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November 27, 2018 | Deirdre Byrne

Hogan Signs Executive Order to Create Emergency Redistricting Commission

Governor Larry Hogan is calling on Marylanders to apply for an emergency redistricting commission to redraw the legislative lines in District 6. The commission comes in response to a federal judge ordering the district to be redrawn. Yesterday, Hogan signed an executive order, calling for a nonpartisan Emergency Commission on Sixth Congressional District Gerrymandering. “This […]

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January 24, 2017 | Phyllis Armstrong

UnNaugural Concert Raises Money for Progressive Causes (VIDEO)

More than 500 people who are passionate about equal rights, civil liberties, environmental issues and other progressive causes filled Montgomery College’s Cultural Arts Center the night of the Inauguration. The sold-out UnNaugural concert in Silver Spring lifted spirits and raised money for Planned Parenthood and four other national organizations. State Senator Cheryl Kagan produced the […]

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January 21, 2017 | Phyllis Armstrong

Hundreds Rally for Causes at UnNaugural Concert in Silver Spring (VIDEO & PHOTO)

The music of protest and progress stirred rousing applause at the UnNaugural Concert: Playing It Forward Voices for Social Justice, in Silver Spring. Some 500 people, including several Montgomery County and Maryland elected officials attended the sold out event at Montgomery College’s Cultural Arts Center. State Senator Cheryl Kagan is the founder and executive producer […]

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November 2, 2016 | Staff Writer

Middle School Students Experience Hands-On Science at Montgomery County Campus of Johns Hopkins University (VIDEO)

Hundreds of students from Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Middle School and Montgomery Village Middle School recently participated in hands-on science and medicine activities at the Montgomery County campus of Johns Hopkins University. Find out more about the 8th annual Frontiers in Science and Medicine Day in this MCPS-TV report, below:

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January 18, 2016 | Staff Writer

What’s Open, What’s Not on MLK, Jr. Day in Montgomery County

Here’s the rundown of what’s open and what’s not in Montgomery County on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day: County Offices – closed. Libraries – closed Sunday, January 17 and Monday, January 18. County Liquor stores – closed. Recreation – aquatics programs and facilities open; all other classes and programs canceled; Administrative office, senior centers and […]

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January 16, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Watch Martin Luther King, Jr. Tribute Live on Montgomery Channel 21

Montgomery Community Media (MCM) is broadcasting the Martin Luther King, Jr. Tribute at The Music Center at Strathmore on Jan. 18 live on Montgomery Channel 21. The program, which begins at 3:30 p.m., will also be live streamed on the MyMCMedia website. The theme of the 2016 program is “Renewing the Dream: Hope in Today’s […]

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November 25, 2015 | Staff Writer

Mikulski Awarded Presidential Medal of Freedom at White House (VIDEO)

President Barack Obama presented the Presidential Medal of Freedom to U.S. Senator Barbara Mikulski and 16 others at a ceremony November 24th at the White House. The Presidential Medal of Freedom is described as the nation’s highest civilian honor, presented to individuals who have made especially meritorious contributions to the security or national interests of […]

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November 17, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Mikulski Named One of 2016 Presidential Medal of Freedom Recipients

Retiring U.S. Senator Barbara Mikulski is one of 17 people who will be awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom next week at a ceremony at the White House. “I am honored and humbled to be recognized by President Obama with the Presidential Medal of Freedom,” said Mikulski in a statement released by her office. “To […]

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October 9, 2015 | Staff Writer

Vaught To Speak at Montgomery County Vietnam Veterans Salute on Oct. 24th

Retired Air Force Brigadier General Wilma Vaught, who retired after 28 years in the U.S. Air Force as one of the most decorated women in U.S. military history and who was one of the few military women to serve in Vietnam who was not a nurse, will be among the featured speakers on Saturday, Oct. […]

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June 5, 2015 | Aline Barros

UPDATED: Suspect Charged with Murder in Germantown Held Without Bond (VIDEO)

UPDATED, June 5, 2:36 p.m.- Donald Wayne Bricker, Jr., 27, charged with first-degree murder in the shooting death of Mariam Folashade Adebayo, 24, has been released from the hospital and is being held without bond pending a court appearance tomorrow afternoon. According to Ramon Korionoff, spokesperson for the Montgomery County State’s Attorney’s Office, Bricker, Jr. remains held without […]

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