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Construction on Blair's turf field started in January and is expected to last until March. Morgan Casey
Construction on Blair's turf field started in January and is expected to last until March.

Blair's turf field makeover

The Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission (M-NCPPC) is replacing the playing surface of Blair's artificial turf field after concerns arose from an October 2016 inspection. Construction began in January and is expected to last until March.

Changes coming to government and biology HSAs

The Maryland State Department of Education is in the process of changing the government High School Assessment (HSA) test and plans to phase out the biology HSA test next year.

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Meet the Blair SMOB candidates

Juniors Charles Goldman, Joshua Sorto, Le Do and Michael Yin are all running for Student Member on the Board (SMOB) this year.

Inauguration day protests struggle to obtain permits

Groups seeking to protest on Inauguration day, or around that time, are struggling to obtain permits to march on National Park Service grounds and other public property.

National »

'Nasty Women' storm the capital

More than half a million people gathered in the nationís capital to march in the Women's March on Washington on Saturday, Jan. 21.

Rappers Chris Brown and Soulja Boy to fight

Rappers Soulja Boy and Chris Brown have officially announced a pay-per-view fight will be taking place between the two celebrities. The fight is being organized by Soulja Boy through Mayweather Promotions, professional fighter Floyd Mayweather Jr.'s boxing promotional firm.

International »

International News Roundup for Dec. 9 to Dec. 20

In a time of turbulence, here are the latest stories from around the world.

Paris terror attacks kill more than 100

At least 129 victims died from a combination of deadly terror attacks in the Paris area this past Friday night.

News Blogs »

Top Ten Tweets 2/6-2/12

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Top Ten Tweets 1/31-2/5

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Top ten tweets: 1/24-1/30

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