Here are our picks for the five local stories you should read today.
A woman accused of stabbing area shoppers for the second time was recently released from a Maryland psychiatric facility.
Maryland’s 410 and 443 area codes are running out of numbers, meaning that this spring the state will roll out a new prefix: 667.
Woodstock meets Washington: Occupy D.C.’s sit-in protest at McPherson Square has the feel of a peaceful picnic with a political agenda.
A nun finds happiness. McLean native Sister Deirdre Byrne describes her life as a surgeon who has practiced medicine in disaster areas, her tour of duty in Afghanistan, and how she found her calling.
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