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March 11, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Hogan: 3 More Maryland Coronavirus Cases, Including MoCo Man in 20s

Gov. Larry Hogan announced three more coronavirus cases in Maryland Wednesday evening, bringing the total number of cases in the state up to 12. One of the patients is a Montgomery County man in his twenties who recently traveled to Spain. He’s not hospitalized, Hogan said. This case is the sixth coronavirus case in Montgomery […]

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February 12, 2020 | Grace Mottley

Harriet Tubman and Frederick Douglass Statues Unveiled at Maryland Statehouse

Gov. Hogan unveiled statues of Maryland abolitionists Frederick Douglass and Harriet Tubman at the Maryland State House on Monday. Their statues were placed in the Old House of Delegates Chamber of the State House, the room in which the decision to abolish slavery in Maryland was made.  Tubman and Douglass were born into slavery in […]

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January 30, 2020 | Alexandra Macia

Montgomery County Students Honored at State House

17 students from Maryland – including five from Montgomery County – were honored Monday night at the Maryland State House. The students were recognized for being finalists in the 2019 National History Day competition. The annual competition, which occurs at the University of Maryland, involves more than 3,000 students from around the world. The group […]

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December 13, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for Dec. 13 in Montgomery County

Light rain is expected today, check out the weather forecast. Here’s your Friday the 13th edition of the five things you need to know in Montgomery County: 1. Pedestrian Fatality: A 9-year-old girl was struck and killed yesterday after getting off her school bus in Bethesda. 2. Police Officer Trial Update:  Officer Kevin Moris was […]

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December 11, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Rockville’s Barnsley Elementary Named Maryland Blue Ribbon School

Lucy V. Barnsley  Elementary School in Rockville was named a Maryland Blue Ribbon School by Governor Larry Hogan on Monday. Barnsley is one of six Maryland public schools to be recognized this year. The Blue Ribbon Schools program recognizes and honors schools that exhibit high performance and/or significant improvement in reading and mathematics achievement as […]

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December 6, 2019 | Joe Yasharoff

Damascus Dominates Linganore in Maryland 3A State Title Game

Last year, Damascus came into the Maryland 3A state championship game riding a 53-game winning streak and having won three state titles in a row. Then something unexpected happened — they lost to Oakdale. With a chance to reclaim the championship trophy, the Swarmin’ Hornets left nothing to chance Thursday night routing Linganore (12-2) 38-0 […]

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December 6, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for Dec. 6 in Montgomery County

Mostly cloudy today with sunshine expected Saturday. Check out the weather forecast. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County for Friday, Dec. 6. 1. Damascus State Football Champs:  The Damascus Swarmin’ Hornets are the Maryland 3A State Football Champs with their 38-0 win yesterday against Linganore Thursday in Annapolis. Congratulations! Final. 3A State […]

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December 3, 2019 | Joe Yasharoff

Northwest, Damascus Heading to Annapolis for State Title Games

Two Montgomery County teams, Northwest and Damascus, are gearing up for their respective state football title games on back-to-back nights this week at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium in Annapolis. The Swarmin’ Hornets of Damascus (12-2) take on the Linganore Lancers (12-1) from Frederick in the 3A state championship game on Thursday at 7 pm. The […]

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November 2, 2019 | Maryam Shahzad

Wife of Slain Capital Gazette Writer, Finishes, Releases Husband’s Book

John McNamara was one of five Annapolis Capital Gazette staff members slain in a shooting on June 28, 2018. McNamara was a longtime sports reporter who covered high school basketball in the Washington, D.C. area since the 1980s. By 2018, he had worked on a book about the history and influence of Washington high school basketball […]

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October 23, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

As They Huddle in Annapolis, Democrats Ponder End of the Miller Era

One thing we do know: Maryland’s Democratic senators will convene behind closed doors in Annapolis on Thursday. One thing we don’t know: why. Press reports say Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller, 76, is likely to announce that he’ll step down after 33 years leading the chamber. Miller has revealed he’s fighting stage 4 prostate […]

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