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Poll Finds Marylanders Support Education Funding, but Unaware of Current Plan

County offering emergency preparedness class; Police looking for Idaho man and baby last seen in Montgomery County

Poll finds Marylanders support education funding, but unaware of current plan

A Goucher Poll released Monday finds that three-quarters of Maryland residents say they are willing to pay more taxes to improve education.

But 77% of residents say they are unaware of the state’s current plan to boost education spending by $3.8 billion a year, known as Kirwan, shorthand for Brit Kirwan, the chairman of the commission that made recommendations [Washington Post].

County offering emergency preparedness class

Montgomery County is offering a free three-hour class on preparing for an emergency.

Topics will include responding to an active shooter, performing CPR and using a tourniquet.

The training will be held 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Oct. 19 at the Public Safety Training Academy at 8751 Snouffer School Road in Gaithersburg [Montgomery County Media]

Police looking for Idaho man and baby last seen in Montgomery County

Montgomery County police are asking for the public’s help in finding Chase Rogers, 25, of St. Pocatello, Idaho, and his 5-month-old son.

Police say Rogers was last seen in the county Sept. 11 after he left his home state Aug. 1 without telling the child’s mother. Rogers is described as white, 5-foot-10, 190 pounds with hazel eyes and blond hair, and is said to drive a purple 2008 Saturn Outlook [WTOP].

Today’s weather

Tuesday will be sunny, with temperatures expected to reach 80 degrees.

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