Damascus Swarmin Hornets Quarterback Kinard Recaps State Win (VIDEO)

Damascus High School football team quarterback Julian Kinard tells MyMCMedia he was emotional after his win for the Class 3A state football championship.

Raskin to Host Health Care Town Hall Meeting on Mar. 25

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As the questions surrounding the fate of the Affordable Care Act remain, Rep. Jamie Raskin (Md-8) will host a health care town on Mar. 25. Republican lawmakers have introduced legislation repeal and replace the ACA. Raskin said this event is to inform the public on how residents could be impacted if the measure passes through […]

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Metro Completes Escalator Project at Bethesda Station

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Metro placed the third of three escalators into service Wednesday, culminating a replacement project at the Bethesda station. The escalator is 106 feet tall — the equivalent of a 10-story building — making it the second longest in the Western Hemisphere. The Wheaton Metro Station sits at No. 1. Metro has spent $8 million over […]

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Jewish Leaders Express Relief at Arrest in Israel

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The leader of a Jewish Community Center in Rockville said Thursday he was relieved at the arrest of an Israeli 19-year-old for the series of bomb scares that were called in Jewish sites across the United States. But the arrest won’t change much at the Bender JCC of Greater Washington, said its CEO, Michael Feinstein. […]

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Governor Hogan Met with MCPS Superintendent Smith Today, DeVos Issues Statement (VIDEO)


Maryland Governor Larry Hogan met briefly with Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) Superintendent Jack Smith today during a visit at Carderock Springs Elementary School. Their meeting comes one week to the day that a 14-year-old girl reported she was raped at Rockville High School by two other students. “We are very concerned about the situation […]

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Silver Spring Biotech Receives State Award


United Therapeutics Corp. received the Bright Lights Award for Innovation and Entrepreneurship for Montgomery County. Comptroller Peter Franchot presented the award Wednesday. In a statement, Franchot heralded United Therapeutics chairman and CEO Martine Rothblatt for creating hundreds of jobs and saving the lives of thousands of people. The award recognizes the private and nonprofit innovation […]

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Five Things to Know Today, March 23, in Montgomery County

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Here are five things to know today, March 23rd, in Montgomery County: 1. Maryland Governor Larry Hogan and U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos are scheduled to celebrate National Reading Month at Carderock Springs Elementary School in Bethesda. 2. Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett is meeting with the County Council at 1 p.m. about his recommended […]

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UPDATED: Police Locate Missing Germantown Man

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UPATED Montgomery County police say that Huu Banh has been located and is being reunited with family. UPDATE to Silver Alert: Huu Banh has been LOCATED and is being reunited with family. TY for sharing: https://t.co/xglLIgOIJC pic.twitter.com/37s4SHuKGF — Montgomery Co Police (@mcpnews) March 23, 2017 The Montgomery County Police Department needs your help to locate […]

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Weekend Planner, March 24 - March 26 (VIDEOS)

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Here are some of our picks for arts and entertainment this weekend: Art: ‘Domestic Pursuits‘ at BlackRock Center for the Arts is a three-person exhibit of hand-pulled prints and stitched and woven textile works. The artists include Nancy McNamara, Dominie Nash, and Hillary Steel. The exhibit is on display in the Kay Gallery and runs through […]

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Local Leaders Cut the Ribbon for Satellite Capital Bikeshare Network in Wheaton (VIDEO)

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Montgomery County officials celebrated the satellite Capital Bikeshare network in Wheaton on Wednesday morning. It may have been too cold for bike riding but local officials were beaming as they cut the ribbon at the bikeshare station adjacent to the Wheaton Metro station along Georgia Avenue. “My heart skips a beat every time I see […]

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Callers Threaten Rockville High


UPDATED Rockville High School — the site where a 14-year-old girl allegedly was raped  — received two telephone threats Wednesday, Montgomery County officials said. In an email, MCPS spokeswoman Gboyinde Onijala said the callers threatened to bring guns to shoot illegal immigrants. One threat came about noon and the other about 1:30 p.m., Montgomery County police […]

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Douglas Tallman

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Reporter with 35 years experience throughout Maryland. Reach me at dtallman@mymcmedia.org or via Twitter at @MCM-Doug


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