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(The Washington Post)
(The Washington Post)
The move came the same week as major steps were taken toward taking down two other prominent Confederate symbols.

Monorail between Montgomery and Frederick counties would generate billions in economic benefits, study says

The gains from a 27-mile line would far outweigh the costs, according to a new study funded by monorail supporters.

VMI votes to remove Stonewall Jackson statue amid racism accusations by Black cadets

After resisting calls to remove the Confederate general’s statue, Virginia Military Institute reversed course Thursday as pressure builds to change the climate on campus.
The announced measure signals the campus’s first shift from traditional electricity.
Police said 56-year-old Candido Lopez-Sales was struck by an on-duty D.C. officer in an unmarked police vehicle.
Zeta is moving out of the picture, but a little system on its heels keeps us unsettled into tomorrow.
They came from Guatemala and Iraq, Ethiopia and South Africa — and they want to restore the American Dream that drew them here.
Officials in the District, Maryland and Fairfax County, Va., say it may be too late to safely mail ballots.

Skies gradually clear Friday. Sunny, chilly weather for Halloween.
The average is the highest in the region since Aug. 8 and mirrors a national increase.
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Answering questions about voting in the D.C. election and the deadlines voters need to know.
Three governors declare region can be a hub for energy from ocean breezes.
The family of Karon Hylton, 20, and the community demanded details of the police encounter that ended in Hylton’s death.
With socially distant parades, scavenger hunts and candy chutes, the coronavirus has shifted how families are celebrating without traditional trick-or-treating.
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Answering questions about Maryland early voting, mailed ballots and voting on Election Day.
“How could I have been duped this way?” says one victim, a psychotherapist in Montgomery County.
Virginia State Police are continuing to investigate Monday morning robbery and shooting.
The recent departures of two officials and a summer of protests over racial justice has spurred the private school into action. Some question how long the commitment will last.
The killing occurred on 75th Avenue, police said.
A political action committee sent out text messages to voters misconstruing Biden’s response to suggest he had “endorsed sex change operations for children as young as 8,” which is not true.
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PM Update: Some more rain likely tonight into early Friday, then clearing

Zeta is moving out of the picture, but a little system on its heels keeps us unsettled into tomorrow.