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Federal Agencies Urged To Allow Teleworking Wednesday

Federal agencies in Washington are being encouraged to allow employees to telework or use other work scheduling flexibilities on Wednesday when crowds are expected for events related to the 50th anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s “I have a Dream” speech.

08/27/2013

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Md. School Settles Suit Over Interpreter Request

The Community College of Baltimore County is settling a federal lawsuit brought by a hearing-impaired woman who accused the school of refusing an internship placement after she asked for an interpreter.

08/09/2013

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Exxon Bid For Federal Litigation Rejected

A federal appeals court has rejected Exxon Mobil Corp.’s bid to have a suit litigated in federal court, not state court.

08/09/2013

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Colleges Say Federal Cuts Could Cause Brain Drain

Automatic federal budget cuts could reduce government funding for research done at educational institutions, spending that totaled about $33.3 billion in 2010, Department of Education statistics show. And the possible cuts add to another anxiety at those schools and others across the country: brain drain.

03/18/2013

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Metro To Lose $8M Due To Federal Budget Cuts

Metro stands to lose $8 million in federal funding for capital projects because of automatic budget cuts.

03/15/2013

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Congressional Aides: Obama Asks $60.4B Sandy Aid

President Barack Obama is asking Congress for $60.4 billion in federal aid for New York, New Jersey and other states hit by Superstorm Sandy in late October, congressional aides said Friday.

12/07/2012

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12,600 Md. Jobs Could Be On The Line In Federal Impasse

The federal budget sequester could reduce Maryland’s wage and salary base by about $2.5 billion and cut more than 12,600 jobs in a state that has more than double the number of federal jobs than the national average, according to a memo by state budget officials.

09/26/2012

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Federal Suit Dismissed Against Md. Hospital

A federal judge has dismissed an $8.1 million suit against a Baltimore hospital accused of improperly billing Medicare, Medicaid and a military health benefit program.

08/03/2012

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Md. Counties Receive Federal Funding After Derecho Storm

Damages from June’s derecho storm cost Maryland more than $19 million. Now, the federal government is stepping in to help.

08/03/2012

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Federal Workers In D.C. Area Can Take Leave Monday

The U.S. Office of Personnel Management says federal agencies in Washington will be open Monday, but employees will have the option of taking unscheduled leave or unscheduled telework.

07/01/2012

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Baltimore Artist Celebrates Charm City & Jazz In Black History Month Exhibit

Mark Cottman was born and raised in Baltimore. He’s a self taught artist who gave up his career to pursue his passion, as we celebrate Black History Month.

02/07/2012

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Feds: White Nose Has Killed At Least 5.7M Bats

Scientists studying white nose syndrome in bats estimate the fungal ailment has killed at least 5.7 million bats in 16 states and Canada, providing alarming new numbers about the scope of its decimation.

01/18/2012

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