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A Look At The Bills That Passed The Maryland General Assembly

Maryland's legislative session wrapped up on Monday night, and we've got a look at some of the legislation that cleared the General Assembly in the last 90 days.

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In Largo, An Educational Experience Just For International Students

Though the International High School at Largo shares space with a traditional high school, everything from their hours to their grading structure differs from the norm.

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'Surprising' Super PAC Spending Continues To Grow In Maryland Senate Race

Independent campaign groups are pouring unprecedented amounts of money into Maryland' s Senate race, and the cash is having an outsized influence on the Democratic primary race between Chris Van Hollen and Donna Edwards.

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How Can Teachers Meet The Needs Of Unaccompanied Minors Who Have Suffered 'Complex Trauma?'

There are nearly 700 students in Montgomery County Public Schools who fled from Central America, and the school system is working on training to meet the socio-emotional needs of this often traumatized unaccompanied youths.

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Maryland Wraps Up State-Level Approval Process For Purple Line

The Maryland Board of Public Works, which includes Gov. Larry Hogan as a member, has approved the deal between the state and a team of private contractors to build the 16-mile line between Bethesda and New Carrollton.

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LISTEN: How The Weather Above The Water Affects Blue Crab Season

John Hopewell, contributor to the Capital Weather Gang, explains how rain, wind and heat affect the Chesapeake Bay's famous blue crabs.

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'Northern Scum' Will Probably Remain In Maryland State Song, For Now

A leading Maryland lawmaker says the state won't go through with changing the state song this year to remove Civil War-era phrases that some say are offensive.

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Sex Abuse Scandal Hits Two Suburban Churches

A recent Washingtonian magazine investigation details years of alleged child sex abuse -- and cover-up by clergy -- within the congregations of Sovereign Grace Ministries. Kojo learns more about what happened inside two of the organization's local churches.

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Shutdowns Of Individual Metro Lines? Board Chairman Says It Might Be Necessary

Jack Evans says Metro's maintenance needs are so extensive that closing lines or portions of them on nights and weekends won't be sufficient.

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As Pepco-Exelon Deal Enters Review Period, Opponents See Chance To Fight

Opponents of the Pepco-Exelon merger are asking D.C. regulators to reconsider their decision to approve the deal.

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