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Obama: Mistrust Of Police Corrodes America

President Barack Obama says the widespread mistrust of law enforcement that was exposed after the fatal police shooting of an unarmed black man in Ferguson, Missouri, is corroding America, not just its black communities, and that the wariness flows from significant racial disparities in the administration of justice.

09/27/2014

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New Kennedy Center Head Seeking Innovation In Arts

Deborah Rutter says there’s no reason the nation’s capital should be a conservative, risk-averse place for the arts. In fact, she wants to see the Kennedy Center drive more innovation and discussion about the role of the arts in society.

09/26/2014

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Ben Carson Considering A Run For 2016 Presidential Election

Governor Martin O’Malley isn’t the only Marylander looking at a 2016 presidential run. Former Johns Hopkins head of neurosurgery Ben Carson says it’s a strong likelihood he’ll be in the race.

09/24/2014

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Technology Certifications Are A Fast Track To Career Success In Baltimore

While standard degrees often get the most attention from students looking to go into formal education, certificate programs offer their own advantages.

09/22/2014

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White House Working To Stop Sexual Assault On College Campuses

A father of two girls calls on the country to review laws and change the culture that fosters sexual assault on college campuses. President Obama Friday asked Americans to take a pledge.

09/19/2014

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Obama ‘Confident’ Of Islamic State Group’s Defeat

President Barack Obama cast the worldwide campaign he’s leading to destroy the Islamic State group on Friday as part of a broader effort to root out extremism within the Muslim world, telling Jewish donors the U.S. “is on the right side of history.”

09/12/2014

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Obama To Raise Federal, Military Pay By 1 Percent

President Barack Obama is offering civilian federal workers and members of the military a 1 percent pay increase in 2015, the same raise he offered last year citing efforts to keep government costs down during the economic recovery.

08/29/2014

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Baltimore Co. Superintendent Appointed To Obama Administration Post

A big honor for the superintendent of Baltimore County Public Schools.

08/28/2014

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Md. Congressman Andy Harris Makes Case To Sue President Obama

A Maryland congressman makes a case for suing the president. Republican Andy Harris talked to WJZ about his vote in favor of taking President Obama to court.

07/31/2014

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Family Of Md. Man Being Held By Al-Qaeda Pleads For His Release

A family is making an emotional plea to the president to negotiate the release of a Rockville man. That man is Warren Weinstein who is being held captive by al-Qaeda terrorists in Pakistan.

06/30/2014

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Benghazi Case Unfolds Against Political Backdrop

The first prosecution arising from the Benghazi attacks is playing out in the federal courthouse blocks from both the White House and Capitol Hill, an appropriate setting for a case that has drawn stark lines between President Barack Obama and Republicans in Congress.

06/30/2014

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Obama Appoints New Naval Academy Superintendent

A former “Top Gun” pilot who recently led the school that teaches the nation’s Navy leaders has been chosen by President Barack Obama to head the U.S. Naval Academy, the defense secretary said Friday.

06/06/2014

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