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College Isn't For Everybody, Latino Activists Tell Montgomery County Schools

Programs that offer technical and career training should be expanded to better serve the county's growing population of Latino students, the activists argue.

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Hogan Signs Law Allowing Police To More Easily Use Body Cameras

Police departments across the state of Maryland can now issue body cameras to their officers without fear of running afoul of the state's wiretapping law.
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'No Reason For Optimism' On Purple Line Decision In Montgomery County

A decision from Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan regarding the Purple Line could come any day now, and Montgomery County Council President George Leventhal isn't feeling great about its chances.
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Prince To Debut 'Baltimore' At 'Rally 4 Peace' Concert

Prince is getting political with his new track "Baltimore," which glitters with lyrics like: "Does anybody hear us pray for Michael Brown or Freddie Gray?"
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Almost Wiped Out, A Fish Makes A Comeback In The Potomac

A fish that had nearly disappeared from the Potomac River just a few decades ago has made a sustained and measurable comeback: the American Shad.
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Maryland Bill Inadvertently Blocks Insurance Benefits For Some Couples Who Need In Vitro Fertilization, AG Says

Maryland's attorney general says an "equality" measure passed by the General Assembly actually creates a very specific "inequality."
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E-Cigarette Tax In Montgomery County Could Come Sooner Rather Than Later

Legislators in Montgomery County held a hearing and committee meeting this week on a bill that would impose excise taxes on e-cigarettes, putting them on par with traditional tobacco products.
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Door To Door: Tantallon, Maryland, And Congress Heights, D.C.

It's our ongoing journey around the region. This time, we'll visit Tantallon, Md. and the Congress Heights neighborhood of Southeast D.C.

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Baltimore Residents Say Wall-To-Wall Media Coverage Missed The Real Story

Baltimore has been all over the news during the past few weeks. But some residents say the media focused too much on the rioting and not enough on the societal problems behind the unrest.

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Hogan Takes The Long View On Baltimore, Urges Public To Get Started Now

"It's going to take a while to get people back into the city. We're encouraging them, we believe the city is safe. We want to get people in here to spend money and go out to dinner," the governor says.

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