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  • Curry to lie in state in Prince George's County

    UPPER MARLBORO, Md. (AP) — The body of former Prince George's County Executive Wayne Curry will lie in state at the Prince George's County Administration Building. Curry's casket is scheduled to arrive at 8:30 a.m. Wednesday and lie in state until 7 p.m. in the lobby of the administration...

  • Thousands without power in DC metro area

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Thousands of customers in Maryland and Virginia are without power after strong storms moved through the Washington metro area. As of 9:30 p.m. Tuesday, Pepco was reporting more than 28,000 customers in Montgomery County without power. The power company's website says another...

  • Generator failure impacts 911 service in DC

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Officials in Washington say a power failure at the city's communication center affected 911 services and severely impacted the radio communications system used by police for five minutes. Officials say it happened Tuesday at just before 1 p.m. when the city's Unified...

  • County wants Md. to modify marijuana laws

    ROCKVILLE, Md. (AP) — The Montgomery County Council is calling on Maryland lawmakers to decriminalize the possession of devices used to smoke marijuana. The Montgomery County Council on Tuesday unanimously approved a resolution calling on lawmakers to change the laws for marijuana...

  • Man caught with gun in carry-on at Reagan National

    ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) — Authorities say a man was allowed to board a flight from Washington to Atlanta after an unloaded handgun was confiscated from his carry-on bag. The Transportation Security Administration says the man was stopped at a security checkpoint at Ronald Reagan Washington...

  • Man arrested after mall security guard bitten

    ROCKVILLE, Md. (AP) — Montgomery County police say a man has been arrested after he attempted to steal a bag of chicken wings from a City Place Mall restaurant and then bit a security guard who confronted him. Police say that a security guard was on patrol Monday night when he saw a man...

  • Silver Line will link Smithsonian's space museum

    WASHINGTON (AP) — When Metro's new Silver Line opens later this month, it will provide the first public transportation link between the National Air and Space Museum's locations in D.C. and northern Virginia. Beginning July 26, when the Silver Line launches, Fairfax County will begin running...

  • PG officials need name for pink ambulance

    UPPER MARLBORO, Md. (AP) — Prince George's County officials are asking for the public's help in naming a new ambulance that's painted pink. Officials say the new ambulance officially went into service Sunday and that its pink color is to promote breast cancer awareness. Officials say they're...

  • Girl, 13, dead after Woodbridge crash

    MANASSAS, Va. (AP) — Prince William County Police say a 13-year-old girl is dead after a car crash involving a drunk driver. Police say it happened Sunday in the area of Touchstone Circle and Old Bridge Road in Woodbridge. Police say that the driver of a Nissan Sentra didn't stop at a red...

  • Man dies after being hit by car in Forestville

    UPPER MARLBORO, Md. (AP) — Police in Prince George's County say they're investigating after a 63-year-old man was struck and killed by a car on July Fourth in Forestville. Police say officers were called to the intersection of Pennsylvania Avenue and Forestville Road around 9:15 p.m. on July...

  • State flags to fly at half-staff in honor of Curry

    WASHINGTON (AP) — State flags throughout Maryland will fly at half-staff Thursday in honor of former Prince George's County Executive Wayne Curry. Curry had lung cancer and died last week at the age of 63. His funeral is being held Thursday at the First Baptist Church of Glenardern in Upper...

  • Fleet owners are behind protests over ride-sharing services Uber, Lyft

    The trade group for owners of taxi and limousine fleets is helping underwrite the fight against Uber and other popular ride-sharing apps.



From the Weekly Standard

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    Republicans have distinct advantages in Senate races this year, including President Obama’s low job ratings, the number of vulnerable Democrats, and an unhappy national mood. But there’s...

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    Iraqi prime minister Nuri al-Maliki knows what he wants: a third term in office for himself and U.S. military help in defeating ISIS (now the Islamic State). Political reconciliation between...

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