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Disney pulls out of National Harbor development (access required)

The Walt Disney Co. has scrapped plans for a 500-room resort hotel that would have added another marquee name to the National Harbor development in Prince George’s County. The entertainment giant made the announcement late Friday and on Monday, the ...

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Md. GOP wants full accounting of O’Malley trade mission (access required)

As Gov. Martin O'Malley's prepares to travel back to Maryland after 10 days spent drumming up business for the state in Asia, Republican lawmakers are asking for total price tag on the trade mission. "As we are sure you will both agree, in this austere fiscal climate, we must be good stewards of the taxpayer dollar," GOP leaders wrote to Gov. Martin O'Malley and Business and Economic Development Secretary Christian Johansson. The letter was signed by House Minority Leader Anthony J. O'Donnell, R-Calvert and St.Mary's, and the No. 2 Republican in the House, Minority Whip Jeannie Haddaway-Riccio, of the Middle Shore.

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Process for Guantanamo detainee reviews in the works

WASHINGTON — Obama administration officials are drafting an executive order that would set up a review process for detainees held indefinitely at the military prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, the White House said Wednesday. White House spokesman Robert Gibbs told ...

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