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January 16, 2021 | Marsha Kerman

MCM Winter 2021 Media Course Catalog

Montgomery Community Media is rolling out a full winter schedule of classes for students ages 13 and up. The MCM Youth Media Academy is a program offered by Montgomery Community Media that is designed to engage youth in quality media instruction tailored to their age group. Youth ages 13-17 will learn the fundamentals of mediamaking […]

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January 15, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

Town of Somerset Calls for Trump to Resign or be Removed

It may be small and only have an estimated population of 1,216 according to the 2010 census, but the Somerset Town Council spoke loudly and clearly Thursday night when it called for President Donald J. Trump to either resign or be removed from office. Councilmembers unanimously approved the resolution Jan. 14 during a special meeting. […]

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January 15, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

Novavax Looking for Volunteers for COVID-19 Vaccine Trials

Novavax, a vaccine development company headquartered in Gaithersburg, has initiated Phase 3 for its COVID-19 vaccine candidate.  It is the fifth candidate to reach Phase 3 in the U.S., after Pfizer, Moderna, AstraZeneca and Janssen. Novavax is looking for volunteers to participate in vaccine trials, particularly those who are part of at-risk populations like Hispanics, […]

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January 15, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne

Hogan Declares State of Emergency Ahead of Biden Inauguration

Gov. Larry Hogan issued a proclamation Friday declaring a state of emergency for the upcoming Presidential Inauguration on Jan. 20. According to the governor’s office, the executive action would allow the state to better coordinate and assist local jurisdictions and neighboring states in regards to security operations. Hogan is also seeking federal assistance from the […]

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January 15, 2021 | Michelle Queen

21 This Week Preview

Watch a video preview of the next episode of 21 This Week, below: 21 This Week airs on Montgomery Channel 21 on Sundays at 11 a.m. and again at 7 p.m.; Mondays at noon and again at 8 p.m.; Tuesdays at 12:30 p.m. and again at 7:30 p.m.

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January 15, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

Former UMD Student Sentenced to Life for 2017 Murder of Bowie State Student

Sean Urbanski, the former University of Maryland student who was charged with fatally-stabbing Richard Collins III on-campus in 2017, was sentenced to life in prison on Thursday with the possibility of parole. Urbanski, 25, could be considered for parole after he serves 15 years, The Washington Post reported. The governor would have to approve if […]

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January 15, 2021 | Andrea Sarralde

El Superintendente de MCPS Jack Smith se Jubilará el 1 de Junio

Las Escuelas Públicas del Condado de Montgomery (MCPS) anunciaron el jueves que el Superintendente Jack Smith se jubilará a partir del 1 de junio. Smith se ha desempeñado como superintendente de MCPS desde julio de 2016 y actualmente lleva un año en su segundo mandato. Antes de unirse a la comunidad de MCPS, había trabajado […]

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January 15, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

Council Expected to Introduce Bill Restricting Ghost Guns

In 2019, Montgomery County Police confiscated six ghost guns. Last year, the department recovered 73 of these guns that have no serial numbers, come in kits and are made of plastic so they can’t easily be found by metal detectors. “This trend is truly heading up,” said Chief Marcus Jones during a news conference Jan. […]

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January 15, 2021 | Andrea Sarralde

Maryland Entrará en la Fase de Vacunación 1B la Próxima Semana

Maryland comenzará el lunes la Fase 1B de su plan de vacunación COVID-19, anunció el gobernador Larry Hogan en una conferencia de prensa, el jueves. La fase 1B incluye: Residentes mayores de 75 años Residentes en hogares de ancianos y para personas con discapacidades Maestros K-12 y personal de apoyo, proveedores de cuidado infantil Hogan […]

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January 15, 2021 | Andrea Sarralde

Maryland Reporta 45 Nuevas Muertes por COVID-19, Incluidas 6 en Montgomery

Estadísticas de COVID-19 en el condado de Montgomery del 15 de enero El Departamento de Salud de Maryland informó 441 nuevos casos de COVID-19 en el condado de Montgomery, el viernes por la mañana. El recuento acumulativo de casos del condado es 53,283. El condado de Montgomery registró el viernes seis nuevas muertes relacionadas con […]

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