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E. Roosevelt hangs on to beat Bowie, 61-54

(Matt Slocum / AP)

BOYS’ BASKETBALL | Despite some missed free throws, Eleanor Roosevelt’s defense secured the win against Bowie.

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Yes, Virginia, the Christmas list has gone digital

E-mails to Santa Claus are shoving aside letters scrawled on paper by hopeful children.

Bump ’n Grind aims to build community through coffee and vinyl

Co-founded by David Fogel and Joe Liehr, Bump ‘n Grind will serve craft coffees and house a record marketplace with more than 1,500 new releases (many by local record labels) available for sale.

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5 Marylanders dead of cold-related causes, first of season

Temperatures dipped to just below freezing during the week. Four men and one woman died.

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Montgomery County freezes most hiring and purchasing

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Freeze applies to remainder of fiscal year to try to offset an estimated $179 million budget shortfall.

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Gov.-elect Hogan names four members of his Cabinet

(Brian Witte / AP)

Hogan picked James D. Fielder as his secretary of appointments and kept around an O’Malley Cabinet member.

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Carjacker steals taxi, leads police on 40-mile chase

Suitland resident Chauncey W. Slaughter, 24, suffered injuries when he was arrested on the Bay Bridge.

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Going Out Guide, Dec. 18-24, 2014

(Roy Cox / Roy Cox)

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

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Prince George’s County calendar, Dec. 18-31, 2014

Christmas concerts and plays, exhibit closings, basketball, roller skating, fitness and bird hikes.

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Prince George’s County volunteer opportunities

The House of Help needs donations for its women and children’s shelter. CASA seeks child advocates.

 

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Md. plane crash shattered picture of a happy family

Tragedy struck the home of Marie and Ken Gemmell, killing her and two of their three children.

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Dwindling group of Pearl Harbor survivors gathers at memorial

“In a way I feel honored,” one veteran said, “but in another way it gives you nightmares.”

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Michael S. Rosenwald

Michael S. Rosenwald

Beloved Harpers Ferry Flea Market makes way for Civil War restoration

The hunts are ending at the popular Harpers Ferry Flea Market, which sits on land bought by the Civil War Trust.

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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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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.

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.

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