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Truant students in Montgomery County off to court

Students who don't show up for school are headed to court. Sort of.

Thursday - 11/28/2013, 04:35am EST

Tags: Montgomery County, truancy court, school, attendance, kate ryan

Montgomery Co. Council approves minimum wage hike

Montgomery County Council has jumped ahead of its neighbors and has voted to raise the minimum wage by more than $4 over the next four years.

Tuesday - 11/26/2013, 09:05pm EST

Tags: minimum wage, Montgomery County Council, kate ryan, Phil Andrews

Off the 8's: Watching dad deliver the news the president had been killed

Fifty years after President Kennedy was shot and killed in Dallas, Americans are remembering where they were when they learned he had been assassinated. WTOP'S Kate Ryan and her family learned from their dad, who was one of three men anchoring NBC New's live coverage during that long, terrible weekend.

Friday - 11/22/2013, 01:16pm EST

Tags: Off the 8s, JFK, kennedy assasination, kate ryan, NBC News, Bill Ryan

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Opponents of Common Core speak up in Maryland

Common Core standards are set to go into effect for Maryland's 2014-2015 school year -- but vocal critics are now calling for a stop.

Thursday - 11/21/2013, 08:42am EST

Tags: Common Core Standards, tabco, education, kate ryan, David Craig, Ron George

Fixes continue on the Silver Spring Transit Center

Montgomery County Council members questioned the cost and the ongoing construction problems that have held up the opening of the Silver Spring Transit Center during a briefing Tuesday on the long-delayed and over-budget facility.

Wednesday - 11/20/2013, 07:31am EST

Tags: kate ryan, silver spring transit center, Montgomery County Council, david dise, wmata

Local Philippine-Americans turn grief into typhoon relief

They haven't slept for days as they've tried to reach loved ones. There's worry that assistance to the typhoon-ravaged Philippines will diminish to a trickle as time passes by. They are the "Phil-Ams," Philippine-Americans, who want to turn their grief into action.

Tuesday - 11/19/2013, 06:51am EST

Tags: typhoon haiyan, kate ryan, Philippine-american

Watchdog group calls on judges to better protect domestic violence victims

Court Watch, a group that monitors Maryland's courts, has offered Montgomery County Circuit Court judges suggestions on how to better protect victims of domestic violence.

Thursday - 11/14/2013, 05:25pm EST

Tags: domestic violence, Montgomery County Circuit Court, Court Watch Montgomery, Laurie Duker, Darren Popkin, John Debelius, kate ryan

15th Street cycle track brings concerns for bikers, drivers

Sharing the road with bicyclists and drivers continues to bring headaches in D.C.

Wednesday - 11/13/2013, 07:20am EST

Tags: cycle tracks, bikes, pedestrians, driving, kate ryan

Illegal alcohol sales increase in Montgomery County

Every year, teens hit liquor stores in the area and try to buy booze. And some are doing it with police supervision.

Thursday - 11/07/2013, 07:23am EST

Tags: alcohol, montgomery county department of liquor control, Compliance check, kate ryan

Sex trafficker is convicted, but disappears

He says the girl's mother drew him in to the scheme, but a Gaithersburg man is facing nearly 100 years behind bars for what he did to a 14 year old girl.

Saturday - 11/02/2013, 08:30am EDT

Tags: Montgomery County Police Department, sex trafficking, Gaithersburg, Md., crime, Bejarni Rivas, kate ryan

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