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"The Stager" by Susan Coll

Local author Susan Coll talks with Kojo about her satirical take on relationships and real estate in her new novel 'The Stager.'

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Advocates Of D.C. Autonomy Call For Boycott Of Maryland Beaches

Following a Maryland lawmaker's effort to scuttle D.C.'s marijuana decriminalization law, D.C. activists and lawmakers are calling for a boycott of Maryland beaches this holiday weekend.

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Ocean City Officials Urge July 4th Tourists Not To Change Plans

With Hurricane Arthur bearing down on the east coast, officials in Ocean City hope the effects on Independence Day festivities will be minimal.

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Maryland Police Prepare For A Weekend Of Drunk Drivers

Police in Maryland are gearing up for a busy holiday weekend of getting drunk drivers off the road.
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On Independence Day, Celebrate Your Patriotism At These Parades

Today is Independence Day, and along with barbecues and fireworks, there's little more patriotic than parades. Here are some of your favorite local parades.
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Former Prince George's County Executive Wayne Curry Dies

Curry, who was 63 and battling lung cancer, was the first African American to serve as Prince George's County Executive.
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Father Mourns Daughter's Death In Fatal Crash At Silver Spring Middle School

A father speaks about the death of his 13-year-old daughter, who was killed in a crash at Eastern Middle School in Silver Spring on Tuesday night.

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Traffic A Big Concern With White Oak Development Plan

Development in the eastern part of Montgomery County would be good for the area, according to county officials, but potential changes to congestion standards have drawn the ire of residents in the area.

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Ban On Sale Of Grain Alcohol Takes Effect In Maryland

The sale of high-proof alcohol is now banned in Maryland, and microbreweries in Montgomery County are getting a break on selling their beers.
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Public Financing For Campaigns Faces Challenges In Montgomery County

A plan to offer public financing for campaigns in Montgomery County has hit a roadblock: Self-funded candidates in the wealthy Maryland enclave.

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