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Tensions Reach Boiling Point As Government Shutdown Heads Into Weekend

President Obama wants a temporary bill on his desk with no strings attached. That’s the message he is sending to House Republicans, as the partial government shutdown heads into the weekend.

10/04/2013

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Shutdown Leaves Thousands In D.C. Area In Limbo

The usually bustling District of Columbia will be uniquely affected Wednesday by the first government shutdown in 17 years, with thousands of federal employees who make up the backbone of the metro area’s workforce ordered not to report to work.

10/02/2013

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MARC Tweaks Schedule For Furloughed Feds

With many furloughed federal workers in the nation’s capital going home early Tuesday, MARC commuter rail is adjusting its afternoon schedule.

10/02/2013

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Restaurants Find Staff Shortage In D.C. Food Scene

The influx of new restaurants in Washington in recent years is creating a shortage of workers in the city’s food service industry.

09/29/2013

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D.C. Mayor Vetoes Wage Bill Affecting Walmart

Mayor Vincent Gray vetoed a bill Thursday that would force Wal-Mart and other large retailers to pay their employees at least $12.50 an hour, calling it a “job killer” that would not advance the goal of a living wage for District of Columbia workers.

09/12/2013

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Newly Released IRS Video Shows Employees Dancing

In the latest black eye for the Internal Revenue Service, the agency provided Congress on Friday with another video featuring its employees, this one showing about a dozen of them line dancing on a stage.

05/31/2013

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Prince George’s County Budget Includes Furloughs

Prince George’s County Executive Rushern Baker is calling for up to five unpaid furlough days to address a $152 million budget gap.

03/15/2013

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Frederick Hospital To Lay Off Employees

Frederick Memorial Hospital is laying off employees as it deals with shrinking revenues, in part because it’s admitting fewer patients.

03/10/2013

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Budget Cuts Could Cost 12,000 Md. Jobs

The federal government is one day closer to budget cuts that will cost thousands of Maryland jobs.

02/27/2013

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2 Wisp Employees Assaulted

Maryland State Police say two employees of a Maryland ski resort were assaulted during an altercation at the resort, and authorities are looking for a suspect.

02/18/2013

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Underage Visitors To Essex Haunted House Taken To The Hospital After Hazmat Spill

A chemical spill at an Essex haunted house has sent six visitors to the hospital.

11/02/2012

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Court Rules Baltimore City’s Pension Cuts To Firefighters And Police Unconstitutional

Unconstitutional pension cuts. A federal court strikes down Baltimore City’s pension cuts for firefighters and police. It’s a ruling that could cost the city tens of millions of dollars in an already tight budget.

09/20/2012

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