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  • Health exchange relies on non-competitive bidding to fix website

    Health exchange relies on non-competitive bidding to fix website
    As the state struggled under the national spotlight to fix its deeply flawed online health insurance marketplace last year, officials awarded more than $84 million in contracts without competition, about a third of the money spent on the troubled website....
  • Announcements

    Fundraiser A fundraiser for Maryland Five-O Cycling Inc. will be held from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. April 28 at Heroes Pub, 1 Riverview Ave. Mention Maryland Five-O Cycling when ordering at lunch, happy hour or dinner and 20 percent of purchases will be...
  • AACC president: Unions 'instill fear' and would end up costing students

    AACC president: Unions 'instill fear' and would end up costing students
    While some adjuncts at Anne Arundel Community College have had a burgeoning interest in unionizing, the president isn't likely to support unions any time soon. In an interview with the Capital Gazette editorial board, college President Dawn Lindsay...
  • Carrier overhauls in Newport News would be secured by House panel proposal

    Carrier overhauls in Newport News would be secured by House panel proposal
    Last year, the Hampton Roads economy experienced a giant hiccup when the Navy considered retiring the aircraft carrier USS George Washington instead of performing a mid-life overhaul. A mid-life carrier overhaul is big business for Virginia's largest...
  • Every president fails the religion litmus test

    Every president fails the religion litmus test
    Barack Obama is a Muslim. Thomas Jefferson was an atheist. James Madison was an infidel. George Washington was an indifferent Christian. John Adams was -- gasp! -- a Presbyterian. Turns out just about every American President failed the religion...
  • Today in History

    Today is Thursday, April 23, the 113th day of 2015. There are 252 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On April 23, 2005, the recently created video-sharing website YouTube uploaded its first clip. Titled "Me at the Zoo," the video...
  • Stuart Rothenberg: The Young and the Restless of 2016

    WASHINGTON Once upon a time, presidential candidates were expected to have more than passing experience in government, as well as the maturity and wisdom that sometimes come with age. But that has changed, apparently. Barack Obama was in the U.S....
  • French replica of revolutionary frigate sets sail for Boston

    With champagne, fireworks and a presidential blessing, a painstakingly built replica of the frigate once used to bring French troops and funds to American revolutionaries set sail Saturday for the U.S. East Coast. With the celebratory sendoff, the 25...
  • GOP contenders gather in NH: 5 things to watch for

    Nearly 20 Republican White House prospects will court presidential primary voters in New Hampshire this weekend at a state GOP meeting in Nashua. It's the first gathering of its kind in the first-in-the-nation primary state this year and offers no...
  • Charles Lane: Christie's Social Security proposal has merit

    Charles Lane: Christie's Social Security proposal has merit
    Don Quixote tilted at windmills. New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie seems bent on running for president, even after his reputation took a whack over that traffic jam on the George Washington Bridge. Even more improbably, he wants to campaign on a sweeping...
  • Presidential Museums, Homesteads A Great Destination For Families

    Presidential Museums, Homesteads A Great Destination For Families
    One of the pictures in our family's scrapbook is a shot of my sister and me in front of Mount Vernon, home of the country's first president, George Washington. Even now, I remember how the visit, during one of our summer vacations, made history a lot more...