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Montgomery County (Pennsylvania)

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  • Unique partnership builds college pipeline for Baltimore students

    Unique partnership builds college pipeline for Baltimore students
    A chant resembling a rally at a college stadium rang from a first-grade classroom at the Baltimore charter school KIPP Harmony Academy. "M-A-R-Y-L-A-N-D," the children sang, pumping their fists. "Maryland will win!" This week's activity helped...
  • State sign shop helps keep Maryland motoring

    State sign shop helps keep Maryland motoring
    In the back of a busy highway department depot near BWI Marshall Airport, sign makers tell Maryland motorists where to get off. And on. And lots of other things. The State Highway Administration sign shop fabricates 8,500 to 9,500 signs a year,...
  • Caught on camera: Speeding through work zones

    Q: Friends from North Carolina recently attended their daughter's wedding in our area, and soon after returning from the joyous event, they received a speeding ticket in the mail. It's an electronic ticket for going 68 in a 55 mile zone in Maryland on...
  • Candidates rush to raise campaign cash

    Candidates rush to raise campaign cash
    As many Marylanders are busy preparing for the holidays, the state's politicians are scurrying to raise money for an election next summer. The political calendar is chock full of breakfasts, luncheons and evening receptions geared toward gathering as...
  • St. Luke's honored for heart health care

     
    St. Luke's University Hospital in Fountain Hill this week joined a list of 49 other hospitals in the United States to be honored for superior clinical outcomes while keeping an eye on costs. Truven Health Analytics, a health information and services...
  • Natural gas bleeds into gubernatorial campaign

    Natural gas bleeds into gubernatorial campaign
    The controversy over exporting liquefied natural gas via the Chesapeake Bay has become an issue in the race for Maryland's State House, at least among the Democratic candidates for governor. Saying the environmental costs are too high, Montgomery County...
  • Raising legislative pay [Editorial]

    Raising legislative pay  [Editorial]
    With public approval ratings for most political figures suffering these days — Congress is hovering around 9 percent, an all-time low — and unemployment still relatively high, it's probably not the best time for elected officials of any kind...
  • Eastern Shore professors to get bulletproof whiteboards

    Eastern Shore professors to get bulletproof whiteboards
    Calling "campus violence a reality" to prepare for, the University of Maryland Eastern Shore announced plans Thursday to spend $60,000 on the Clark Kent of teacher supplies: an innocuous-looking white board that can stop bullets. The high-tech tablet...
  • Loss of steering in police cars triggers Ford Crown Victoria recall

    Loss of steering in police cars triggers Ford Crown Victoria recall
    A mysterious case of police officers losing control of their squad cars has been solved, leading to the recall of 355,000 Ford Crown Victorias -- including the Police Interceptor version -- Mercury Grand Marquis and Lincoln Town Cars. The National...
  • Tom Corbett and Allyson Schwartz clash reveals governor's desperation as he attacks gas tax idea

    It became apparent this past week where Gov. Tom Corbett will aim his biggest political cannons in what has become his desperate bid to get re-elected. The main salvos target U.S. Rep. Allyson Schwartz, a Democrat from Montgomery County who is seen as...
  • Columbia's Friends & Farms harvests the mid-Atlantic

    Columbia's Friends & Farms harvests the mid-Atlantic
    Janet Hirsch says she has always been an adventurous eater, willing to try new things. But the Catonsville resident never ate pork ribs, Delmonico steaks or even turnips -- until last year. That’s when Hirsch joined Friends & Farms, a Columbia-...