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Hogan’s campaign blends business, political backgrounds

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GOP candidate for Maryland governor has always been part of politics but never won an election.

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    Four contested seats for Pr. George’s County school board

    Decisions could help solidify the county executive’s influence over the public school system.

    McDonnell defense moved for mistrial over juror’s ouster

    McDonnell defense moved for mistrial over juror’s ouster

    It thought that Louis DeNitto Jr. was on its side and worried about a replacement’s drowsy behavior.

    Montgomery County Council’s contested seats

    Montgomery County Council’s contested seats

    Three Democratic incumbents face Republican challengers who have spent less than $2,500 total.

    Zissman, Jewish Day School are champs

    Zissman, Jewish Day School are champs

    GIRLS’ SOCCER | Izzy Zissman’s shutout propels the Lions past Covenant Life for their first PVAC tournament title in two decades.

     Cherry Blossom Festival dates for 2015 announced

     Cherry Blossom Festival dates for 2015 announced

    We don’t yet know when the blossoms will peak, but we know when parade and fireworks will be.

    Burger Records’ movable feast hits the Black Cat Saturday

    Burger Records’ movable feast hits the Black Cat Saturday

    The second annual “Caravan of Stars” features Dum Dum Girls, together Pangea and more.

    PM Update: Will the weather hold for Halloween? Cold weekend coming.

    PM Update: Will the weather hold for Halloween? Cold weekend coming.

    The bulk of Halloween Friday is largely a repeat of today, with maybe a bit more in the way of clouds. How about the all-important trick-or-treat forecast?

    Brown, Hogan tight-lipped on tax strategy, effect on budget

    Brown, Hogan tight-lipped on tax strategy, effect on budget

    Maryland’s top candidates for governor leave voters guessing.

    Pharrell Williams is a Muriel Bowser fan

    Pharrell Williams is a Muriel Bowser fan

    The performer and producer tweeted his support for the D.C. mayoral candidate Thursday.

    Chris Brown settled with assault victim for about $100,000

    Chris Brown settled with assault victim for about $100,000

    Beltsville man was struck by the R&B star and his bodyguard outside the W Hotel in 2013.

    Funds still coming into Va.’s Arlington County Board race

    Donors have made late infusions into the campaign accounts of Alan Howze and John Vihstadt.

    Washington Wizards’ Marcin Gortat scores a new pad

    Washington Wizards’ Marcin Gortat scores a new pad

    Now the 30-year-old has a fancy new house to go along with his new exotic pet.

    No shame: Weather.com fails to dial back clickbait hype

    No shame: Weather.com fails to dial back clickbait hype

    Headline is another shameless effort to bait readers into clicking content through the use of fear.

    High-powered Stallions ready for Bruins

    High-powered Stallions ready for Bruins

    FOOTBALL | South County is rolling, but recent matchups with Lake Braddock have the No. 14 Stallions eager to keep their foot on the gas.

    Hogan’s campaign blends business, political backgrounds

    Hogan’s campaign blends business, political backgrounds

    GOP candidate for Maryland governor has always been part of politics but never won an election.

    Second fatal stabbing in Columbia Heights

    The incident followed a quadruple stabbing the week before in the neighborhood.

    Fairfax County adopts bicycle plan

    New bicycle master plan maps out a bike network of 1,130 miles and calls for investments in bike facilities and infrastructure, such as bike lanes.

    Hillary Clinton to campaign for Anthony Brown at U-Md.

    Hillary Clinton to campaign for Anthony Brown at U-Md.

    Governor’s race is drawing national attention from both parties. Michelle Obama to campaign Monday.

    Teddy Folkman to open BAROAK in Annapolis

    Teddy Folkman to open BAROAK in Annapolis

    The Granville Moore’s chef will be taking his mussels east.

    Prince George’s police officers indicted on assault charges

    Authorities: One officer charged with assaulting student, another charged with assault of handcuffed suspect.

    Express lanes signs to appear soon on I-95

    Express lanes signs to appear soon on I-95

    About 300 signs gradually will be unveiled as the HOT lanes project prepares for December opening.

    Legal marijuana sales in D.C. could reach $130M a year

    Legal marijuana sales in D.C. could reach $130M a year

    City officials believe 122,000 people a year could seek out legalized cannabis should it be made available.

    $20 Diner: Streamlined Vietnamese, with no sisters in sight

    $20 Diner: Streamlined Vietnamese, with no sisters in sight

    At Four Sisters Grill, chef unveils a fast-casual concept that mashes up flagship restaurant and deli.

    Lions, Hawks prepare for hearty matchup

    Lions, Hawks prepare for hearty matchup

    FOOTBALL | Postseason seeding and Howard County bragging rights are at stake on Halloween when No. 18 Howard visits River Hill.

