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Md. veteran seeks to lead protest against Pentagon’s NFL spending (access required)

When Baltimore Ravens’ fans go to the team’s first preseason game Thursday, they might see a retired Air Force staff sergeant outside M&T Bank Stadium leading a protest. Rob Freeman wants to bring attention to a Department of Defense program ...

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44 senators write Cuban president about Md. man

WASHINGTON — Forty-four senators have written to Cuba’s president to call for the release of a Maryland man imprisoned in Cuba for almost three years. The one-page letter released Tuesday is signed by 34 Democrats, nine Republicans and independent Joseph ...

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‘Citizens United’ trumps state law, Supreme Court affirms

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court on Monday reaffirmed its 2-year-old decision allowing corporations to spend freely to influence elections. The justices struck down a Montana law limiting corporate campaign spending. By a 5-4 vote, the court’s conservative justices said the ...

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Curt Schilling facing possible failure in business

PROVIDENCE, R.I. — Three-time World Series champion Curt Schilling was always more than a big-league pitcher. He blogged, called into talk radio to sound off on sports or politics, campaigned for Republican candidates, immersed himself in World War II history, ...

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Senate: Make it tougher to close post offices

WASHINGTON — A Senate bill aimed at saving the U.S. Postal Service would make it harder to close thousands of low-revenue post offices and end Saturday mail delivery, even though the struggling agency says those moves are just what’s needed ...

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