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Washington Post Endorses County School Board Candidates; Student Hit by Car at Bus Stop Still Fighting for His Life

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Washington Post endorses county school board candidates

Four seats on the Montgomery County Board of Education will be decided in the Nov. 6 election. On Saturday, the Washington Post named the candidates it is endorsing. [Washington Post]

Teen still fighting for his life after being hit by car at school bus stop

A Kennedy High School student, who was injured along with four other people when a car hit students on Georgia Avenue in Aspen Hill on Oct. 9, is still fighting for his life. [News 4 Washington]

Jury awards $19.5 million to family of slain Potomac woman

A Montgomery County jury handed down a $19.5 million verdict against Andrew Racca last week in a Rockville courthouse for the wrongful death of Potomac resident Carolyn Mattingly, though his estate is tentatively valued to be worth $100,000. Racca killed himself in 2014. [The Daily Record]

Metro aims to restore computer-driven trains by late 2019

Following a $1 million study, a consultant recommends fully restoring automated Metro train operations during rush-hour periods to ensure a smoother ride and a more efficient journey for commuters. [Washington Post]

Today’s weather

The National Weather Service forecast for Tuesday is a high near 58 degrees with mostly cloudy skies. This evening temperatures will reach a low around 48 degrees.

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