July 16, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

Metro Proposes Suspensions for People Arrested for Sex and Weapons Offenses on System 

Metro is considering suspending access to service for people arrested for sex and weapons-related offenses on the system, according to a statement from Metro. The Board of Directors Safety and Operations Committee approved the proposal Thursday, the statement said. A full board vote is expected during a future meeting. If passed, the proposal would ban […]

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November 13, 2014 | Krista Brick

Middle Schoolers’ Survey Includes Questions about Sexual Activity

Middle school students in several of the county’s schools either have already taken or are scheduled to take a survey that has some very specific questions having to do with sexual activity. These are new questions on the 2014 Maryland Youth Tobacco and Risk Behavior Survey. The survey is sponsored by the Maryland Department of […]

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December 13, 2013 | Valerie Bonk

African Students Face Cultural Challenges

“Do you think drugs are a way to fit in?” A loud “yes” was heard from the audience as African middle and high school students nodded in agreement to panelist Omonigho Ufomata’s question. The students from local public schools were at the Silver Spring Civic Center for a conference on lifestyle choices held by the […]

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September 13, 2013 | Zev Halpern

Recharge Your Marriage Show is Here!

Finally a real show to boost your ability to cope and enjoy your marriage. The Recharge your Marriage show has two episodes that can be seen on You can participate by telling us about your feelings about marriage and you can do it anonymously by recording. I would be happy to meet with you […]

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