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Wednesday, Apr 25, 2012 at 7:54 AM
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By Perry Stein

AM Read: Sunday Liquor Stores, Later Bar Hours in D.C.?

AM Read: Sunday Liquor Stores, Later Bar Hours in D.C.?

D.C. Councilmember Jim Graham said he is likely to recommend allowing liquors stores to stay open on Sundays Read »

Thursday, Apr 19, 2012 at 8:57 AM
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By Perry Stein

AM Read: Md. Property Tax Rate To Remain Same

AM Read: Md. Property Tax Rate To Remain Same

The Maryland Board of Public works voted Wednesday to keep the state property tax rate at 11.2 cents per $100 of a property's assessed value. Read »

Monday, Apr 16, 2012 at 1:08 PM
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By Perry Stein

Morning Read: MD, VA Try to Pass Overdue Budgets

Morning Read: MD, VA Try to Pass Overdue Budgets

Virginia lawmakers are hoping to vote on a spending plan on Tuesday, while Maryland Gov. O'Malley mulls whether to call a special session to fix the "doomsday" budget lawmakers passed as time ran out in the... Read »

Friday, Mar 30, 2012 at 9:53 AM
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By Perry Stein

AM Read: Should D.C. Bars Stay Open Later?

AM Read: Should D.C. Bars Stay Open Later?

Mayor Vincent Gray's proposal to extend alcohol sales in the District until 3 a.m. is gaining a lot of support from bar and club owners in D.C. 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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