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Door to Door: Calvert Hills, Md. and Aquia Harbour, Va.

It's our ongoing journey around the region. This time, we visit the Calvert Hills neighborhood of College Park, Md. and the Aquia Harbor area of Stafford, Va.
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Congresswoman Donna Edwards Leads Democrats' Search For Minority Candidates

Using on her own experience as Maryland's first black woman representing the state in Congress, Donna Edwards will spearhead the effort to groom more minorities for office for the Democratic party.

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Montgomery County Stops Cooperating With Feds On Immigration Detainers

Montgomery County has ended a long standing practice of cooperating with immigration officials seeking to deport some people in county custody.
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Brown, Hogan Trade Blows In First Maryland Gubernatorial Debate

The campaign to become the next Maryland governor has been pretty negative so far, and candidates Anthony Brown and Larry Hogan didn't waste time before taking the gloves off on Tuesday.

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Hogan Within 9 Points Of Brown, In Latest Maryland Poll

A new poll puts Republican gubernatorial candidate Larry Hogan behind Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown 38 percentage points to 47, a relatively close margin in heavily-Democratic Maryland.

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Supreme Court Denies Eastern Shore Maritime Worker Case

The Supreme Court decided not to weigh in on the case of William Dize, whose widow was suing for compensation under a maritime law.

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Bethesda Metro Escalator Replacement To Take More Than Two Years

Those who use Bethesda's Metro station will only have two escalators at their disposal through spring of 2017, according to WMATA.

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Ocean City Looks To Cash In On Wallops Island Rocket Launches

With the NASA launches out of Wallops Island attracting science fans in droves, Ocean City is seizing on it as a tourism opportunity.

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Newspaper Says It Should Have Access To Drowning Victim's Name; Public Disagrees

A newspaper company is taking Ocean City to court over the city's refusal to release the name of a 17-year-old drowning victim. The newspaper says it's a matter of governmental accountability. Many Marylanders disagree.
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Singing And Praying Band's Traditions Stretch Back To Slavery

The Singing and Praying Bands of Maryland and Delaware have been key in the African-American Methodist community for generations.