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Frederick County Debates Whether To Say 'Hasta Luego' To English-Only Policy

English has been the county's official language since 2012, meaning that official documents are not translated into other languages. Opponents say it's really an anti-immigration statement, and they argued that point at a hearing Tuesday night.
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Confederate Memorial In Rockville Will Be Moved — But Where?

Residents spilled out of a Rockville City Council meeting Monday to show their support for the removal of a memorial to Montgomery County's Confederate soldiers.

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MARC Train Collides With Maintenance Vehicle In Silver Spring

No injuries have been reported from the Monday afternoon crash that involved a commuter train and a maintenance vehicle.
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New Efficiency Targets In Maryland Energize Environmental Advocates

The Maryland Public Service Commission will requite electric utilities to find a way to be 2 percent more energy efficient each year, something advocates say is a great idea.

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Should Anything Be Done With The Confederate Monument In Rockville?

Local governments around the country are turning renewed scrutiny onto symbols of the Confederacy, including a monument to "the thin gray line" in Rockville, Maryland.

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Virginia Caregivers Given Help To Do Their Thankless, Underappreciated Jobs

Caregivers do billions of dollars in uncompensated labor for the elderly and infirm, and new legislation in Virginia will help them get training

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Purple Line Construction Expected To Begin In 2016

Just last month, Gov. Larry Hogan announced the state would move forward with building the Purple Line. But the process has been delayed.
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In Montgomery County, Extending Food-Truck Hours May Get Complicated

Montgomery County lawmakers are looking at extending the hours food trucks can be open. While that may appear simple, it won't be.
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Door To Door: Crystal City, Virginia, and West Annapolis, Maryland

It's our ongoing journey around the region. This time, we'll visit Crystal City, Virginia, and West Annapolis, Md.

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Where Is Food Insecurity Greatest In The D.C. Region? There's A Map For That

Even in a wealthy area like the D.C. region, hundreds of thousands of people are at risk of going hungry. But how do you locate them, to give them the help they need?

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