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Md. teen in coma after Fright Fest brawls at Six Flags recovering from skull surgery
WashingtonPost.com / Tue, 30 Sep 2014 21:08:00 GMT
The Prince George’s County teenager who was in a coma after being attacked outside Six Flags America underwent surgery Tuesday morning and is expected to remain in intensive care for two weeks, family members said.Read full article >>
Boys’ soccer: Diverse Episcopal knocks off No. 6 Georgetown Prep, 3-0
WashingtonPost.com / Wed, 01 Oct 2014 00:27:34 GMT
The two Zimbabweans on Episcopal’s boys’ soccer team are mostly passers, while the lone Frenchman prefers to dribble and pick his spots on the field. The differing styles on the Maroon’s diverse squad combined for a 3-0 win over visiting No. 6 Georgetown Prep on Tuesday.Read full article >>
All Opinions Are Local: The McDonnells made themselves — not Virginia — into a laughingstock
WashingtonPost.com / Tue, 30 Sep 2014 19:57:46 GMT
The Saturday Post editorial “A cleanup squad for Va.” said that because of “the McDonnell affair, Virginia has become a national laughingstock.” The editors claimed the state will be “handicapped in competition with other states to attract new businesses and jobs” because of our reputation for “clean and transparent” government has now been “battered.”Read full article >>
Virginia Republican David Brat keeping politics local after upset of Eric Cantor
WashingtonTimes.com / Tue, 30 Sep 2014 21:08:14 -0400
Republican congressional candidate David Brat would not commit to supporting John A. Boehner as House speaker next year and isn't ready to say whether he backs President Obama's tactics to fight Islamic State terrorists in Syria and Iraq.
Instead, the man who toppled House Majority Leader Eric Cantor in a ...
Religious leaders receive FEMA emergency disaster training
WashingtonTimes.com / Tue, 30 Sep 2014 20:13:07 -0400
By some biblical accounts, the first disaster was the flood that covered everything on earth except for Noah and his family, who survived thanks to faith and preparation — namely, the ark.
Catastrophes have hit communities for millennia, but one thing that hasn't changed is the importance and preparedness of ...
Kelly: To raise funds for their staff, Bethesda seniors put out a calendar
WashingtonPost.com / Tue, 30 Sep 2014 21:44:00 GMT
When I read the cover letter, I was a little worried. Reader Betty Ross said she’d enclosed a 2015 fundraising calendar that featured nonagenarian residents of Maplewood Park Place, a senior living community in Bethesda. It was called “The Gay Nineties of Maplewood.”Read full article >>
D.C. chancellor says schools on track to speed up progress this year
WashingtonPost.com / Wed, 01 Oct 2014 02:31:00 GMT
In her second annual address on the state of D.C. Public Schools, Chancellor Kaya Henderson said Tuesday night that the District’s public schools are on track to accelerate progress that has been underway in recent years.Read full article >>
Weather Gang: D.C. area forecast: Some fog and sun before Friday front threatens showers
WashingtonPost.com / Wed, 01 Oct 2014 09:00:21 GMT
Gray mornings followed by partly sunny afternoons are the story today and tomorrow. Will showers impact Friday’s ball games?
Report: Large racial, ethnic gap between students, educators in Montgomery schools
WashingtonPost.com / Tue, 30 Sep 2014 23:10:00 GMT
Students of color make up two-thirds of Montgomery County’s public school enrollment, but most educators in the county’s schools are white, and the district does not track whether they speak Spanish or other languages, according to a county report released Tuesday.Read full article >>
Suspect in UVa student disappearance linked to third crime
WashingtonTimes.com / Tue, 30 Sep 2014 21:30:15 -0400
Authorities in Virginia said Tuesday that evidence in the recent disappearance of University of Virginia student Hannah Graham may help solve the 2005 sexual assault of a 26-year-old Fairfax City woman — the third case linked to the suspect, Jesse L. Matthew Jr.
The news came a day after authorities ...
Prince George’s County crime report
WashingtonPost.com / Tue, 30 Sep 2014 23:58:31 GMT
Prince George’s County
These were among incidents reported by the Prince George’s County Police Department. For information, call 301-772-4710.
62nd Ave., 3900 block, 1 p.m. Sept. 21. A sexual assault was reported.Read full article >>
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