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March 12, 2015 | Krista Brick

Wheaton Twirl Team Aims High in World Competition (PHOTOS & VIDEO)

It’s a typical March evening at the Discovery Sports Center in Germantown where every court inside the complex has a pickup basketball game- all expect one court where about 20 baton twirlers are putting the finishing touches on routines that are taking them to a world championship in Italy. The Wheaton Dance Twirl team is […]

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September 6, 2014 | Staff Writer

County Celebrates African Heritage Month

Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett will kick off African Heritage Month on Monday, September 8 at a special celebration from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Silver Spring Civic Building at Veterans Plaza, One Veterans Place. Montgomery County was the first in the nation to proclaim the month of September as African Heritage Month. The […]

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July 8, 2014 | Sonya Burke

Strong Storms Knock Out Power to Thousands in Montgomery County

UPDATED A line of strong storms swept through Montgomery County around 6:45 p.m. on July 8 knocking out power to thousands of Montgomery County residents. At 7:15 p.m., there were nearly 18,000 Pepco customers without power in Montgomery County, according to online outage maps. At 7:30 p.m., that number had climbed to over 24,000 customers. […]

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