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Many 9/11 disaster loans in Maryland not being repaid

In the aftermath of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, an Upper Marlboro janitorial company received $50,000 in a loan from the U.S. Small Business Administration to make up for economic losses. A florist in Owings Mills also received $50,000 as ...

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Quake rocks Washington area, felt on East Coast

MINERAL, Va. — A 5.9 magnitude earthquake centered in Virginia forced evacuations of all the memorials and monuments on the National Mall in Washington and rattled nerves from South Carolina to Martha’s Vineyard, the Massachusetts island where President Barack Obama ...

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Sept. 11 bikers on I-70 in western Maryland

HAGERSTOWN — The Maryland State Highway Administration says nearly 2,500 motorcyclists are making their way across western Maryland toward northern Virginia. The agency says the America’s 9/11 Ride entered eastbound Interstate 70 near Hancock about 10:15 a.m. Friday after taking ...

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9th Circuit orders government to state position on DADT

SAN DIEGO — A federal appeals court that has called for the immediate halt of the military’s ban on openly gay troops issued an order Monday requiring the U.S. government to state whether it will continue to defend the constitutionality ...

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Justices won’t help either side in fight over plane

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court refused on Monday to take sides in a long-running billion-dollar dispute between two defense contractors and the government over a cancelled contract for a Navy plane. The high court unanimously threw out court decisions that ...

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