Details are emerging about how the state will extend eligibility for federal health coverage to 400,000 residents.
The surge follows a controversial decision in 2015 to end a longtime practice of giving final exams in high school courses. “It is grade inflation. I don’t know how you frame it any other way,” said the president of the teachers’ union.
Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan (R) has unveiled one big new idea for his second term, while Democratic challenger Ben Jealous has proposed a dozen sweeping ones.
The region’s recent bout of rainy weather did not result in a significant spike in tunnel fires — an encouraging sign, Metro says.
Stores along Main Street in Ellicott City sustained severe damage after flooding in May. (Katherine Frey/The Washington Post)
Stores along Main Street in Ellicott City sustained severe damage after flooding in May. (Katherine Frey/The Washington Post)
Syrian Americans from all over the country raised money to help Ellicott City, which was devastated by flooding in May that closed businesses up and down its historic district.
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The boy’s experience helps illustrate why parents and educators want a proposed land swap in Arlington County to be used to help children with mental-health needs.

One fatality was reported near Richmond.

The nearly $70 million Entertainment and Sports Arena opened Saturday in Congress Heights.

Recruits and veterans have a fitness program to meet the physical requirements of the job.

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Old Bachelors, Young Bachelors, Junior Bachelors — all had clubs. Old Maids did, too.

Police still are searching for suspects in both homicides.

Police say the victim was sitting in a service road

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It’s not union wages or pensions that have dragged down the capital’s mass transit system, even if the narrative fits a popular notion that big business and its allies have been peddling for years.

If you've got outdoor things to do, today is your day.

There's not much to worry about here.

Firefighters rappel down from Calvert Street.

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Officials said it is the first fatality in the city involving a shared scooter service.

Regional officials try to swing big with “aspirational initiatives.” But where will the conversation go?

Policy is for those eligible, mayor, police chief say.

On Sept. 22, day and night will get equal time.

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