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Thursday, Jan 22, 2015 at 1:52 PM

Medical Marijuana Bills Proposed in Va. General Assembly

Virginia's General Assembly will consider three medical marijuana bills. Read »

Wednesday, Jan 21, 2015 at 4:02 PM

What to Expect From New Md. Gov. Hogan

What to Expect From New Md. Gov. Hogan

Larry Hogan was sworn in as Maryland governor Wednesday, becoming just the second Republican to hold the post in more than 45 years. He'll face a $750 million budget deficit, a legislature controlled by... Read »

Wednesday, Jan 21, 2015 at 6:15 AM

Sherwood's Notebook: ‘Interoperability’ Indeed

Sherwood's Notebook: ‘Interoperability’ Indeed

Ever since 9/11, the word “interoperability” has gained traction as the go-to word in failed emergency responses. Your Notebook would like see the word “interoperability” made inoperable itself. The word is a... Read »

Wednesday, Jan 21, 2015 at 1:33 PM

Bowser Launches New Program to Help Minority Boys

Bowser Launches New Program to Help Minority Boys

District of Columbia Mayor Muriel Bowser is set to announce a new program to help black and Latino students succeed in the city's public schools. Read »

Wednesday, Jan 21, 2015 at 8:06 PM

Marion C. Barry Turns Himself in After Outburst at Bank

Marion C. Barry Turns Himself in After Outburst at Bank

The son of the late Marion Barry turned himself in Wednesday to face charges stemming from an angry outburst at a local bank. Read »

Wednesday, Jan 21, 2015 at 10:40 PM

Hogan Sworn in as Maryland's 62nd Governor

Hogan Sworn in as Maryland's 62nd Governor

Republican Larry Hogan has been sworn in as Maryland's 62nd governor. Read »

Tuesday, Jan 20, 2015 at 8:16 PM

Outgoing Md. Gov. O'Malley Officially Commutes Death Sentences

Outgoing Md. Gov. O'Malley Officially Commutes Death Sentences

Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley officially commuted the death sentences of four inmates who had been sentenced to die before Maryland banned capital punishment in 2013. Read »

Tuesday, Jan 20, 2015 at 8:12 PM

Va. Senate Defeats Bill to Deny Immigrants In-State Tuition

Va. Senate Defeats Bill to Deny Immigrants In-State Tuition

An effort to deny in-state college tuition rates to some immigrants has been narrowly defeated in the Virginia Senate. Read »

Tuesday, Jan 20, 2015 at 1:21 PM

Appeals Court to Hear Arguments on Md. Gun-Control Law

Appeals Court to Hear Arguments on Md. Gun-Control Law

A federal appeals court has set oral arguments over the constitutionality of a Maryland law banning 45 assault weapons and gun magazines that hold more than 10 rounds. Read »

Tuesday, Jan 20, 2015 at 6:06 AM

Obama Aims to Influence 2016 Debate in SOTU

Obama Aims to Influence 2016 Debate in SOTU

President Barack Obama will outline a plan to raise taxes on the wealthiest Americans while offering broad economic benefits to the middle class in his nationally televised State of the Union address Tuesday, a... 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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