VIA WASHINGTON POST: Educationally speaking, Montgomery and Prince George’s counties are a world apart. But when it comes to hurdling Maryland’s ever-rising bar for academic achievement, the two school systems have one thing in common: They tripped up this year. Both counties failed to meet Maryland’s standards for elementary, middle and high school students this […]

VIA MYFOXDC: ASHBURN, Va. – Washington Washington Football Team players Chris Cooley and Derrick Dockery along with their wives hosted 20 local ladies battling breast cancer for a special luncheon on Tuesday at Washington Football Team Park in Ashburn. A number of other Washington Football Team players and coaches joined the Cooleys and the Dockerys […]

Join Bernie McCain Wednesday, September 30th at 5 pm EST for a conversation with Prince George’s County Police Chief Roberto L. Hylton. He plans to discuss his goals for the community, including educating, training and empowering county residents. As police chief, he wants to focus on encouraging officers to have greater interaction with the community in […]

VIA MYFOXDC: WASHINGTON – Metro is planning to install cameras on rail cars after accepting a federal homeland security grant. The transit agency’s board of directors voted last week to accept nearly $28 million to pay for cameras. Most of the money will put additional cameras on buses, in ventilation shafts, at station entrances and […]

Forget the tradition and the glory years. There is a climate of failure that permeates this organization and after years of tropical storms Sunday’s loss was the Burgundy and Gold’s Hurricane Katrina. While Jim Zorn is clearly a deer in headlights as an NFL head coach, he is not solely to blame the team’s collapse. […]

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VIA WJLA: More than 100 D.C. teenagers walked out of class Monday because they’re angry about the way they say their teachers are being treated. Students from four D.C. public high schools converged on the school system’s headquarters Monday. They’re upset about impending teacher layoffs recently announced by D.C. Schools Chancellor Michelle Rhee. “I am out […]

VIA WUSA: ANNAPOLIS, Md. – Maryland’s new text message ban has some wondering how it will be enforced because the law prohibits writing or sending, but not reading text messages while driving. Assistant State Attorney General Kathryn Rowe says police officers will have a lot of discretion. Rowe says decisions will be based on what […]

VIA WUSA: WASHINGTON, DC (WUSA)– Sources tell 9NEWS NOW that the FBI probe includes alleged bribes at the DC Vehicle Inspection station in Southwest. Back in April 9NEWS NOW disclosed that cab drivers were leaving twenty dollar bills in the ash trays of their vehicles. Some inspectors were taking the bribes as payment for overlooking […]

VIA HELLO BEAUTIFUL: You may be qualified for the job, but saying the wrong thing on an interview can leave you empty-handed and unemployed. So, be careful and make sure to never say these things when it comes to having that first one-on-one with your possible future employer. “I Need The Money…” Even if the […]

VIA WASHINGTON POST: Metro’s Van Dorn Street station manager met the day’s last scheduled Blue Line train at 12:32 a.m. Friday. He escorted the riders out of the station, then locked up and headed home. The only problem was that the last train for the night hadn’t actually arrived yet. So just after 1 a.m., […]