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July 28, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Berliner Reminds Metro Commuters to “Be Prepared” for Safe Track Delays on the Red Line (VIDEO)

Montgomery County Council Vice President Roger Berliner is reminding residents to be prepared for delays as Safe Track repairs begin on the Red Line in August. Berliner said commuting is going to be “a major inconvenience” on the system beginning Aug. 1. Find out more in this MyMCMedia Extra, below: Berliner spoke at a news […]

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July 27, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

Five Things to Know Today, July 27, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, July 27th, in Montgomery County: 1. Metro General Manager Paul Wiedefeld will be holding a news conference at noon to discuss preparations for SafeTrack Surges 6 and 7, which will impact Red Line riders starting August 1st. Follow @MyMCMedia on Twitter for updates. 2. Cartoon artists will draw […]

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July 18, 2016 | Phyllis Armstrong

Governor Hogan Opposes More Freddie Gray Trials (VIDEO)

Maryland Governor Larry Hogan says, in his opinion, it would be a waste of time and money to put two more police officers on trial in the Freddie Gray case. The governor was asked about the acquittal of Lt. Brian Rice of all charges related to the arrest and death of Gray. The verdict in […]

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June 26, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Hurley Wins Quicken Loans National at Congressional Country Club (PHOTOS & VIDEOS)

Maryland resident Billy Hurley III, a U.S. Naval Academy graduate, won his first PGA tournament Sunday at the Quicken Loans National at Congressional Country Club in Bethesda. He scored a 72-hole score of 17-under-par 267, and earned a player’s prize of $1,242,000 and 500 FedExCup points. Hurley was followed on the scoreboard by Vijay Singh, Jon […]

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December 21, 2015 | Maureen Chowdhury

Five Things to Know Today, Dec. 21, in Montgomery County

CORRECTED  Here are your five things to know today, Dec. 21, in Montgomery County: 1. Montgomery County Councilmember George Leventhal will hold a news conference today, at 11 a.m.,  to make an announcement regarding the Council’s efforts to end homelessness in the County. 2. It’s officially December Solstice, which means today is the shortest day of the […]

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October 13, 2015 | Maureen Chowdhury

Council Calls News Conference Ahead of Early Voting Sites Decision (VIDEO)

Council Members Tom Hucker and Roger Berliner hosted a joint news conference with  faith and community leaders announcing a 2,500 signature petition opposing moving early voting sites; 50 hours before sites are finalized. Watch the video for more:

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August 28, 2015 | Aline Barros

Police and School Officials Stress Back-To-School Safety (VIDEO)

The Montgomery County Police Department and Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) officials held a news conference on Friday afternoon to stress back-to-school safety. More than 156,000 students head back to class on Aug. 31. Police Chief Thomas Manger said approximately 160 crossing guards will be deployed to help students cross the street safely. MCPS Interim Superintendent […]

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August 25, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Attorney General Brian Frosh Releases Memo Designed to End Racial Profiling by Police (VIDEO)

In an effort to rebuild trust between law enforcement and the communities they serve, Maryland Attorney General Brian Frosh on Tuesday unveiled new guidance designed to end racial profiling by police in Maryland, broadening the characteristics that may not be used to single out groups during everyday police activity. Under a guidance memorandum issued by […]

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July 27, 2015 | Aline Barros

Leventhal News Briefing (VIDEO)

Montgomery County Council President George Leventhal met with reporters Monday, July 27, for a news briefing which he discussed the budget savings plan, the Purple Line, development in White Flint, the Silver Spring Transit Center, his upcoming vacation and more. He began by reading a list of all the accomplishments of the Council this year. Take […]

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July 9, 2015 | Aline Barros

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Hogan Announces Creation of “Regulatory Reform Commission” (VIDEO)

Maryland Governor Larry Hogan held a news conference on July 9 in Annapolis and announced the creation of a Regulatory Reform Commission to make Maryland more business friendly. Hogan also talked about jobs and rollback on taxes. “The entire focus of our administration is on making Maryland open for business. …. We’ve already repealed the […]

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