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Higher energy prices?

handshakeThe proposed merger between Exelon Corp., the nation’s largest nuclear energy operator, and Pepco Holdings could put Pepco customers in Maryland and D.C. at risk for higher utility rates in the future as a result of the financial risk associated with Exelon’s unregulated utilities, according to the director of a consumer advocacy group's energy division.

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Organizations team up for fundraiser to help youth in the community

gwen tolbart and dwayne renal simsWhen it comes to changing and supporting young lives in our communities, the saying "it takes a village" is often proven true. Three organizations in the Maryland area, each of which uplifts the lives of young people in many ways, decided to team up for a fundraiser to make a difference for young people in the community.

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Cooper to race traffic to prove Purple Line is needed

892279 341356335974550 1483877683 o Jordan Cooper, Democratic candidate for the House of Delegates from District 16, will mount a bike on Tuesday, June 3 at 5 p.m. in a race against a car and the metro to see who can get from the Bethesda Metro Station to the Silver Spring Metro Station the fastest.

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MoCo students win National Merit Scholarships

nationalmerit-logo1ROCKVILLE- Seven Montgomery County students have earned prestigious National Merit Scholarships, following the 49 MCPS students who won scholarships earlier this year in April.

 

The awards are $500-$2,500 and are provided for up to four years of undergraduate course work.  In the previous awards, 17 students earned corporate-sponsored scholarships, 25 earned National Merit $2,500 Scholarships and seven earned National Achievement Scholarships.

 

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Hometown Holidays takes on new look as Rockville grows up

hometown holidays firehose kidROCKVILLE – For many years, Rockville’s Hometown Holidays and Memorial Day parade held in Rockville Town Center have marked the start of summer in Montgomery County. The events provide county residents with food and entertainment as well as the opportunity to reflect on the sacrifices of American service men and women.

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