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For First Time In Decades, Mayoral Race In College Park Is Contested

In Maryland, College Park voters have a contested race for mayor for the first time in 24 years.

Mayor Andrew Fellows is being opposed by Robert McCeney, a middle school science teacher and doctoral candidate at George Washington University.

In addition to the mayor's race, Tuesday's nonpartisan city election includes contests for two City Council districts.

At a recent candidates' forum, Fellows spoke about the city's slow, steady progress, including a $28 million state investment in the Route 1 corridor.

McCeney, who has run unsuccessfully for council seats in the past, says he wants more people involved in city politics. He also says he'll would work to soften hostile attitudes toward University of Maryland atCollege Park students.

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Hieronymus Bosch Died 500 Years Ago, But His Art Will Still Creep You Out

Known by some as "the Devil's painter," Bosch depicted imaginary animals and souls being violently tortured. At least one critic believes he's the father of modern art.
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With A Zap, Scientists Create Low-Fat Chocolate

Scientists say they've figured out how to reduce the fat in milk chocolate by running it through an electric field. The result is healthier, but is it tastier?
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Analysis Of The Last Supreme Court Decisions Of The Term

Supreme Court decisions are expected soon on issues that include access to abortion and limits on executive power: Analysis of major decisions at the end of the term and the impact of a vacant seat on the court.

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President Obama Acknowledges 'Brexit' To Silicon Valley Crowd

President Obama delivered a speech Friday at Stanford University, and remarked on the Brexit vote in front of a crowd of young, tech-forward, pro-globalization attendees from 170 countries.

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