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C. Fraser Smith: Obama in the briar patch

Have Republicans thrown President Barack Obama into the briar patch? Have they done just what he wanted them to do — make it possible to give the economy the stimulus it would not get in the new, deficit-preoccupied Congress? He’s ...

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Counties, school boards hope to avoid more cuts

ANNAPOLIS — With targets on their backs for more cuts in state aid, Maryland counties and school boards are trying to show legislators that they’ve trimmed their own operations to the bone as state deficits continue and federal stimulus dollars ...

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