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Despite a winter with periods of bitter cold and heavy snow, use of a federal program that helps pay utility bills has declined in Missouri.
After living outdoors for about 18 months, Kevin Pridemore said he needed some time to get used to his new Matawan apartment.
The Virginia Senate approved a measure Thursday that would prohibit child-placing agencies in the state from being forced to place adoption or foster children if it violates their religious beliefs.
The Virginia House of Delegates on Thursday gave preliminary approval to a bill that would protect state-licensed private adoption agencies from placing children with families if the placement conflicts with the agency's religious beliefs.
Samantha Garvey and her family had been living in a Long Island shelter for several days when they got word that the 17-year-old aspiring marine biologist had made it to the semifinals of the prestigious national Intel science competition.
Maryland, Virginia didn't adjust gas tax for inflation; D.C. clinic accused of fraud; Va. votes on adoption regulations that could affect gay couples; Maryland advocate wants tax increase on smokeless tobacco; D.C. campaign finance office releases latest report; Md. Delegate O'Donnell to challenge Hoyer; Metro: Crime dropped in 3rd quarter; Microsoft eyes St. Elizabeths property; Report finds Prince George's among Md.'s unhealthiest counties.
Faith-based adoption and foster care agencies in Virginia will not be required to provide services to gay individuals, a state panel ruled Wednesday after nearly a year of heated debate that attracted national interest from advocates on both sides of the issue.
Virginia needs to massively improve how it monitors payments in its Medicaid program, according to a report released Tuesday by the General Assembly's investigative arm.
Former Prince George's Co. exec Johnson pleads guilty to felony charges; D.C. Council gets court order for witnesses in Mayor Gray personnel probe; Va. groups ask for delay of new adoption regs; Cuccinelli hires dating columnist for press staff; Lawyer: D.C. police officer 'scapegoated' by Chief Lanier; O'Malley to sign controversial waste-to-energy bill; Schaefer's $2.4 million will touch many