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Red Rock Films, based in Silver Spring, wins Emmy

Plus: Leaders tour Gaithersburg outpatient clinic, discuss mental health issues; Montgomery County police getting grant for road safety

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Red Rock Films, based in Silver Spring, wins Emmy

The Disney+ / National Geographic series “Secrets of the Whales,” produced by Silver Spring-based Red Rock Films, has been awarded the Creative Arts Emmy for Outstanding Documentary or Nonfiction Series. [Source of the Spring]

Leaders tour Gaithersburg outpatient clinic, discuss mental health issues

U.S. Veterans Affairs Secretary Denis McDonough joined U.S. Rep. David Trone (D-Potomac) and U.S. Sen. Chris Van Vollen (D-Md.) for a tour of the Montgomery County Community Based Outpatient Clinic in Gaithersburg.

The leaders had a roundtable discussion focusing on veteran mental health issues such as suicide prevention and substance abuse. [Montgomery Community Media]

Montgomery County police getting grant for road safety

More than 90 agencies and organizations in Maryland will share more than $12 million in federal highway safety grants aimed at reducing fatalities on roads.

The Montgomery County Police Department is being awarded $199,000. [WTOP]

Study says Maryland is sixth most vaccinated in nation

A WalletHub study published Monday says Maryland is the sixth most vaccinated state in the nation.

Massachusetts was ranked the most vaccinated state and Mississippi was ranked the least vaccinated state. [Maryland Reporter]

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