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Missing Silver Spring 1-year-old girl found in New York City

Plus: State Police trooper hit during traffic stop on I-270; State officials want mask mandate policy with ‘off ramp’ for schools

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Missing Silver Spring 1-year-old girl found in New York City

A missing 1-year-old Silver Spring girl has been found after an organization called the Black and Missing Foundation shared a photo of her with her father — and a woman was able to identify the pair in New York City.

One-year-old Ziona Amaya disappeared from Montgomery County on Sunday along with her mother, who was found safe on Tuesday, police said. [NBC 4]

State Police trooper hit during traffic stop on I-270

A Maryland State Police trooper ended up in the hospital after being hit by a driver during a traffic stop on I-270 in Montgomery County early Wednesday morning.

Police say it happened just after 6 a.m. in Rockville, near the West Montgomery Avenue exit. [WDVM]

State officials want mask mandate policy with ‘off ramp’ for schools

Maryland’s current statewide mask mandate in public schools is staying in place for now.

On Wednesday, the State Board of Education voted 12-2 to come up with a new emergency mandate that would provide an “off ramp” for school districts. [WTOP]

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