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Montgomery County (Virginia)

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  • Search begins for site of new FBI headquarters

    The agency charged with overseeing federal buildings said Monday it will begin reviewing sites for a new FBI headquarters, formally launching a competition that has quietly pitted Maryland against its neighbors for more than a year. State and local...
  • Wood touted as 'new' renewable fuel

    Wood touted as 'new' renewable fuel
    Lee Richardson is a pioneer of sorts in taking a new look at a very old energy source. The Wicomico County poultry farmer just finished installing a commercial-sized wood pellet stove to heat one of his chicken houses in Willards, east of Salisbury. When...
  • Diverse coalition funded same-sex marriage effort

    Diverse coalition funded same-sex marriage effort
    A broad coalition of donors — including casino giant MGM, Delta Airlines, a Washington nightclub and thousands of individuals across the country — together gave nearly $6 million to the campaign to legalize same-sex marriage in Maryland,...
  • Hurricane Sandy boosts federal telework

    Hurricane Sandy boosts federal telework
    Federal officials shut the government down as Hurricane Sandy crashed ashore late last month, but NOAA employee Holly Bamford remained hard at work. While heavy rain and wind lashed her Silver Spring office, the National Ocean Service manager oversaw...
  • O'Malley blasts Penn National for casino ads

    O'Malley blasts Penn National for casino ads
    Gov. Martin O'Malley unleashed a withering tirade against Penn National Gaming over its ads in the state's referendum over expanded gambling in Maryland, accusing the company of using "false and baseless" arguments to protect its West Virginia casino. O'...
  • Rep. Roscoe Bartlett's career in Congress comes to a close

    Rep. Roscoe Bartlett's career in Congress comes to a close
    Rep. Roscoe G. Bartlett began his unsuccessful campaign for another term with an unusual meeting: a one-on-one chat over dinner with his Democratic rival. Bartlett and his challenger, John Delaney, met alone for two hours in a Frederick restaurant...
  • Baltimore TV stations get boost from gambling ads

    Baltimore TV stations get boost from gambling ads
    Baltimore television stations expected little in the way of political advertising this election year. Then the fight over expanded gambling in Maryland erupted, pitting deep-pocketed casino companies against each other. The barrage of ads urging...
  • Jill Biden to visit Allentown Monday

    Jill Biden to visit Allentown Monday
    Vice President Joe Biden's wife will visit Allentown next week when she returns home to Pennsylvania for a seven-city tour as an advocate for her husband and the Obama campaign. Dr. Jill Biden, the English school teacher raised in Willow Grove,...
  • Down the Line: Local tennis notes: Kingsmill seniors repeat as sectional champs

    Down the Line: Local tennis notes: Kingsmill seniors repeat as sectional champs
    The Kingsmill men’s age 65-and-over, 8.0-combination-rated team recently repeated as the Mid-Atlantic Section champs. Team captain Rich Nelson, John Wendell, Fax McCandlish and Gary Burger went unbeaten for the year, and Bruce Stewart, Fred Wells,...
  • Expanded gambling: pathway to jobs or wrong-way street?

    Expanded gambling: pathway to jobs or wrong-way street?
    Second of three articles about state ballot questions Ambrose "Bo" Vogt, a union construction worker from Pasadena, believes the effort to expand gambling in Maryland would create jobs in a field in which work has been scarce. But Tamara Davis Brown, an...
  • The shaky case for Question 7

    The shaky case for Question 7
    The latest argument from the proponents of a ballot question that would allow a sixth casino and table games in Maryland is a familiar one: Failing to legalize more gambling in the state will mean hundreds of millions of dollars flowing out of Maryland...