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March 11, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

Maryland Honra a Infante de Marina Asesinado en Irak

El capitán Moises A. Navas, un marine estadounidense de Germantown, murió el domingo mientras apoyaba la Operación Resolución Inherente en Irak. También fue asesinado el sargento de artillería. Diego D. Pongo, un operador de habilidades críticas de California. Los dos hombres estaban acompañando a las fuerzas de seguridad iraquíes durante una misión para eliminar una […]

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March 11, 2020 | Suzanne Pollak

Maryland Flags Lowered to Honor Germantown Marine Killed in Iraq

Capt. Moises A. Navas, a U.S. Marine from Germantown, died Sunday while supporting Operation Inherent Resolve in Iraq. Also killed was Gunnery Sgt. Diego D. Pongo, a critical skills operator from California. The two men were accompanying Iraqi Security Forces during a mission to eliminate an ISIS stronghold in the mountainous area of north central […]

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February 4, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Maryland Civil Rights Bus Tour Open for Registration

Register now for the annual Maryland Civil Rights Educational Freedom Experience bus tour. The tour, hosted by the Montgomery County Office of Human Rights, retraces the steps of Civil Rights leaders such as Martin Luther King, Jr., Rosa Parks and many others. This year’s bus tour is scheduled from April 18-26. The bus will leave […]

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September 18, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Two Arrested in North Carolina in Connection with Germantown Carjacking

Two people were arrested in North Carolina in connection with carjacking and assault offenses that occurred in front of a Germantown convenience store on September 6. Detectives from Montgomery County’s Major Crimes Division have charged 18-year-old Kenneth Darnell Davis of an unknown address with carjacking and assault; they’ve also charged 16-year-old Kimberly Morales of Montgomery […]

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September 6, 2019 | Maryam Shahzad

Gov. Hogan Deploys Hurricane Rescue Team to North Carolina

Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan sent the Maryland Helicopter Aquatic Rescue Team (MD-HART) to North Carolina Thursday to help with Hurricane Dorian rescues and relief, he said in a press release.  Today I authorized the deployment of members of the Maryland Helicopter Aquatic Rescue Team (MD-HART) of the @MDNG to North Carolina to assist in potential […]

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July 10, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Kennedy Student Sworn in as New Student Member of the Board

Nate Tinbite was sworn in as the 42nd Montgomery County Student Member of the Board (SMOB) of Education on Tuesday. Tinbite, a rising senior at John F. Kennedy High School in Silver Spring, was elected by Montgomery County Public School (MCPS) middle and high school students to serve on the school board for a one-year […]

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June 18, 2019 | Ben Palmer

Damascus Man Helps Ocean City Crew Catch 900-Pound Marlin

A Damascus man was part of an Ocean City-based fishing crew that caught a record-breaking marlin at the Big Rock Blue Marlin Tournament in Morehead City, N.C. over the weekend. Todd Dickerson aided the Top Dog crew in catching a marlin so big, it not only made them “Top of the World” in the tournament, […]

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March 30, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Fire Captain Honored for Saving Hurricane Victims, Pets

When Hurricane Florence hit North Carolina last September, Capt. Mike Stream and the Maryland Helicopter Aquatic Rescue Team (MD-HART) were dispatched to Wilmington. The damage of the hurricane was vast. When Stream and his team were onboard an airship, a levee in the area broke. The team was able to rescue nine people and a […]

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March 26, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Hogan, Schwarzenegger at Supreme Court: ‘We Must Terminate Gerrymandering’

Gov. Larry Hogan joined former Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger (R-Calif.) on the steps of the Supreme Court Tuesday to discuss their support for “terminat[ing] gerrymandering.” This comes moments before the Supreme Court will review a case of Republican gerrymandering in North Carolina and a case of Democratic gerrymandering in Maryland. According to WJZ-13, earlier this month, […]

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December 18, 2018 | Deirdre Byrne

Maryland Jesuits Release Names of Priests ‘Credibly Accused’ of Sexually Abusing Minors

The Maryland Province Jesuits released the names of 24 priests—former, deceased, and current Jesuits “no longer serving in ministry”—who were “credibly accused” of sexually abusing minors. In a letter, Fr. Robert M. Hussey, who oversees Maryland Province Jesuits said he apologized to the victims of the named priests. “We view the disclosure today of our shameful […]

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