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September 21, 2020 | Staff Writer

Frost Advisory Issued for Monday Night, Tuesday Morning

The National Weather Service has issued a frost advisory that begins Monday at midnight and is effective until 9 a.m. on Tuesday for  Montgomery County and surrounding areas. According to the NWS, a frost advisory means that wide spread frost is expected and sensitive outdoor plants may be damaged or killed if left uncovered. NWS […]

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September 14, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Teen Rescued from Drowning While Swimming Across Potomac River

A 17-year-old male was rescued Sunday evening while trying to swim the Potomac River. Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Service (MCFRS) Chief Spokesperson Pete Piringer explained the situation and near-drowning. He said around 6:15 p.m. MCFRS received a call about a person in the river. Once rescue services arrived the teenager was already brought to […]

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September 10, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Gov. Hogan Announces Purchase of 250,000 Rapid Coronavirus Antigen Tests

Gov. Larry Hogan announced Thursday that Maryland would purchase 250,000 rapid coronavirus tests to be used in nursing homes, assisted-living facilities, correctional and juvenile detention centers across the state. Hogan announced last month that the state had joined with five other states and the Rockefeller Foundation to form the interstate testing compact to expand the […]

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August 4, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Governor Hogan Announces Agreement to Expand Use of Rapid Antigen Tests

Governor Larry Hogan announced an agreement with the Rockefeller Foundation and six states to significantly expand the use of rapid coronavirus antigen tests. The six states include Maryland, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Michigan, Ohio, and Virginia. The group plans to collectively buy 3 million rapid coronavirus antigen tests. I’m proud to be joined by @LouisianaGov Edwards, @MassGovernor […]

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July 30, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

Leyenda del Fútbol Jaime Moreno Podría Perder un Ojo tras Accidente de Golf

La leyenda del DC United Jaime Moreno está en peligro de perder su ojo izquierdo después de un extraño accidente de golf ocurrido el jueves 16 de julio. El nativo boliviano, que jugó como delantero estrella para DC United durante 14 temporadas antes de retirarse en 2010, jugaba con un grupo de amigos en el […]

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July 28, 2020 | Tori Bergel

Soccer Great Jaime Moreno Could Lose Eye After Freak Golfing Accident

DC United legend Jaime Moreno is in danger of losing his left eye after a freak golfing accident on Thursday, July 16. The Bolivian native, who played as star forward for D.C. United for 14 seasons before retiring in 2010, was playing with a group of friends at the 1757 Golf Club in Dulles, Virginia when […]

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June 19, 2020 | Staff Writer

Commemoration of Juneteenth Takes on Added Significance in 2020

Juneteenth commemorates June 19, 1865, the day that slavery officially ended. It is the oldest, nationally celebrated remembrance of the ending of slavery in the United States. The day celebrates emancipation and empowerment and emphasizes education and achievement. This year, because of recent killings of African Americans by active and retired police officers and the resulting protests across […]

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May 18, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Maryland Ranked Fourth Best State For Military Retirees

WalletHub ranked Maryland the fourth best state in the United States for military retirees. The number one state on the list is Virginia. WalletHub, a company that offers free credit score reports and provides financial advising services, ranked the states based on a variety of criteria, including job and economic opportunities for veterans, quality of […]

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February 14, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

High School Student Charged for Double Homicide of Northwest Graduates

A high school student from Alexandria, Va. was arrested and charged Thursday with the homicides of two Northwest High School graduates, according to a statement from Virginia State Police (VSP). Mohamed Aly, 18, is a student at T.C. Williams High School in Alexandria, as was confirmed by Principal Peter Balas in a message on the […]

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January 7, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Baltimore Woman Charged for Wheaton Mall Theft, Assault

A Baltimore woman has been charged for a theft and assault that occurred at Westfield Wheaton Mall on Sept. 23. Montgomery County Police Department released a statement Tuesday identifying 21 year-old Remy Haynes of South Carey Street as one of three women involved in trying to steal items from the Wheaton Beauty Supply store in Westfield […]

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