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County hospitals and schools prepare for Ebola

23-10-2014 Hits:205 Local Brian Karem - avatar Brian Karem

County hospitals and schools prepare for Ebola

As Montgomery County gears up for the possibility of Ebola, hospital and school officials are assuring people not to worry. There have been no suspected cases in Montgomery County since two false alarms earlier this month. Although officials urge people to remember Ebola is rare and hard to catch, health workers are preparing according to Centers for Disease Control protocols and county recommendations.

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Police and prosecutors look to protect growing number of senior citizens

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Police and prosecutors look to protect growing number of senior citizens

ROCKVILLE – Senior citizens are one of the fastest growing populations in Montgomery County. According to statistics from the county, 10,000 Americans are expected to turn 65 everyday for the next 17 years and seniors make up 20 percent of the population – a number that is expected to grow by 71 percent by 2040. As the senior population continues to grow, the county is concerned crimes against seniors will continue to grow.

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County, police and schools look to improve school resource officer outreach

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County, police and schools look to improve school resource officer outreach

In the first year of all county public high schools having a police officer in resident, the Montgomery County Council still sees room for improvement.

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State News

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Ex Virginia governor helps Howard County candidate

05-09-2014 Hits:2030 State Brian Karem - avatar Brian Karem

Ex Virginia governor helps Howard County candidate

Thursday was not a good day for the last governor of Virginia as Bob McDonnell was found guilty of corruption in a Richmond courtroom. But another former Republican governor of Virginia, George Allen, had a better day of it in Howard County, talking up the candidacy of state Senate hopeful Jody Venkatesan in District 13 and other candidates at a Clarksville ballroom. “There were a lot of folks from Maryland who helped me out” in his successful race for governor of Virginia 20 years ago, Allen told a crowd of about 50, and he was happy to return the favor. Venkatesan is running against Democratic Del. Guy Guzzone for the seat now held by retiring Democratic Sen. Jim Robey. In 2010, Venkatesan lost the Republican primary for the seat that represents much of eastern and southern Howard County, but ran unopposed in June. “In every way, Jody is running on the issues that matter...

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Gansler faces more trouble with latest campaign comments

01-05-2014 Hits:5965 State Brian Karem - avatar Brian Karem

Gansler faces more trouble with latest campaign comments

ROCKVILLE - Democratic gubernatorial candidate and Attorney General Doug Gansler is in hot water after comments he made regarding his running mate, Lieutenant Governor Anthony Brown, went viral.

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Pepco Asks For More Money

24-04-2014 Hits:5740 State Brian Karem - avatar Brian Karem

Pepco Asks For More Money

BALTIMORE - Pepco is asking the Maryland Public Service Commission (MPSC) for its third rate increase in three years. The company is asking for more than $43 million in rate increase which, if approved, will become effective on July 4, 2014. The increase will raise the monthly bill of Montgomery County and Prince George’s County customers by $4.80. 

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Columns

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Just get it right

23-10-2014 Hits:135 Editor's Notebook Brian Karem - avatar Brian Karem

Just get it right

I have had the good fortune to meet many people as a reporter. Some of them are anonymous, some famous, some of them are infamous and all of them have added to the tapestry of my life.

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The four-way stop sign and the Ebola virus

16-10-2014 Hits:467 Editor's Notebook Brian Karem - avatar Brian Karem

The four-way stop sign and the Ebola virus

So, there I was in Rockville driving 30 mph as the sign says I should. I was nearing a speed light camera and I was third or fourth in line at the four-way stop sign when the young woman behind me began honking her horn. Then she pulled around me, flashed me the most famous finger which is either an insult or a proclamation and headed on down the road.

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So, electroshock therapy?

09-10-2014 Hits:799 Editor's Notebook Brian Karem - avatar Brian Karem

So, electroshock therapy?

Actions taken by County Executive Ike Leggett and by the special court of appeals this week deserve some scrutiny and in one case a good round of applause.

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Sports

Beating Marty at his own game brings fortune and fame

Beating Marty at his own game brings fortune and fame

Marty’s having a banner year picking high school football this year. Relying on his brand new, patented “Marty-metrics” he’s been on point. Just look at cases fellow ‘Hawg fans: Last week the Buckin’ Bronco picked Damascus to beat Rockville 42-12 and that’s just what my Jimmiecone friends did.

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Features

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Actors, musicians and dancers to perform at Rockville theater

Actors, musicians and dancers to perform at Rockville theater

Actors, singers and dancers will bring life to the stage at Rockville’s F. Scott Fitzgerald Theatre in the coming weeks.  

Rockville native to be featured in Fox comedy series

Rockville native to be featured in Fox comedy series

ROCKVILLE - At Meryl Hathaway’s fifth-grade graduation from Luxmanor Elementary School, she told the class she wanted to be in a movie. Years later, Hathaway is achieving part of her dream as a cast member on Fox’s “Riot”, a show that Hathaway describes as a mix of ABC’s “Wipe Out” and improvisational comedy.  The show is produced by actor/comedian Steve Carell and will feature a celebrity host every week.

Doorway Arts offers new view through Miranda’s view

Doorway Arts offers new view through Miranda’s view

BETHESDA- Theater enthusiasts who want to attend the world premiere of a provocative new play have no need to travel to Broadway this month. From March 20-April 12, the Writer’s Center in Bethesda will host the Doorway Arts Ensemble’s production of the new play Morning, Miranda.

Political Cartoons

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Poultry Legislation

23-10-2014 Hits:681 Political Cartoons Brian Karem - avatar Brian Karem

Poultry Legislation

10/23/2014

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Governor's New Math

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Governor's New Math

10/16/2014

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Musical Mayors

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Musical Mayors

10/9/2014

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