    8 things to do in the D.C. area on the weekend of Oct. 31-Nov. 1

    8 things to do in the D.C. area on the weekend of Oct. 31-Nov. 1

    The Wizards get back to business at Verizon Center, and the Rustico celebrates -- yes -- Novemberfest.

    Prince George’s takes precautions against Ebola

    County received 600 hazmat suits this month to prepare for possible encounters.

    Halloween weekend vortex means Mid-Atlantic mountain snow, wicked wind, and winter cold

    Halloween weekend vortex means Mid-Atlantic mountain snow, wicked wind, and winter cold

    The high energy weather system sets up a snowstorm for the Appalachians, and drives unseasonably cold temperatures and strong winds to the entire East Coast.

    Quince Orchard seeks containment

    Quince Orchard seeks containment

    FOOTBALL | With a balanced rushing and passing attack, Northwest has yet to be stopped on offense.

    Cuddling kittens for $30 donation proves popular

    More than $1,000 was raised for the humane society.

    Episcopal aims to upend Bullis

    Episcopal aims to upend Bullis

    FOOTBALL | The Maroon takes on a Bullis team loaded with talent and poised to defend its IAC title, but Episcopal has weapons, too.

     

    The death of Prince McLeod Rams (Part 6): Where do Prince William prosecutors turn now?

    New information reveals why prosecutors think he’s a serial killer, but his son’s testimony corroborates his claim of innocence.

    Pharrell Williams is a Muriel Bowser fan

    The performer and producer tweeted his support for the D.C. mayoral candidate Thursday.

    Airline fares are inching up

    The USDOT says they went up an average of $10 per ticket in the second quarter.

    Fairfax County adopts bicycle plan

    New bicycle master plan maps out a bike network of 1,130 miles and calls for investments in bike facilities and infrastructure, such as bike lanes.

    Express lanes signs to appear soon on I-95

    About 300 signs gradually will be unveiled as the HOT lanes project prepares for December opening.

    Thomas M. Menino, former Boston mayor, dies at 71

    The old-style big-city boss gathered a broad base of supporters during his 20 years in office.

    $100 million in transportation projects on Fairfax County ballot

    Tuesday’s voters will be asked to approve money for road, sidewalk and trail projects.

    Delays on Metro’s Red Line over

    A signal problem on Metro’s Red Line caused delays Thursday morning.

    Virginia and Maryland searching for dangerous guardrails

    Flaws could cause guardrails to spear vehicles that crash into them.

    Fairfax, hub of traffic, adopts master plan for bikes

    County’s plan would allow for more than 1,000 miles of new cycling routes over the next 30 years.

    Empowering travelers to fix their own commutes

    Programs will someday predict problems for individual travelers and give them a fighting chance.

    Don’t let Halloween become Fright Night for travel

    It’s good to be scared when drivers and trick-or-treaters are distracted.

    Six-mile backup on Beltway’s outer loop cleared

    Delays were caused by a backup at the Georgia Avenue exit of the Beltway.

    Fatal crash in Frederick

    One person was killed and another was injured in the crash on Route 40 in Frederick.

    Local Columns

    John Kelly

    John Kelly

    More movie theaters have assigned seating. Is that a good thing or a bad thing?

    Robert McCartney

    Robert McCartney

    Bradlee’s passing raises a question: Can quality journalism survive collapse of media business model?

    Courtland Milloy

    Courtland Milloy

    The District’s plan to redevelop the complex has led to little more than the dispersal of poor black residents.

    Petula Dvorak

    Petula Dvorak

    Two buses of women — and some men — marched on the FDA to demand health equity.

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    Ebola epidemic

    The virus is killing 70 percent of those infected, and there could be 10,000 new cases a week in West Africa by Dec. 1.

    Larry Hogan, riding an anti-tax wave

    Maryland’s GOP nominee for governor on the campaign trail, bringing a familiar face along.

    Friends, family bid farewell to legendary Washington Post editor Ben Bradlee

    The funeral for former Washington Post executive editor Ben Bradlee at Washington National Cathedral.

    From Annapolis to Fallujah and back again

    Lt. Gov. Anthony G. Brown served two terms in the House of Delegates, spending some of his tenure deployed in Iraq.

    Surprise gift pumps life into Va. school

    Ruth T. Bedford gave her alma mater $40 million, a single donation that will more than double Foxcroft’s endowment.

    Embracing ‘Redskins’

    In Red Mesa, Ariz., on Navajo Nation land, a high school football team and its supporters say they are proud of the team name.

    The Marine Corps Marathon

    The 2014 Marine Corps Marathon is held in Virginia and Washington, D.C., with 30,000 runners.

    Patagonia takes work-life balance to new heights

    The California company’s flexible work program ensures that employees find the time for recreational pursuits.

    Our Washington

    From waterfronts to monuments, Post photographers share their favorite D.C. spots.

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