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Md. veteran seeks to lead protest against Pentagon’s NFL spending

Founders of the United Veterans Coalition Baltimore Chapter, Vietnam Veteran Robert Valentine, left,  and Ret SSGT Robert Freeman, right, holding an American flag outside of M&T Bank Stadium for a story announcing the protest of money paid to the Baltimore Ravens for promotional events for the Department of Defense. They and many other verterans will be outside of the stadium before the August 13th pre-season ravens game. (The Daily Record/Maximilian Franz)

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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