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October 31, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

UPDATED: Maryland Football Coach DJ Durkin Fired

UPDATED 7:10 p.m. Maryland has fired football coach DJ Durkin just one day after he was reinstated, as reported in ESPN. In a statement on the school’s website, president Wallace Loh said, “Yesterday, the University System of Maryland Board of Regents announced numerous recommendations, including employment decisions about specific personnel on our campus. I accepted […]

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October 30, 2018 | Staff Writer

Four Added to Montgomery Business Hall of Fame

Four people were added to the Montgomery County Business Hall of Fame on Tuesday: Mark Bergel, founder and executive director of A Wider Circle Michelle Freeman, CEO of Carl M. Freeman Companies Bruce Lee, president and CEO of Lee Development Group LLC; and Jorge Restrepo, founder and CEO of EurekaFacts LLC. The induction event took […]

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October 16, 2018 | Staff Writer

County Council Asks Hogan for Greater Pedestrian Safety on Georgia Avenue

The Montgomery County Council on Tuesday sent a letter to Gov. Larry Hogan requesting greater pedestrian safety along Georgia Avenue, near where four Kennedy High School students were struck by a car as they were walking to a school bus stop. The letter asks the state to reduce the speed limit on Georgia Avenue, now […]

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September 20, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

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Hogan Administration Awards MoCo $4 Million in Grants for Local Roads

The Hogan administration has awarded Montgomery County with more than $4 million in grants to improve local roads. Funding awarded to the county is a portion of the more than $57 million awarded to all 23 counties and Baltimore City. The funding represents a nearly $20 million increase over fiscal year 2018, and adds to […]

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September 20, 2018 | Mitti Hicks and Douglas Tallman

Latest Goucher Polls Shows Hogan Ahead of Jealous

If the General Election were held today, 54 percent of Marylanders would vote for Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan over Democratic candidate Ben Jealous, according to a new poll. Jealous would capture 32 percent. The poll, conducted by Goucher College’s Sarah T. Hughes Field Politics Center, interviewed 831 Maryland adults between Sept. 11 and Sept. 16. The […]

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September 10, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Hogan Declares State of Emergency as Florence Races to Shore

Just completing a coordinating call with @MDMEMA, @NWS_BaltWash, and our partners. While a SE landfall is becoming more clear, what happens after remains uncertain. The major *potential* risk for MoCo is torrential rainfall that could lead to major flooding. #HurricaneFlorence https://t.co/hnj81s8Yts — Earl Stoddard (@EarlStoddard) September 10, 2018   Gov. Larry Hogan said Monday he […]

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August 26, 2018 | Staff Writer

Governor Hogan Orders Flags at Half-Staff Sunday in Honor of Senator John McCain

Gov. Larry Hogan has ordered the United States and Maryland State Flags to be lowered to half-staff in honor of U.S. Senator John McCain, who died Saturday, Aug. 25. The flags will be raised to full staff at sunset, on the day of interment. Governor Hogan released the following statement: “Senator John McCain will forever remain […]

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August 9, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Hogan in Rockville to Unveil Efforts to Fight Human Trafficking

Gov. Larry Hogan said he was creating an anti-human trafficking director position to coordinate services for victims across Maryland government departments. “The chilling reality is that Maryland’s central location and access to major highways and airports like I-95 and BWI make our state a hotbed for human trafficking,” Hogan said. He spoke before a large […]

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August 7, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Hogan: Visits to County Show Montgomery’s Importance

Gov. Larry Hogan, trying to be the first Republican in more than 60 years to win re-election in Maryland, has visited Montgomery County at least four times since the summer started. Earlier this month, the governor said he could win the county in the November elections. On Tuesday, Hogan was part of the National Night […]

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August 3, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Hogan Said He’s Never Given Much Thought to National Office

Gov. Larry Hogan addressed members of the Economic Club of Washington, D.C., on Thursday answering questions from President David Rubenstein. Hogan deferred talk about his political ambitions after a potential second term as governor:

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