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Monday, Jul 21, 2014 at 7:18 PM
      

Md. Governor, Faith Leaders Meet on Immigration

Gov. Martin O'Malley is meeting with Maryland faith leaders to discuss how to help unaccompanied immigrant children who have been coming across the border from Central America. Read »

Monday, Jul 21, 2014 at 3:59 PM

President Obama on Statehood for D.C.: 'I'm for It'

President Obama on Statehood for D.C.: 'I'm for It'

President Barack Obama said he supports statehood for D.C. Read »

Monday, Jul 21, 2014 at 7:20 PM
      

Pr. George's Co. Panel Approves MGM Casino Plan

Prince George's County officials have approved the building plan for a $925 million casino at National Harbor. Read »

Monday, Jul 21, 2014 at 10:07 AM
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Supporter of Md. Gun Law Says It's Working

Supporter of Md. Gun Law Says It's Working

Overall gun deaths in Maryland fell 24 percent in the first five months of 2014 compared with the same period in 2013, the Daily Record reported. Vincent DeMarco of Marylanders to Prevent Gun Violence doesn't... Read »

Monday, Jul 21, 2014 at 11:26 AM

Congressional Staffer Denies Guilt in Gun Case

Congressional Staffer Denies Guilt in Gun Case

An attorney for Ryan Shucard says he entered the plea Saturday in D.C. Superior Court. Lawyer Jason Kalafat called the gun incident unintentional. Read »

Monday, Jul 21, 2014 at 3:43 PM

Judge: Students, Staff Can Oppose Corcoran Merger

Judge: Students, Staff Can Oppose Corcoran Merger

Nine current students, faculty and staff members can argue against the proposed merger of the Corcoran Gallery of Art, one of the nation's oldest museums, and its college with two larger institutions in... Read »

Monday, Jul 21, 2014 at 9:57 AM

Arlington OKs $2 Million in Park Upgrades

Arlington OKs $2 Million in Park Upgrades

The Arlington County Board voted Saturday to approve the improvements to Virginia Highlands Park, which is near the Pentagon City Metro station. The money will be used to replace six tennis courts, two tennis... Read »

Friday, Jul 18, 2014 at 1:14 PM
President Faces 'Delicate Diplomatic Situation'

President Faces 'Delicate Diplomatic Situation'

NBC News political reporter Carrie Dann discusses President Obama's approach to the crash of MH17 in the Ukraine, specifically how the delicate diplomatic situation between the U.S. and Russia will effect his... Watch »

Friday, Jul 18, 2014 at 8:03 AM

First Lady to Host 2014 Kids' State Dinner

First Lady to Host 2014 Kids' State Dinner

First lady Michelle Obama will hold the 2013 Kids' State Dinner Friday. Read »

Monday, Jul 21, 2014 at 11:27 AM
      

Congressional Staffer Arrested on Gun Charge

A congressional staff member was arrested Friday after carrying a handgun and magazine into the Cannon House Office building, U.S. Capitol Police said. Read »

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Julie Carey News4 Virginia Reporter Julie Carey is a News4 reporter focusing on Virginia issues and politics.
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