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Maryland WeatherThe agency that manages the water resources in the Susquehanna River is warning that federal budget cuts threaten funding for the Susquehanna Flood Forecast and Warning System.Officials at the Susquehanna River Basin Commission say loss of system...
The Swampby Matthew Hay Brown After a primrary season divided between two of their colleagues, the Democratic women of the Senate rallied together behind a 10-item Checklist for Change they said they would pursue through the rest of the election season.......
Spin CycleApparently, Sen. Clinton's return to Congress was quite the thing today. From Politico, full coverage, including the "brilliant turquoise pantsuit": "Hillary Rodham Clinton's much hyped return to the Senate after dropping out of the presidential race...
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KickingTiresU.S. Sen. Barbara Mikulski, D-Md., announced new legislation today intended to stimulate new-car sales. Her proposal would allow new-vehicle buyers to deduct the interest of their auto loans and any sales or excise fees on the sale from their income......
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The Swampby Frank James Arne Duncan's confirmation hearing to be the incoming Obama Administration's Education Secretary could have easily been confused for a lovefest. Or the peaceable kingdom with the lion laying down with the lamb. Because the atmosphere was...
KickingTiresIt???s not just automakers who are throwing all kinds of goodies at car buyers in hopes of enticing them to purchase a new car in an uncertain economic environment. The government, too, has floated several ideas to lure buyers back......
KickingTiresWhat does the final version of the $789 billion stimulus package have in it for car buyers? The answer is a bit less than some hoped for. Under an amendment originally proposed by Sen. Barbara Mikulski (D-Md.), car buyers will......
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The Swampby Mark Silva The vice president's job - until the reign of Dick Cheney - was largely a matter of holding a mirror under the nose of the president to see if he was still breathing. But now, in the......
Rep. Jim Sensenbrenner (R-Wis.) , a former chairman of the House Judiciary Committee, is hopping mad. Sensenbrenner considers himself the father of the Patriot Act, the 2001 law that gave the federal government new powers to investigate potential...
President Barack Obama likes doing the big things. This is, after all, the man who claimed that his victorious 2008 campaign was "the moment when the rise of the oceans began to slow and our planet began to heal." He was roundly (and rightly) derided...
Cal ThomasAs the son of a woman, the husband of a woman and the father of daughters and granddaughters, I celebrate the record number of females who are now United States senators. However, I do see some differences in the way these and other women are treated,...
The Men of Ebenezer AME Church, 26 W. Bethel St., will hold a breakfast Saturday, from 7 to 11 a.m. The menu includes eggs, bacon, sausage, gravy, fried potatoes and onions, biscuit, juice or coffee. The meal costs $6. It will be eat in, take out,...
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