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Montgomery County (Virginia)

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  • 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,...
  • Three county executives urge support for gambling expansion

    Three county executives urge support for gambling expansion
    County leaders from three of Maryland's largest jurisdictions stood side-by-side in Montgomery County urging voters to support gambling expansion. Prince George's County Executive Rushern Baker -- one of the staunchest supporters of gambling in the...
  • 10 years ago, snipers plunged the region into terror

    10 years ago, snipers plunged the region into terror
    When the Washington-area snipers launched their shooting rampage a decade ago, Prince George's County restaurateur Paul LaRuffa suffered the same effects as everyone else: anxiety about leaving the house, fear of pumping gas, worry for loved ones —...
  • Analysts say there's room in Maryland market for another casino

    Maryland could gain as much as $161 million in revenue by authorizing a casino in Prince George's County and adding table games statewide, the staff of the General Assembly and its consultants told a work group on gambling expansion Tuesday. The combined...
  • Maryland's fastest growth creates problems

    Maryland's fastest growth creates problems
    Drive along Snowden Farm Parkway in Clarksburg and you can catch a glimpse of two completely different worlds. On one side, a landscape of narrow roads snaking their way around rolling hills, still snow-covered and dotted with farm equipment and red...
  • Seven deaths tallied so far from heat, storms

    Seven deaths tallied so far from heat, storms
    A summer heat wave expected to last through the weekend is now blamed for seven deaths across Maryland, and public officials called Monday for Baltimore Gas and Electric Co. to act quickly to repair power outages or risk more deaths. Four people died...
  • 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....
  • 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...
  • Sunshine until rain returns late Wednesday

     
    Noticed a few cars during the commute this morning that had some snow on their hoods and roofs. We had only a sprinkle of flakes, or sleet, on the WeatherDeck. But some locations across Maryland really did get measurable snow......
  • Flash Flood Warnings for northwest suburbs

     
    The National Weather Service has posted Flash Flood Warnings (dark red on map) for portions of Carroll, Baltimore and Harford counties, effective until 1:30 p.m. Thursday.(Click here for updated watches and warnings.)The warnings come on top of the...
  • April 27-28 tornado count up to 16; eight in Md.

     
    Survey teams from the National Weather Service continue to inspect wind damage across the region from last week's storms. Their conclusions have boosted the tally of tornadoes in Maryland and northern Virginia to 16. With four more added this week,......