Local connections | If you're heading into Washington, DC on Wednesday …
Don't take your car. At least that's the advice DCist is giving to folks heading into the District to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington. Thousands are expected in the city and several roads will be closed to accommodate the evnts. The federal government is even encouraging local agencies to let workers telework.
Nearby | Montgomery County family sues, NCAA, football coaches after son's death
Lawsuit claims Frostburg University coaches had "reckless disregard" for Derek Sheely's safety. Sheely, a fullback at Frostburg, died of brain injuries in 2011, days after collapsing during football practice.
Crime | Gaithersburg man sentenced in drug trafficking conspiracy
Francisco Barahona, 35, was one of three men sentenced Tuesday in a cocaine and heroin trafficking scheme that brought drugs in to the DC-metro region from Atlanta, Texas and Connecticut.
Back to School | This photo says it all
For many families in Maryland, the kiddos went back to school this week and one Maryland mom just couldn't contain her joy. Check it out at Crofton Patch.
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