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MARC Tweaks Schedule For Furloughed Feds

With many furloughed federal workers in the nation’s capital going home early Tuesday, MARC commuter rail is adjusting its afternoon schedule.

10/02/2013

Government Shutdown

Congress Plunges Nation Into Government Shutdown

Congress plunged the nation into a partial government shutdown Tuesday as a long-running dispute over President Barack Obama’s health care law stalled a temporary funding bill, forcing about 800,000 federal workers off the job and suspending most non-essential federal programs and services.

10/01/2013

Capitol Hill

What’s Changing, What’s Not, In The Shutdown

Campers in national parks are to pull up stakes and leave, some veterans waiting to have disability benefits approved will have to cool their heels even longer, many routine food inspections will be suspended and panda cams will go dark at the shuttered National Zoo. Those are among the immediate effects when parts of the government shut Tuesday because of the budget impasse in Congress.

10/01/2013

furlough

Washington Tug Of War Continues: Furlough Would Cost Md. $51M

The budget battle continues to heat up in Washington. The Senate passed a bill that would continue to fund the government. But the House is expected to put up a lot of opposition.

09/27/2013

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14 Charged With Unemployment Benefits Fraud In D.C.

Fourteen people have been charged with obtaining unemployment benefits from the District of Columbia government even though they were employed at the time.

09/05/2013

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No-Fly-List Challenge Back In Virginia Court

It’s been 2 1/2 years since Gulet Mohamed, then 19, found himself stuck in Kuwait, unable to return to the United States because of his apparent placement on the government’s no-fly list.

08/16/2013

Edward Snowden

U.S. Pleas Fall On Deaf Ears: Russia Grants Snowden Asylum

Russia is ignoring U.S. pleas to send a man who leaked government secrets back to America. In fact, the White House is furious the country just granted asylum to former Marylander Edward Snowden.

08/01/2013

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Gansler To Talk About Ethics Reforms In Maryland

Maryland Attorney General Doug Gansler is planning to talk about proposals to improve transparency and accountability in state government.

07/22/2013

Edward Snowden

New Twist: Russia Has Yet To Receive Snowden’s Request For Asylum

A new twist in the unfolding story of Edward Snowden, the man who leaked NSA secrets to the world. Snowden confirmed he plans to seek asylum in Russia, but Russia has not received such a request.

07/13/2013

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Distracted Driving: What’s The Government’s Role In Accident Prevention?

In this edition of AutoNSider with Daryl Killian, Daryl discusses distracted driving.

05/01/2013

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Government Sold $621M Worth Of GM Stock In March

The Treasury Department says it sold $621 million worth of GM common stock last month.

04/12/2013

Ocean City

Proposed Ocean City Ad: Gov. Stealing Fun

School test scores are important, but let’s not forget mini-golf scores. That’s the tongue-in-cheek message coming from MGH, Ocean City’s advertising agency, to encourage Maryland’s children to support a school year that starts after Labor Day.

03/27/2013

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