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Amateur Photographer Brings Baltimore Protests To Life In New Exhibit

Baltimore native Devin Allen was the third amateur photographer ever to make the cover of TIME Magazine. Now his images of the Baltimore riots are going on display in his home town.

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Maryland's Ash Trees At The Mercy Of Invasive Asian Beetle

The Emerald Ash Borer, an invasive beetle native to China, has made its way to Maryland's Eastern Shore. The pest already has killed millions of ash trees across North America.

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Clearing The Path For Higher-End Booze At Montgomery County Bars, Restaurants

When it comes to nightlife in the D.C. region, Montgomery County lags behind. But lawmakers there are implementing changes they hope will help make the county a bigger nightlife destination.
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Search Of Walter Reed Campus Finds No Evidence Of Gunfire

For the second time in less than a week, a false report of gunfire forced authorities to lockdown a prominent military institution.
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Like D.C. And MoCo, Prince George's County Bans Coal Tar For Paving

In Prince George's County, it's now illegal to use coal tar products to seal paved surfaces.
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After Hogan's 'Yes,' Hard Work On Purple Line Begins: Bringing Down The Cost

Leaders in Montgomery and Prince George's counties have received a list of proposed changes to the Purple Line that would bring down the cost of the project. But don't expect any quick decisions on them.
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With Leggett's Signature, Paid Sick Leave Comes To Montgomery County

Montgomery County lawmakers officially signed mandatory paid leave into law on Thursday afternoon, though it does not kick in until October.
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Montgomery County Looks To Crack Down On Predatory Tow Trucks

Tow truck scammers, beware: Montgomery County is looking to crack down on you.
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As Minimum Wage Inches Up In D.C. And Maryland, Activists Say More Is Needed

As the minimum wage increases this week in D.C. and Maryland, activists in both jurisdictions say that more is needed — and in D.C., residents could soon vote on a $15 minimum wage.
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How To Fund Purple Line? Questions Outnumber Answers

The state of Maryland will move forward with building the Purple Line, but only if Montgomery and Prince George's counties put more money toward the project. Where that cash will come from is anybody's guess at the moment.

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