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Radio Pirates, Broadcasters Challenge FCCTwo groups normally at odds — commercial broadcasters and pirate radio operators — both argued yesterday against a government plan to license hundreds of new low-power FM stations. This time, the challenges to the Federal Communications ...

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Wheaton Family Files $30M Suit

A Wheaton mother has filed a $30 million lawsuit against Montgomery County and three members of its police force, alleging the officers assaulted her teen-age son and her live-in companion, arrested them and traumatized the family for no legitimate reason.Twila ...

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Firm Fined $18K for Child Labor Violations

A south Baltimore construction firm fined by the state last summer for storing dangerous chemicals in its warehouse was fined $18,625 yesterday by the Department of Labor for violating federal child labor laws.Thirteen children, including 10 under the legal employment ...

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Dubious Distinction for U.S. Naval AcademyThe U.S. Naval Academy’s football team has achieved a dubious distinction: It is listed as #2 on FindLaw Inc.’s newest listing of the “Tarnished Twenty,” college football teams and players facing legal and disciplinary actions. ...

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CLARIFICATION

In Wednesday’s front page story about the $2.3 million malpractice verdict, Prince George’s County Circuit Judge Steven I. Platt subsequently reduced the couple’s total award to $817,000 to conform with caps mandated by state law.

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LAW NOTES (8723)

Chipping Away at the Glass CeilingA Few More Women, Minorities Make Partner at Large Firms Continuing a slow trend that started in 1993, the number of women and minority attorneys in large law firms is up compared to 1999, the ...

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