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February 26, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for Feb. 26 in Montgomery County

Today is Tuesday, Feb. 26. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Council in Session: Montgomery County’s council meets today at 9:30 a.m. Here’s the agenda for the meeting. 2. Kojo Talks School Diversity: WAMU’s Kojo Nnamdi is hosting a town-hall discussion on the achievement gap and diversity in Montgomery County Public Schools. The event […]

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February 11, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Kojo Nnamdi to Hold Town Hall on School Diversity in Montgomery County

WAMU 88.5’s Kojo Nnamdi will host a town hall-style discussion on diversity and the achievement gap in Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) on Tuesday, Feb. 26. The event takes place at the Silver Spring Civic Building from 6 to 8 p.m. Doors to the Civic Building will open at 6 p.m. and the discussion will […]

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March 7, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Kojo Nnamdi Kicks Off MCPL’s New Contemporary Conversations Series (VIDEO)

In response to the community’s requests for a program where experts and journalists could talk about current issues facing our community and nation, Montgomery County Public Libraries (MCPL) has launched a new series titled, “Contemporary Conversations.” “It’s about knowledge, it’s about community because communities really thrive on our ability to be informed,” Montgomery County Executive Ike […]

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November 16, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Liquor Control Questions Dominate Council President George Leventhal’s News Briefing (VIDEO)

Montgomery County Council President George Leventhal met with reporters on Nov. 16 for his weekly briefing and he was joined by Council Vice President Nancy Floreen. Leventhal began the briefing with a report about his recent trip to El Salvador. He also previewed tomorrow’s scheduled Council discussion about the cost drivers of government. But it […]

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June 22, 2015 | Sonya Burke

UPDATED: Leventhal Fields Questions at Weekly Briefing (VIDEO)

Montgomery County Council President George Leventhal met with reporters on Monday to discuss several key items that will be facing the County Council and its respective committees in the near future. Leventhal began the discussion with his impressions of the new Silver Spring Library that opened on Saturday. He described it as the nicest library […]

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