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Md. Senators Focus On Wait Times At Baltimore’s VA Medical Center

The scandals that rocked the Veterans Administration medical system brought a closer look from Maryland’s two senators.


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Md. Government Wants Money To Clean Up The Bay

Finding money to clean the bay continues to be an uphill struggle.


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Shutdown Could Force Md. To Use Money For Projects

Maryland officials say a shutdown of the federal government could force furloughs of employees supported by some federal grants, or require the state to absorb that cost.


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Feds Targeting Fake Immigration Lawyers

A top federal immigration official is asking states’ attorneys general to help him crack down on fake
immigration lawyers and educate immigrants on how to spot them.



BWI Service To Cuba Approved By Federal Government

A major door between the United States and Cuba is opening, and it’s happening right in Maryland. Flights from America to Cuba are now allowed to leave out of BWI Marshall.


Another Blast Of Snow

Federal Government Dismisses Workers 2 Hours Early

The federal government is letting employees get a head start on the commute home as the Washington region braces for the first significant snowfall since last winter’s back-to-back blizzards.