 as part of a vacation, they were struck by the poverty and from then on helped the families of Cambodia grow.


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BLOG: Nice Change

After reaching 98 degrees yesterday at BWI, capping off our first “heat wave” of the season, much drier and cooler air is filtering into the mid-Atlantic states