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  • Maryland governor backs farmland over soccer

    Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley has sided with citizens' groups against a Montgomery County project to transform a 20-acre organic farm in a Potomac neighborhood into soccer fields, but county officials say they plan to go forward with the project anyway.

  • Trees and power lines litter roadways on Sunday in Falls Church, Va. Thousand of homes are still without power. (Raymond Thompson/The Washington Times)

    Washington-area outages 'almost unprecedented'

    Outages numbered in the hundreds of thousands for a second day, as officials warned residents across Maryland, the District of Columbia and Virginia that power might not be restored until late in the week, and crews worked in temperatures nearing triple digits to make repairs from a devastating storm that claimed more than a dozen lives.

  • Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley (Barbara L. Salisbury/The Washington Times)

    Redistricting map clears hurdle in Md. assembly

    The General Assembly gave preliminary approval Monday night to Gov. Martin O'Malley's proposed congressional map, despite criticism by Republicans, some minorities and a Capitol Hill Democrat.

  • Montgomery County green lights 5-cent bag tax

    Customers of Montgomery County retail stores will soon face a quandary familiar to D.C. shoppers: whether to tote reusable bags to carry purchases or to fork over a nickel per disposable bag.

  • Plan for a Silver Spring Birchmere has fallen apart

    The Birchmere music hall's plans to open a second venue in Silver Spring ended after negotiations with Montgomery County broke down.

  • Plan for a Silver Spring Birchmere has fallen apart

    The Birchmere music hall's plans to open a second venue in Silver Spring ended after negotiations with Montgomery County broke down.

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