Friday football: The early report

(Rhiannon Walker / For The Washington Post)

Quick recaps and scores from Friday night’s football action, including Seneca Valley-Damascus, Broadneck-Arundel and Thomas Stone-Patuxent.


Maryland gubernatorial hopefuls veer from transportation

(Linda Davidson / THE WASHINGTON POST)

Besides debating the cost of a Purple Line, the candidates offer few ideas for Washington-area traffic relief.


Northwestern’s Asfaw wins county title

(Tracy A. Woodward / The Washington Post)

CROSS-COUNTRY | For Northwestern sophomore Estifanos Asfaw, extra practice made for a personal best at the Prince George’s County championships.

Maryland open houses Oct. 25-26

A list of properties in Maryland that you can visit Saturday and Sunday.


Maryland girls’ soccer bracket breakdown

(Doug Kapustin)

GIRLS’ SOCCER | A region-by-region breakdown of each of the four Maryland state tournaments, highlighting the top teams and best potential matchups.


Anne Arundel County and Howard County crime report

A listing of incidents reported recently by police in Anne Arundel and Howard counties and Annapolis.


Going Out Guide, Oct. 23-29, 2014

(Luca Mandrile / Courtesy of Luca Mandrile)

What’s happening in Prince George’s County and Southern Maryland.


Prince George’s County calendar, Oct. 23-29, 2014

Fall bazaar, rummage sale, African American history lecture, theater closings and outdoor hikes.

Maryland open houses Oct. 18-19

A list of properties in Maryland that you can visit Saturday and Sunday.


Attractions from the 1800s vie for attention

(Scott Kramer/Howard County Government / Scott Kramer/Howard County Government)

Say ‘boo’ to shopping and drinking and take an evening ghost tour of the historic district instead.


Julie Zauzmer

Federal investigators at scene of plane, helicopter crash

The midair collision killed three people Thursday afternoon at Frederick Municipal Airport.

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A bitter sheriff’s race in a fast-changing part of Maryland

Frederick County Sheriff Chuck Jenkins is challenged by a Democrat and shifting demographics.

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‘Argo’ hero Tony Mendez takes on Parkinson’s disease

The former spy has made his illness public to bring attention to new treatments.

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Michael S. Rosenwald

‘Argo’ hero Tony Mendez battling Parkinson’s

The former spy is talking publicly for the first time about the disease, which he struggled with following the hit movie “Argo.“

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Horseshoe Baltimore casino’s opening night

Throngs of people showed up to try their luck at the city’s first casino.

Aboard the Memphis Belle

Members of the media get a ride on the World War II B-17 bomber ahead of a weekend exhibition in Baltimore.

Marylanders go to the polls

In the Maryland primary, voters chose candidates for governor, attorney general and local offices.

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.

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