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Leaders Prepare For Action As Hard-Hit Maryland Deals With Budget Cuts

Maryland’s schools, health care system and military bases all will take bit hits from mandatory federal spending cuts now in effect.

03/04/2013

state house, budget cuts, sequester

Thousands Of Md. Workers Anticipate Automatic Budget Cuts & Furloughs

President Barack Obama met with congressional leaders at the White House to try to agree on a deal that would halt automatic federal budget cuts. But now both sides are saying there will be no deal.

03/01/2013

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Fort Meade Commander Prepares For Deep Cuts

This spring, nearly 27,820 civilian Department of Defense workers at Fort George G. Meade, where Rothstein is garrison commander, will shift to a four-day work week and a 20 percent cut in pay.

02/22/2013

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Judge Orders Mental Exam For Cole Bombing Suspect

A judge at Guantanamo Bay refused Monday to suspend a pretrial hearing for the prisoner accused of orchestrating the attack on the USS Cole, ruling that defense lawyers had offered no evidence supporting their suspicion that the CIA can eavesdrop on their private conversations with their client.

02/04/2013

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Cybersecurity Firm Expanding Near Fort Meade

The cybersecurity firm Accuvant Inc. says it expects to add 180 jobs as it moves its Maryland office from Hanover to nearby Dorsey.

02/01/2013

Bradley Manning has told of leaking classified diplomatic reports, along with this secret video, to the whistleblower website Wikileaks.org.  (AP Photo)

Judge Delays Army GI’s Trial In WikiLeaks To June

The defense says military prosecutors are drawing comparisons between an Army private’s alleged leak of classified documents to Civil War-era cases involving coded messages in newspapers.

01/09/2013

Bradley Manning has told of leaking classified diplomatic reports, along with this secret video, to the whistleblower website Wikileaks.org.  (AP Photo)

Judge: Army GI In WikiLeaks Illegally Punished

An Army private suspected of sending reams of classified documents to the secret-sharing WikiLeaks website was illegally punished at a Marine Corps brig and should get 112 days cut from any prison sentence he receives if convicted, a military judge ruled Tuesday.

01/08/2013

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New Apartment Complex In Works At Fort Meade

Construction is set to begin on a massive garden-style apartment complex on the grounds of Fort Meade that the developer says is a first for the base and the Army.

12/26/2012

Bradley Manning has told of leaking classified diplomatic reports, along with this secret video, to the whistleblower website Wikileaks.org.  (AP Photo)

Jailer: GI In WikiLeaks Case Needed To Speak Up

An Army private charged with sending reams of classified documents to the anti-secrecy website WikiLeaks could have gotten his tight pretrial confinement conditions reduced by clearly explaining why he wasn’t a suicide risk, the former commander of a Marine Corps brig testified Friday.

12/07/2012

bradley manning

Marine Brig Officials Grilled About GI’s Jailing

A former Marine Corps brig commander testified Thursday that a vague rule meant he could keep Pfc. Bradley Manning on suicide watch even after a psychiatrist determined that wasn’t necessary.

12/06/2012

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Quantico Brig Commander: Confinement Regs ‘Vague’

The former commander of a Marine Corps brig testified Thursday that a vague regulation gave him discretion to maintain tight restrictions on an Army private charged in the WikiLeaks case after a psychiatrist determined the solider was no longer a suicide risk.

12/06/2012

Bradley Manning has told of leaking classified diplomatic reports, along with this secret video, to the whistleblower website Wikileaks.org.  (AP Photo)

Marine Official: Manning Held Improperly In Brig

Military prosecutors are slowly working up the chain of command of a Marine Corps brig to show the government was justified in keeping an Army private tightly confined after he was arrested for allegedly sending classified information to the secret-busting website WikiLeaks.

12/05/2012

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