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October 18, 2018

Montgomery Week in Review

Don Mooers hosts the latest episode of Montgomery Week in Review. Guests include Shirley Brandman, Ralph Watkins, Diane Vu, and Diana Barney. Mooers and the panel discuss what the public school district is doing to alleviate the problem of teacher shortages with Shirley Brandman, the work of the League of Women Voters with Ralph Watkins, the […]

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October 18, 2018

Honest Tea Co-Founder Discusses Democratizing Organic Food Industry

In a recent visit to Montgomery Community Media studios for its October Small Business Network (SBN) session,  Honest Tea Co-Founder Seth Goldman discussed with participants some of his new business ventures. Honest Tea is the nation’s top selling organic bottled tea, specializing in beverages that are just a tad sweet, organic and Fair Trade Certified. […]

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October 18, 2018

Suspects Steal $5,000 Worth of Glasses from LensCrafters in Wheaton, Police Say

Detectives from Montgomery County Police are asking for the public’s help with identifying two suspects they believe are responsible for stealing $5,000 worth of eyeglasses from a LensCrafters store in Wheaton. Officers responded to the LensCrafters store on Sept. 12 within the Westfield Wheaton mall for the report of a theft that had just occurred. […]

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October 18, 2018

Police Investigating Serious Crash in Rockville

A 61-year-old man was struck by a car in Rockville Thursday morning near Hungerford Drive, according to officers with the Montgomery County Police Department. The pedestrian, identified as Dingguo Guo, was transported an area hospital with life-threatening injuries. Rescue crews responded to the intersection of Hungerford Drive and Frederick Avenue for the report of a […]

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October 18, 2018

We Love Weekends: Montgomery County Planner for Oct. 19 – Oct. 21

Festivals continue around the county this weekend. The World of Montgomery Festival celebrates the diverse cultures of the county with traditional arts, multicultural music, food, dance and hands-on activities representative of 12 countries. Korea is new to the festival this year. The festival takes place Sunday, Oct. 21 at the Rockville Campus of Montgomery College from […]

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October 18, 2018

Five Things to Know for Oct. 18 in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know Thursday, Oct. 18, in Montgomery County: 1. Small Business Network:  Honest Tea co-founder and Bethesda resident Seth Goldman is the featured guest at today’s small business networking session facilitated by Kelly Leonard. Doors open at 8 a.m. 2. Schools Briefing: Public schools Superintendent Jack Smith meets with the media today to […]

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October 17, 2018

Outside Review Says July Shooting Was Justified, Police Say

An outside review of a police-involved shooting in July has determined that the officer’s actions were justified, the Montgomery County police said Wednesday. In the incident, Officer Edward Cochran shot Juan Carlos Natera-Perez. Update: Man Dies from Injuries in Fairland Shooting Under an agreement between the two counties, the Howard County State’s Attorney investigates officer-involved […]

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October 17, 2018

Chevy Chase Woman Convicted on Securities Charges

A Chevy Chase woman was found guilty on 17 federal charges related to a $20 million Ponzi scheme, the U.S. Attorney’s Office in Baltimore said Wednesday. A jury needed less than five hours to reach its verdict for Dawn J. Bennett, 56 on all 17 federal charges. She faced offenses related to conspiracy, securities fraud, […]

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October 17, 2018

Mega Millions Jackpot: Now It’s $970 Million

Update, 1:45 p.m. Thursday: The Mega Millions keeps growing. Now the jackpot is $970 million. Meanwhile, no one won the Powerball in Wednesday night’s drawing, and its jackpot has reached $430 million. Original post: The Mega Millions jackpot has reached a record $900 million on Wednesday. The jackpot has been growing since July 24, when […]

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October 17, 2018

Damascus Hornets Top Sherwood Warriors in Volleyball Match, 3-0

The Damascus Hornets (12-3-3) hosted the Sherwood Warriors (9-5-1) Wednesday at 6 p.m. Damascus took the match with three straight sets, 25-18, 25-21 and 25-23. Our PEG partners, Montgomery College TV (MCTV) and Montgomery County Public Schools TV (MCPS-TV) broadcast the game live on Comcast Channel 998 and stream online at www.montgomerycollege.edu/mctv-sports beginning in set 2. […]

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