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Prince George’s school board candidates pitch covid recovery plans

The Washington Post submitted questions to candidates running for four seats on the Prince George's County school board.

Black-owned stores work to end D.C.’s food deserts

A D.C. grant program is aimed at ending food deserts east of the Anacostia with small community food ventures.

Democratic nominee for Maryland comptroller is poised to make history

The Democratic primary contest to replace outgoing State Comptroller Peter Franchot pits a state lawmaker against a business owner. The winner will face Republican Barry Glassman, the Harford County Executive, in the general election.

Pedestrian in serious condition after Alexandria hit-and-run

Officials said a crash left a pedestrian in serious condition in Fairfax County.

Woman killed in head-on crash in Prince George’s County

Police said a woman was killed in a head-on crash in Prince George's County.

A guide to the 2022 Montgomery County primary ballot

Incumbent County Executive Marc Elrich Elrich is one of four Democrats vying to be his party’s nominee. The others are council member Hans Riemer (D-At Large), Potomac businessman David Blair and Gaithersburg resident Peter James, who has previously sought elective office as a Republican.

Man with molotov cocktails arrested blocks from U.S. Capitol

The man is accused of carrying molotov cocktails several blocks from the Capitol grounds.

Beltway lanes reopen in Fairfax County after tractor-trailer fire

Southbound lanes of the Capital Beltway were closed Wednesday afternoon in part of Fairfax County after a tractor-trailer caught fire.
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Extreme lightning sparks more Alaska wildfires in already historic season

More than 2.4 million acres have burned across the interior this year — the most burned acres so early in the year in at least 80 years.

Pig heart recipient died of heart failure, study finds

Doctors say they’re still trying to figure out what went wrong.
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Leader of trucker convoy arrested in D.C.

David Riddell was charged with disorderly conduct and other offenses in connection with a demonstration on I-270 in Maryland.

Montgomery school board candidates weigh in on learning losses, police

The Washington Post submitted questions to candidates running for four seats on the Montgomery County school board.

P.M. Update: Flood watch tonight with heavy showers and storms likely

Scattered showers and storms develop into this evening. Some could deliver flooding rain.

Tip helped foil July Fourth mass shooting in Richmond, police say

Police did not immediately say if there was a specific target for the shooting.
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