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Longest serving woman in Congress retiring

Democratic Sen. Barbara Mikulski of Maryland, the longest serving woman in Congress, plans to retire.

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Top of the Month Guide: March events around town

A preview of must-hit events and activities around town for the month of March.

Ice slows business, traffic on Northeast waterways

Waterways around the Northeast are beset by ice that is more than a foot thick in some places, making life miserable for those who make their living on the water.

How to fix the SES: Wipe the slate clean

In part four of Federal News Radio's special report, "Fixing the SES," current and former members of the service discuss what the key ingredients would be in a new SES recipe.

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