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President Barack Obama speaks during Laborfest in Milwaukee, Wis., on Sept. 1, 2014. (credit: JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama On Job Picture: ‘We’re On A Streak’

President Barack Obama renewed his push for Congress to raise the minimum wage Monday in a buoyant accounting of the economy’s “revving” performance, delivered on behalf of Democrats opening their fall campaigns for the midterm congressional elections.

09/02/2014

Vice President  Joe Biden speaks during U.S.-Africa Business Forum on the sideline of the U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit in Washington, D.C., on Aug. 5, 2014. (credit: JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

Biden: Middle Class Needs To ‘Go Back To The Old Normal, 25 Years Ago’

Vice President Joe Biden told hundreds of Detroit-area union members that they deserve a “fair share” of any improvement in corporate profits.

09/01/2014

Treatment options for yards to repel mosquitoes. (Photo: Heather Curtis/All-News 99.1)

Md. Health Officials Expect More West Nile Virus Cases

The first case of the West Nile virus was reported in Maryland last week, and state health officials don’t think it will be the last.

08/31/2014

Downed tree and power line on Klingel Street at Foxhall Road, Northwest, which was closed as a result. (Photo: Mark Segraves/All-News 99.1)

Tree Falls, Kills Man at Howard County Home

Howard County officials say a tree fell on a man and killed him while he was grilling at a home in Woodbine.

08/31/2014

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Obama On Labor Day: Don’t Take Rights For Granted

President Barack Obama is asking Americans this Labor Day to think about the rights and benefits that people often take for granted.

08/30/2014

Traffic backs up at the Bay Bridge in Maryland (Photo credit: Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Labor Day Travel Expected to Reach Post-Recession High in D.C. Area

More Washington-area residents are expected to travel this Labor Day weekend, reaching a new post-recession high for the state.

08/27/2014

File photo of a Metro train. (credit: JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

Metro Announces Labor Day Weekend Track Work

Metro says buses will replace trains on a section of the red line this weekend and through Labor Day.

08/26/2014

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Labor Day Weekend Staycation: 5 Ways To Relax Like You’re Vacationing

Plan ahead and prepare for some relaxing time at home this Labor Day weekend. Have your own staycation and get all the relaxation you need without ever leaving town.

08/18/2014

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5 Fall Fruits & Veggies to Plant as Summer Winds Down

Get your fall garden ready by planting these five fruits and veggies in late Summer.

08/18/2014

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3 Recipes For Delicious End Of Summer Meals

Summer is a delicious season of fresh produce, outdoor cooking and refreshing treats.

08/18/2014

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