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50 Senators To NFL: Change Redskins’ Racist Name

A renewed push to change the name of the Washington Redskins. Fifty U.S. senators sent a letter to NFL commissioner Roger Goodell, including some from Maryland. They say the name is a racist slur and now is the time to change it.

05/22/2014

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Md. Shorelines Could Make State More Vulnerable To Global Warming

Record hot summers, extreme snowy winters, massive storms– you can blame them all on climate change, according to a new scientific report released by the White House on Tuesday.

05/06/2014

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Soldier Convicted In WikiLeaks Case Gets New Name

An Army private convicted of providing classified documents to WikiLeaks won an initial victory Wednesday toward living as a woman when a Kansas judge granted a petition to change her name to Chelsea Elizabeth Manning.

04/23/2014

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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.

11/01/2013

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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.

10/05/2013

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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.

04/30/2013

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WEATHER BLOG: Chilly

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.

11/13/2012

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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.

11/08/2012

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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.

07/09/2012

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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.

06/14/2012

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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.

04/25/2012

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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.

02/28/2012

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