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Blue Devils have late life, upend No. 14 Rockets

(Jonathan Newton / The Washington Post)

BOYS’ BASKETBALL | Springbrook’s conditioning pays off down the stretch in a narrow upset of previously-unbeaten No. 14 Richard Montgomery.


Felon who assaulted Montgomery judge gets three years

Rickley Senning, who had been living with Circuit Judge Audrey Creighton, pleaded guilty.


Religion events from around the Washington area

Dixieland jazz, Martha’s Table, food drives, Super Bowl Fellowship, Bible study, yoga, wellness, organ recitals.

Transit crime dropped significantly in 2014, Metro says

The transit agency said crime is down in several areas, including robberies, electronic devices thefts and bike thefts.


75-year-old man in critical condition after trying to fight a fire in his home

(Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Service / Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Service)

The North Bethesda man used water and an extinguisher, and then was unable to call 911, authorities said.

Traffic, transit tips for the weekend

Sunday’s combination of Super Bowl parties and a wintry mix may provide the biggest challenge for travelers.

Maryland open houses Jan. 31-Feb. 1

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


Montgomery schools chief made a case to stay on the job

(Katherine Frey / THE WASHINGTON POST)

Contract renewal being discussed, Joshua Starr wrote a five-page memo on his accomplishments and vision.

Purple Line opponents, country club members hold Hogan fundraiser

Opponents raised money for the then governor-elect as he considered whether to continue light-rail project.


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Maryland’s first family reflects the area’s diversity

Gov. Larry Hogan his Korean-born wife, Yumi, make for a historic first.

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Just divorced? Blast your wedding dress with a machine gun

Gun ranges are racing to attract new shooters with exceedingly creative package deals. A Las Vegas range is offering a “Just Divorced” package.

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GUNtry Club reviews: better than Disney World, “boyfriend...thought he was Rambo“’

New high-end gun ranges are putting the luxury in firearms -- granite counters, cigar lounges, custom fitted ear plugs.

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Michael S. Rosenwald

At elite clubs, members enjoy
cigars and a few rounds of gunfire

The guntry clubs are featuring lounges with plenty of leather and attracting a new breed of shooter.

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Maryland & regional photo galleries

Our Washington

Post photographers are sharing their favorite area locations.

Sinkhole swallows car in Bladensburg area

A 12-inch water-main break caused a residential street to give way and swallow a car in the Bladensburg area.

Maryland’s inauguration day

New Gov. Larry Hogan and his lieutenant, Boyd Rutherford, are sworn in after an interfaith prayer service.

D.C.’s first snowfall of the winter

Travelers probably aren’t too thankful for the storm that hit the day before Thanksgiving.

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

Walkable, urban mini-D.C.s are popping up nationwide, with Frederick, Md., a notable example.

Larry Hogan, riding an anti-tax wave

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

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.

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.

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