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Cellphones In Class Are No Problem In One Maryland School District

An Eastern Shore school district is allowing teachers to treat students' cellphones, tables and laptops as a resource rather than a nuisance.

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Rip Currents Contribute To More Deaths In Ocean City

The drowning of two swimmers in Ocean City this week is being partially blamed on rip currents caused by a hurricane that was more than 1,000 miles offshore.
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New Anthony Brown Video Accuses Opponent Of 'Hiding' And 'Lying'

Democrat Anthony Brown unveiled a new web video today alleging that Republican Larry Hogan is "hiding" his positions on contentious issues like abortion and gun control.
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Death Of Land Deal Means Smaller Purple Line Station In Bethesda

The western-most stop on the planned Purple Line light rail system in Montgomery County may not be as nice as planners wanted, as a deal to redevelop a key piece of land has fallen through.
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Baltimore Ravens Allow Fans To Exchange Ray Rice Jerseys

Over the next two days, the Baltimore Ravens are giving fans a chance to exchange qualifying Ray Rice jerseys for that of another team player.
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Silver Spring Transit Center Could Open By Year's End, According To Estimates

There are still plenty of repairs to make and officials won't commit to a firm opening date, but officials are hopeful that the Silver Spring Transit Center could be ready by the end of this year.

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The Politics Hour - Sept. 19, 2014

Sorting political fact from fiction, and having fun while we're at it. Join us for our weekly review of the politics, policies, and personalities of the District of Columbia, Maryland and Virginia.

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Montgomery County Police Prepare Homicide Case Against Catherine Hoggle

Police in Montgomery County are "preparing a homicide case" against Catherine Hoggle, the woman whose two children remain missing a week after their father first reported it to officers.
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Search Continues For Two Missing Clarksburg Children

Police have located missing mother Catherine Hoggle in Germantown, Maryland, but police are still searching for her two children, who are the object of an intensive search.

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Swim Coach Sentenced To 10 Years For Sex Abuse

Christopher Huott, who founded the Maryland Suburban Swim Club, abused one of his students for five years, starting when she was 7.

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