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Montgomery County (Virginia)

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  • Now, it's all about turnout

    Now, it's all about turnout
    With just two days left until polls open on Election Day, all sides of Maryland's fiercely contested ballot questions are turning to their final task: getting their supporters into the voting booth. To accomplish that goal, the campaigns have recruited...
  • Congressional candidate profiles

    MEET THE CANDIDATES   When Marylanders head to the polls Nov. 6, they will elect members of the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives in addition to casting their ballots for president. Dozens of people are running for a chance to represent the...
  • GOP Retains Grip on U.S. House of Representatives

    GOP Retains Grip on U.S. House of Representatives
    WASHINGTON -- Republicans held on to their House majority in Tuesday's election, leaving Democrats well short of the net gain of 25 seats they needed to take control. "The American people have once again given the House of Representatives to Republicans,...
  • Police identify Virginia Tech shooter

    Police identify Virginia Tech shooter
    Friday recap: Virginia State Police have identified the gunman who they say killed a Virginia Tech police officer and himself Thursday. Investigators say Ross Truett Ashley of Radford shot and killed officer Deriek Crouse, and then took his own life....
  • Virginia Tech shooting: Was gunman stalking officer?

     
    Virginia Tech shooting: The investigation into the Virginia Tech shooting stops short of labeling the murder-suicide "random."...
  • Virginia Tech shooting: Officials identify gunman

     
    Authorities Friday identified the gunman in the murder-suicide on the campus of Virginia Tech as 22-year-old Ross Truett Ashley, a student at a nearby college....
  • How to get help filing a claim for veterans benefits

     
    It's going to be a merry Christmas for Air Force veteran Stephen Berger of Carbon County. The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs finally awarded him full disability benefits, retroactive to last year. I wrote a few weeks ago about Berger's......
  • Full Text of Gov. Corbett's Budget Speech. #PABudget

     
    Speaker Smith, President Pro Tempore Scarnati, Lieutenant Governor Cawley, members of the General Assembly, distinguished cabinet, fellow citizens. Pennsylvanians are people who embrace important qualities. We value service. We value bravery. We value...
  • Habitat work underway on Pa. State Game Lands

     
    Jerry Feaser of the Pennsylvanai Game Commission reports the following: As Pennsylvania hunters and trappers begin purchasing their 2011-12 licenses (as of Monday, June 11), Pennsylvania Game Commission teams of land managers, foresters and Food and Cover...
  • Audit cites errors handling veterans' benefits claims

     
    Today's Watchdog column is the latest about military veterans and the poor treatment they've received from their government when they apply for benefits for service-connected disabilities. Air Force veteran Stephen Berger, who lives near Jim Thorpe, has...
  • Light snow causing numerous accidents

     
    A surprise snow squall was causing numerous accidents in Central Maryland at mid-day Friday as light accumulations created slippery conditions on some roadways. Baltimore County Police reported one person with "life-threatening injuries" after an accident...