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BRAC funds to upgrade Metro, roads in Bethesda

Federal and state officials are announcing more than $100 million in transportation improvements near the expanding military medical campus in Bethesda. They scheduled a news conference Tuesday morning to announce congressional approval of Base Realignment and Closure funds. The projects ...

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Jobs level is key to a true recovery for Md.

Maryland’s economy will likely snap out of the doldrums in 2010, experts say, but most people won’t feel the recovery until job levels rebound. “That will be one of the frustrations of 2010 — that as the economy continues to ...

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Missing your commute over the weekend?

There’s been a lot of talk about the pros and cons of BRAC on Maryland’s roadways lately. While BRAC will recapture some Maryland workers who have been lost to jobs in Washington and Virginia, many commuters are hoping the state’s ...

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GAO: Base closings to cost more, save less

Surprised? A report (PDF) from the Government Accountability Office yesterday says that the Pentagon is planning to run over about $10 billion on base closings and realignments. Oh, and there’ll be about $200 million less in savings. “The Defense Department ...

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GAO: Base closings to cost more, save less

Surprised? A report (PDF) from the Government Accountability Office yesterday says that the Pentagon is planning to run over about $10 billion on base closings and realignments. Oh, and there’ll be about $200 million less in savings. “The Defense Department ...

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What’s BRAC mean to you?

BRAC is coming. No, this big, ugly acronym is not the newest nemesis of Godzilla. Though, Mothra has got to be collecting mothballs by now (yes, a sad pun, but I couldn’t help myself). BRAC, translated from governmental jargon, is ...

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What’s BRAC mean to you?

BRAC is coming. No, this big, ugly acronym is not the newest nemesis of Godzilla. Though, Mothra has got to be collecting mothballs by now (yes, a sad pun, but I couldn’t help myself). BRAC, translated from governmental jargon, is ...

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Ode to acronyms

There’s no question that we like it short and sweet in this country. Who needs to watch Entertainment Television when we can watch E! ? Why send the President of the United States to the North American Aerospace Defense Command ...

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