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Students protest after Maryland lawsuit alleges ‘shameless corruption’ in concealing rape case
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Students at the University of Maryland Baltimore County staged a campus protest this week after a federal lawsuit alleged police, prosecutors and university officials concealed reports of sexual assault.

Woman is stabbed in Logan Circle area on Tuesday night
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Officials said the victim was unconscious and unresponsive.

Riggleman rolls out first major TV buy in Virginia’s 5th Congressional race
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The 30-second spot introduces the political newcomer as a businessman and veteran.

Former Md. gubernatorial hopeful hired to school post after backing county leader
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Valerie Ervin, who supported Rushern L. Baker III, got a job with a six-figure salary in the Prince George’s County school system.

Larry Hogan has commanding 22-point lead over Ben Jealous in new poll
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The poll found likely voters favor Hogan over Jealous by a margin of 54 percent to 32 percent, with the Republican governor receiving support from 38 percent of Maryland’s Democratic voters.

Sen. Tim Kaine leads Republican Corey Stewart by nearly 20 points in new poll
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A University of Mary Washington polls shows Kaine with a comfortable lead, even pulling in 15 percent of Republican voters.

‘Race-blind’ Va. political map offered to replace one called racially gerrymandered
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Facing an Oct. 30 deadline, GOP leaders proposed a remedial redistricting map to replace one deemed unconstitutional because of the way black voters were concentrated into a few districts.

This Southwest Airlines flight turned into a D.C. airport shuttle
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A Southwest flight coming from Texas was diverted to Dulles due to storms. Two hours later passengers were back in the air ... bound for Reagan National Airport.

Metro looks to use a contractor, rather than union employees, for new Silver Line jobs
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It’s likely that the six new stations, and potentially even some of the trains running along that segment, will be operated and maintained by private contractors — a move that Metro suggests would save money.

Trip to Bear Library promotes love of reading at Jones Elementary
Tue, 18 Sep 2018 14:52:00 -0400
Though the weather outside was dreary, the students of Jones Elementary were completely immersed in another world Tuesday afternoon.

Newark Police firing range proposal shot down amid concerns
Wed, 19 Sep 2018 01:00:00 -0400
The Newark Police Department has abandoned plans to build a police firing range near Delaware City in light of concerns from some officials in that town who were apparently caught off guard by the proposal.

Newark council gives employee 19 percent raise in hastily scheduled vote
Wed, 19 Sep 2018 01:15:00 -0400
In a hastily scheduled vote last week, Newark City Council gave a city employee a nearly 19 percent raise.

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