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March 6, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Former Congressman Delaney Endorses Biden

Former Democratic presidential candidate John Delaney (D-Md.) officially announced his endorsement of former Vice President Joe Biden on Twitter Friday. Delaney — the former congressman from Potomac — dropped out of the presidential race in January, days before the Iowa caucuses. Now, the Democratic primary — which started out with a crowded field of candidates — has […]

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December 23, 2019 | Staff Writer

MCM Reporters: Our Favorite Stories of 2019

It’s been an eventful year in Montgomery County. Here’s a look at Team MCM’s favorite stories of 2019. Doug Tallman Shares His Favorite Stories of 2019 Rosa Gutierrez Lopez Rosa Gutierrez Lopez lives on the grounds of the Cedar Lane Unitarian Universalist Church in Bethesda, in defiance of Immigration and Customs Enforcement. She has three […]

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December 23, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know for Dec. 23 in Montgomery County

Precipitation to start the week. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County for Dec. 16. 1. School’s Out: Montgomery County Public Schools begins its winter break. 2. For the Rest-of-us: A special holiday is celebrated today: Festivus! Started in 1966, the holiday won widespread appeal as a counter to Christmas commercialism after it was the […]

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December 17, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for Dec. 17 in Montgomery County

Rain and clouds are in the forecast. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County for Dec. 17. 1. Music of the Season: NIH Chamber Singers, a group of 18 singers led by Dwight Brock, are performing “Music of the Seasons” at Twinbrook Library in Rockville at 6:30 p.m. Join us at #TwinbrookLibrary, December […]

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December 16, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know for Dec. 16 in Montgomery County

Precipitation to start the week. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County for Dec. 16. 1. Highway Rally: A rally has been scheduled for 7 p.m. in the Silver Spring Civic Building, 1 Veterans Place, on the amendments to the multibillion-dollar Beltway and I-270 expansion. Montgomery County Council President Sidney Katz and Vice President […]

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December 13, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

Montgomery Talks: Craig Rice on Apple, Kirwan Commission

Councilmember Craig Rice talks about a new effort to help students learn to code. It’s getting support from Apple. And we grill him on the Kirwan Commission, which is proposing $3 billion in expanded education spending.

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December 10, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

Montgomery Talks: Travis Gayles on Declining Cancer Rates

We talk with Dr. Travis Gayles, Montgomery County health officer, about declining cancer rates. And even though the rates are falling, what does that mean if you or a loved one receive a cancer diagnosis?

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November 8, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

Montgomery Talks: Andrea Chamblee, Wife of Slain Capital Gazette Sportswriter

John McNamara was one of five victims gunned down and killed on June 28, 2018, at the Annapolis Capital Gazette offices. At the time of his death, McNamara, a veteran sportswriter, was chronicling the D.C. region’s many contributions to the game of basketball for a book he was writing. He started working on “The Capital […]

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October 16, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

D.C. Sniper Malvo Asks Supreme Court for New Sentence

Lee Boyd Malvo, the teenager who assisted John Muhammad during the D.C. sniper shooting spree in 2002, is asking the Supreme Court for a new sentence. During that three-week crime spree, Malvo and Muhammad killed 10 people in the Washington area. Muhammad ultimately received the death penalty. Malvo was sentenced to life without parole. The […]

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October 9, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

Montgomery Talks: John Delaney Is Still in the Race

Democratic presidential candidate John Delaney says he’s going to stay in the 2020 races. He also discussed his issues with Medicare for All and the Green New Deal. And would he run for governor? Find out in this edition of Montgomery Talks.

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