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July 28, 2019 | Staff Writer

Keeping Up With Katie: All’s Well That Ends Well at World Championships

Katie Ledecky came to the FINA world championships in Gwanghwamun, South Korea with her sights set on winning five gold medals. Things did not go quite as planned. She won two silvers heading into her last event – the 800 meter freestyle – and had spent more time in a local hospital than in the […]

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July 23, 2019 | Staff Writer

Keeping Up With Katie: Ledecky Withdraws From Two Events at Worlds

The latest news and information about Olympic champion swimmer and Montgomery County’s own Katie Ledecky. The world championships in South Korea are not going according to plan for Bethesda’s Katie Ledecky. On Sunday, the five-time Olympic gold medalist was beaten in the 400m freestyle event by an Australian teenager. And Monday, Ledecky withdrew from the […]

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July 22, 2019 | Staff Writer

Keeping Up With Katie: Ledecky Stunned at Worlds

The latest news and information about Olympic champion swimmer and Montgomery County’s own Katie Ledecky. Katie Ledecky is the best swimmer in the world who is very unaccustomed to not finishing in first place. That’s why Sunday’s second place finish in the 400 meter freestyle at the world championships in Gwangju, South Korea was a […]

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June 20, 2018 | Marisa Fried

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World Cup Viewing Party for Saturday’s Mexico vs. South Korea FIFA Match-up

Following Mexico’s big win against Germany Sunday in the FIFA World Cup Tournament, Montgomery Parks has decided to host a free viewing party for the Mexico vs South Korea game at the Wheaton Sports Pavilion Saturday, June 23. Doors will open at 10:30 a.m. with the game scheduled to start at 11 a.m. Food trucks […]

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February 23, 2016 | Willie James Inman

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Governor Hogan Strengthens Cultural and Economic Ties With South Korea (PHOTO)

Maryland Governor Larry Hogan re-affirmed cultural and economic ties between Maryland and South Korea by renewing a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the province of Jeollanam-do. Governor Hogan signed the agreement along with Jeollanam-do province Governor Nak-yon Lee on Tuesday, Feb. 23 at the Maryland State House according to a news release from the Governor’s […]

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June 12, 2015 | Staff Writer

Leggett Addresses Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments (VIDEO)

The Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments held a strategic planning meeting on June 10.  County Executive Ike Leggett talked about the importance of “regionalism” and economic development. Watch his address in its entirety here:

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May 29, 2015 | Sonya Burke

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Governor Hogan Meets with South Korea Speaker of the National Assembly

Maryland Governor Larry Hogan, First Lady Yumi Hogan and Secretary of State John Wobensmith met with Jeong Ui-hwa, speaker of the National Assembly of the Republic of Korea, to discuss ways to strengthen Maryland’s business relationship with South Korea earlier today. “I want to thank Speaker Jeong Ui-hwa, leader and symbol of Korea’s nascent democracy, […]

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May 27, 2015 | Sonya Burke

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Governor Hogan Arrives in South Korea for Trade Mission

Maryland Governor Larry Hogan has arrived in Seoul, South Korea for a trade mission. This is his first stop on an economic development mission to Asia. The governor is joined by a delegation of Maryland business executives and higher education leaders. After South Korea, Governor Hogan heads to China. The last stop on this trip […]

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