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September 18, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Tributes to Ruth Bader Ginsburg Pour in from Leaders in Maryland

Tributes from leaders in Maryland are pouring in to honor Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. Ginsburg died this evening at 87 from “complications of metastatic pancreas cancer,” according to a statement from the Supreme Court. Her death leaves a Supreme Court seat vacancy, weeks before the 2020 General Election. NPR reports that Ginsburg dictated […]

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August 18, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

Maryland Ocupó el Tercer Lugar como Mejor Sistema en Educación Temprana

A raíz de la pandemia Covid-19, algunos estados y jurisdicciones han decido tener instrucción académica en línea durante el otoño, incluido el sistema escolar público del condado de Montgomery; sin embargo, en términos de educación preescolar en persona hay opciones para algunos padres de familia. El sitio web de finanzas personales WalletHub publicó este martes […]

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June 4, 2020 | Tori Bergel

José Andrés Opts to Paint – not Board up – his DC Restaurants in Support of Protests

Celebrity chef José Andrés chose to paint – instead of boarding up – his Washington D.C. restaurants. The move a show of solidarity in response to national outcries for racial equality and an end to police brutality sparked by the death of George Floyd on May 25 in Minneapolis. Since the protests began, a number […]

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March 11, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

DC Officials Recommend Postponing or Canceling Mass Gatherings

Washington D.C. health officials are recommending that mass gatherings, including conferences and conventions, be postponed or canceled in an effort to prevent the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19). Officials say mass gatherings are defined as events where 1,000 or more people congregate in a specific location. DC Health issued a health advisory recommending that any […]

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February 19, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Safeway Workers Set Strike Vote, Would Affect All DMV Locations

Giant and Safeway grocery store employees rallied outside of a Safeway in Washington, D.C. to demand a fair union contract from the two companies or risk employees striking. UFCW Local 400, a union representing employees from the grocery stores, organized the press conference and rally today outside of the Safeway at 1100 4th St. SW.  […]

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February 18, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

Hija de ex Diplomático es Acusada de Asesinato en Rockville

La hija de un ex diplomático de los Estados Unidos fue acusada de asesinato en primer grado después de un apuñalamiento en Rockville, según el Departamento de Policía del Condado de Montgomery (MCPD). Sophia Negroponte, de 27 años, de Washington, DC, fue arrestada por la muerte de Yousuf Rasmussen, de 24 años, de Bethesda. El […]

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February 17, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Daughter of Former U.S. Diplomat Charged with Murder in Rockville

The daughter of a former United States diplomat has been charged with first-degree murder after a reported stabbing in Rockville, according to the Montgomery County Police Department (MCPD).  Sophia Negroponte, 27, of Washington, D.C. was arrested for the death of Yousuf Rasmussen, 24, of Bethesda at the scene of the crime.  On Feb. 13 around […]

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November 4, 2019 | Jordan Lindsay

Thousands Descend on DC to Celebrate Nats’ Victory Parade

Tens of thousands of people attended the parade celebrating the Washington Nationals’ 2019 World Series win against the Houston Astros. The notable trophy was showcased down Constitution and Pennsylvania Avenues on Saturday making it a first for the nations capital in 95 years. Watch this video to hear more from fans.

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November 2, 2019 | Maryam Shahzad

Wife of Slain Capital Gazette Writer, Finishes, Releases Husband’s Book

John McNamara was one of five Annapolis Capital Gazette staff members slain in a shooting on June 28, 2018. McNamara was a longtime sports reporter who covered high school basketball in the Washington, D.C. area since the 1980s. By 2018, he had worked on a book about the history and influence of Washington high school basketball […]

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November 1, 2019 | Andrea Sarralde

Lo que Necesita Saber para el Desfile de los Nacionales de Washington

El desfile de celebración se llevará a cabo el sábado desde Constitution Avenue NW en 15th Street NW y continuará por Constitution Avenue NW, terminando en Pennsylvania Avenue NW y 3rd Street NW. El desfile comienza a las 2 p.m. y durará unos 90 minutos, con un rally de 30 minutos. DC espera una multitud […]

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