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Program Fights Unemployment Byte By Byte

A computer skills program is teaching low-income adults in the District how to "Byte Back" against joblessness.

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Pr. George's County Exec. Delivers First State Of The Economy Address

In Prince George's County, Md., Executive Rushern Baker is mapping out the economic future for the county.

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Fairfax Supervisors Prepare For Budget Hearings

In Virginia, this week Fairfax County Supervisors will hold three public hearings on the proposed budget for the coming year.

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Governor McDonnell Kicks Off 'Virginia At Work' Tour

In Virginia, Gov. Bob McDonnell is in the midst of a two-week tour around the state to promote job growth and economic development.

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Maryland Budget Debate Begins In The House

The Maryland House of Delegates is scheduled to take a final vote on the state's $34 billion budget. The House is set to begin debating the budget at 4 p.m.

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Fired Chipotle Workers Protest At Local Store

A few weeks ago, 40 workers at Chipotle restaurants in Columbia Heights, Woodley Park and Chinatown were fired after the company allegedly found irregularities in their immigration papers. Wednesday, pro-immigrant groups protested outside one of the stores, saying the workers' rights were violated.

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