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House votes to undo pay-bias decision (access required)

The House of Representatives voted Tuesday to reverse the Supreme Court decision limiting the time that workers have to sue their employers for pay discrimination. The Bush administration has threatened to veto the legislation...

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Maryland faces future power supply crunch, execs warn (access required)

Maryland consumers face worse than high electricity bills - they could be facing frequent power outages in future years because of supply and delivery problems, industry officials warned Friday.

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Md. counties roll out red carpet for Ripken (access required)

<font size="2">Before Cal Ripken was a Baltimore Oriole, he was an Aberdeen Eagle. </font><p><font size="2">With the star&rsquo;s induction into the Baseball Hall of Fame scheduled for Sunday, Maryland counties are ensuring that residents don&rsquo;t forget the former player&rsquo;s roots. </font></p><p><font size="2"><strong>Watch video footage from Harford County's Cal Ripken Jr. Day and view photographs from Baltimore County's Calebr8ion.</strong></font></p>

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Inside the First Amendment (access required)

John Seigenthaler, founder of the First Amendment Center, wasn&rsquo;t really present at the signing of the Declaration of Independence. But there he seems to be &mdash; courtesy of some computer-age graphic magic &mdash; standing with ...

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FBI head contradicts Gonzales' testimony (access required)

The head of the FBI contradicted Attorney General Alberto Gonzales&rsquo; sworn testimony and Senate Democrats requested a perjury investigation Thursday in a fresh barrage against President Bush&rsquo;s embattled longtime friend and aide.

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EPA cuts criminal investigation staff, falling below mandated levels (access required)

Fewer U.S. environmental cops are tracking criminal polluters these days, their numbers steadily dropping below levels ordered by Congress. They are pursuing fewer environmental crimes in a strategy by the Bush administration to target bigger polluters.

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In seeking energy solutions, PSC ponders power demand (access required)

As the Public Service Commission sits down this week to begin a wide-ranging consideration of the electric industry&rsquo;s future in Maryland, one of the first orders of business is to determine exactly what the state&rsquo;s needs are.

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