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School year will begin with a mask mandates in suburban Maryland

Montgomery County, with the state’s largest school system, will require masks for all. A day earlier, Prince George’s took the same approach.

School year will begin with a mask mandates in suburban Maryland

Montgomery County, with the state’s largest school system, will require masks for all. A day earlier, Prince George’s took the same approach.

Fairfax County moves toward requiring coronavirus vaccines for its workers

Virginia’s largest county joined other government agencies in the country seeking to respond more aggressively to a surge of infections caused by the delta variant.

Man shot fatally in Prince George’s, police say.

Victim was found in Fort Washington area Tuesday afternoon, according to police.

Baltimore’s first city administrator sees echoes of Detroit

Chris Shorter, who spent about a decade working in the District, will oversee municipal services.
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Maryland plans to release covid-19 data on vaccinated and unvaccinated populations

The leaders of the House Health and Government Operations Committee have been pushing for the statistics.

Maryland man charged with threatening Anthony S. Fauci

Prosecutors allege that Thomas Patrick Connally Jr., 56, also threatened Francis Collins, director of the National Institutes of Health.

Frederick, Md., man sentenced for threatening to execute Biden and Harris

James Dale Reed, 42, was given a seven-month sentence in federal prison.

Bob Moses saw math as the path to equality. School systems should build upon his work.

The civil rights activist knew that to achieve education equity would take more than a lifetime. Still, it was his life’s work.

Northam proposes spending federal relief money on clean water; Virginia Republicans complain of being left out of the process

$411 million for water system improvements is latest proposal for using coronavirus funds.

PM Update: Heat may ease slightly Wednesday, but you’ll barely notice

An isolated storm is possible this evening. They may be a bit more widespread tomorrow.

Hundreds of mentally ill D.C. children ‘needlessly institutionalized,’ lawsuit says

‘Children can live in their homes and communities, the most integrated setting appropriate for them,’ the suit said.
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A wild horse on Assateague Island was killed by a car. Advocates want speed bumps to make it safer.

Speeding cars have long been a problem on Assateague Island, advocates say, with few drivers heeding the 25-mph limit and the island’s resident wild horses suffering the consequences.

Summer often means a shortage of blood. This summer is worse than ever.

Donation levels are down in the Washington area. Here’s how that affected one family.

Maryland parents charged with involuntary manslaughter in death of 2-month-old of fentanyl intoxication

Jeremy Whitney Frazier and Heather Marie Frazier were charged in the death of their son Grayson Frazier.

Va. Beach police officer contends in court filing that Donovon Lynch pointed a gun at him before fatal shooting

The account came in response to a lawsuit over the officer’s slaying of the 25-year-old.

Daniel Hale, who leaked information on U.S. drone warfare, sentenced to 45 months in prison

Hale, a former defense analyst, cast himself as a whistleblower.

Man dies in house fire in Maryland

The fire broke out Sunday night on Brewton Street in District Heights.
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Washington area awakes to power outages, downed trees from strong Monday night storm

Thousands of residents were without power Tuesday morning after strong storms and winds.

D.C.-area forecast: Hot again today with late-week relief on the way

Scattered storms later this week, especially on Thursday, precede a period of comfortable humidity.
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PM Update: Heat may ease slightly Wednesday, but you’ll barely notice

An isolated storm is possible this evening. They may be a bit more widespread tomorrow.