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June 21, 2021 | Staff Writer

21 This Week: Maryland Ends State of Emergency

Casey Aiken hosts the latest episode of 21 This Week. On this week’s show, Aiken and the panel discuss: Maryland’s COVID State of Emergency ends June 30.  ( 1:06 ) A new state law expands adolescents’ access to mental health care. This law provides for minors as young as 12-years-old to seek mental health care […]

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May 24, 2021 | Staff Writer

21 This Week: MCPS Boundary Analysis Report is In

Mark Uncapher is the guest host for the latest episode of 21 This Week. On this week’s show, Uncapher and the panel discuss: Should Maryland provide a tax break for those vaccinated for COVID? ( 0:58 ) The school boundary analysis report is complete for Montgomery County schools. (7:22) Should a Maglev train be built […]

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January 12, 2021 | Staff Writer

21 This Week: Maryland COVID-19 Vaccine Rollout

Casey Aiken and his panel of political observers discuss the rollout of COVID-19 vaccinations in Maryland in this segment of the latest episode of 21 This Week. Aiken is joined by Mike Knapp, Mark Uncapher, and Phil Bell. You can watch their discussion below: “21 This Week” airs on Channel 21 on Sundays at 11 a.m. […]

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January 12, 2021 | Staff Writer

21 This Week: Chaos at the US Capitol

Casey Aiken and his panel of political observers discuss the Jan. 6 insurrection at the U.S. Capitol in this segment of the latest episode of 21 This Week. Aiken is joined by Mike Knapp, Mark Uncapher, and Phil Bell. You can watch their discussion below: “21 This Week” airs on Channel 21 on Sundays at 11 […]

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January 12, 2021 | Staff Writer

21 This Week: Democrats in Charge After Georgia Senate Runoff Wins

Casey Aiken and his panel of political observers discuss the results of the two Georgia Senate run-off elections in this segment of the latest episode of 21 This Week. Aiken is joined by Mike Knapp, Mark Uncapher, and Phil Bell. You can watch their discussion below: “21 This Week” airs on Channel 21 on Sundays […]

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January 11, 2021 | Staff Writer

21 This Week: Chaos at the Capitol

Casey Aiken hosts the latest episode of 21 This Week. On this week’s show, Aiken and the panel discuss: Democrats win the House, Senate and White House. Chaos ensues as protesters storm the Capitol during the Jan. 6 electoral college vote. More than 1.7 million people have died due to coronavirus. This week’s panel of […]

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December 7, 2020 | Staff Writer

21 This Week: Will Montgomery Increase Coronavirus Restrictions?

Casey Aiken hosts the latest episode of 21 This Week. On this week’s show, Aiken and the panel discuss: With a vaccine on the horizon, state and county officials seek to control spread of coronavirus Remote learning has had its share of problems. When will MCPS open our schools? What does racial equity and social […]

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November 23, 2020 | Staff Writer

21 This Week: Debating the Effectiveness of Lockdowns

Casey Aiken hosts the latest episode of 21 This Week. On this week’s show, Aiken and the panel discuss: Politicians flounder in their response to the coronavirus pandemic. New England Journal of Medicine reported lockdowns and quarantines have not stopped the spread of coronavirus. Two County Councilmembers introduce legislation to end the MCPS school resource […]

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October 19, 2020 | Staff Writer

21 This Week: COVID-19 Resurgence, Ballot Questions A and B

Casey Aiken hosts the latest episode of 21 This Week. On this week’s show, Aiken and the panel discuss: What are the implications of ballot questions A and B? Impact of possible COVID-19 resurgence on local businesses. A look at the races with less than three weeks to election day. This week’s panel of political […]

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October 6, 2020 | Staff Writer

21 This Week: Ballot Questions C and D Seek to Change Council Makeup

Casey Aiken hosts the latest episode of 21 This Week. On this week’s show, Aiken and the panel discuss: Opponents line up against the nine council districts ballot question Two major state ballot initiatives The nomination of Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court Who came out on top in the first Presidential debate held […]

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