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U.S. Seeks Dismissal Of Fort Detrick Pollution Suit

The federal government asked a judge Thursday to dismiss a developer’s lawsuit alleging that groundwater pollution from Fort Detrick in Frederick reduced the value of private land next door.

07/31/2014

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Visitor Numbers Down At Smithsonian Due To Government Shutdown & Weather

Smithsonian officials say visitation is down at the museum complex this year due to the government shutdown and closures due to winter weather.

06/24/2014

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Free Water Taxi Service At Inner Harbor Will Continue Thanks To Grant

They say the best things in life are free. Now, thanks for a government grant, a free commuter service at the Inner Harbor will continue.

06/05/2014

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GM Recalls 2.7M More Cars; ‘Major Announcement’ From Feds To Come At 11:15 a.m.

U.S. Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s Acting Administrator David Friedman are holding a press conference.

05/16/2014

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The MERS Outbreak: Is The Government Doing Enough?

The CDC and WHO claim they are hard at work tracking 100 people that may have come in contact with the deadly MERS virus.

05/16/2014

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Charter Government Popular Among Md. Counties

Though all 23 Maryland counties started by being run by county commissioners, more and more counties have switched to a charter form of government in search for greater control over local issues.

04/19/2014

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Business Talk Dominates Republican Debate

Republicans running for Maryland governor repeatedly compared state government to a business during their fifth debate on Thursday, likening the role they are seeking to that of a corporate executive.

04/10/2014

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Some Push For Changing Md.’s Redistricting Process

Maryland’s congressional redistricting process in 2011 reflected a common theme in a long-criticized process: There isn’t much preventing a party with strong control of state government from drawing the state’s congressional map to its benefit.

03/31/2014

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25 Charged In Fraud Involving Home Care In D.C.

Twenty-five people were charged Thursday with obtaining at least $75 million in fraudulent Medicaid payments from the District of Columbia government, a series of cases that federal prosecutors said added up to the largest health-care fraud in the city’s history.

02/20/2014

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Obama Backs Limits On NSA Phone Collections

Major changes are coming to how the U.S. government handles surveillance. The president orders the National Security Agency to transform the way it stores and accesses digital information that’s collected from millions of Americans.

01/17/2014

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Maryland Changes Unique Hospital Rate System

The state of Maryland is announcing a new initiative with the federal government to modernize the state’s unique rate-setting system for hospital services.

01/10/2014

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Long-Term Unemployment Benefits Set To End For Thousands In Md.

More than a million Americans are bracing to lose their lifeline from the government. Long-term unemployment benefits, put in place during the recession, are set to end Saturday.

12/27/2013

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