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May 7, 2020 | Alexandra Macia

First Lady Melania Trump Donates 150 Meals to The Children’s Inn at NIH

First Lady Melania Trump donated 150 boxed lunches to The Children’s Inn at the NIH in Bethesda Tuesday. The food was sent with contact-free delivery and packaged securely, according to Melania Trump’s spokesperson Stephanie Grisham. The meals were delivered by White House staff and the White House executive chef and pastry chef. Sending my best […]

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April 7, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Maryland to Provide Racial Breakdowns for Coronavirus Data

Hogan’s Latest Coronavirus Action: Racial Data, Baltimore-Washington Corridor Deemed COVID-19 Hotspot, Strike Teams for Nursing Homes Gov. Larry Hogan announced at a press conference in Baltimore Tuesday that he’s directed Maryland Department of Health’s Office of Minority Health and Health Disparities to start offering racial and ethnic breakdowns for all of the state’s coronavirus cases. […]

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March 17, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

Trump Quiere Enviar Dinero a Personas lo más Rápido Posible

Durante una reunión informativa del Grupo de Trabajo sobre Coronavirus el martes, el Secretario del Tesoro de los Estados Unidos, Steve Mnuchin, dijo que la administración apoya poner en ley un paquete de estímulo para que los estadounidenses reciban apoyo financiero durante la crisis. “Estamos buscando enviar cheques a los estadounidenses de inmediato”, dijo Mnuchin, […]

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March 17, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Trump Wants to Send Money to People as Quickly as Possible

During a Coronavirus Task Force briefing Tuesday, U.S. Secretary of the Treasury Steve Mnuchin said the administration supports putting into law a stimulus package for Americans for financial support during the outbreak.  “We’re looking at sending checks to Americans immediately,” Mnuchin said. He said people need money now and that President Donald Trump wants to […]

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March 16, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Trump Says U.S. Has 15 Days to Best Lower Coronavirus Infection Rate

President Donald Trump, Vice President Mike Pence and members of the Coronavirus Task Force held a briefing at the White House Monday to announce new CDC guidelines to stop the spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus. The president said there are steps Americans can take in the next 15 days to best lower the infection rate […]

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November 1, 2019 | Maryam Shahzad

Nationals Will Visit Trump, White House on Monday

The Washington Nationals will be visiting the White House on Monday in celebration of winning the World Series.  The 2019 World Series Champion Washington @Nationals will be visiting the White House on Monday! ⚾🏆 pic.twitter.com/4Ri6pwDv7z — The White House (@WhiteHouse) November 1, 2019 The Nationals beat the Houston Astros in 7 games, winning the first […]

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September 11, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Kensington Volunteer Fire Department Adds Plaque Honoring Shanksville Victims for 9/11 Memorial

It’s been 18 years since the tragedy on Sept. 11, 2001, killed 2,977 people. For Kensington Volunteer Fire Department (KVFD), the tragedy is especially personal because it was one of the fire departments to respond to the terrorist attacks on the Pentagon. In 2009, Steven Semler—KVFD’s past president and now life member—was instrumental in beginning […]

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September 6, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

Council’s Rape Statement Fires Back at Trump, Neo-Nazis

The Montgomery County Council released a statement Thursday night expressing their commitment to an inclusive community and condemning a series of rapes over the last month. The council also vilified its critics, including President Donald Trump and neo-Nazis, for spreading “inaccurate information.” The statement comes after recent reports of rapes in the county. The defendants […]

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June 25, 2019 | Abigail Brooke

Maryland Officials Call For Release of Tubman $20 Bill

There may be some hopeful news for Maryland officials who’ve been calling on the U.S. Treasury Department to reverse the decision to delay the release of the Harriett Tubman $20 bill. The Treasury Department’s acting inspector general will investigate the delay in the redesign of the $20 bill from Andrew Jackson to Tubman. Axios reported […]

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May 30, 2019 | Staff Writer

Bethesda Man Who Set Himself on Fire Near White House Dies

A Bethesda man who set himself on fire blocks from the White House on Wednesday died from his injuries, according to a statement from U.S. Park Police. Arnav Gupta ignited himself on the Ellipse at 15th and Constitution, the park police said. He was extinguished and taken to a hospital, where he died from his […]

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