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October 30, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Metrorail Extends Hours for Nats Fans Attending Game 7 Watch Parties

Nationals fans attending the Game 7 watch party at Nationals Park or other locations can take Metro home thanks to support from Pepco. WMATA officials have announced that four stations will remain open Wednesday after the system’s regular 11:30 p.m. closing time to accommodate Nationals fans attending World Series Game 7 watch party events. Four […]

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September 23, 2019 | Hannah Dalsheim

Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Other Montgomery County Natives Nominated For Emmys

The 71st Primetime Emmy Awards saw big wins for HBO shows led by Game of Thrones and for Pheobe Waller-Bridge, creator, writer and star of Amazon’s “Fleabag.” What you might not know is that a few of the nominees attended schools in the area including Montgomery County. The Emmys celebrated the final season of HBO’s […]

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February 18, 2019 | Joe Yasharoff

Metro Teams Dominate at Capitol Hill Volleyball Classic

Four teams from the Metro Volleyball Club of DC, featuring players from Montgomery County, were among the big winners at the Mizuno Capitol Hill Volleyball Classic at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington DC. The 18, 17, 16 and 15 travel teams from MVC all won their respective divisions. Northwest High School’s Jenaisya […]

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October 28, 2018 | Staff Writer

President Trump Orders U.S. Flag to Half Staff on Oct. 27 to Honor Pittsburgh Victims

President Donald Trump has ordered the U.S. flag to be flown at half staff from Saturday, Oct. 27 to sunset on Oct. 31 in solemn respect for the victims of violence perpetrated at The Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. As a matter of protocol, the Maryland flag will be lowered to half staff […]

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October 5, 2018 | Staff Writer

President Trump Orders U.S. Flag to Half Staff on Oct. 7 in Honor of Fallen Firefighters

President Donald Trump has ordered the U.S. flag to be flown at half staff from sunrise to sunset on Oct. 7 in honor of the National Firefighters Memorial Service. As a matter of protocol, the Maryland flag will be lowered to half staff as well because no flag may fly higher than the United States […]

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February 28, 2018 | Staff Writer

Rev. Billy Graham Lies in Honor in U.S. Capitol Rotunda, President Trump Orders Flag to Half Staff Friday

President Donald Trump has ordered the U.S. flag to be flown at half staff from sunrise to sunset on March 2 in honor of Rev. Billy Graham, who died Feb. 21. As a matter of protocol, the Maryland flag will be lowered to half staff as well because no flag may fly higher than the […]

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November 6, 2017 | Michelle Queen

Maryland Flag Will Be Lowered to Half Staff After President’s Order

President Donald Trump has ordered the U.S. flag to be flown at half staff from now to sunset on Nov. 9 to pay respect to the victims of the Sutherland Springs, Texas shooting. As a matter of protocol, the Maryland flag will be lowered to half staff as well because no flag may fly higher […]

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October 8, 2017 | Staff Writer

President Trump Orders U.S. Flag to Half Staff on Oct. 8th in Honor of Fallen Firefighters

President Donald Trump has ordered the U.S. flag to be flown at half staff from sunrise to sunset on Oct. 8 in honor of the National Firefighters Memorial Service. As a matter of protocol, the Maryland flag will be lowered to half staff as well because no flag may fly higher than the United States […]

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July 19, 2017 | Staff Writer

Local Leaders Send Their Thoughts and Prayers to Sen. John McCain

Local leaders are sending their thoughts and prayers to Sen. John McCain, Republican, after he was diagnosed with a brain tumor. “You have overcome tough battles before,” said Senator Chris Van Hollen on Twitter. “Cancer just picked the wrong guy to mess with,” said Maryland Governor Larry Hogan in a Facebook post. “Wishing rapid recovery […]

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June 13, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Power Outage Closes Takoma Park Middle School, Hundreds Without Power on a Hot Day

It’s a hot day for the power to go out. Over 370 Pepco customers are without electricity in Montgomery County, according to online outage maps. Takoma Park Middle School Principal Alicia Deeny has tweeted out that the school is closing early because of a power outage. Pepco spokesperson Marcus Beal said the outage was caused […]

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