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State delegates from county urge MCPS to find innovative ways to provide childcare in the fall

Non-classroom employees, college students could aid in effort, delegates said

Coronavirus dept of health photo

Montgomery County surpasses 18,000 COVID-19 cases

Daily growth rate stays below 0.5% on Thursday

Protesters decry shutdown order aimed at keeping private schools from reopening

Some point to transmission numbers, mental health as reasons for in-person classes


Communication failures compounded Metro Red Line derailment

Plus: Damascus Cougars youth football coach tests positive for COVID-19; Rockville nonprofit has provided over 3 million meals, 165,000 toys

Help for Black residents is goal of new $3.4M COVID-19 health program

Rice, Jawando spearhead effort to address health disparities

UPDATED: Gayles issues new order prohibiting reopening of nonpublic schools

Health officer cites different Maryland law; governor overturned earlier order


Council approves order reopening tattoo parlors, tanning salons, more

But officials express concern about some terms of order

Montgomery County COVID-19 cases increase about 0.5% per day in past week

County has had 755 confirmed deaths; no new deaths reported Wednesday


Novavax reports positive phase 1 data on its COVID-19 vaccine candidate

Plus: House bill would remove white supremacist’s name from Chevy Chase fountain; Video of Ledecky swimming with milk on her head seen millions of times

MCPS expects full days of classes in fall semester as students learn from home

Free meals still will be provided; opportunities for virtual sports

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