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Many Vaccines Given in Prince George’s Going to People Who Live Outside the County

Prince George’s County’s COVID-19 vaccine appointments are booked through Feb. 9, but a large portion of those slots are filled by people who live outside the county.  Garnell Hamlin was one of the Prince George’s County residents who received her COVID-19 vaccine on Thursday, but she wouldn’t have been able to do it without her daughter’s quick work scheduling online. …

Councilman Proposes Renaming Street in Front Royal After Donald Trump

After the inauguration of President Joe Biden, some supporters of former President Donald Trump are still finding ways to honor him and his presidency.  Town Councilman Scott Lloyd proposed renaming a road in Front Royal, Virginia, to Donald Trump Avenue to honor the Trump supporters who live there. Voters in Warren County favored Trump over Biden two to one in November. “Honoring…

Hoax COVID-19 Vaccine Phone Calls Causing Confusion

The St. Mary’s County Health Department is warning residents about phone calls that are making the rounds. They say callers are telling people they can just show up to a vaccination clinic without an appointment. This is not true. There are also reports of robocalls inaccurately notifying people they are eligible to register for a vaccine. The St. Mary’s County…

Federal Police Group Urges Public to Reserve Judgment on Capitol Officers Who Were ‘Under Attack’

Two U.S. Capitol Police officers are suspended and 10 to 15 more are under investigation for their response to the riot two weeks ago, but Federal Law Enforcement Officers Association President Larry Cosme is warning the public not to judge the officers’ actions too quickly. “When you’re under attack, you think differently,†he told the News4 I-Team, pointing out that…

At Least 20 Capitol Police Officers Have COVID-19 After Riot

Some U.S. Capitol Police officers say they’re worried the violent Jan. 6 riot at the Capitol was a COVID-19 superspreader event.  At least 20 officers have active cases of COVID-19, marking the largest number of cases among the rank and file in months, a Capitol Police union leader said. Scores of supporters of Donald Trump swarmed into the Capitol without…

Maryland Schools Should Start In-Person Hybrid Learning by March 1: Governor

All Maryland schools should make every effort to return to in-person hybrid instruction no later than March 1 as the COVID-19 pandemic continues, officials said Thursday.  Gov. Larry Hogan cited the “unmistakable toll†all-online learning has taken on students, families and educators.  “The time has come to get all our children back into the classroom and reopen schools,†he said…