Captain Rachel Dean has been working on the water for years — but don't call her a "waterwoman." The southern Maryland native says she and her fellow female watermen — while a minority — are every bit as hard-working as the boys.
Despite a record low fatality rate, staggering numbers of motorists, pedestrians, and bike riders continue to die on the nation’s roads, spurring top safety officials to call on states to pass stricter distracted driving and helmet laws.
A year ago, Montgomery County executive Isiah Leggett proposed creating a transit authority for the county to help pay for transportation projects. Now he's scrapping that idea to build rapid bus routes on at a time.
Mohammad is a Syrian national who left his home in Damascus 11 months ago. He lives with his family in East Baltimore, where he says he's slowly adjusting to a different life. But it's hard for him to stomach Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan's recent comments about Syrian refugees.
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