Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee’s home in Arlington, Va., and Clara Barton’s downtown Washington office, where she ran an operation to search for missing Civil War soldiers, are among 24 sites around the nation’s capital competing for $1 million in historic preservation grants.
A national effort is now underway to combat guns and their relationship to domestic violence.
Washington’s Metro transit system stands to lose $22 million over the next six months because of looming federal budget cuts.
Half of the District of Columbia public schools slated to close were recently awarded grants for their creative plans to improve test scores with funds totaling more than $1 million.
Buying a cheap knock-off may seem like a bargain but it’s criminals making a profit. Alex DeMetrick reports, cracking down on counterfeiting is rapidly going from global to local.
State officials say grants of up to $200,000 are available to Shore farmers looking to upgrade the energy efficiency of their farms.
Federal officials plan to announce $22.7 million in funding for Chesapeake Bay restoration projects.
About 400 western Maryland public school teachers are gathering in Hagerstown for a three-day meeting aimed at helping poor students do better.
Communities in Baltimore, Prince George’s County and the Eastern Shore are among those selected to receive Green Streets grants to protect the environment as well as create green jobs.
The Kennedy Center in Washington is honoring 10 teachers with $10,000 grants for inspiring and influencing their students.
The Maryland Community Health Resources Commission is awarding $1.1 million to improve access to medical and dental care statewide.
A change of heart for the Susan G. Komen Foundation three days after it pulled funds for cancer-screening away from Planned Parenthood.
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