Print lead from Baltimore Sun article: M&T Bank said this morning that it will lay off about 29 percent of employees at Provident Bankshares Corp. when the two banks merge in May.
Broadcast style: M&T Bank says 29 percent of Provident Bankshares Corp. employees will be without jobs by May.
Print lead from The New York Times: In her first visit to Europe since taking office, Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton on Friday promised a rejuvenated trans-Atlantic relationship, and offered a preview of what she hopes will be a fresh start in frayed relations between the United States and Russia.
Broadcast Style: Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton promises a rejuvenated trans-Atlantic relationship between the U.S. and Russia after her visit to Europe.
Another print lead from The New York Times: With 12 hours or so to spare, Congress approved a stopgap budget resolution on Friday to avoid a shutdown of the federal government for another five days.
Broadcast Style: Congress has approved a stopgap budget resolution to a federal government shutdown for another five days.