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Furloughed Workers Seeking Unemployment Pay In D.C.

Federal workers who are furloughed because of the government shutdown are beginning to file for unemployment benefits.

10/02/2013

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Watching & Waiting: Federal Workers In Md. Impacted By Government Shutdown

The first day of the shutdown and Marylanders are already feeling the pain.

10/01/2013

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Restaurants Find Staff Shortage In D.C. Food Scene

The influx of new restaurants in Washington in recent years is creating a shortage of workers in the city’s food service industry.

09/29/2013

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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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Preparing For Shutdown, Government Plans Furloughs

More than a third of federal workers would be told to stay home if the government shuts down, forcing the closure of national parks from California to Maine and all the Smithsonian museums. Low-to-moderate income borrowers and first-time homebuyers seeking government-backed mortgages could face delays.

09/27/2013

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Driver Convicted In Deaths Of 2 Highway Workers Collecting Trash

A Fort Washington man has been convicted of two counts of vehicular manslaughter for killing two workers who were collecting trash on a median in Waldorf.

09/26/2013

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Navy Yard In Washington Reopens 3 Days After Gunman Kills A Dozen People

The Washington Navy Yard is back open, but it’s far from business as usual, following the mass shooting that left 13 people dead, including the shooter.

09/19/2013

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New Benefit For Ford Workers – Free EV Recharging

“We know that a growing electrified vehicle infrastructure is the key to making plug-in vehicles a viable option for more consumers.”

09/16/2013

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Incredible Sight: Stranded Md. Aid Worker Recalls Massive Fire At Kenyan Airport

Stranded in Kenya. A massive fire at the Nairobi Airport traps nearly a dozen Marylanders on aid trips to Africa.

08/08/2013

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In Limbo: Massive Fire Strands Md. Aid Workers At Kenyan Airport

Trapped in Kenya. A massive fire at the Nairobi Airport strands nearly a dozen Marylanders on aid trips to Africa. Now investigators are looking into whether the fire was accidental, or something more sinister.

08/07/2013

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Leaked Cables Manning Disclosed Chilled U.S. Human Rights Efforts

The 250,000 diplomatic cables that Pfc. Bradley Manning disclosed through WikiLeaks endangered the lives of foreign citizens and made some international human-rights workers reluctant to seek U.S. help, a State Department official testified Friday.

08/02/2013

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2 Hurt In Flash Fire At Beltsville Auto Shop

Prince George’s fire officials say two workers were injured in a flash fire at an auto repair shop in Beltsville.

08/02/2013

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