Springbrook High School students learn civics from judges and lawyers

Springbrook High School students got the chance to learn from judges and lawyers as a part of the Civics and Law Academy. The program is a partnership of the Maryland Judiciary, Maryland State Bar Association, Citizenship and Law-Related Education Program, the Montgomery County Bar Association and Montgomery County Public Schools.

Maryland voters surprised by election results

After a tight race, Donald Trump is the president elect. Hillary Clinton won Maryland with 61% of votes. Both Trump and Clinton supporters in the state were surprised at the election results.

Maryland sees record number of early voters

Maryland saw a record number of early voters this year. On the last day of early voting, the state was averaging 10,000 votes an hour.

Metro riders speak out on cuts to hours

Metro riders got their chance to speak out about proposed cuts to metro hours and how it will affect them at a WMATA public hearing.

Gaithersburg deli offers opportunities for special workers

That’s a Wrap is a deli that hires people with developmental disabilities to prepare and serve its wraps, salads, smoothies, and other healthy meal options. It is run by Montgomery County nonprofit Community Support Services.

Power napping offered by local business to help de-stress

New DC business Recharj offers 20-minute power naps and meditation classes. Research shows just 20 minutes of shuteye can increase alertness, productivity, and mood.

Montgomery County public libraries trade fines for food donations

Libraries across Montgomery County are letting people pay their fines with food donations. All donated food goes to Manna Food Center, a non-profit that serves as a food bank and pantry for the county. The food drive runs until Oct. 30.

Maryland researchers are testing drones for public safety use

Researchers from the University of Maryland Unmanned Aircraft System Test Site are looking into the public safety uses for drones. After simulating a medical delivery across the Chesapeake Bay this summer, the researchers tested a drone that drops a life vest at a safety conference in Laurel.

New Law Phases Out Sub-Minimum Wages for Disabled Workers

WINDSOR MILL – Legislation to end the payment of sub-minimum wages to disabled workers in Maryland takes effect Oct. 1.