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The facade of the New York Stock Exchange, Thursday, Oct. 2, 2014. Global stocks were mostly lower Wednesday Dec. 17, 2014 as oil prices tumbled again while investors waited for a U.S. Federal Reserve statement on monetary policy. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
Stocks jump after Fed promises 'patient' approachUS stocks move sharply higher after Fed promises a 'patient' approach on raising rates
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The facade of the New York Stock Exchange, Thursday, Oct. 2, 2014. Global stocks were mostly lower Wednesday Dec. 17, 2014 as oil prices tumbled again while investors waited for a U.S. Federal Reserve statement on monetary policy. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
Dow jumps after Fed pledges patience in rate hikesDow jumps as much as 300 after Fed promises patience in determining when to raise rates
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Colorado funds medical marijuana research, a firstColorado dedicates $8 million for medical marijuana research in effort to understand benefits
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US Fed slashes inflation forecast for 2015US Fed slashes inflation forecast for 2015; sees stronger growth this year
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FILE - In this July 8, 2013 photo, musicians play trombones as a tourist from Colombia takes their picture along the Malecon in Havana, Cuba. President Barack Obama’s announcement Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2014, of plans to re-establish diplomatic ties with the Caribbean nation gives hope to airlines, hotel chains and cruise companies _ all which have been quietly eyeing a removal of the travel ban _ that they soon will be able to bring tourists to Cuba. (AP Photo/Franklin Reyes, File)
After 53 years, time is right for US and CubaCuba and US move to end half-century feud
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Scientists: Alcatraz prisoners could have survivedScientists: Inmates who escaped from Alcatraz in 1962 could have survived; bodies never found
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Pakistani students pray during a special ceremony for the victims of Tuesday's school attack in Peshawar, at a school in Lahore, Pakistan, Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2014. Pakistan is mourning as the nation prepares for mass funerals for over 140 people, most of them children, killed in a Taliban attack on a military-run school in the country's northwest. (AP Photo/K.M. Chaudary)
Pakistan buries victims of school massacreShattered dreams: Pakistan buries victims of school massacre as nation mourns young children
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FILE-In this Aug. 26, 2014 file photo Congressman Ron Barber makes a speech during the Pima County Democratic Party election night gathering in Tucson, Ariz. Republicans will have their largest U.S. House majority in 83 years when the new Congress convenes next month after a recount in Arizona gave the final outstanding race to the Republican challenger. Martha McSally won a House seat over Democrat Barber by 167 votes out of about 220,000 cast, results released Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2014, show. (AP Photo/Arizona Daily Star, Mamta Popat,File)
Republican wins Arizona House seat after recountRepublican Martha McSally wins Arizona congressional seat, last unresolved midterm race in US
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Ex-coal CEO seeks W.Va. mine blast trial delayEx-coal CEO charged in West Virginia mine explosion that killed 29 wants trial moved, delayed
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  • Opponents win latest round in marathon fight over Costco gas station in Wheaton

    After the longest zoning proceeding in official memory, a Montgomery County hearing examiner has recommended denial of Costco's request to place a 16-pump gas station at its store at Wheaton Westfield mall. Martin Grossman, hearing examiner for the Office of Zoning and Administrative Hearings, said in a 492-page report released Friday that Costco had failed to completely meet the burden of justification for a special exception to existing zoning in the Kensington Heights neighborhood. The Washington Post, Tue, Dec 16 2014 @ 02:34 PM
  • Opinions clash over Rockville facilities ordinance change

    The question of how Rockville determines the impact of new building development has fueled concerns about overcrowded schools and sparked debate over whether the mayor and City Council even have the authority to change the city's standard in the first place. Councilman Tom Moore has proposed changing the city's adequate public facilities standards - which lays out its policies for controlling how development affects school enrollment, along with other issues such as traffic, and water, sewer, fire and emergency services - to bring the school policy in line with that followed by Montgomery County. Gazette.net, Tue, Dec 16 2014 @ 07:28 PM
  • Will it be 'White Flint' or 'Pike District'?

    The development team revamping a key stretch of Rockville Pike in Montgomery County have opted to drop the old "White Flint" name for "Pike District." It's an attempt to help with rebranding and changing the public's perception of the area from a slow-going, traffic-clogged region to a more walkable, pedestrian-friendly environment. Business Journal, Wed, Dec 17 2014 @ 08:16 AM
  • NTSB releases prelim. Gaithersburg plane crash report

    The NTSB has released a preliminary report on the plane crash that left six people dead on December 8. On December 8, NTSB releases prelim. Gaithersburg plane crash report GAITHERSBURG, Md. WUSA-TV Washington, Tue, Dec 16 2014 @ 03:42 PM
  • NTSB Releases Preliminary Report On Gaithersburg Plane Crash

    WJZ-TV is part of CBS Television Stations, a division [] 105.7 The Fan CLICK HERE FOR THE 105.7 THE FAN HOMEPAGE Welcome to 105.7 The FAN on CBSBaltimore.com. 105.7 along with WJZ-TV and CBS Sports Radio 1300 give you the best Baltimore has to offer. CBS Local, Tue, Dec 16 2014 @ 03:35 PM
  • 6 Restaurants Open Near Germantown on Christmas Day

    Celebrating the holiday season can mean entertaining relatives in town for the holiday or maybe a small, cozy family dinner. But for those who want an option that requires minimal clean-up, several restaurants open in Montgomery County throughout the day for your breakfast, lunch, brunch and dinner needs. Patch.com, Tue, Dec 16 2014 @ 03:34 PM
  • Secretaries of Labor and Commerce come to Germantown

    U.S. Secretary of Labor Thomas E. Perez and U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker speak with student Kolawole Oyekanmi about what he was studying for his final exam during a tour of the cybersecurity lab at Montgomery College's Germantown campus. U.S. Secretary of Labor Thomas E. Perez and U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker visited the Germantown campus of Montgomery College on Wednesday to tour the cybersecurity lab and discuss the development of 21st century skills at the college. Gazette.net, Tue, Dec 16 2014 @ 01:50 PM
  • Montgomery County urges pedestrians and drivers to use caution in parking lots

    ROCKVILLE, Md. Montgomery County officials are reminding pedestrians and drivers to be extra careful in parking lots this time of year. TBD.com, Tue, Dec 16 2014 @ 12:55 AM
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