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Ferry Service Kicks Off 331st Year In Tiny Eastern Shore Town (Rebroadcast)

Things have changed quite a bit since the Oxford-Bellevue Ferry was established more than three centuries ago.

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New Names And Old Vying For Montgomery County's District 5

The District 5 council member for Montgomery County's Cherrie Branson is on her way out, leaving five candidates vying to represent the district, which covers Silver Spring, Takoma Park, and Burtonsville.

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Early Voting In Maryland Primary Kicks Off On Thursday

Gov. Martin O'Malley and Maryland House Speaker Michael Busch are calling attention to the start of early voting for the June 24 primary, which kicks off on Thursday.
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Phil Andrews Focuses On Getting MoCo More From Annapolis

Phil Andrews has long served as the District 3 representative on the Montgomery County Council, and in his bid to be county executive, he 's eschewing developer contributions in a gamble that he is confident he can overcome.

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Anthony Brown Leading Maryland Democratic Race, Poll Finds

A new poll shows Maryland Lieutenant Governor Anthony Brown doubling up on his opponents in the Democratic primary for governor.
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Montgomery County Drops Plan For Later High School Morning Bell

The morning bell in Montgomery County high schools will again ring at 7:25 a.m. next year, ending hopes that it might be pushed back to 8:15 a.m.
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Flash Floods Hit Two-Dozen Homes In Prince George's County

Dozens of people have been displaced in Prince George's County after their homes flooded.
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Legal And Political Battles Bedevil Ridesharing Services Across Region

App-based ridesharing services like Uber, Lyft and Sidecar have faced legal and political battles throughout the region and country. But what is their status in D.C., Virginia and Maryland?
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Montgomery County's $5B Budget Uses Controversial Accounting

Montgomery County has a new $5 billion budget going into effect July 1 that increases funding on education and road repair, among other things.

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Isiah Leggett Has 'Unfinished Business' As Montgomery County Exec

Montgomery County executive Isiah Leggett is running for a third term, focusing on how to bring jobs to the county that don't directly involve the federal government.