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Water main break closes Route 1 in Hyattsville

A broken water main promises to impact Friday morning commute on Route 1.


Lawmaker accuses Hogan of profiting off Change Maryland

(Patrick Semansky / AP)

Del. Dereck E. Davis said Larry Hogan should donate the $80,000 he “pocketed” to charity.


Man wanted in connection with fatal Pr. Geo.’s car crash in custody

Police: Clinton man wanted in a fatal crash has turned himself in.


School disciplinary suspensions plummet in Montgomery


Suspensions have fallen nearly 37 percent as county school officials look for other disciplinary approaches.


Water main break shuts down road in Hyattsville

Rhode Island Avenue near Crittenden Street shut down after water main break Thursday afternoon.

Montgomery County cab drivers join forces with National Taxi Workers Alliance

Montgomery County cabbies are set to join a national labor union, joining a rapidly spreading movement in the taxi industry to unionize in an effort to have a voice in a changing industry and fight app-base companies like Uber.


Police are looking to two suspects in Bowie shooting death

The victim was found in his Prince George’s County home. Authorities say the incident may be drug-related.


Where We Live | Highland in Howard County

(Amanda Voisard / For the Washington Post)

This charming community has open spaces, wooded lots, family farms and quaint shops.

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A return to his childhood home in Chevy Chase, Md.

(Katherine Frey / The Washington Post)

Ted Patch gives the dwelling where he grew up a $900,000 makeover and moves in with his family.

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Two motorcyclists die in Anne Arundel County

One hit a car and one lost control of his motorcycle, causing a three-vehicle collision.


Also leaving Md. for Tennessee: The military’s M9 sidearm

Beretta has made the gun in Maryland for more than two decades. The company is moving manufacturing to Tennessee to protest the state’s new gun laws.

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Michael S. Rosenwald

Michael S. Rosenwald

Beretta USA fires back against Maryland gun control laws

The gunmaker is moving its manufacturing to Tennessee, costing Prince George’s County 160 jobs.

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Michael S. Rosenwald

Michael S. Rosenwald

Beretta to move gun-factory jobs, blames Md. gun laws

The decision by Beretta USA will cost about 160 jobs in southern Prince George’s County.

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Michael S. Rosenwald

Michael S. Rosenwald

Gun owners get ready for the zombie apocalypse

The zombie apocalypse inspires gun enthusiasts, with thousands signing up for zombie hunting classes.

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Fresh eggs, fulfilling relationship

Backyard chicken coops have been around for a while. Renting the chickens, vs. owning them, is a new twist.

Heavy rains, strong winds wallop D.C.

Anywhere from 2 to 4 inches of rain fell, beginning last night, causing flooding in the D.C. area.

Democratic candidates for Md. governor debate

Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown, Del. Heather Mizeur and Attorney General Doug Gansler face off.

A knitting class that isn’t just about knitting

For instructors and students, it’s more than just another activity to help prisoners pass the weeks, months and years.

Amateur gets a seat at the poker table

A new TV show gives Reisterstown, Md., man chance to play with pros.

Inside a casino’s surveillance operation

A security force and state-of-the-art surveillance operation protects Maryland Live Casino from thieves.

Worst storm of season hits D.C. area

The biggest storm of the season has closed airport runways, stretches of parkways, schools and offices across the region.

Takoma Park comes to the rescue of its VFW

Non-vets are flocking to the town’s VFW post for concerts and parties, giving it an injection of new life.

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