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2 Confirmed As Judges In Federal Court In Maryland

The U.S. Senate has confirmed two men to serve as judges on U.S. District Court in Greenbelt, Md.

05/01/2014

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Federal Judge Calls NSA Spying Lawful ‘Counter-Punch’ To Terrorism

A federal judge rules in favor of a program allowing the NSA to collect the phone records of millions of Americans. This, after another judge found the practice unconstitutional.

12/27/2013

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Judge Rules Md. Stripper Entitled To Back Pay

A federal judge has ruled that a Baltimore stripper is entitled to back wages because her nightclub wrongly classified her as an independent contractor instead of an employee.

11/08/2013

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It’s Business As Usual For Thousands Of Md. Federal Employees

Thousands of federal employees return to work, and national parks are reopening across the country. Late Wednesday night, lawmakers ended the shutdown after 16 days with a last minute compromise.

10/17/2013

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Federal Workers Back To Work After 16-Day Shutdown

By the thousands, furloughed federal workers began returning to work across the country Thursday after 16 days off the job due to the partial government shutdown.

10/17/2013

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U.S. Government Work Is Losing Cachet For Some

There was a time when being a federal employee meant a steady paycheck, great benefits and pride in serving the country.

10/06/2013

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Pentagon: Most Furloughed Civilians Ordered Back

The Pentagon is ordering most of its approximately 400,000 furloughed civilian employees back to work.

10/05/2013

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Not All Federal Agencies Taking A Hit In Shutdown

As many high-profile agencies sit idle because of the federal government shutdown, others are humming along just fine, thank you.

10/04/2013

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President Obama Cancels Trip To Asia As Government Shutdown Enters 4th Day

Late Thursday night, President Obama cancels a planned trip to Asia, with no end to the government shutdown in sight.

10/03/2013

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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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Watching & Waiting: Federal Workers In Md. Impacted By Government Shutdown

The first day of the shutdown and Marylanders are already feeling the pain.

10/01/2013

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Preparing For Shutdown, Government Plans Furloughs

More than a third of federal workers would be told to stay home if the government shuts down, forcing the closure of national parks from California to Maine and all the Smithsonian museums. Low-to-moderate income borrowers and first-time homebuyers seeking government-backed mortgages could face delays.

09/27/2013

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