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Richard Montgomery High alum advances in Jeopardy

Plus: Lawmakers grill Metro over its handling of defective rail cars; Taco restaurant coming to Arrive Silver Spring building

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Richard Montgomery High alum advances in Jeopardy

Isaac Applebaum of Bethesda, a Richard Montgomery High School graduate, advanced to the semifinals of the Jeopardy National College Championship.

He is a junior at Stanford University. [Montgomery Community Media]

Lawmakers grill Metro over its handling of defective rail cars

U.S. Rep. Jamie Raskin on Wednesday questioned why Metro officials concealed for four years mechanical issues with new-model subway cars, warning that the transit system was risking the public’s faith in its safety.

“Safety is obviously a central issue for ridership,” Raskin said at a hearing of the House Oversight and Reform Committee’s government operations subcommittee. [Capital News Service]

Taco restaurant coming to Arrive Silver Spring building

A veteran restaurateur from the Baltimore area plans to open a taco restaurant in Silver Spring, according to a liquor license application filed with the county.

Carlos Ulloa has applied for a license for Tacosway Mexican Grill, in the apartment building that was The Point Silver Spring. [Source of the Spring]

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