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Vendor says Md. candidate for governor owes it money

The dispute involving the campaign of Republican Charles Lollar has landed in a court in Fairfax County


McCann lifts Atholton past Reservoir

(Darron Cummings / AP)

BASEBALL | Dan McCann gets the first walk-off hit of his career to send Atholton to a 3-2 win over Reservoir and right-hander Cody Morris.


James Hilleary, noted Washington artist, dies at 90

(Family Photo / Family Photo)

Mr. Hilleary was an early exponent of Washington Color Painting, an abstract style of the mid-20th century.


Little Hoyas hold off Stags


BOYS’ LACROSSE | Top-ranked Georgetown Prep’s defense shuts down No. 3 DeMatha’s potent offense in a rout.


Trial delayed for MetroAccess driver accused of sex assault

Ezra Porter, Jr., 51, is accused of stopping a MetroAccess vehicle and assaulting a female passenger


Brown calls Gansler comments ‘reckless and irresponsible’

(Astrid Riecken / For The Washington Post)

Maryland’s lieutenant governor fired back at a Democratic primary rival for governor.


Montgomery leader named schools chief in Connecticut

Montgomery deputy superintendent is expected to take over in Hartford, Conn., in July.


Gansler aims to make health-care costs easier to navigate

(Bill O'Leary / The Washington Post)

The gubernatorial hopeful proposes that Maryland update its pricing guide to help cut medical debt in the state.


Brown picks up support of building trades organization

(Astrid Riecken / For The Washington Post)

The Democratic hopeful for Maryland governor won his latest endorsement from labor unions.


Seized funds returned to taxpayer, others still lose refunds

(Evelyn Hockstein / For The Washington Post)

Mary Grice received a check for $2,996 that had been taken to satisfy decades-old debt.


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Cherry blossoms bring crowds, tons of trash to the Mall

National Park Service says it should have had more employees to handle cleanup from the mammoth turnout.

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Mounds of trash take the bloom off cherry blossoms

They came for the cherry blossoms, but crowds also wound up photographing trash heaps

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Did readers actually read a story about reading?

A technical analysis of a viral story about reading in the digital age reveals an interesting truth.

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Craig Ferguson weighs in on reading: ‘It will be Oprah’s Tweet Club’

The late night host devoted his entire monologue last night to a Washington Post story about how the internet is messing with our ability to read long texts.

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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.

Takoma Park comes to the rescue of its VFW

Non-vets are flocking to the town’s VFW post for concerts and parties, giving it an injection of new life.

Local ballerinas take the stage for auditions

Dozens of local ballerinas auditioned for a chance to gain acceptance into one of the most selective summer ballet programs.

Maryland State of the State address

Gov. Martin O’Malley laid out a case that he has made Maryland stronger during “difficult and important days.”

Snowfall hits D.C. region

A winter storm sweeps into the area, bringing cold temperatures and gusty winds.

Snow falls on D.C. area

Although the sleet and snow didn’t quite stick in the urban core, snow accumulated in the suburbs.

Teens find hope at International Burn Camp

Forty-four young burn survivors were selected to attend the event, now in its 18th year, in Anne Arundel County.

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