Glenelg dances into 3A semifinals

FOOTBALL | With a dominant effort from their line and running game, the Gladiators top River Hill for the first time since 2002 to win the Maryland 3A East region title.


Friday football: The early report

(Brandon Parker / The Washington Post)

Scores and quick recaps from all of Friday’s playoff action, including Glenelg-River Hill, Briar Woods-Broad Run and Potomac-Thomas Stone.


Religion events from around the Washington area

Thanksgiving food drive, suppers, worship, church bazaars, Jewish chant, organ recitals, creche exhibit.

Maryland open houses Nov. 22-23

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


Anne Arundel County and Howard County crime report

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


Going Out Guide, Nov. 13-19, 2014

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


Prince George’s County calendar, Nov.20-26, 2014

Thanksgiving, kindergarten singer, support groups, self-help, video gaming, Read to Rover.


Accurate Sheahin directs Lions

(Gabe Hiatt / For The Washington Post)

FOOTBALL | Howard quarterback Kevin Sheahin completed 10 of 12 passes for 205 yards and two TDs in a 4A North region win over Perry Hall.


Whitman caps off perfect season

(Doug Kapustin / For The Washington Post)

GIRLS’ SOCCER | The top-ranked Vikings get a late goal to turn back Howard, 1-0, to capture Maryland 4A title with 17-0 mark.


Glenelg’s sister act comes to a close

VOLLEYBALL | Sarah Girard and Rachel Girard help keep the Gladiators in the final two sets, but North Hagerstown takes the title.


Great moments in wild turkey attacks

The wild turkey population has rebounded from near extinction, but sometimes turkeys wander into civilization and cause havoc.

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Michael S. Rosenwald

Michael S. Rosenwald

Wild turkeys return with a vengeance

They were nearly extinct a century ago, but now 7 million turkeys roam across the American landscape, sometimes unnerving unsuspecting suburbanites with their aggressive behavior.

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Michael S. Rosenwald

Michael S. Rosenwald

Frederick County sheriff cruises to re-election victory

Chuck Jenkins’s electoral test follows controversy over 3 deputies’ role in death of man with Down syndrome.

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Michael S. Rosenwald

Michael S. Rosenwald

Prince George’s County police officer arrested for DUI

The officer, an 8-year-veteran of the department, has been suspended, following her arrest Saturday.

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Michael S. Rosenwald

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Frederick, Md., is part of a small-city boom

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Larry Hogan, riding an anti-tax wave

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From Annapolis to Fallujah and back again

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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

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