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September 22, 2020 | Toluwa Famuyide

WalletHub Ranks Maryland 5th Happiest State in U.S.

A new study that looks at happiness in states across the country, ranks Maryland as the fifth most happy in the U.S.. Last year, Maryland was ranked eighth. The finance website WalletHub.com ranks Utah (#2), Minnesota (#3), New Jersey (#4), California (#6), North Dakota (#7), Iowa (#8), Idaho (#9), and Connecticut (#10) in the top […]

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September 22, 2020 | Toluwa Famuyide

Governor Hogan Announces Covid-19 Serum Testing For Firefighters

State health officials are conducting a COVID-19 serology testing study for all professional and volunteer firefighters in Maryland, according to Gov. Larry Hogan. .@MDHealthDept is conducting a #COVID19 serology testing study for Maryland's professional and volunteer firefighters. The initiative will help us determine the prevalence of the virus in our state and among our first […]

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September 21, 2020 | Staff Writer

Frost Advisory Issued for Monday Night, Tuesday Morning

The National Weather Service has issued a frost advisory that begins Monday at midnight and is effective until 9 a.m. on Tuesday for  Montgomery County and surrounding areas. According to the NWS, a frost advisory means that wide spread frost is expected and sensitive outdoor plants may be damaged or killed if left uncovered. NWS […]

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September 18, 2020 | Reid Flumbaum

Maryland Restaurant Week Kicks Off Friday: ‘They Still Need Our Support’

Starting Friday, The Restaurant Association of Maryland (RAM) kicks off its first-ever Maryland Restaurant Week. It’s finally here! #mdrestaurantweek begins TODAY! Restaurants across the state will be serving up special menus, deals, and featured specials for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Find a restaurant participating near you: https://t.co/uw7hpCJWY3. 🍴 pic.twitter.com/c7doS4fIAJ — MD Restaurant Assoc (@RestaurantsinMD) September […]

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September 18, 2020 | Michelle Queen

21 This Week Preview

Watch a video preview of the next episode of 21 This Week, below: 21 This Week airs on Montgomery Channel 21 on Sundays at 11 a.m. and again at 7 p.m.; Mondays at noon and again at 8 p.m.; Tuesdays at 12:30 p.m. and again at 7:30 p.m.

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September 17, 2020 | Suzanne Pollak

Initial Unemployment Claims Rise Slightly

The number of Montgomery County residents who filed initial claims for unemployment during the week that ended Sept. 12 rose slightly. 1,252 residents filed initial unemployment claims last week. That is a an increase of 109 residents since the week ending Sept. 5. Statewide, the number of initial filers increased by more than 2,000. During […]

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September 14, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Teen Rescued from Drowning While Swimming Across Potomac River

A 17-year-old male was rescued Sunday evening while trying to swim the Potomac River. Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Service (MCFRS) Chief Spokesperson Pete Piringer explained the situation and near-drowning. He said around 6:15 p.m. MCFRS received a call about a person in the river. Once rescue services arrived the teenager was already brought to […]

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September 12, 2020 | Michelle Queen

21 This Week Preview

Watch a video preview of the next episode of 21 This Week, below: 21 This Week airs on Montgomery Channel 21 on Sundays at 11 a.m. and again at 7 p.m.; Mondays at noon and again at 8 p.m.; Tuesdays at 12:30 p.m. and again at 7:30 p.m.

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September 10, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Gov. Hogan Announces Purchase of 250,000 Rapid Coronavirus Antigen Tests

Gov. Larry Hogan announced Thursday that Maryland would purchase 250,000 rapid coronavirus tests to be used in nursing homes, assisted-living facilities, correctional and juvenile detention centers across the state. Hogan announced last month that the state had joined with five other states and the Rockefeller Foundation to form the interstate testing compact to expand the […]

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September 10, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

Reclamos por Desempleo en Montgomery se Mantienen Estables

El número de residentes del condado de Montgomery que presentaron reclamos iniciales por desempleo durante la semana que terminó el 5 de septiembre, se mantuvo constante. 1,143 residentes presentaron reclamos de desempleo la semana anterior, en comparación con 1,167 residentes que presentaron la semana que terminó el 1 de septiembre. En todo el estado, el […]

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