Longtime Gaithersburg Coach Being Treated For Cancer

Longtime Gaithersburg Coach Being Treated For Cancer

Plus: Report says two finalists emerge to buy Clyde's Restaurant Group; Hogan calls special session to elect new Maryland House speaker

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Longtime Gaithersburg coach being treated for cancer

Kreg Kephart, the 19-year head coach for the Gaithersburg High School football team, retired last week and recently announced he is undergoing treatment for cancer. [MCM]

Report: Clyde’s Restaurant Group has two suitors

Members of the Graham family, former owners of The Washington Post who now control Graham Holdings Inc., are in advanced talks to acquire Clyde’s Restaurant Group, the Washington Business Journal has learned. [Washington Business Journal]

Hogan calls special session to elect new Maryland House speaker

Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan has ordered a special session of the House Delegates on May 1 to elect a successor for the late Michael Busch.

Busch, the longest-serving House speaker in Maryland history, died on April 7, the day before the General Assembly ended its annual 90-day session. [Washington Post]

Purple Line project gets new CEO

The team of companies designing and building Maryland’s Purple Line has replaced its CEO, hoping a new leader will resolve disputes with the state over construction delays and potential cost overruns in the $5.6 billion project.

The change comes as the private consortium, known as Purple Line Transit Partners, and the state Transit Administration debate when the ­16-mile line will begin carrying passengers and how much each side should pay to offset delays and accelerate work. [Washington Post]

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