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Marine's advocate defeats Iran on terrorism

Dan Gaskill, who lost to John McCarthy for prosecutor in the last election, celebrates a larger victory over Iran this week. PHOTO BY MARK POETKER For 16 years, Dan Gaskill has kept photos of his fallen Marine Corps comrades in his office. Though he didn’t serve with them, since 2000…
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Former President Clinton on the stump in Leisure World for Hillary

SILVER SPRING -- Former President Bill Clinton told Leisure World residents Wednesday they should vote for his wife Hillary Clinton in the April 26 Democratic presidential primary because "she is the best change-maker" he has ever known. Clinton also answered a question after his speech about how a would-be Hillary…
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Metro inspectors identify three damaged stations

Commuters return to Bethesda Metro after system-wide shutdown on Wedneday, Mar. 16. PHOTO BY MARK POETKER WASHINGTON — Inspections during the 29-hour shutdown of Metro uncovered three stations that should not have been operating, according to the head of the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority. Metro general manager Paul Wiedefeld…
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Congressional Candidates Support National Shield Law

ROCKVILLE -- All nine candidates running in the 8th congressional district said they would support and sponsor a national shield law to protect journalists and their sources if they are elected to Congress. During a debate hosted by the Montgomery County Sentinel Saturday at the Executive Office Building, state Sen.…
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NBT Worlds sit-down interview with Prince Mahidol Award winner, Professor Morton M. Mower

The Prince Mahidol Award for 2015 in medicine went to Professor Morton M. Mower (MAO-wer) of the United States, who is co-inventor of the Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator or AICD. To view the interview with Professor Mower, click the link below. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Thp-tbvQsxY
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Cummings Grills Pharmaceutical Execs on Drug-Price Increases

WASHINGTON -- Rep. Elijah Cummings, D- Baltimore, charged Thursday that huge drug-price increases amounted to “blood money” that hurt vulnerable patients and caused hospital budgets to soar. Cummings grilled pharmaceutical representatives about the drug-price hikes at a hearing of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform.
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Weathercasters praised for snow storm prediction

Predicting the size and power of the blizzard that struck Montgomery County last weekend came down to science and experience. Jim Lee, the meteorologist in charge of the National Weather Service forecast office for Baltimore and Washington, D.C., explained that the official call for the blizzard watches did not start…
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Legislators weigh in on the current session

  This week, the Montgomery County Sentinel completes its survey of legislators who are setting their priorities as the legislature opens in Annapolis. We asked each candidate three questions: What are the priorities in the legislature this year? What is tops on their private wish list of legislation? Should taxes…
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Governor sets Legislative agenda

  ANNAPOLIS – Gov. Larry Hogan (R) proposed tax breaks targeting retirees, working families and “struggling small businesses” Tuesday. “I can’t imagine anybody could oppose these common sense” initiatives, said Hogan. The first-term governor put tax relief and education funding at the center of his legislative agenda, though the governor…
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