December 3, 2004
‘Table for One’ Heard More Often, As Number of Singles Grows in State

WASHINGTON – Dorothea Felber still misses her late husband, Everett, but says that in the 14 years since his death she has become more comfortable living alone

November 11, 2004
Appeals Court Rejects $1 Award in Dispute Stemming from Securities Case

WASHINGTON – A Gaithersburg man will get another chance to prove that he is entitled to recover money he paid to defend himself in a securities dispute, a federal appeals court has ruled

September 29, 2004
Asians, Hispanics Make Sizable Gains in New State Population Figures

WASHINGTON – The numbers of Asians and Hispanics in Maryland grew by more than 13 percent between 2000-2003, raising their total population in the state to more than half a million, according to Census data released Thursday

October 27, 2004
Baltimore Sees New Census Numbers as Evidence of a Revitalized City


September 30, 2004
Bill Would Make Foreign Fund Transfers Easier to Understand for Immigrants

WASHINGTON – Advocacy groups applauded a Senate bill Thursday that would require money-transfer businesses to clearly disclose the cost of wiring payments abroad — fees that they said can eat up as much as 20 percent of a transfer

December 10, 2004
Careless Weapons Use, Tree Stands Still Make Up Most Hunting Accidents

WASHINGTON – Careless handling of weapons edged ahead of tree-stand accidents as the leading cause of Maryland hunting accidents in 2004, the first time in five years that tree stands were not the No

December 2, 2004
Carroll County Man Becomes Sixth Maryland Soldier Killed in Iraq in November

WASHINGTON – Friends of a Carroll County soldier said they were “devastated” by news that he was killed Monday in Iraq, making him the sixth Maryland soldier to die in that country in November

October 6, 2004
Federal Government Spent $10,464 Per Person in Maryland in Fiscal 2003

WASHINGTON – The federal government spent more than $57

October 15, 2004
Federal Spending Increased in Counties Across the State in 2003, Report Says

WASHINGTON – Federal spending grew in almost all of the state’s jurisdictions between 2002 and 2003, driven by an increase in procurement contracts to the private sector, the Census Bureau reported this month

October 22, 2004
Floyd Concedes Nothing in Aggressive Campaign to Unseat Van Hollen

WASHINGTON – Eighth District candidates Charles “Chuck” Floyd and Rep