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Thurmont Officials Not Expecting Reimbursement For G-8

Local officials in Thurmont and elsewhere in Frederick County say they’re losing hope that they’ll be reimbursed for the cost of preparing for and hosting a summit of the Group of Eight industrial nations.

12/28/2012

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G-8 Leaders Discuss Eurozone Crisis & Consider Tougher Sanctions On Iran Amidst Protests

World leaders are now in Western Maryland for the G-8 Summit. On the table, many topics including the eurozone crisis, Afghanistan and Iran’s nuclear program. But the meeting doesn’t come without protests.

05/19/2012

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Obama, G-8: Recovery Takes Both Growth And Cutting

Confronting an economic crisis that threatens them all, President Barack Obama and leaders of other world powers on Saturday declared that their governments must both spark growth and cut the debt that has crippled the European continent and put investors worldwide on edge.

05/19/2012

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Tight Security, Gnats For The Press Corps

Freedom of the press is a bit different at the G-8 summit.

05/19/2012

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Ethiopian Activists Join G-8 Protests In Maryland

Dozens of police officers in riot gear contained more than 200 Ethiopian activists who jammed a small Maryland town’s square Saturday to protest their prime minister’s involvement in a global economic summit at nearby Camp David.

05/19/2012

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NORAD Intercepts 2 Aircraft Near Camp David

Military aircraft have intercepted two small planes in restricted airspace around Camp David, where world
leaders are gathering for an economic summit.

05/19/2012

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Activists Predict Peaceful Protests For G-8 Summit

Protesters who hope to make their voices heard at a global economic summit at Camp David said they plan peaceful demonstrations Friday in the nearby town of Thurmont.

05/18/2012

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Quiet Thurmont Is Abuzz With Protesters & Reporters Covering The G-8 Summit

Some of the most powerful men and women in the world are arriving in Western Maryland. The G-8 Summit is getting underway outside Thurmont and the small mountain town is buzzing with activity.

05/18/2012

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G-8 Summit At Camp David Brings Together Powerful Leaders Who Hope To Address Critical Issues

The G-8 is composed of some of the most powerful leaders in the world. The group has been meeting for nearly 40 years, and this year’s gathering at Camp David will address some of the most critical issues facing us today.

05/18/2012

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Md. To Activate Law Enforcement Council For G-8

For the first time, a new team of Maryland public safety officers will work together during the Group of Eight meeting this week in Frederick County.

05/17/2012

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O’Malley Sends Anti-Hunger Message To G8

Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley is joining a campaign for world hunger relief aimed at the Group of Eight economic summit at Camp David.

05/16/2012

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Anti-Drone Activists Target G-8 Meeting At Camp David

Opponents of America’s use of unmanned aircraft against terrorism suspects are targeting Maryland politicians and the Group of Eight economic summit at Camp David.

05/16/2012

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