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April 20, 2018 | Staff Writer

Oh %@#*! Study Reveals Americans Curse to Deal with Stress

A new study reveals that the average American utters their first curse word of the day at 10:54 a.m. The study commissioned by 9Round Kickbox Fitness and conducted by OnePoll focused on the everyday stress and frustration of 2,000 Americans by exploring how much stress they take on and how they deal with it, according […]

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April 20, 2018 | Staff Writer

NWS Issues Freeze Warning for Portions of Montgomery County

The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued a freeze warning for some areas of Montgomery County Saturday morning from 2 to 9 a.m. The warning includes Germantown and Damascus in Montgomery County. A freeze warning means sub-freezing temperatures are highly likely. These conditions will kill crops and other vegetation. Temperatures are expected in the lower 30 […]

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April 20, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Rockville Robotics Teams Advances to World Championship

After beating 12 other teams at the East Coast Super-Regional Championships, a local robotics team of middle and high school students have advanced to compete in the World Robotics Championships in Detroit next week. It’s not the first time that Wizards.exe have advanced this far, according to the team’s mentor Rajiv Dewan. “This is their third […]

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April 19, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

MCPS Teachers and Staff Honored During Champions for Children Awards

County officials joined Montgomery County Public School leaders at the BlackRock Center for the Arts in Germantown to recognize the school district’s teachers and employees for their commitment in teaching MCPS students. MCPS staff members were honored Wednesday evening during the Annual Champions for Children Awards Celebration sponsored by the school district and the Montgomery […]

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April 19, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

MCPS Bus Driver Sentenced for Sexual Abuse of Students

A former bus driver for Montgomery County Public Schools was sentenced to prison Wednesday for sexually abusing bus driver was sentenced to prison Wednesday for sexually abusing two 11-year-old female students on his bus. Salvador Rodriguez, 60, of Kensington, was sentenced to 11 months in prison, according to reports. He was arrested last March after detectives […]

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April 19, 2018 | Staff Writer

Update: National Weather Service Issues Freeze Warning for Friday

Update: The National Weather Service canceled the freeze watch issued earlier today and has issued a freeze warning for the region from 2 to 9 a.m. Friday. As temperatures dip below 32 degrees, the National Weather Service has a issued a freeze watch for the Washington D.C. region until Friday morning. Lower temperatures can have a […]

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April 19, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Forest Knolls Educator Receives MCPS Teacher of the Year Award

A Kindergarten and First Grade teacher from Forest Knolls Elementary School in Silver Spring, has been named the 2017-2018 Montgomery County Public Schools Teacher of the Year. Kristen Kane, who has taught at the school for more than 11 years, was awarded teacher of the year during the annual Champions for Children Awards Celebration on Wednesday […]

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April 18, 2018 | Staff Writer

MCPS Students Awarded for Underage Drinking Prevention Message

More than 30 middle and high school students were recognized at the Montgomery County Public Safety Headquarters building early Wednesday for their efforts in teaching their peers about the consequences of underage drinking. Students entered a contest founded by the Keeping It Safe (KIS) Coalition earlier this year that required them to create a 30-second […]

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April 18, 2018 | Staff Writer

Flags Lowered to Half Staff In Honor of Former First Lady Barbara Bush

Flags have been lowered to half staff as a mark of respect for the memory of Barbara Bush who passed away Tuesday. President Donald Trump ordered the United States Flag to half staff in a proclamation Tuesday evening. As a matter of protocol, the Maryland flag is lowered to half-staff. No flag may fly higher […]

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April 16, 2018 | Staff Writer

Bethesda Library Renamed to Honor Political Leader Connie Morella

Montgomery County Executive Isiah Leggett joined U.S. Congressman Jamie Raskin and Montgomery County Council President Hans Riemer, attended the grand reopening and renaming of the Bethesda Library to the Connie Morella Library. Morella served in the Maryland General Assembly from 1979 to 1986, and Maryland’s 8th Congressional District in the United States House of Representatives from […]

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