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March 23, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Hogan Releases Statement Following Death of 16-Year-Old Shooting Victim

A 16-year-old girl who was shot at a high school in St. Mary’s County has died. In a statement released by the St. Mary’s Sheriff’s Office, officials confirmed that “on March 22, 2018, at 11:34 p.m., Jaelynn Rose Willey died, surrounded by her family.” Willey was one of two victims shot Tuesday morning at Great […]

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March 22, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

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Wednesday’s School Closure Pushes Summer Vacation Back

Wednesday weather-related school closure means summer vacation will start later than anticipated for Montgomery County Public School students. Weather permitting, June 15 will be the last day of classes for students which is the last day under Gov. Larry Hogan’s executive order school districts can hold classes. This latest extension in the school-year comes just […]

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March 7, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Five Things to Know for March 7 in Montgomery County

Here are five things you need to know today, Wednesday, Mar. 7 in Montgomery County: 1. Hypothermia Alert: Montgomery County issued a Hypothermia Alert Tuesday that will continue until 6 p.m. today. 2. Winter Weather Advisory: Speaking of cold temperatures, the National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory for parts of Maryland, Virginia and the […]

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February 22, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Five Things to Know Today, Feb. 22, in Montgomery County

Here are five things you need to know today, Thursday, Feb. 22 in Montgomery County: 1.Flags at Half-Staff: Gov. Larry Hogan has ordered Maryland flags to be lowered to half-staff to honor Cpl. Mujahid Ramzziddin of the Prince George’s County police. 2. MD First Lady: Maryland’s First Lady Yumi Hogan is expected to judge Arbor […]

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February 9, 2018 | Staff Writer

Hogan Signs Executive Order Regarding Life Sentences for Juveniles

Gov. Larry Hogan today signed an executive order Friday that could give juvenile offenders a second chance. The order requires the governor to consider certain criteria before sentencing juveniles to a life sentence. Factors include the juvenile’s age at the time of the crime and an offender’s demonstrated maturity and rehabilitation since the crime be […]

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January 31, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Five Things to Know for Wednesday, Jan. 31, in Montgomery County

Here’s five things to know today, Jan. 31, in Montgomery County: 1. Super Blue Blood Moon: After 166 years, a lunar event called a “Super Blue Blood Moon,” will take place between 6:30 and 7:15 in the morning. 2. Hypothermia Alert: Montgomery County has extended the hypothermia alert until noon. The Hypothermia Alert for Montgomery County has been […]

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January 10, 2018 | Staff Writer

Gov. Hogan Submits Emergency Legislation

Maryland’s General Assembly kicked off Wednesday and Gov. Larry Hogan has introduced what his administration calls “emergency legislation.” The bills would provide paid leave benefits to residents, combat violence across the state, and ensure accountability schools. “For three years in a row, we have remained committed to engaging our colleagues on both sides of the […]

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January 4, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know Today, Jan. 4, in Montgomery County

Here’s five things to know today, Jan. 4, in Montgomery County: 1. Schools close for weather: Montgomery County schools are closed today due to the winter weather. The schools may alter Friday’s schedule due to the predicted extreme cold. 2. Governor declares State of Emergency: Maryland Governor Larry Hogan issued order for the Eastern Shore Tuesday night […]

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November 16, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Governor Hogan Orders Flags to Half Staff to Honor Slain Baltimore Police Officer

Governor Hogan has ordered Maryland flags to be lowered to half staff on Thursday Nov. 16 following the death of Baltimore City Police Detective Sean Suiter. Suiter was shot in the line of duty on Wednesday evening, according to the Baltimore City Police Department. One of our officers was shot this evening. Please say an […]

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November 13, 2017 | Staff Writer

Governor Hogan: Alabama Senate Candidate Roy Moore ‘Unfit for Office’

Governor Larry Hogan stated Saturday that Republican Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore “is unfit for office and should step aside.” Roy Moore’s defenders should ask themselves if they would be so quick to excuse him if the victim was their daughter or if the offender was a Democrat. He is unfit for office and should […]

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