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Obama Administration Officials To Tour Md. Jail

Labor Secretary Tom Perez and Attorney General Eric Holder plan to visit a suburban Washington jail to highlight a program that’s intended to keep inmates from committing crimes after their release.

07/28/2014

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Justices: Can’t Make Employers Cover Contraception

The Supreme Court rules some businesses don’t have to provide contraceptive coverage to female employees under the Affordable Care Act if the business owners have religious objections to it.

06/30/2014

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Maryland Ahead Of The Game In U.S. Plan To Curb Carbon Dioxide Emissions

Gov. Martin O’Malley says an Obama administration plan for reducing pollutants blamed for global warming is in line with steps Maryland has already taken.

06/02/2014

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Bringing More Science & Treatment Programs To The War On Drugs

The war on drugs is mostly fought by law enforcement. But the Obama Administration is about to launch some softer weapons.

04/24/2013

Thomas Perez

Sources Say Md.’s Thomas Perez Will Be The Next Labor Secretary

President Barack Obama is poised to select Justice Department official Thomas Perez to be the next labor secretary, according to two people familiar with the deliberation process.

03/09/2013

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Why You Should Wait Until 2016 To Sell Your Home

Planning to sell your home? You may want to wait until 2016 before listing it.

02/06/2013

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Pentagon: Budget Crisis Could Hurt War Effort

The Afghan war effort eventually would be harmed by across-the-board budget cuts, even as the Obama administration intends to shield the military’s combat mission from the reductions, the Pentagon’s No. 2 official said Friday.

01/25/2013

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EPA Proposes Stricter Standards For Soot Pollution

Responding to a lawsuit from 11 states, the Environmental Protection Agency is proposing new air quality standards to lower the amount of soot that can be released into the air.

06/15/2012

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General Assembly Considering Proposal For Online Gambling In Md.

Buying a lottery ticket could soon be as easy as clicking your mouse. The federal government now says it’s okay for states to sell them online.

12/27/2011

pollution

D.C., Baltimore Among Smoggiest Nationwide

Smoggy cities. Baltimore ranks high in a new report that tracks the level of air pollution around the country.

09/21/2011

WATER

Cardin Supports Obama Clean Water Act Guidelines

Maryland Sen. Ben Cardin says new Clean Water Act guidelines from the Obama administration are good news for America’s waterways.

04/27/2011

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White House Names First Male Social Secretary

After two female social secretaries, the White House has hired a man for the job — the first one ever.

02/25/2011

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