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Singer Grace Griffith Pushes Through Parkinson's to Record Final Album

Despite dealing with Parkinson's Disease, this local singer-songwriter was committed to producing one final album.
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Signs Of The Time: Montgomery County Goes On Campaign Sign-Removal Blitz

The "visual" reminders of last month's primary election in Maryland have been removed in Montgomery County.
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Baker, Residents Pay Tribute To Wayne Curry In Prince George's County

Hundreds lined up to this morning in Upper Marlboro to pay their respects to Wayne Curry, the first African-American elected to serve as Prince George's County Executive.
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Hogan To Use Public Campaign Funds For Maryland Gubernatorial Run

A Maryland elections board official says Republican Larry Hogan has indicated he will use public campaign finance funds for his general election campaign for governor.
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Former Prince George's County Executive To Lie In State Today

Former Prince George’s County Executive Wayne Curry's body will lay in state in the first floor lobby of the Prince George’s County Administration Building in Upper Marlboro later today.
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It's Summer In The City, But Montgomery County Lawmakers Thinking About Snow

Despite Tuesday's summer heat, lawmakers in Montgomery County had snow on their minds: specifically possible changes to the laws requiring residents and businesses to shovel their walks after a storm.
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MoCo Legislators Ask Maryland To Decriminalize Drug Paraphernalia

The Montgomery County Council has given final approval to a resolution asking state lawmakers to go further in decriminalizing marijuana, and took a shot at a Maryland Republican for trying to stop decriminalization in D.C.
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Heat Causes Delays In Trains On Maryland And Virginia

Some MARC and VRE customers can expect delays this afternoon because of high heat.
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Decades-Old Vials Of Smallpox Found at NIH Building In Bethesda

Government officials say workers cleaning a storage room at a research center made a startling discovery last week decades-old vials of smallpox forgotten in a cardboard box.
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Maryland Casinos Brought In $72 Million In June

Maryland Live! Casino in Anne Arundel County led the group with more than $56 million from slot machines and table games — an approximately 10 percent increase from June 2013.