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Assateague State Park Ranked High For Clean Water

An annual report has given Assateague State Park's beach a "superstar'" rating for water quality.
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Should Maryland Move Its Primary Date?

Turnout in last week's Maryland primary was around 20 percent statewide, and even lower in Montgomery County, the state's largest jurisdiction. Would an earlier primary help?
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Local Immigration Activists Blast Fast Track Deportation Plan

The White House is expected to call on Congress to address the country's immigration crisis by fasting the deportation of 60,000 children detained after crossing the border, prompting an outcry from local immigration activists.

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Thinking Small To Solve Environmental Problems In The Chesapeake

The Choptank River, which begins in Kent County, Delaware, is emblematic of the environmental problems facing many of the waterways in the region, and is a source of interest for scientists and environmentalists in the region.

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Ocean City's Dew Tour Runs Up Against July 4 Celebration

The high-flying extreme sports in the Dew Tour brings Ocean City jobs and a boost to the economy, but this year it may run into Independence Day celebrations.

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Golf Pros Play Bethesda In Quicken Loans National Tournament

Some of golf's lesser-known names carved up Congressional Country Club in Bethesda this morning during the second round of the Quicken Loans National.
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D.C.'s Musical Ecosystem

How are musicians in the D.C. area finding ways to meet, rehearse and perform at a time when housing costs are skyrocketing and the number of venues is dwindling? Kojo gets a check up on the health of the area's musical ecosystem.

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Tiger Woods Off To Slow Start At Congressional Country Club

At the opening day of Quicken Loans National in Bethesda on Thursday, Tiger Woods was briefly at the bottom of the field while also playing host.

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From West Africa to Baltimore: New Exhibit Explores The History Of The Banjo

From the 1730s through the 1830s, you could find more banjos in Maryland's Chesapeake region than anywhere else in North America.

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The Politics Hour - June 27, 2014

Montgomery County Executive "Ike" Leggett joins Kojo and Tom Sherwood in the studio, fresh off his win in the 2014 Democratic primary.

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