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BWI To Offer First-Ever Charter Service To Cuba

Planning a trip? You will soon be able to travel from BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport to Cuba. It’s been off-limits for decades.

05/07/2015

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Alan Gross, Senators Mikulski, Cardin Nosh Corned Beef At Attman’s

Freedom after five years in prison. Where do you go for lunch? If you’re Alan Gross, you head to Attman’s.

04/17/2015

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Former Baltimore Mayor Travels To Cuba

He traveled to Cuba 16 years ago as the mayor of Baltimore. Now Kurt Schmoke is going back.

04/15/2015

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High Court Rejects Appeal From Subcontractor Freed From Cuba

The Supreme Court won’t hear an appeal from a former government subcontractor seeking to sue the U.S. government for negligence over his five-year imprisonment in Cuba.

04/06/2015

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Report: Orioles Interested In Exhibition Game In Cuba

The change in diplomatic relations between the United States and Cuba may lead to the Orioles playing an exhibition game on the island.

02/09/2015

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Gitmo Officer: Limits On Female Guards Puts Mission At Risk

The commander of a top-secret Guantanamo prison housing unit testified Wednesday that two court orders barring female guards from jobs requiring physical contact with certain Muslim detainees could jeopardize the safety of his operation by limiting his staffing options.

01/28/2015

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Pope’s Climate-Change Stand Deepens Conservatives’ Distrust

Conservative distrust of Pope Francis, which has been building in the U.S. throughout his pontificate, is reaching a boiling point over his plan to urge action on climate change.

01/21/2015

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Md. Native Alan Gross, Wife To Attend State Of The Union

A Maryland man who returned home last month after spending five years imprisoned in Cuba will have a prime viewing spot for President Barack Obama’s State of the Union address: a seat near first lady Michelle Obama.

01/19/2015

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Md. Native Alan Gross Gets $3.2 Million From U.S.

A former subcontractor freed last week after five years in a Cuban jail will receive $3.2 million from the federal government as part of a settlement with the Maryland-based company that employed him at the time of his arrest.

12/24/2014

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Top Ten Stories Of 2014

The disappearance of a plane carrying hundreds, the fall of an iconic comedian, and the rise of a brutal terror group are just some of the biggest news stories of the year. Here are CBS Local’s top ten news stories of 2014.

12/23/2014

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Traveling To Cuba: What You Need To Know

Travel to Cuba from America has been expanded upon due to a new presidential policy. Find out how this foreign policy shift will effect future travel.

12/19/2014

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Md. Congressman Talks Effort To Free Alan Gross

Maryland Representative Chris Van Hollen only casually knew Alan Gross before Cubans imprisoned the aide worker, but he became intimately involved in the effort to free Gross.

12/18/2014

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