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Friday Aug 29 | Workplace Prof Blog

Call for Papers: "Applied Feminism and Work"

Deborah Thompson Eisenberg sends along this call for papers from the University of Baltimore's Center on Applied Feminism: The University of Baltimore School of Law's Center on Applied Feminism seeks submissions for its Eighth Annual Feminist Legal Theory Conference.

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Related Topix: University of Baltimore, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Immigration Reform

Wed Aug 27, 2014

WBOC-TV Salisbury

Dorchester County Volunteer Fire Companies to Get $780,000 in Grants

CAMBRIDGE , Md.- Eight volunteer fire companies in Dorchester County will get more than $780,000 in federal funding to purchase life-saving firefighting equipment.

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Related Topix: Dorchester County, MD, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Benjamin Cardin, Democrat, Senator Ben Cardin, Church Creek, MD, Taylors Island, MD

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Ocean Pines Independent

Somerset board to review wind turbine project ordinance

Somerset board to review wind turbine project ordinance The county planning board will review an ordinance regarding wind turbines in the county.

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Wind Power, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat

Tue Aug 19, 2014

The Baltimore Sun

Coast Guard signs new agreement to service NOAA fleet at Curtis Bay yard

The U.S. Coast Guard's shipyard in Curtis Bay has signed an agreement to provide ship maintenance over the next five years for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Admininstration's Atlantic fleet.

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Related Topix: US Coast Guard, US Military, Curtis Bay, MD, US News, US Politics, US Senate, Democrat

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Politico

Behind the White House maneuvering on migrants

The White House fax arrived at the Senate on July 22 with no letterhead attached and an almost Onion-like heading: "Deliberative Pre-decisional Technical Assistance."

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Related Topix: US News, Dianne Feinstein, US Politics, US Senate, Democrat, Barack Obama, Rick Perry, US Governors

The Baltimore Sun

Eastern Shore wind farm: Let the Navy decide [Editorial]

The wind-power power struggle at the highest levels of Maryland's Democratic Party seemed to have been decided in May when Gov. Martin O'Malley bucked Rep. Steny Hoyer to veto legislation that would have essentially killed a green energy project on the Eastern Shore.

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Related Topix: US Navy, US Military, US News, US Senate, Democrat, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Steny Hoyer, Wind Power, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Alternative Energy, US Governors, Martin O'Malley, Opinion

Fri Aug 15, 2014

WBOC-TV Salisbury

MT. Vernon VFD Gets Funding For Life-Saving Fire Equipment

U.S. Democratic Senators Barbara A. Mikulski and Ben Cardin announced Friday that the Mt.

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Related Topix: Fire, Senator Ben Cardin, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Princess Anne, MD, Democrat, Benjamin Cardin

Thu Aug 14, 2014

Ocean Pines Independent

Energy advocates oppose Mikulski's delay of wind farm

Energy advocates oppose Mikulski's delay of wind farm Advocates and legislators are calling to stop further delaying the Somerset project.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Martin O'Malley, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Alternative Energy, Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), US Military, US Navy

DM News

Senators Plead for One-Year Moratorium on Postal Consolidation

Half the Senate wants to block Phase 2 of USPS's Network Rationlization plan. Are they serious, or merely posturing? Fifty vacationing Senators attached their names to a letter sent today to the chairwoman and ranking member of the Appropriations Committee, asking them to block Phase 2 of the U.S. Postal Service's Network Rationalization plan.

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Related Topix: The Postal Service, Indie, US News, US Politics, US Senate, Democrat, Bernard Sanders, Jon Tester, Tammy Baldwin, US House of Representatives

Wed Aug 13, 2014

WUSA-TV Washington

Delaney: Bring home Md. man still in hands of al-Qaeda

A Maryland congressman is urging President Obama and the State Department to do everything they can to help bring home a man who was kidnapped in Pakistan three years ago.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, US House of Representatives, Representative John Delaney, Senator Ben Cardin, Maryland

Mon Aug 11, 2014

CBS Local

New Bill Would Invest In Baltimore's Railroad System

BALTIMORE - Getting back on track. A dire warning: America's railroad lines are in desperate need of funding for upgrades and repairs.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat

WBAL-TV Baltimore

UMMC receives $50K domestic violence grant

More assistance is coming for victims of domestic violence in Maryland as the University of Maryland Medical Center becomes the 10th hospital-based program in the state for victims.

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Related Topix: Domestic Violence (Domestic Abuse), Law, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat

Roll Call

Mikulski Plots One More Push at Omnibus

When the Senate returns next month, the chamber's top appropriator is planning one more push at an omnibus, even if it's a serious long shot.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Elijah Cummings, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Senate, Republican, Harold Rogers, Roll Call, Harry Reid

Sun Aug 10, 2014

The Hill

Feinstein squares off with Obama

Sen. Dianne Feinstein is squaring off with President Obama again, this time over a long-awaited Senate report on the Central Intelligence Agency's harsh interrogation practices.

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Related Topix: Dianne Feinstein, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, 2012 Presidential Election, Stanford University, University of Minnesota

The Las Vegas Sun

A pair of no-brainers for stagnant Congress

I am sure I am not alone when I express a very high degree of frustration with Congress, which has managed to maintain the lowest ratings of public approval in recorded history.

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Related Topix: US News, Terrorism, US Politics, Harry Reid, US Senate, Democrat

Fri Aug 08, 2014

The Hill

Obama and DC statehood

Finally, democracy in Washington, D.C. merits a presidential mention. President Obama over the past five-and-a-half years has had a lot to say about democracy in Iraq and Afghanistan, but the lack of democracy in D.C. has received scant or no attention at all.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Senator Tom Carper, US News, US Senate, Harry Reid, Democrat, Senator Dick Durbin, Senator Ben Cardin, Senator Tim Kaine

Thu Aug 07, 2014

National Review Online

Senator Lamar Alexander Releases Ad with Dubious Statement about His Record on Immigration

The latest pitch from Senator Lamar Alexander about his record on immigration may mislead some GOP voters headed to the ballot box today's primary.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Lamar Alexander, US Senate, Republican, Immigration Reform, Democrat

WAVY-TV Portsmouth

Senators visit Newport News Shipbuilding

Senator Mark Warner , along with Senator Barbara Mikulski from Maryland, got to meet shipbuilders and take a look at the ships currently at the yard.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Mark Warner, Newport News, VA

Wed Aug 06, 2014

Business Journal

How the CEO of Girl Scouts made me want to do more than buy Thin Mints

Anna Maria Chavez, CEO of Girls Scouts of the USA, speaks at the Baltimore Business Journal's Enterprising Women event Aug. 1. I wasn't even a Brownie.

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Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Lughnasadh, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat

WMDT

Dorchester Co. Fire Departments Receive Equipment Grant

DORCHESTER CO., Md. - U.S. Senators Barbara Mikulski and Ben Cardin announced this week that $832,390 in federal grant funding has been awarded among seven Volunteer Fire Departments in Dorchester County through the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Assistance to Firefighters Grant program.

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Related Topix: Fire, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Ben Cardin, Dorchester County, MD, Hurlock, MD, East New Market, MD

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