TRAFFIC ALERT In Prince George’s County, all lanes of northbound Route 5/Branch Ave. are blocked at Surratts Road because of a crash.

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Governor’s Race Heating Up, Gansler Stays Quiet — Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown (D) announced Howard County Executive Ken Ulman will join him on his ticket in the June 2014 gubernatorial primary. A number of Republicans, including former Lt. Gov. Michael Steele, are talking about running. But so far, Attorney General and Bethesda native Doug Gansler (D) hasn’t made his move despite a fundraising advantage. [Washington Post]

B-CC Runner Wins Student-Athlete Scholarship — Bethesda-Chevy Chase High School cross country runner Emily Hardgrove was one of 13 from around the state to win a $1,000 Minds In Motion scholarship, awarded to student-athletes who also perform well in the classroom. [Bethesda-Chevy Chase Athletics]

Suburban Hospital To Host Kids’ Festival, Pediatric Anniversary — To celebrate the tenth anniversary of its pediatrics unit and to rededicate it in honor of funding from the Shaw Family Foundation, Suburban Hospital (8600 Old Georgetown Rd.) will host a free festival to highlight the importance of healthy lifestyles for kids. The event will include dance and karate workshops, a healthy cooking demonstration, sports competitions, carnival games and appearances from a few Washington Redskins and Washington Spirit women’s soccer players. [Suburban Hospital]

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