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ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan today issued the following statement and sent a letter calling on President Biden and U.S. Secretary of Transportation Pete Buttigieg to immediately reverse the acting federal highway administrator’s decision to overrule the agency’s professional staff and …

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The Strathmore Prgram presents the Arts & Social Justice Fellowship Class of 2022 Project Showcase.

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“People swim with sharks all the time, they just don’t know it,” Hans Walters, a shark expert at the New York Aquarium, told Manhattan-based WCBS 880 news amid the recent series of sharks moving north and biting people in ocean waters off the New York Metropolitan Area.

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The final results have not been completely tallied, but the partial results are now available.

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Dr.Tara N.Palmore, professor of medicine in the Division of Infectious Diseases at the George Washington University and former Hospital Epidemiologist at the National Institutes of Health Clinical Center, recommends the following article for public health reading: https://www.nature.com/arti…

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Gaithersburg, Md. (July 6, 2022) – The City of Gaithersburg recently deployed the first all-electric vehicle (EV) in its municipal fleet of approximately 200 cars and trucks. The new car joins 24 hybrid vehicles that are already in use by staff in the Police Department (15), Public Works (3)…

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Agriberry is at Bathesda Central Farm Market On SundaysKeeping the Spark Alive: Soil, Service and Berries "Agriberry had the honor of taking part with Virginia Cooperative Extension which is facilitated through Virginia Tech in conjunction with 4 The Soil. All of our Hanover berry & frui…

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As we continue to work through COVID recovery, housing stability is a top priority. Renter protections are expiring and many of our citizens are vulnerable. Over the last few weeks, I have received messages from renters and housing advocates about notices of upcoming rent increases that will…

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Gaithersburg, MD (June 28, 2022) The City of Gaithersburg presents works by the Gaithersburg Camera Club as part of the “Photography Across the City” exhibitions. The exhibit is on display July 1 through August 21, 2022, at Kentlands Mansion, 320 Kent Square Road. Viewing is by appointment o…

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ANNAPOLIS, Md. - Today is a distressing day for Americans, especially women, as we witness the willful degradation of a long-held right to reproductive freedom and further erosion of trust in our country's highest Court.

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ANNAPOLIS, Md. – The Maryland General Assembly already did exactly what President Biden is proposing at the federal level: implemented a temporary pause on the State gas tax while backfilling our Transportation Trust Fund to ensure maintenance of our roads and bridges.

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It is a dark day for our country. The Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe v. Wade will put women’s lives in jeopardy across America. Here in Maryland, access to the full range of reproductive health services will not be limited by this decision. I will continue to put the full weight of…

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman John Sarbanes (D-Md.) today released the following statement on the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization overturning Roe v. Wade:

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This morning the United States Supreme Court announced a ruling overturning Roe v. Wade in the case of Dobbs v. Jackson Women's Health Organization. 

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Finally, in the United States, infants can get vaccinated against COVID. This past week, the Food and Drug Administration extended emergency use authorizations to both Pfizer and Moderna for their vaccines to be administered to children between the ages of six months to five years. This grea…

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Since 1990, the Billboard Music Award show has been celebrating top artists and their accomplishments throughout the year. Finalists are based on fundamental interactions with music fans, album and digital song sales, radio airplay, streaming, touring and social engagement, each tracked by B…

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In 1838, “father of modern education” Horace Mann helped to establish the first modern public schools in America. Adjusted to meet the needs of 19th Century Americans amidst the industrial revolution, Mann’s system was quickly adopted all over the country, and tuition-free education became a…

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Montgomery County, with one of the leading education systems in the country, is also leading in the number of suicides each year. 

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The City of Bowie is excited to announce a weekend-long list of events in celebration of the upcoming Juneteenth holiday. 

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The recent election for both mayor and council members has ended. Now the results are in and certified.

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This year, 234 spellers earned their spots as national competitors by advancing through regional bees, competing against students representing all 50 states, the District of Columbia, Guam, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands and Department of Defense Schools in Europe. Spellers will also r…

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The Cappies of the National Capitol Area held its twenty-second annual Gala recognizing excellence in High School theatre. The Tony’s like sell out event was held in the Concert Hall of the Kennedy Center. Hundreds of student nominees were celebrated. Eleven schools who were nominated for be…

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Seniors gathered one final time for graduation at the Jerome M. Marco stadium yesterday morning.

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Former Whitman social studies teacher Kirkland Shipley accepted a government plea offer at a court hearing yesterday morning, pleading guilty to sexually abusing a high school student and possessing sexually explicit material of a minor.

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Three sitting members of the Montgomery County (MOCO) Board Of Education (BOE) running for re-election announced their support for several of the demands for climate action made by the young people in the BIPOC MOCO Green New Deal Internship, the MOCO Sunrise Movement and Fridays For the Fut…

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Nearly 860 MCPS teachers are resigning or retiring from their positions by the end of the school year, according to the MCPS Department of Staffing and Certification. The latest figure represents approximately 6.5% of the school district’s teaching staff, a notable increase from the 4% of ed…

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