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Former Maryland Gov. O'Malley Expected To Announce Candidacy For President

More signs are pointing to O'Malley running for the nation's top office. He'll announce his decision at an event in Baltimore May 30.
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Talks About Purple Line 'Productive,' Says Montgomery County Exec

The county executives in Montgomery and Prince George's counties met with Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan to make their case for building the $2.4 billion Purple Line.

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Straight-Laced Washington Embraces Underground Metal Scene

Thousands of people are heading to the largest metal festival of its kind this weekend.
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As School Board Gives Itself More Time, Interim Schools Chief Faces Funding Test

"It looks like we're going to have to eliminate 400 positions," says Montgomery County's interim schools superintendent. He'll be presiding over that challenge while the Board of Education decides how to permanently fill his position.

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Larry Bowers Now 'Interim' Schools Superintendent In Montgomery County

In Maryland, Larry Bowers has been upgraded from "acting" superintendent of Montgomery County schools to "interim" superintendent. Bowers has been serving as the acting superintendent since February when Dr. Joshua Starr resigned.
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For Now, Montgomery County Schools Chief Is Expected To Be A One-Year Job

The Board of Education is expected to give itself another year to find a replacement for Joshua Starr. Larry Bowers, who has been interim superintendent since February, is expected to stay in that job while the search continues.

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African Immigration Trend Has A Strong Base In D.C. Area

Black immigration to the U.S. has long been dominated by people from places like Jamaica and Haiti, but that trend is changing, and the D.C. area is at the forefront of the new patterns, researchers say.

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Refunds On The Way For Some Maryland Residents After Supreme Court Ruling

Refunds are on the way for Maryland residents who earn income in other states after the Supreme Court ruled the state's income tax collection practices were unconstitutionial.

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Who Will Pony Up For The Purple Line? County Leaders Meet Hogan Thursday

Supporters of the Purple Line project in Montgomery and Prince George’s counties say they still believe they can convince Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan to get behind the project — despite signals the governor may cancel it.
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'Preferred' Candidate For Montgomery County Schools Chief Passes On Job

Dr. Andrew Houlihan, the chief academic officer of the Houston Independent School District in Texas, won't be leading Montgomery County's school system after all.

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