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June 16, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

TV’s ‘It’s Academic’ Coming Back for 61st Season Thanks to New Sponsors

The tv quiz show It’s Academic, which has featured Montgomery County high school students for decades, gained two sponsors that will enable the show to continue after Giant Food ended its sponsorship. D.C. philanthropist and co-chair of the Carlyle Group David Rubenstein and Mitre, a not for profit organization that operates federally funded research and […]

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October 9, 2020 | Reid Flumbaum

Montgomery County Home to Five Forbes 400 Billionaires

The greater Washington D.C. area is home to many things, including politicians, sports teams, and bad traffic. It’s also home to some of the wealthiest people in the country, five of whom live in Montgomery County. Announcing the #Forbes400 2020: the richest people in America https://t.co/PYp7L4Em91 pic.twitter.com/Vvi7XitC4f — Forbes (@Forbes) September 8, 2020 The five […]

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October 3, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

Five Billionaires From Montgomery County Make Forbes Richest List

Five Montgomery County men show up on Forbes magazine 2019 list of the 400 richest Americans, and if they wanted, they could carpool. All five are downcounty residents who live only a few miles from each other. Here are the five: Ted Lerner and family, who ranks 128 on the Forbes’ list, with a worth […]

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April 22, 2013 | Staff Writer

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Junior Achievement Essay Winners

Four Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) students have been selected as winners in the 2012 Junior Achievement Essay Competition, including one who has been named the grand prize winner. Daniela Hernandez-Fujigaki, a sophomore at Clarksburg High School, was selected as the grand prize winner. Samuel A. Scimemi, a junior at Walt Whitman High School; Isabel […]

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