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Montgomery County (Virginia)

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  • 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...
  • Gaithersburg man accused of sexually assaulting at least 10 men in last decade

    Gaithersburg man accused of sexually assaulting at least 10 men in last decade
    Montgomery County police have arrested a Gaithersburg man who they say has sexually assaulted at least 10 college-age men in the last decade. Joey Poindexter, 38, of Plum Creek Drive, was arrested Saturday, after a man came forward with an accusation of...
  • 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-...
  • Father urges focus on learning ability, not disabilities

    Father urges focus on learning ability, not disabilities
    Trent Stroup is a man of action. Two years ago, when the Towson-area father of three saw that his then 7-year-old daughter Addie was regressing significantly in the community public school she attended, he didn't waste any time acting. Addie,...
  • Chesapeake Bay Foundation responds to Craig's 'rain tax' repeal effort [Letter]

    Editor: Harford County Executive David R. Craig wants to roll back state environmental laws that protect the Chesapeake Bay. He says it's not clear in his mind that these laws have been effective. The facts are indisputable: our efforts to decrease...
  • Gansler to launch campaign for governor

    Gansler to launch campaign for governor
    Maryland Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler will jump into the 2014 race for governor Tuesday, setting the stage for what is likely to be a fiercely competitive contest for the Democratic nomination. Gansler, 50, will formally launch his campaign...
  • Van Hollen House rules video goes viral

    Van Hollen House rules video goes viral
    WASHINGTON -- A video of Montgomery County Democratic Rep. Chris Van Hollen battling with House Republicans over legislation to reopen government agencies has gone viral -- picking up 1.7 million views in recent days -- as lawmakers continue to wrestle...
  • Gansler says breaking up teen party was not his job

    Gansler says breaking up teen party was not his job
    When Maryland Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler arrived at a house party of teenagers in June, he pushed through the crowd, past youngsters dancing on a table and a smattering of red plastic cups. One of the revelers snapped a photo. As the night wore...
  • Congress readies for next fight over federal pay

    Congress readies for next fight over federal pay
    Congressional Republicans are stepping up their rhetoric on federal employee pay, positioning the issue as a central bargaining chip in negotiations next month over raising the debt ceiling and keeping the government open. House GOP leaders will hold...
  • Miller says state must act now to fund transportation

    Miller says state must act now to fund transportation
    Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller testified Wednesday that Maryland's shortage of funds for transportation projects is a crisis that needs to be addressed now. Appearing before the Senate Budget & Taxation Committee, Miller said his proposed...