Montgomery County rescinds ban on private schools reopening this fall

Maryland’s Republican governor was fighting with the state’s most liberal jurisdiction over allowing private schools to teach students in person.

Virginia Supreme Court temporarily halts evictions amid pandemic

Governor Ralph Northam had asked the court to issue the moratorium through Sept. 7.
A healthcare worker takes a nasal swab sample at a walk-up covid-19 testing site outside the Arlington Mill Community Center in Arlington, Va. (Photo by The Post)
A healthcare worker takes a nasal swab sample at a walk-up covid-19 testing site outside the Arlington Mill Community Center in Arlington, Va. (Photo by The Post)

Virginia sets record for coronavirus infections after backlog caused by technical problem

The Virginia Department of Health blamed the reporting problem on a technical issue in its database.

To defend his voting plan, Md.’s governor accuses a Black county executive of voter suppression. She is not pleased.

Angela Alsobrooks says Hogan’s plan does not protect residents in hard-hit Prince George’s County.
School board votes unanimously to support reopening schools with all-virtual instruction.
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Employees said in focus groups that they lacked confidence in their leaders to prioritize safety and stand up to Boeing and other big companies.
Firefighters were initially sent to the wrong location on a different river.
Citing a federal lawsuit’s allegations, House committee on Homeland Security wants details on how sick detainees were treated inside the Farmville facility.

Sixteen-year-old Benjamin Thomas was hanged from a lamppost after an unproven allegation of attempted assault.
Black drivers are more than twice as likely to be stopped by police than White drivers in Montgomery County, Md.
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The city has mostly used the hotel rooms to house people who would otherwise be in shelters or on the street. Some argue the rooms should be available to many more people.
The race to succeed David Grosso (I-At Large) unleashes a wide-open field in the crucial contest.
House Democrats also can go to court to challenge President Trump’s border wall spending, a federal appeals court ruled.
Nearly 5 inches of rain fell in three hours, with floodwaters closing roads and forcing high water rescues.
As demand for online testing spiked, proctoring capacity was overwhelmed.
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Parents across the country say the stakes are high if schools do not reopen soon.
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