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Tuesday, Sep 3, 2013 at 8:51 PM
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By Mark Segraves
      

Gray: Sequestration Cost D.C. Thousands of Jobs

Many people and jurisdictions feel the impact of sequestration, but Mayor Vincent Gray says the federal budget cuts hit the District harder than any other area, with thousands of jobs lost. Read »

Thursday, Jul 11, 2013 at 8:52 AM
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By Chuck Thies

Thies: D.C.'s War on Walmart Is a Job Killer

Thies: D.C.'s War on Walmart Is a Job Killer

The D.C. Council thumbed its nose at Walmart and cost District residents good jobs. Read »

Wednesday, Nov 14, 2012 at 8:46 PM
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By Tom Sherwood
      

Gray Announces 100K New Jobs in 5 Years Plan

D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray announced Wednesday a plan to create 100,000 new jobs in the city over the next five years. Read »

Monday, Feb 6, 2012 at 9:24 AM
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By Perry Stein

AM Read: O'Malley Debates McDonnell

AM Read: O'Malley Debates McDonnell

The two governors faced off on CNN Sunday to discuss 2012 and recent economic growth in their states and the country. Read »

Monday, Jan 23, 2012 at 6:15 PM
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By Perry Stein

Thousands Gather for DC Pro-Life Rally

Thousands Gather for DC Pro-Life Rally

Protesters mark the 39th anniversary of Roe V. Wade. Read »

Monday, Jan 16, 2012 at 10:17 PM
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By Brian Witte, Associated Press

Md. Labor Leaders Rally for Jobs

Md. Labor Leaders Rally for Jobs

Maryland Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown said Gov. Martin O'Malley's budget will include substantial increases in transportation projects. Read »

Wednesday, Jan 4, 2012 at 2:01 PM
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By Michael Felberbaum, Associated Press

McDonnell Outlines Job Initiatives

McDonnell Outlines Job Initiatives

Gov. Bob McDonnell on Wednesday outlined several initiatives totaling nearly $37 million in additional funding in his proposed two-year state budget aimed at spurring economic development and creating jobs in... Read »

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