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March 14, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

North Potomac Ranked Nationally, Locally as Great Place to Live

The website Niche has ranked North Potomac as the 13th best U.S. suburb to raise a family, as well as the best place to live in Maryland. In an email, Jessica Hair, who works in media relations for Niche said, “North Potomac rose to #13 by excelling in factors like area public schools, cost of living, […]

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November 14, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

FBI Reports Shows Increase in Hate Crimes for Third Year in a Row

New data from the FBI’s Uniform Crime Reporting Program revealed that hate crimes increased by 17 percent in 2017 compared to the previous year. According to the data, a total of 7,175 hate crimes were reported to the more than 16,000 law enforcement agencies that participated in the FBI’s Hate Crime Statistics Program compared with 6,121 […]

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March 19, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Raskin Offers Fired FBI Deputy Director a Job

Just days after FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe was fired from his position, U.S. Congressman Jamie Raskin (MD-8) offered him a job. In a series of tweets from Raskin, he stated, “I have the need to hire a Special Senior Staff Attorney to help me with my work on the House Judiciary Committee dealing with […]

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December 14, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Funeral Held in Rockville for Officer Killed on I-270 (VIDEO)

An off-duty law enforcement officer who was killed last week was described as a compassionate man who loved to make people laugh, mourners recalled at his funeral on Thursday. Sander B. Cohen, who also served as Deputy Chief Fire Marshal with the Maryland State Police and a volunteer with the Rockville Volunteer Fire Department was […]

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December 13, 2017 | Staff Writer

Funeral Arrangements Set for Two Off-Duty Officers Killed on 1-270

Two officers who were tragically killed in a car incident on I-270 will be laid to rest on Thursday Dec. 14. The funeral for Rockville VFD Lieutenant, Sander Cohen, who also served as Deputy Chief of the Maryland Office of the State Fire Marshal, will be held at B’nai Israel in Rockville, according to his […]

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November 13, 2017 | Staff Writer

FBI Report Shows Hate Crimes Increased by 5.2 Percent in 2016

The latest report by the FBI’s Uniform Crime Reporting Program shows that hate crimes across the country increased by 5.2 percent in 2016. The report, released early Monday, revealed that the 6,121 criminal incidents reported by law enforcement agencies were motivated by bias toward race, ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation, disability, and more. The number of […]

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August 29, 2017 | Staff Writer

Comptroller Warns Taxpayers of Scam Impersonating IRS and FBI

Maryland Comptroller, Peter Franchot, is urging residents to avoid downloading links to questionnaires that utilizes the emblems from the Federal Bureau of Investigations and Internal Revenue Service due to a new phishing scheme. The scam email uses what appears to be an official sign from both the IRS and FBI and prompts users to select […]

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July 12, 2017 | Staff Writer

UPDATED: Maryland Leaders Release Statements About Decision to Halt FBI Project

U.S. Rep. John Delaney, a Democrat, released a statement Wednesday about the Trump administration’s decision to cancel the procurement for the FBI headquarters project: “America needs a FBI that can operate efficiently and effectively and it is in the national interest that the FBI has a new consolidated headquarters. This is a rash, rushed and […]

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June 9, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Raskin Responds to Comey’s Testimony (VIDEO)

Former FBI director James Comey testified before the Senate Intelligence Committee early Thursday to discuss his interactions with President Donald Trump and the events leading up to Trump firing Comey. In this MyMCMedia extra video, Raskin talks about Comey’s testimony: ICYMI: here is former FBI Director Comey’s prepared testimony for today’s Senate Intelligence Committee hearing: […]

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June 7, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Rachel Carson Elementary, ablue ribbon school, in Montgomery County , Maryland

Rachel Carson Elementary School Hosts Career Day for Fifth Graders (VIDEO & PHOTOS)

Rachel Carson Elementary School’s fifth grade class celebrated Career Day on June 7th. PTA President Paula Ross said the students are studying careers in their curriculum unit and this was a chance for the fifth graders to ask questions and hear directly from people working in a variety of professional fields before they head off […]

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