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July 29, 2016 | Sonya Burke

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Five Things to Know Today, July 29, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, July 29, in Montgomery County: 1. Are you ready for the Olympics? Beginning today, you can wish two local Olympic swimmers, Jack Conger and Katie Ledecky, good luck by signing two giant flip flops at the Rockville Town Square. #MoCo2Rio 2. Speaking of feats, a man and his goat are walking […]

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July 28, 2016 | Phyllis Armstrong

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Young Martial Artists Build Character in Silver Spring

Long before the Kung Fu Panda movies became hits, a martial arts grandmaster began teaching children the Chinese art of self-defense. Kicking and punching is just one of the skills the young dragons learn at Shaolin Wu-Shu Training Center in Silver Spring. My MC Media’s Phyllis Armstrong reports on the school that builds character. Some […]

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July 28, 2016 | Sonya Burke

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National Weather Service Issues Severe Thunderstorm Watch for MoCo

The National Weather Service has issued  a severe thunderstorm watch for Montgomery County from now until midnight. Damaging winds are the primary threat, according to the NWS watch. SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH is in effect for Montgomery County until midnight tonight. https://t.co/dnS6zGOMFS #mdwx — MC Emergency Mgt (@ReadyMontgomery) July 28, 2016

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July 28, 2016 | Sonya Burke

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Metro Red Line Commuters Reminded to Prepare for Delays and Crowded Trains in August, Alternative Transit Options Advised (VIDEO)

Metro riders are advised to prepare for delays and crowded trains in August as Safe Track repair work begins on the Red Line, the Metrorail’s busiest line. MyMCMedia’s Sonya Burke reports that local officials are advising commuters to seek alternative transit options. You can watch the entire Safe Track news conference, below: You can find […]

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July 28, 2016 | Sonya Burke

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Takoma Park Mayor Kate Stewart on Metro’s Safe Track Repairs in August (VIDEO)

Takoma Park Mayor Kate Stewart is promoting transportation alternatives such as telework, carpooling and biking during Metro’s Safe Track work on the Red Line in August. Find out more in this MyMCMedia Extra video, below: You can watch the entire news conference about Metro’s Safe Track work, below:

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July 28, 2016 | Sonya Burke

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Parking Restrictions Coming to Bethesda, Chevy Chase and Silver Spring Next Week (VIDEO)

The Montgomery County Department of Transportation (DOT) is planning to restrict parking in Bethesda, Friendship Heights, Chevy Chase and Silver Spring during the first week of August because of Safe Track repairs on the Metro’s Red Line. The changes are being made to accommodate more commuters on the roadways. According to the DOT website, no […]

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July 28, 2016 | Sonya Burke

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Clarksburg Premium Outlets Prepares to Hire Hundreds at Job Fair Set for Aug. 19

Are you looking for a job? Clarksburg Premium Outlets is hosting a job fair from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Aug. 19 at Clarksburg High School, 22500 Wims Road. The center is looking to fill more than 800 jobs from full and part-time management to sales and customer service positions. Stores looking for staffers […]

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July 28, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

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Term Limit Ballot Question Petition to be Submitted August 8th

A petition to add a term limit referendum to the ballot this November will be submitted to the Montgomery County Board of Elections in August, according to Robin Ficker, the Republican activist who drafted the petition. In order for the question to get on the ballot, the petition needs to have 10,000 verified signatures. According to […]

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July 28, 2016 | Sonya Burke

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County Council to Hold Special Work Session on Outage of County’s 911 System (VIDEO)

The Montgomery County Council has scheduled a special work session on Aug. 2nd to discuss the facts behind the July 10th outage of the county’s 911 emergency system. This special worksession before the full Council replaces a work session originally planned for July 28, before the Council’s Public Safety Committee. The work session will take […]

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July 28, 2016 | Sonya Burke

07-27-16 Metro Surge News Conference 4

Berliner Reminds Metro Commuters to “Be Prepared” for Safe Track Delays on the Red Line (VIDEO)

Montgomery County Council Vice President Roger Berliner is reminding residents to be prepared for delays as Safe Track repairs begin on the Red Line in August. Berliner said commuting is going to be “a major inconvenience” on the system beginning Aug. 1. Find out more in this MyMCMedia Extra, below: Berliner spoke at a news […]

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