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March 26, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Hogan, Schwarzenegger at Supreme Court: ‘We Must Terminate Gerrymandering’

Gov. Larry Hogan joined former Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger (R-Calif.) on the steps of the Supreme Court Tuesday to discuss their support for “terminat[ing] gerrymandering.” This comes moments before the Supreme Court will review a case of Republican gerrymandering in North Carolina and a case of Democratic gerrymandering in Maryland. According to WJZ-13, earlier this month, […]

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February 21, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Senate Approves Legislation to Add Unspecified Gender Option on License

The Maryland State Senate passed legislation Wednesday that would allow for a gender-neutral option when it comes to Marylanders indicating their sex on their legal form of identification. The bill was sponsored by Sen. Will Smith of Montgomery County District 20. It was also co-sponsored by Sen. Cheryl C. Kagan who represents District 17. It […]

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February 15, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Bloomberg’s Wealthiest Towns List Includes Potomac, Travilah

Bloomberg News published its annual list ranking the wealthiest towns in the U.S. Wednesday. Both Potomac and Travilah rank on the list. Travilah, a census-designated place in Montgomery County, earned the 24th spot on the list (last year Travilah ranked 25th on the list). According to Bloomberg, the average household income in Travilah is $284,682. […]

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January 16, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Raskin, Glass Discuss Shutdown Resources for County Residents

Rep. Jamie Raskin teamed up with Montgomery County Councilmember Evan Glass on Facebook Live this morning to discuss resources for Montgomery County residents impacted by the federal government shutdown. Raskin said that he decided to take to social media to talk about resources for those hurting from the government shutdown because he’s been hearing directly […]

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September 18, 2018 | Michelle Queen

WalletHub Ranks Maryland Seventh Most Diverse State in U.S.

There’s a new study out that looks at diversity in states across the country, and Maryland ranks seventh for 2018. The finance website, WalletHub.com, ranks Texas (#2), Hawaii (#3), New Jersey (#4), New York (#5), New Mexico (#6), Florida (#8), Nevada (#9), and Illinois (#10) in the top 10 most diverse states. The number one […]

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July 25, 2017 | Staff Writer

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Adventure Theatre MTC’s 66th Season to Feature Judy Moody and More

Adventure Theatre MTC (ATMTC) announced its upcoming season to include five main stage productions featuring two world premieres. The children’s theater is located in Glen Echo Park. The new season kicks off with How I Became a Pirate, based on the book of the same title by Melinda Long and illustrations by David Shannon. Jenny Male directs the […]

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December 20, 2016 | Staff Writer

Police Charge California Man with Trafficking Marijuana

Montgomery County police officers have charged 53-year-old Steven Tosi of California with criminal charges related to possession and trafficking approximately 250 pounds of marijuana. Police said the arrest resulted from a traffic stop for speeding on southbound Interstate 270 just north of the Clarksburg Road exit on Dec. 5th. According to a police account, when […]

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April 1, 2016 | Staff Writer

Police Warn Residents About Speed Camera Scam Emails (VIDEO)

Montgomery County police officers are warning residents about a possible speed camera violation email scam. According to a Facebook post, the department received reports from law enforcement agencies in California and Pennsylvania about a scam involving fraudulent automated speed camera violation emails. For more, watch the County Report This Week video, below. Police say that […]

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January 19, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

Artist Spotlight: Glenn Frey, Eagles Guitarist, Dies at 67 (VIDEO & PHOTO)

It’s another sad week in music. We lost another great, Eagles guitarist, Glenn Frey. Frey died at the age of 67 in New York City on Jan. 18 after suffering complications from rheumatoid arthritis, colitis, and pneumonia. Frey’s family and band members released the following statement: “Glenn fought a courageous battle for the past several […]

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November 9, 2014 | Sonya Burke

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Police Investigate Serious Pedestrian Collision on Rockville Pike

Montgomery County Police are investigating a serious pedestrian collision that occurred last night in Rockville. According to a police account, at approximately 6:43 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 8, Montgomery County police officers, Rockville City police officers, and fire and rescue personnel responded to a pedestrian collision on Rockville Pike (Route 355) at Halpine Road. Police […]

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