Montgomery Officials Debate How to Stop I-270 Project; Gaithersburg Man Arrested After Threatening Wendy’s Customers With a Knife; Maryland Elected Officials Still Worried About UMD Football Program

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Montgomery officials divided on how to stop I-270 widening

Elected officials in Montgomery County remain divided on how they will attempt to stop Gov. Larry Hogan from implementing his proposed widening of interstate 270 that would add toll lanes to the road. [Maryland Matters]

Man arrested at Gaithersburg Wendy’s after threatening customers with a knife

Montgomery County police arrested 61-year old Adonias Gomez Wednesday after customers say he pulled out a knife and threatened them. Gomez was charged with first-degree assault, disorderly conduct and endangering the public safety while intoxicated. [WUSA]

Maryland congressional delegation meet with Maryland higher education leaders

Maryland’s two U.S. senators and several representatives in Congress met with leaders of the University System of Maryland to discuss their concerns with UMD’s football program following the death of Jordan McNair last summer. U.S. Sen. Chris Van Hollen called it a “black eye” but said he would support UMD President Wallace Loh should he decide to stay. [WTOP]

Today’s weather

Temperatures will reach the low 40’s Thursday, with some sun. Overnight, temperatures will fall to around 29 degrees.

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