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Planners grant more time for Takoma Park development proposal fought by comptroller

Plus: Metro offers first-ever pass sale to riders; Maryland surpasses 10,000 COVID-19 deaths

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Planners grant more time for Takoma Park development proposal fought by comptroller

Development plans in Montgomery County often spark opposition from nearby residents, but a building proposed for Takoma Park and considered by county planning officials Wednesday has faced an unusually powerful challenger: Maryland Comptroller Peter Franchot. [Washington Post]

Metro offers first-ever pass sale to riders

Metro riders in the D.C. region can save up to 50% off their purchase of unlimited day passes at discounted prices.

Passes for unlimited trips on Metrorail and Metrobus are available through Oct. 15, with prices cut in half for one-, three-, and seven-day unlimited passes. [WTOP]

Maryland surpasses 10,000 COVID-19 deaths

The state Department of Health reported Thursday morning that more than 10,000 Marylanders have died of COVID-19.

Maryland flags are flying at half-staff to mark the grim milestone. [Maryland Matters]

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