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Family narrowly escapes before sinkhole swallows their car in Bladensburg, Md.

(Mark Gail / For The Washington Post)

A family with three children scrambled out of their vehicle before it went into a sinkhole in Bladensburg.

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Boy dies after falling through icy pond in Baltimore County; three others hospitalized

The 13-year-old was submerged for over an hour in a Lansdowne pond. Three other boys were hospitalized.

Sinkhole swallows car in Bladensburg area

Water main break causes car to be swallowed, no injuries

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Trauma kits help police control severe bleeding, saving lives

(J. Lawler Duggan / For The Washington Post)

Across the nation, more departments are using trauma kits that help officers control severe bleeding.

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Holocaust museum commemorates the liberation of Auschwitz concentration camp

(Marvin Joseph / The Washington Post)

Nearly a million people were starved, shot and gassed at Auschwitz, according to the museum.

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Md. legislative analyst says Hogan’s unspecified budget cuts are ‘bad precedent’

The General Assembly’s top fiscal analyst said across-the-board cuts are a bad precedent.

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How many games are too many for a high school basketball team? Capitol Christian pushes the limit in the name of exposure.

(Jonathan Newton / The Washington Post)

BASKETBALL | Capitol Christian will play more regular season games than any area team from Dec. 3 to Feb. 19 — including the Washington Wizards — all in the name of exposure.

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Leggett seeks to create Montgomery transit authority for bus lanes, other projects

(Jeffrey MacMillan / Jeffrey MacMillan)

The county executive is seeking the ability to fund mass transit projects without relying so much on the state.

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Football: Blake hires Deshawn Anderson as coach; Joe Allen lands Northwood job

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FOOTBALL | Deshawn Anderson, a former Norfolk State linebacker, takes over as Bengals coach; Joe Allen lands at Northwood.

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Sixth body found in wreckage of Annapolis mansion fire

(Family Photos)

A couple and their four grandchildren are believed to have died.