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April 16, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Churchill Student Hospitalized After Vaping THC

A student at Winston Churchill High School in Potomac was hospitalized Tuesday after ingesting “THC through a vaping device,” according to a letter emailed home from Principal Brandice Heckert. The National Institute of Drug Abuse says that “[t]he main psychoactive (mind-altering) chemical in marijuana, responsible for most of the intoxicating effects that people seek, is […]

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February 3, 2017 | Staff Writer

Councilmembers Discuss Ways to Advance Universal Pre-K in Montgomery County (VIDEO)

Montgomery County Councilmembers recently heard from New York City officials about a successful Universal Pre-K program that was implemented there. Councilmembers say it is their goal to implement Pre-K for all four-year-old children, and they are looking for the best way to advance this possibility in Montgomery County. Susan Kenedy reports:

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October 13, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Heroin: “The Quiet Epidemic” in Montgomery County (VIDEO)

County Cable Montgomery has produced a 30-minute video report about the heroin epidemic in Montgomery County. You can watch the show in its entirety, below:

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December 1, 2015 | Sonya Burke

MCPS Officials Plan to Retest 26 Schools for Radon

Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) officials say they plan to retest 26 schools and the Lathrop Smith Environmental Education Center and the Rocking Horse Road Center for radon after elevated radon levels were reported. So far, there is no word on when the retesting will take place. According to information posted on the MCPS website, the […]

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November 16, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Maryland Governor Larry Hogan Announces He’s “Cancer Free” (VIDEO)

At a news conference on Monday afternoon, Maryland Governor Larry Hogan announced he’s “100-percent cancer free.” Hogan said he’s in remission after receiving medical treatment for non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma. During his remarks at the podium, Hogan said he is thankful for all the love and support he has received from around the state of Maryland over […]

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February 24, 2015 | Staff Writer

WSSC Continues Repairing Large Number of Water Main Breaks

The cold weather is not letting up and neither are the water main breaks. As of 9 a.m., there were 52 breaks in need of repair in Montgomery and Prince George’s counties. While 27 crews were on the streets repairing breaks all day, additional breaks continued to be reported. As of tonight, there are 51 […]

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February 11, 2015 | Sonya Burke

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Council President Leventhal on Superintendent Search (VIDEO)

In this MyMCMedia Extra video, Montgomery County Council President George Leventhal says he believes the superintendent search will attract some impressive candidates.

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January 17, 2015 | Staff Writer

Magruder Colonels Win Against QO Cougars in Gaithersburg, 50-44 (PHOTOS)

It’s high school basketball season and one of the games last night in Montgomery County featured the Magruder Colonels against the Quince Orchard Cougars. The Colonels came out on top, 50-44. Below are some photos, courtesy of photographer Phil Fabrizio, who was also tweeting live throughout the game. Final: Magruder over QO. 50-44. pic.twitter.com/z9whQif3Fr — […]

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September 8, 2014 | Staff Writer

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Shredding and Recycling Event Set for Sept. 13 (VIDEO)

Save the date: on Sept. 13 from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. at Walter Johnson High School you can recycle and shred your paper documents and household goods: Find out more here.

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March 6, 2014 | Staff Writer

Longer Billing Cycle Means Higher Bills for Some WSSC Customers

Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission (WSSC) customers receiving their water and sewer bills in recent days may find their bill is higher than expected, according to an announcement by the utility company. According to WSSC, this is due to many customers being billed for longer than normal billing cycles. In a news release, WSSC said the […]

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