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For National Harbor In Md., 7 Years Of Changes

On the day the Peterson Cos. began building National Harbor, the real estate market was booming and the future seemed bright. In a ceremony featuring a who’s who of Maryland leaders, then-Prince George’s County Executive Jack Johnson predicted a “paradigm shift in how the business community will view us.”

When the seven-year anniversary of that groundbreaking arrived last week, the economy had changed. And so had the project.


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Md. Man Who Faked Death Gets 7 Years In Prison

A defiant Maryland man who faked his death by jumping into the Chesapeake Bay near Virginia Beach has been sentenced to seven years in federal prison, which he says amounts to a death sentence.