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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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A Day Without Pay Ahead For Pentagon Workers

A day without pay, the first of 11 through September, comes next week for more than 650,000 people who hold civilian jobs with the Defense Department. Officials worry that the Pentagon will be hit even harder by layoffs in 2014 if automatic budget cuts continue as planned.

07/06/2013

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Workers Search For Survivors In Texas Fertilizer Plant Explosion

Rescue workers searched rubble early Thursday for survivors of a fertilizer plant explosion in a small Texas town that killed as many as 15 people and injured more than 160 others. The blast left the factory a smoldering ruin and leveled homes and businesses for blocks in every direction.

04/18/2013

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Employ Baltimore Initiative Connects Qualified City Workers With City Jobs

Last year the mayor issued an executive order requiring businesses signing deals with the city worth over $50,000 to contact the city about hiring city workers. Now, as an offshoot to that initiative, the city is expanding the service to any business in town.

03/05/2013

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207,000 Commute Daily Into Baltimore

Nearly 207,000 workers commute into Baltimore, ranking the city among the highest in the nation, according to new census figures.

03/05/2013

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Measure Would Boost Md. Minimum Wage To $10 An Hour

Supporters of increasing Maryland’s minimum wage want to raise it from $7.25 to $10 an hour by 2015.

01/22/2013

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70 Years Later, ‘Temporary’ Navy Annex Coming Down

Washington’s Navy Annex is coming down, more than 70 years after it was built as a temporary warehouse.

01/06/2013

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